Two days of presentations, panels, and open discussion on the best ways to run, and continually improve multifamily programs. There was no shortage of excitement and interaction during the first ever Multifamily Summit in Chicago. With over 50 attendees from 13 states and 17 utilities, participants were able to walk away with valuable multifamily best practices, ideas and innovations for where this unique market is going with respect to energy efficiency and demand management.
Not able to make it? Don’t worry. Here’s a breakdown of the top 5 things you missed out on.
- National Level Networking
It’s amazing what can happen when you get everyone in the same room. Whether it was at the welcome reception or during breaks, leaders in the utility industry were able to meet and mingle. It was information sharing at its finest.
- Multifamily Musts from our Experts
With 12 unique sessions, short presentations and expert staffed panels brought something for everyone. Want to get a peek into the presentations and discussions? Click below to download all the content you missed out on.
We put our expert heads together for some of our most popular sessions. Collaborating with small groups and workshops, attendees were able to share ideas and solutions as well as suggestions for program innovations and future evolution.
- Overcoming Participation Challenges
Multifamily programs are some of the toughest out there. Working together is key to spurring participation in this diverse space. Working in small groups, attendees brainstormed the newest approaches to some of our most common challenges.
- Dinner with a View
It wasn’t all work and no play. We couldn’t bring everyone to Chicago and not show them one of the best views out there. Dinner at the top of the John Hancock is on anyone’s Chicago bucket list, and it did not disappoint.
Sad you missed out on all the fun? Stay tuned to learn about upcoming Franklin Energy events!
Multifamily Product Manager
When it comes to multifamily subject matter, Brody Vance is a leading authority. He guides the program design and strategy for all of Franklin Energy’s new and existing multifamily programs, utilizing his extensive experience as a multifamily implementation manager. Brody has proven his direct impact on program goals in both energy savings and customer satisfaction while sharing his expertise as a regular speaker at industry events. He has a bachelor’s degree in ecology from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and is a certified energy manager (CEM), a certified BPI building analyst, a certified building operator certification instructor, and a past subject matter expert for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).