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Nevada Power Sure Bet Program Joins Forces With Fifth Annual EGB Conference

The Nevada Power Sure Bet Program agreed June 9 to co-locate a conference and regional partner exhibition in conjunction with the fifth annual Engineering Green Buildings (EGB) Conference and Expo on Oct. 21 and 22 at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.

As part of the agreement, the Nevada Power Sure Bet Program also has signed on as the Elite Host Sponsor of EGB. The partnership is expected to help drive attendance and increase the number of exhibitors at both conferences.

Nevada Power is holding its event to help raise awareness of its Sure Bet energy-saving and energy-incentive programs and to recognize successes it has already has achieved with important customers. A trade show of exhibit stations staffed by regional partners will feature the latest energy-saving technology and energy efficient equipment installation services.

“We are thrilled to announce that we are partnering with the Nevada Power Sure Bet Program to help them stage this significant, ground-breaking presentation series,” Jeff Ferenc, manager of EGB and Commissioning Green Buildings conferences and editor in chief of HPAC Engineering magazine, said. “By joining forces, we can help each other drive traffic to both events and their respective trade shows. It’s the classic win-win.”

Rich Barnes, executive vice president of KEMA and administrator of the Nevada Power Sure Bet Program, signed the agreement with EGB. As part of the agreement, the Nevada Power Sure Bet Program presentation series and partner exhibition will be held in proximity of EGB’s educational program and exhibits.

In addition, the Sure Bet program is the EGB conference Elite Host Sponsor, which makes them an EGB Welcome Reception Party sponsor, always a conference highlight.

The Sure Bet Program is designed to facilitate the implementation of cost- effective energy-efficiency improvements in businesses for Nevada Power’s commercial, industrial, and institutional customers. A key component of Nevada Power Sure Bet Program event is its intent to recognize and honor successful commercial/institutional/industrial energy-saving strategies that have utilized Nevada Power’s expertise and incentives.

The Engineering Green Buildings Conference and Expo is the only conference that covers how the design, engineering, and operation of mechanical systems contribute to green and sustainable buildings. For more information on registering or exhibiting, please visit

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