An Efficient Response to Climate Change: How Energy Efficiency is Making Consumers, Businesses, & Citizens a Part of the Fight
Saturday, December 5 th , 3:45 – 4:45 pm (15:45 – 16:45)
US Center Overview New technologies are increasingly putting climate change solutions at the finger-tips of policy makers, regulators, and the operators of electricity networks. Energy efficiency is a critical area where access to these types of solutions is being extended to residential electricity consumers, building owners and operators, and many other groups of citizens. End-users can now invest in a wide range of technologies and services in order to reduce their energy consumption and impact on the environment, including demand response programs, smart thermostats and lighting, home and building energy management systems, green building solutions, and more. This panel will highlight smart grid, demand response, green building and ESCO approaches to energy efficiency. High-level industry experts will highlight the latest advances in energy efficiency technologies and services and provide insights on how world leaders can ensure that these solutions remain one of the most cost effective responses to achieving climate change objectives.
Panelists: Dan Delurey, President, Demand Response and Smart Grid Coalition Clay Nesler, Vice President, Global Energy and Sustainability, Johnson Controls Scott Petersen, European Business Development Director, Honeywell Smart Grid Solutions Roger Platt, President, US Green Building Council Host: Lisa Jacobson, President, Business Council for Sustainable Energy (moderator)