Sponsors Luncheon Briefing: Making the Business Case for Energy Efficiency Improvements to Existing Buildings & Opportunities in the Retrofit and Renovation Market

This briefing will review ways that the industry, policy makers and others can influence the increased adoption of energy efficiency retrofits and renovations in the existing building stock in the United States. The briefing will cover a review of the retrofit and renovation market in the U.S. and key factors on how to make the business case and influence decision makers to invest in energy efficiency. The briefing will also touch on how to encourage investment from the financial community to help encourage more energy-efficient activity.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
U.S. House of Representatives
122 Cannon House Office Building

Doug Read
Chair, High-Performance Building Congressional Caucus Coalitions
Director of Government Affairs, ASHRAE

Welcome Remarks
Rep. Judy Biggert (R-IL) (invited) and Rep. Russ Carnahan (D-MO) (invited)
Co-Chairs, High Performance Building Congressional Caucus


Market Opportunity for Retrofits and Renovations and How to Make the Business Case
for Energy Efficiency

Michele A. Russo, LEED AP
Director, Green Content & Research Communications
McGraw-Hill Construction

The Business Case for Building Owners and Managers
Bruce D. Hunn, Ph.D.
Consultant in Building Energy Analysis

A Business Case for Multi-Tenanted Office Buildings: Creating a Win
for Owners, Managers and Tenants

Richard W. Greninger, CPM
Vice Chair, BOMA International
Managing Partner, Operations, Carr Properties