Project Management for Energy Efficiency

  • Thursday, October 10, 2019
  • 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • SDGE Energy Innovation Center, 4760 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92117


Facilities typically experience several modifications during their lifecycle. Have you considered one for your building? This half-day seminar will explain the basics behind managing projects and provide insight on improving building efficiency. Topics include how to evaluate and choose projects, how incentives, rebates and SDG&E’s Trade Pro Alliance can be a resource, and why good construction management is essential. Learn how to set project requirements, perform basic estimating, choose a contractor and manage projects to completion. Project examples include cool roofs, lighting, and HVAC upgrades.


  • Gain insight on choosing the best projects
  • Find out how project management basics can be applied to your project
  • Learn about common projects to improve energy efficiency
  • Discover how SDG&E can be a resource


David Timber has over thirty years of facility operations and project management experience. He is currently a strategic project manager for the County of San Diego, Department of General Services and has private sector experience as a project manager for a local mechanical engineering firm. He evaluates opportunities to incorporate energy-efficient designs and renewable energy systems in new construction and building alteration projects. David earned his degree in agricultural engineering from Cornell University and has a Master’s in Public Administration from National University. He is also an instructor of facility and project management courses at UCSD Extension, and an LEED-accredited professional with the US Green Building Council.

Additional Details

Check-In: 8 a.m. with breakfast provided

Learning Level: Beginner

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This is a project of the San Diego Regional Climate Collaborative, which is partially funded by California utility customers and administered by San Diego Gas & Electric® (SDG&E) under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission. The Center for Sustainable Energy® is a member of the collaborative. Trademarks are property of their respective owners.