Please join us for a Congressional Briefing on The Role of Benchmarking,Transparency and Codes in Driving a More Efficient Built Environment. The purpose of the briefing is to educate and engage congressional staff and energy efficiency professionals on the work and progress being done in this area, while also discussing solutions and best practices that can help further advance energy efficiency in the built environment. 



12:00 to 2:20 p.m.Lunch & Registration
12:15 to 12:30 p.m.Welcome Remarks
Kateri Callahan, President, Alliance to Save Energy
12:30 to 12:45 p.m.Keynote Remarks
Representative Paul Tonko (D-NY)

12:45 to 1:30 p.m.







Energy Benchmarking & Transparency: The New Frontier of Building Policy

Daniel Bresette, Director of Government Relations, Alliance to Save Energy

Eugenia Gregorio, Director of Corporate Responsibility, Tower Companies

Marshall Duer-Balkind, Program Analyst - Data & Benchmarking Division, Department of Energy & Environment 

Jayson Antonoff, Technical Director, Building Energy Performance Policy, IMT

1:30 to 1:45 p.m. Networking Break 

1:45 to 2:30 p.m.






From Paper to Steel: Codes and Compliance in the Built Environment

Maureen Guttman, Executive Director, Building Codes Assistance Project

David Cohan, Building Energy Codes Program Manager, DOE

Amy Schmidt, Advocacy Manager, The Dow Chemical Company

Charles Gulledge, Vice President, ASHRAE

2:30 to 2:35 p.m.Closing Remarks