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Southeast Missouri State University


June 28-29, 2010


Room PB201, Otto & Della Seabaugh
Polytechnic Building,
Polytech Dept., School of Polytechnic Studies
One University Plaza, MS 6825
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701

Energy Assessments

The Polytech department and TRC offer energy audit/assessment services for industrial facilities. For details, please contact Dr. Deepak Gupta ( or 573-986-4921) or Scott Wright ( or 573-651-2981).

Sponsoring Programs

  • Workforce Innovation in Regional Economic Development (WIRED) – Southeast Missouri Region
  • Missouri Department of Natural Resources
  • AmerenUE
  • Technology Resource Center (TRC),Southeast Missouri State University

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Day 1 (June 28, 2010)
Time Activity
8 - 8:25 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
8:25 - 8:30 a.m. Introduction
8:30 - 10:15 a.m. Energy Systems, Improvement Opportunities, and Economics
10:15 - 10:30 Break
10:30 a.m. – Noon Case Studies
Noon - 1 p.m. Lunch
1 - 1:30 p.m. MODNR – Introduction to Energize Missouri Industries Program
1:30 - 2 p.m. AmerenUE – Introduction and Funding Opportunities
2 - 2:15 p.m. Workshop Evaluation/Adjourn
Day 2 (June 29, 2010)
Time Activity
8 - 8:25 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
8:25 - 8:30 a.m. Introduction
8:30 - 10:00 a.m. Compressed Air System Assessment
10:00 - 10:15 Break
10:15 a.m. – Noon Motors/Pumps System Assessment
Noon - 1 p.m. Lunch
1 - 1:30 p.m. Lighting System Assessment
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Process Heating and Steam Systems Assessment
2:30 - 2:45 p.m. Break
2:45 - 3:15 p.m. Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Systems
3:15 - 4:00 p.m. Case Studies/Sample Recommendations
4:00 - 4:15 p.m. Workshop Evaluation/Adjourn


This workshop is designed to:
  • Introduce energy efficiency/management concepts to plant management personnel
  • Share energy efficiency recommendations and relevant case studies
  • Introduce programs and incentives available from Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MODNR)
  • Introduce programs and funding opportunities available from AmerenUE
Who Should Attend?

Plant engineers/managers, maintenance managers, energy efficiency managers and anyone interested in energy saving opportunities in their facilities!

Guest Speakers

  • Mr. Stephen P. Busch, P.E.
    Energy Division, Missouri Department of
    Natural Resources
  • Mr. Patrick Justis
    Senior Program Manager - Business
  • Dr. Bhaskaran Gopalakrishnan, PhD, PE,
    Energy Expert, DOE
    Director, Industrial Assessment