Attendee Information

What is the Sustainable Energy Expo?

The Sustainable Energy Expo Syracuse is Central New York State's premiere business-to-business, non-fossil fuel, clean energy expo, featuring exhibits, displays and presentations showcasing the latest developments in design and construction, solar, geo-thermal and heat pump technologies, as well as creative financing options for commercial and residential building projects.

This special one-day event is produced by Grassroots Environmental Education, Inc., a non-profit organization, and co-sponsored by NYSERDA. 

Who should attend the SEE - Syracuse?

The show is designed for building owners, contractors, architects, planners, engineers, consultants, municipal officials, landlords and other professionals engaged in the commercial and residential building industry.

Attendees will enjoy unlimited access to the trade show and all information sessions, complimentary breakfast and lunch, and all-day beverage service. A new Mac Book Air computer will be given away to a lucky show attendee (who must be present to win). 



Conference speakers and the details of the presentations will be posted shortly.

8:00am - 9:30am
Registration and Breakfast
9:30am - 10:30am

Opening Remarks

The Honorable J. Ryan McMahon II - County Executive, Onondaga County

Session 1 - Approaching Net Zero

“Toward a Sustainable Energy Future”

Scott Smith, Renewable Heating & Cooling team, NYSERDA

"Cracking the Code to Net Zero"

David Bruns, owner-manager, NetZero Village - Rotterdam, NY.


"New York's Path to Net Zero Carbon Buildings"

Greg Hale, Senior Advisor for Energy Efficiency Markets and Finance, NYSERDA

10:45am - 11:45am
Session 2 - Solar Energy for Large Scale Buildings

"Here Comes the Sun: Solar Energy for Large Scale Buildings"

Mark Fobare, Co-founder, Monolith Solar Associates


"The Dollars and Sense of Solar"

Dennis Phayer - Business Development Director, EnterSolar

12:15pm - 1:00pm
1:15pm - 2:15pm
Session 3 - Air Source Heat Pumps

"Air Source Heat Pumps: Understanding the Basics”

Kyle Korman, Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC US LLC

"Why ASHPs Are Perfect for New York State"

John Murphy, VP of commercial sales at Sweeney Rogers Geraghty, representing Fujitsu.

3:45pm - 4:45pm
Session 5 - Financing Your Sustainable Energy Project Panel


Tim Weber, Co-founder and Director of Business Development, Diverso Energy

Nat Hancock, Senior Program Manager,  National Grid

Jason Moore, Director, NY Green Bank on the Investment & Portfolio Management team

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Session 4 - Ground Source Heat Pumps

"Ground-Source Heat Pumps: A No-Brainer Solution"

Jay Egg, CMC, Geothermal consultant, Egg Geo


"Integrating GSHPs into Commercial and Multi-Residential Projects"

John Ciovacco, President, Aztech Geothermal

Trade Show

8:30am - 5pm

Drawing for Macbook Air

Win a FREE Macbook Air Laptop!

Every registered show attendee will have the chance to win a brand new MacBook Air computer. This thinner and lighter MacBook features a brilliant Retina display, Touch ID and the latest generation keyboard. Includes a 1.6GHz dual-core 8th-generation Intel Core i5 processor with Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz, 8GB 2133MHz LPDDR3 memory, 128GB SSD storage, Intel UHD Graphics 617, and two Thunderbolt 3 ports. 


Made from 100% recycled aluminum, this is the greenest Mac ever, perfect for anyone in the sustainable energy business! 


Drawing will be held at 5:00pm on Monday, October 28th. Winner must be present to win. 

© 2019 Sustainable Energy Expo

For more information please contact us:

Phone: 516-883-0887