Join the IES Columbus Section for: A Huntington Gateway Tour….. Featuring an open floor plan, the Huntington Gateway Center has sit-to-stand workstations, multi-purpose meeting rooms and amenities such as a fitness center, a cafeteria, walking paths, a wellness clinic, a full service Starbucks kiosk, EV charging stations and outdoor seating space. As part of Huntington’s sustainability focus, the building’s design and materials incorporate energy efficiency concepts which maximize the use of natural lighting and highly-efficient LED fixtures. The facility also has a white roof with bifacial solar panels, solar tracking skylights and two Spotlight solar trees (the first in Ohio).
12:00PM-1PM: Tour Time
NOTE: Lunch will NOT be provided at this event.
Rebecca Karason – Director of Energy & Sustainability
Rebecca Karason oversees energy and sustainability across Huntington’s eight state footprint. Environmental and social stewardship are critical elements in the business decisions that we make on a daily basis. We strive to do the right thing for our people and for the planet.
An energy expert with over a decade of energy efficiency experience, Rebecca has a diverse background in sales, account management and program outreach. Prior to joining Huntington, she served in various capacities at American Electric Power including program manager for the Business Incentive Program. Throughout her career, Rebecca has worked with customers and contractors across the state of Ohio helping them develop and implement energy efficiency projects for their facilities.
Committed to connecting colleagues to sustainability, Rebecca created the first-ever Huntington Green Team, a cross functional group of colleagues that generates, exchanges and evaluates ideas to increase Huntington’s environmental performance and to lower its carbon footprint.
Rebecca earned her Master’s Degree from the University of Cincinnati and a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is a certified energy manager and serves on the board for the Columbus Association of Energy Engineers.