s AEE Huntsville, Alabama Chapter

The Huntsville, Alabama Chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers:
Promoting energy management and conservation through peer networking and education.
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Coming up: March 3, 2015 Meeting

  • Location: Redstone Federal Credit Union

    Title: Adoption of LEDs in the marketplace:
    Zach Kurts ­ Senior Vice President of Product Development at Orion Energy Systems, will provide insight into the evolving technology of LED lighting and controls. His discussion will include the technical aspects of luminous efficiency, thermal effects, low/high ceilings, interior/exterior lighting and controls. He will also discuss the recent reductions in system cost and applications that use a systems approach to satisfy customer requirements.

    Zach Kurtz currently serves as Senior Vice President of Product Development responsible for the R&D, creation of and distribution of new products. He is also pivotal in the area of matching lighting and energy management products to market demand and increasing top-line revenue. Kurtz is leading Orion¹s large-scale move into the LED marketplace. Kurtz works closely with Orion¹s engineers to develop top-of-the-line products. He also plays a key role when it comes to inventory strategy and execution. Prior to his current position, Kurtz was working in business and product development and national account sales. Kurtz has been working at Orion since 1996 in various capacities ranging from packaging and shipping to assembly and sales. Zach resides in Plymouth, WI with his wife, Jamie, and children (Taylor, Colin, and Bauer).