TXAEE Next Meeting

Please join us on Tuesday, July 2nd at 11:30 am

Grins Restaurant

802 N. LBJ Drive, San Marcos, TX

We look forward to seeing you there!


Please join us on Tuesday – JULY 2nd at Grins Restaurant in San Marcos for…

Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)
Chapter Planning Meeting

The Austin/San Antonio chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers is having a Chapter Planning Meeting. The purpose of the meeting is to seek volunteers to fill the various roles within the chapter. If you are interested in becoming more involved with the chapter THIS IS A MEETING YOU SHOULD ATTEND! The planning activities are intended to help guide future meeting planning activities. This Chapter desires to enhance and grow the Energy Engineering profession from all perspectives. Whether you are an engineer, technical representative, owner/manager, energy supplier, government or non-profit staff, or any one of a number of individuals who have interest in the supply or efficient use of energy resources, this Chapter hopes to provide value added information and networking to you, its members.


A. Discussion of agenda and meeting goals.

B. Discussion of Officer roles (Click Here to See Officer Roles)
1. President
2. Vice President
3. Communications Director
4. Membership Director
5. Treasurer
6. Standing Committee Chairman

C. Identify Chapter Goals
1. Short-term (6 to 12 months)
2. Long-term (24 months)

D. Discussion of Future Meetings
1. Goals
2. Topics
3. Locations/Tours
4. Format
5. Notices

Tuesday, July 2nd, 11:30 am at
Grins Restaurant, 802 N. LBJ Drive, San Marcos, TX

For map click here:
For the menu click here:

The restaurant has asked us to help them prepare by picking a menu item and letting them know in advance. Please reviw the menu and if you know what you want, please reply to

Directions Coming from Austin: Head south on I35. Take Exit 206 toward TX-82 Loop / Aquarena Springs Dr. Stay on Frontage Rd, then take a slight right onto Aquarena Springs Dr. Travel about a mile and at the intersection, turn right onto E. Sessom Dr. Go a half mile and turn right onto N. LBJ Dr. Grins parking lot will be the next entrance to the right.

Directions Coming from San Antonio: Head north on I35. Take Exit 204 toward San Marcos/Seguin/TX-82 Loop W/TX-123 Loop S. Stay on Frontage Rd, then use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto E. Hopkins St. Travel a half mile then turn right onto Charles Austin Dr. Go 0.3 mi and turn left onto Aquarena Springs Dr. Go 0.2 mi and turn right onto E. Sessom Dr. Go a half mile and turn right onto N. LBJ Dr. Grins parking lot will be the next entrance to the right.

Problems finding the place? Please call Grin’s Restaurant at 512-392-4746.


Membership: Please make sure to keep your local membership current! ($30 per year)

Latest Chapter News !!!


Programs are the heart of the Chapter. The programs serve to inform our members of the latest developments in the energy industry and to allow our member to obtain Professional Development Hours (PDH) for various licensing and trade certifications. The Chapter is looking for programs to fill its 2016 calendar. If you know of a certain speaker or presenter, or would like to hear about a specific topic, or can, yourself, be a presenter, please let us know about it. Our ability to line up interesting and topical programs comes directly from you. Please help us in any way that you can.

Educational Opportunities

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Tue. April 3rd

Texas Property Assessed Clean Energy (TX-PACE) Service Provider Training
(8:30 AM – noon)   –  $50

721 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704

Register Here for PACE Service Provider Training

The workshop is an interactive discussion with subject matter experts about the details of the TX-PACE program including technical requirements and application process. Attendees will learn how to use the program to finance energy efficiency, water conservation, resiliency, and distributed generation improvements. This workshop will also include a presentation and question-and-answer session with a panel of capital providers, an update on the current “PACE in a BOX” market, and discuss in-depth current case studies.

The workshop is targeted towards engineers and contractors in the energy/water efficiency and clean energy space, but is open to anyone interested in learning how the TX-PACE program benefits Texas communities, businesses, and property owners. All attendees will receive a copy of the Texas PACE Authority program guidelines and coffee and pastries will be provided.

The next Austin Energy Green Building (AEGB) Seminars will be held on:
Tue. May 8th, 11:30 am – Urban Gardens

For information on the topic, please click this link:


Tue. Dec 5th, 11:45 am Austin 2030 District, The Joy of Benchmarking for Commercial Buildings, Under Armour Connected Fitness,
211 Walter Seaholm Drive, Austin, TX 78701. The most fundamental part of the journey to savings via energy efficiency is good benchmarking. In this end-of-year session, we will describe how Austin 2030 will establish its first district performance benchmarks, and examine the tools that Austin Energy provides to commercial buildings for tracking energy consumption. Free registration. Drinks and cookies available. Bring your own lunch if desired.
Click here to register.


Upcoming Seminars


Jun. 19-23 Comprehensive 5-Day Training Program for Energy Managers
Radisson Hotel Seattle Airport, Seattle, WA (206) 244-6666

Jul. 17-21 Comprehensive 5-Day Training Program for Energy Managers
Hilton Arlington, Washington, DC (855) 213-0582

Jul. 24-28 Comprehensive 5-Day Training Program for Energy Managers
AEE Long Island Chapter, Old Westbury, NY Robert Amundsen, (516) 686-7578

Aug. 7 -11 Comprehensive 5-Day Training Program for Energy Managers
The Century House, Albany, NY (800) 491-6126


Norman Muraya, our Scholarship Chair, is looking for volunteers to be on the Scholarship committee this year.
Last year the committee consisted of Norman Muraya, Frank Richards, and Cliff Finley.

If you would like to serve on the Scholarship committee, please contact Norman at or 512-482-5323.


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Future Topics:
Tue. Feb 26th meeting – Tour of York Factory in San Antonio!
(please sign up on the website prior to Feb. 1st)


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