MEHES February Educational Program

February 19, 2018 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Maine Hospital Association Office
34 Fuller Rd
Augusta, ME 04330

Implementing a Geothermal Heat Pump System at the Jack Byrne Center for Palliative and Hospice Care, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Hosted By

Maine Healthcare Enginer’s Society, ME chapter of NEHES

Learning Objectives

  • Identifying and evaluating renewable energy alternatives for meeting building heating and cooling needs
  • Applying energy and economic analyses in the decision making process
  • Understanding the difference between closed- and open-loop geothermal systems
  • Understanding the design challenges of geothermal heat pump systems and how to overcome them
  • Identifying in what applications and situations geothermal heat pumps make sense

About the Presenter

Thomas Tsaros, PE, Energy & Infrastructure Market Leader, Fitzemeyer & Tocci Associates

Tom brings a strong technical and leadership background to Fitzemeyer & Tocci from over 20 years of experience as a developer and engineer in the energy services industry. As Market Leader, his mission is to identify, cultivate and implement projects and programs to improve his clients’ building infrastructure while reducing and controlling energy costs. Tom is adept at identifying and prioritizing the needs of his clients, while managing the entire project cycle to bring projects to successful completion. He works in concert with developers, engineers, contractors, and utilities to maximize the value of each project.

Meeting Agenda

11:00 AM – 11:30 Hospital Engineers Only Meeting
11:30 – 12:00 PM Lunch
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Guest Speaker (Tom Tsaros, PE)
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM Business Meeting

  • Cole Teague – Treasurer report
  • Joey Bard – NEHES Update
  • Recent Citations
  • Open Forum