Energy Savings in Aisle 5: Best Practices in Retail Energy Management

As retail energy managers, you’re getting approached by dozens of vendors every month, trying to sell you every energy efficiency initiative imaginable.

You want to know which projects are working for the best retailers, and which would work for you.

In this session, you'll hear how some of the country's most successful retail energy managers spot winning projects, and where they’ve found the highest returns on investment.


  • Learn how Nick Finia helped cut Walgreens’ utility bills by 21% over the past 5 years
  • Get tools for winning executive buy-in from Gary Levitan, who got upper management to agree sign off on a seven figure building management system at Saks' flagship store that's already shattering their savings projections
  • Assess what level of override capabilities building staff should have for initiatives with Weis Markets energy projects manager

Speakers: Gary Levitan, Sr. Manager, Energy & Utilities, Sax’s 5th Ave, Lorde and Taylor, and Hudson’s Bay Company

Jeremy Hazlak, Energy Projects Manager, Weis Markets

Nick Finia, Senior manager, Maintenance, Energy & Capital, Walgreens

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