What's Working in Residential Energy Efficiency Upgrade Programs Workshop, May 2011
On May 20, 2011, the Better Buildings Neighborhood Program held the What's Working in Residential Energy Efficiency Upgrade Programs workshop. Better Buildings hosted the workshop in collaboration with Home Performance with ENERGY STAR, EPA Climate Showcase Communities, and the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF).
Partners were invited to share lessons learned from residential energy efficiency upgrade programs in this one-day conference. In addition, Better Buildings released a series of case studies highlighting the activities of four program partners.
A detailed agenda and presentations are available below.
|8:00 – 8:45 a.m.
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Danielle Sass Byrnett, U.S. Department of Energy
Dr. Kathleen Hogan, U.S. Department of Energy
|8:45 – 9:15 a.m.
||State & Local Collaboration: Linking Policy and Program Delivery
Tom Plant, Principal, Wheelhouse Associates; former Director, Colorado Governor's Energy Office
|9:15 – 10:45 a.m.
||Integrating Program Elements to Serve the Consumer
Moderator: Chuck Wilson, Alliance to Save Energy
Jerry Hanna, National Grid
Andy Holzhauser, Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance
Mike Couick, The Electric Cooperatives of South Carolina Inc. & Jan Mueller, Environmental and Energy Study Institute
Martha Jane Murray, Clinton Climate Initiative
|11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
||Driving Demand for Residential Building Upgrades
Moderator: David Weitz, Conservation Services Group
Aaron Milano, City of Durham, North Carolina
Hilary Franz, City of Bainbridge Island, Washington
Anne Evens, Center for Neighborhood Technology
Kristi Wamstad-Evans, City of Omaha, Nebraska
|12:30 – 1:45 p.m.
|1:45 – 3:15 p.m.
||Partnering with Building Contractors to Grow the Market
Moderator: Ron Hachey, Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
Jared Asch, Efficiency First
Jill Maness, Austin Energy
Lisanne Altmann, Long Island Power Authority
Sean Sypolt, Fayette County, Pennsylvania
|3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
||Collecting and Using Data to Improve the Program
Moderator: Lisa Orr, Frederick County, Maryland
Dimitrios Laloudakis, City of Phoenix, Arizona
Suzanne Russo, Pecan Street Project
Kerry O'Neill, Earth Markets
Marlowe Kulley, Clean Energy Works Portland