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SLUG October 2012


Thursday, October 18, 2012 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)

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Cascadia Green Building Countil is proud to host the first in a series of compelling panel discussions on Commercial Solar and Distrubuted Power Generation in Washington State. With the cost of PV modules and balance of system (BOS) components having fallen considerably, Distributed Power Generation presents a stronger value proposition for Industries across the Pacific Northwest than ever before. Properly designed and installed Commercial Solar delivers immediate control over operations spend in industrial facilities. In a tough economy where industry is faced with doing more with less, each dollar eliminated from operations overhead falls directly to the bottom line. Take important steps to control energy spend and learn how proper PV system design delivers immediate business results as commercial facilities implement best-practices and go Green For Good®.

  • Value-Engineered Commercial PV in Industrial Applications
  • Tactical Opportunities to Reduce Operations Spend
  • Energy Value Chain Optimization
  • Getting Strategic: Distributed Power Generation
  • Commercial Rooftop PV Design Criteria
  • Solar Canopies
  • Rooftop PV: Wood vs. Reality
  • Design Objectives to Assure PV Fire Safety
  • Wind, Snow, Seismic and Structural Engineering Considerations
  • Design Verification Testing and PV System Commissioning
  • Operations & Maintenance
  • Solar in Seattle? The RA POWER & LIGHT Production Guarantee


Session Keynote: RA POWER & LIGHT Founder & Chief Executive Michael Campbell, a Seattle native with over 25 years multinational experience representing world-class renewable and technology companies including Oracle, Toshiba and NEC. His work in commercial solar began in 1984 as Vice President Sales for solar panel manufacturer Solcoor Lordan. He later served as President of California Sun Conversion Systems Inc., working directly with SEIA and the U.S. House of Representatives to extend Solar Tax Credits. RA POWER & LIGHT is a Seattle-based Energy Services Company (ESCO) and Commercial Solar Developer (EPC) serving the Western United States. The firm specializes in rooftop PV and steel solar parking canopies, covering the full spectrum from development of value-engineered renewable assets to optimization and maintenance of existing systems. Immediately following the keynote presentation will be a panel discussion and interactive Q&A with representatives from RA POWER & LIGHT, Puget Sound Energy, Seattle City Light and the City of Seattle Office of Economic Development. 


Organic Food, Salmon-Safe Wine, and Local Craft Beer will be served. 

Seats are limited for this Cascadia Green Building special event- RSVP today!


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When & Where

Rainier Square Atrium, 3rd Floor
1333 5th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101

Thursday, October 18, 2012 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)

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