CATEE Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities

Your sponsorship provides Texas energy and air quality stakeholders the very best event to meet their information needs. In return, we offer promotional opportunities for you amongst an anticipated audience to include over 200 highly targeted attendees and a business expo with an expected participation of approximately 20 exhibitors. We have several sponsorship levels to fit your needs – contact Tammy Persky at 979-458-3437 for more details!

2015 CATEE Sponsor/Exhibitor Information

2015 CATEE Sponsor/Exhibitor Commitment Form

Gold Sponsors

Performance Services, Inc.

Experience confirms that what customers really want to see from our projects are positive outcomes. These include: persistent problems fixed, optimum year-round performance, reduced operating costs, and guaranteed energy savings. Our goal with every project is to create high performing buildings with optimal environments. We deliver by taking a holistic integrated approach to our customers’ projects with dedicated in-house resources. We bring multi-disciplinary teams and we expect each team member to take personal responsibility for delivering the desired environment year in and year out, for the life of the contract. At Performance Services, we have learned that no two customers and no two situations are identical. That’s why the construction and energy expertise we provide is tailored to fit the specific needs of our customers. Whatever the specific challenges and opportunities of each project are, we consistently make sure that our customers’ interests are a top priority.

The Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation

Continuing a pursuit that George and Cynthia Mitchell began in the mid 1960s, the Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation seeks to fund high impact projects at the nexus of environmental protection, social equity and economic vibrancy.  Through a grants portfolio of approximately $1 million per year, the Foundation continues to support a clean energy economy in Texas by funding improvements in energy efficiency, building codes, advanced transportation fuels, and displacement of traditional coal power generation with responsibly produced natural gas and renewable energy.

Silver Sponsors

Carlisle HVAC Products

Carlisle HVAC Products began sealing and remediating ductwork to facilitate HVAC system efficiency almost 50 years ago. Encompassing the Hardcast brand of Duct Sealants, the Dynair brand of Duct Hardware, and the Nexus brand of Duct Flange Connecting System, Carlisle HVAC manufactures rolled duct sealants, mastics, adhesives, coatings and hardware as well as other accessories. As a one-stop shopping source for the contracting community through a network of wholesale distributors and OEM sheet metal manufacturers. Carlisle HVAC manufactures its products to exceed the highest performance and quality standards. To ensure the most energy-efficient HVAC system, choose Carlisle HVAC Products.

Command Commissioning, LLC


Command Commissioning is an independent third party commissioning firm with experience in every major commissioning business class. Command Commissioning’s stall includes Professional Engineers with extensive design experience, former Test and Balance Contractors, former Controls Contractors and former Mechanical and Electrical Contractors. With this diversity and experience, our staff incorporates the necessary skills required in today’s complex systems.

Environmental Defense Fund

The Environmental Defense Fund is a leading international nonprofit organization that creates transformational solutions to the most serious environmental problems. EDF links science, economics, law, and innovative private-sector partnerships to address areas that span the biosphere: climate, oceans, ecosystems, energy, and health. Taking a multidisciplinary approach, EDF works in concert with other organizations — as well as with business, government, and communities — to find practical and lasting environmental solutions. With world attention focused on the environment and the economy, EDF works to develop win-win solutions that can benefit both. With programs from Boston to Beijing, EDF tripled in size over the past decade by focusing on strong science, uncommon partnerships, and market-based approaches.



The Electric Utility Marketing Managers of Texas (EUMMOT) is a voluntary organization of electric investor-owned utilities formed to address utility industry energy efficiency issues. As directly by the 76th Texas Legislature under Senate Bill 7, each utility within EUMMOT offers energy efficiency programs to its customers in order to reduce peak demand and save energy. EUMMOT’s website, TexasEfficiency.com, describes the energy efficiency program offerings for each utility and provides both customers and project sponsors details on how to participate.

GDS Associates, Inc.

GDSGDS Associates, Inc. is a consulting/engineering firm with an energy efficiency, demand response and renewable energy staff of highly qualified design, analysis, and implementation specialists who assist clients with the complexities of program planning, implementation, and evaluation. GDS is an industry-recognized leader in the areas of energy efficiency, demand response, renewable energy, and market transformation programs.


McKinstry, a national energy and facility services firm, partners with municipalities, state agencies, hospitals and schools to construct and upgrade facilities while conserving resources and enhancing building use. McKinstry’s Texas team is staffed by professionals who have a long history of designing and delivering a wide range of unique solutions that result in high-performing buildings that conserve natural resources as well as operate effectively according to their design. The firm’s innovative, integrated delivery provides clients with a single point of accountability that drives waste and redundancy out of the design/build process. McKinstry advocates collaborative, sustainable solutions designed to ensure occupant comfort, improve systems efficiency, reduce facility operational costs and optimize profitability “For The Life Of Your Building.”

METCO Engineering

METCO Engineering, created as a professional company ten years ago, specializes in turn-key engineering systems and integrated custom tailored MEP and Building Automation/Control design and installation, Energy Management, as well as construction management services for new existing buildings. We gained our reputation by demonstrating our efficient project management skills and strong problem solving abilities throughout several years of exceptional performance; and by completing our projects successfully, on budget and schedule, meeting and exceeding our clients’ expectations. Saving on energy and project costs is our specialty, and providing high quality services is our policy.

Mitsubishi Electric


Mitsubishi Electric is a world leader in air conditioning systems for residential, commercial and industrial use. Mitsubishi Electric’s VRF air conditioning systems offer the luxury of distributed airflow and the independent control of indoor units. Installation flexibility and a wide selection of indoor unit designs and outdoor unit capacities ensure “best match” solutions for air conditioning needs, even for the most diversified requirements. Consideration for the environment during development has led to the manufacture of powerful, compact units that consume minimal energy, have a high coefficient of performance (COP) and contribute to maximum room comfort.


SPEER’s mission is to accelerate the adoption of advanced building systems and energy efficient products and services in Texas and Oklahoma. SPEER is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 2011, with over 50 member companies including Fortune 500 companies, energy service companies, professional associations, academic institutions, cities, and utilities. We work to create a forum to advance the understanding and adoption of energy efficiency as a low-cost energy resource; and to design, implement, coordinate, and support regional projects to promote high energy performance and clean distributed energy in the built environment.

  • Host

    • Energy Systems Laboratory
  • Gold Sponsor

    • Performance Services, Inc.
    • The Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation
  • Silver Sponsors

    • Carlisle HVAC Products
    • Command Commissioning
    • Environmental Defense Fund (EDF)
    • EUMMOT
    • GDS Associates, Inc.
    • McKinstry
    • METCO Engineering
    • Mitsubishi Electric
    • SPEER