Table Talks


What's a Table Talk?

Table talks are casual discussions focused on a specific topic or issue. Each table talk is moderated by a knowledgeable presenter.  Choose a topic, ask questions, share resources and experiences, and make new connections.  

Schedule of Table Talks

All table talks being held in the Augusta/Capitol/Pine Room(s) - Upstairs North Wing

7:45 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.

How to interpret mold test data in real estate transactions?Moderator:  Erin Bouttenot, Northeast Laboratory Services, Windham, ME

Did you size that heat pump correctly?


David Hazel, Sr. Mgr. Performance Construction, Mitsubishi Electric, Southborough, MA              
Dana Fischer, Mgr., Utility Programs, Mitsubishi Electric, Southborough, MA

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

How can we make recovery ventilation as mainstream as a heating system in construction projects?  Moderator:  Mark Toth, RST Thermal, Westwood, MA

Pretty Good Renovations


Dan Kolbert, Kolbert Building - Portland, ME                     

Michael Maines, Michael Maines Residential Design - Palermo, ME

Maximize Indoor Air Quality Using Building Automation

Moderator:  Greg Marles, Thayer Corporation - Auburn, ME

Guided HVAC Facility Tours

Guides:  Richard L. Rollins, P.E., and

1:45 p.m. - 2: 45 p.m.

You CAN Provide Better Ventilation, and achieve Electrification/Decarbonization Goals at the Same Time!

Moderator:  Barry Stephens, Ventacity Systems, Inc. - Scarborough, MEI


Indoor COVID Mitigation Tactics

Moderator:  Bob Maasland, XL Automation, Inc. - Bangor, ME

Successful strategies for installing recovery ventilation in existing homes.  Bring your case studies and project questions!

Moderator:  Kurt Johnson, Fresh Air Ventilation Systems, Inc., Gray, ME

Guided HVAC Facility Tours

Guides:  Richard L. Rollins, P.E., and