Education Type: 
1.5 Hours
0.2 CEU

This Energy Exchange recorded session* illustrates how to extract useful data from smart meters and utility invoices to identify actionable energy efficiency measures. It also provides insights on suitable sub-metering placement on critical assets.


Christopher Barker, PE, Electrical Engineer, Exelon subsidiary Pepco Holdings  

Christopher Barker, PE, is an electrical engineer at Exelon subsidiary Pepco Holdings in Newark, Delaware—an electric and gas utility company serving customers in New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, a Washington, D.C. He is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Delaware and holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from Virginia Tech and a M.S. in electrical engineering from Drexel University. Chris currently resides in the Meter Data Analysis department, where he is part of an engineering team responsible for the successful operation of over 1.5 million smart meters throughout the Pepco Holdings territory.

Jeffrey Johnson, Regional Command Information Officer, U.S. Navy's Naval District Washington  

Jeffrey Johnson received a B.S. in civil engineering from the Virginia Military Institute. He is currently the regional command information officer for the U.S. Navy's Naval District Washington (NDW). He has worked as a civilian in various public works and command positions in both the Army and the Navy. He has also worked with the Anti-Terrorism Force Protection program in support of technology testing and deployment by piloting several projects. He now works with the Public Works Department and Operations Department to implement the Smart Shore Initiative, which is a combination of people, process, and technologies to improve shore and energy operations in NDW.

Dale Sartor, PE, Staff Scientist/Engineer, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)  

Dale Sartor, PE, is a staff scientist/engineer at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) where he focuses on building efficiency technology applications. Dale has an A.B. in architecture and an MBA. He is a licensed mechanical engineer and general building contractor. He has more than 40 years of professional experience in energy efficiency and renewable energy, including 10 years as a principal of an A&E company, and seven years as the head of LBNL's In-House Energy Management Program. Dale does energy RD&D at LBNL on buildings for the high tech sector and leads the Center of Expertise for Energy Efficiency in Data Centers (

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, attendees will understand:

  • Smart meters, their purpose and benefits, and the data they collect;
  • The process used to ensure marketing systems are cybersecure and how utility systems leverage;
  • Meters to improve system reliability; and
  • Metering requirements for federal data centers and how to meter key energy performance metrics.

*The session featured in this on-demand course was recorded on August 21, 2018, at the 2018 Energy
Exchange held in Cleveland, Ohio (Track 8, Session 3)

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