World Energy Engineering Congress
Washington, DC USA
The Association of Energy Engineers presents the World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC) in Washington, DC. Now in its 32nd year, the WEEC is a major event for end users and energy professional in all areas of the energy field. Visitors can learn how the economic and market forces, new technologies, regulatory developments and industry trends all merge to shape critical decisions on an organization's energy and economic future.
The WEEC features a large, multi-track conference agenda, a full line-up of seminars on a variety of current topics and a comprehensive exposition of the market's most promising new technologies. The WEEC conference and expo target:
Also, in order to address the interests and needs of the large number of U.S. government professionals who traditionally attend WEEC, AEE will again offer a section of the program known as FEMWorks 2009. First introduced as part of the 2006 WEEC agenda, this special multi-track portion of the WEEC conference will include a comprehensive series of workshops for federal energy managers.
WEEC's GreenStreet expo showcase, introduced in 2007 and co-presented by the U.S. EPA's ENERGY STAR, will again be a prominent part of the WEEC for 2009. There visitors can examine firsthand the latest green / sustainable / environmentally friendly energy technologies now available for both new design and retrofit projects. Conference presentations cover such topics as green building design and retrofit; LEED certification and building commissioning; high performance facilities; federal initiatives; state and local sustainable development programs; the latest developments in renewable energy; reducing carbon emissions; transportation solutions for the future; and green/sustainable project success stories.
Other features for 2009 include free technology workshops held in the exhibit hall, and several free tours of local energy installations of interest.
Held in conjunction with the WEEC for the eighth consecutive year, GeoExchange 2009 is developed jointly by the Geothermal Heat Pump National & International Initiative and the International Ground Source Heat Pump Association, with support of the Association of Energy Engineers. The exhibits and concurrent training sessions will cover all aspects of geothermal heat pumps for use in commercial and institutional buildings and industrial facilities.
The WEEC also serves as the annual convention of the Association of Energy Engineers, and is attended by more AEE members each year than any other single event.