EE 101: Building Blocks of Energy Efficiency Policy

 Alliance to Save Energy

Capitol Hill Briefing

“EE 101: Building Blocks of Energy Efficiency Policy”

 April 27, 2015

12:00 – 2:00 PM

2322 Rayburn House Office Building


12:00 PM Registration & Sign in

Lunch Served


12:15 PM Welcome & Remarks: Kateri Callahan, President, Alliance to Save Energy

America’s Greatest Energy Resource: How Energy Efficiency Policies & Programs Make the U.S. Economy More Productive & Competitive

A History of Success: Key Policy Tools & Programs for Driving Energy Efficiency Across the Economy

12:30 PM Panel One: Empowering Consumers and Businesses

  • Appliance & Equipment Standards: John Cymbalsky, Program Manager, Appliance and Equipment Standards, DOE
  • Industrial Efficiency: Scott Tew, Executive Director, Center for Energy Efficiency & Sustainability at Ingersoll Rand
  • Emerging Technologies in HVAC: Antonio Bouza, Technology Manager, Emerging Technologies and Appliance Standards, DOE
  • Improvements to Building Envelope: Richard Skorpenske, Bayer


1:15 PM Panel Two: Empowering Government and Communities

  • Utility Programs: Richard Meyer, Manager, Policy Analysis, American Gas Association
  • Exterior Lighting: Kristen Taddonio, DOE/EERE/BTO/Commercial Program
  • Improving Communities: Danielle Sass Brynett, Supervisor, Better Buildings Neighborhood Program , DOE
  • Building Energy Codes: Bill Fay, Executive Director, Energy Efficiency Codes Coalition