SPEER’s Third Annual Summit

Summit 2015

SPEER’s Third Annual Summit was held in Dallas April 13-14, 2015 and featured keynote addresses from from Dr. Kathleen Hogan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, U.S. Department of Energy, Hunter Lovins, co-author with Amory Lovins of Natural Capitalism, President of Natural Capitalism Solutions (NCS), and Tom Kerber, Director, Research, Home Controls & Energy, Parks Associates.

Participants heard plenary presentations on a dozen topics and had the opportunity to attend breakout sessions to deeper dive into those topics. A list of all the plenary presentations and breakout discussions is below.

Status of Utility Efficiency Programs in the Region   ♦Utility of the Future: Integrating EE, DR, DG, and Storage

Energy Codes: Challenges and Opportunities   ♦Lighting: Has the Market Transformed?

Voluntary Challenges: 2030, Better Buildings and More    ♦Financing Residential Retrofits

Financing Commercial Retrofits   ♦Local Government Initiatives to Accelerate Energy Efficiency

Distributed Energy Resources   ♦Critical Infrastructure and CHP

Creating a Smart Energy Roadmap: Using Data to Drive Efficiency

Efficiency as an Emissions Reduction Strategy

Summit Recap

Final Agenda

Final Attendee list

Keynotes

Dr. Kathleen Hogan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, US Department of Energy

Hunter Lovins, President of Natural Capitalism Solutions

Tom Kerber, Director, Research, Home Controls and Energy, Parks Associates-View Presentation

Plenary Panel Presentations

David Low, Architecture 2030- Voluntary Challenges: 2030 District, Better Buildings, and more

Lark Lee, TetraTech- Status of Utility Efficiency Programs in the Region

Sam Gunderson, City of Fort Worth- Local Government Initiatives to Accelerate Energy

Matt Golden, Investor Confidence Project- Financing Commercial Retrofits

Christopher Lubeck, OSRAM Sylvania- Lighting: Has the Market Transformed?

Cade Burks, Big Data Energy Services- Creating a Smart Energy Roadmap: Using Data to Drive Efficiency

David Walters, Walters Power, Former Governor of Oklahoma- Distributed Energy Resources

John Hall, Environmental Defense Fund- Efficiency as an Emissions Reduction Strategy

Ian Hughes, Bayer- Energy Codes: Challenges and Opportunities

Lynn Crawford, Affiliated Engineers- Critical Infrastructure and CHP

Michael Quinn, Oncor- Utility of the Future: Integrating EE, DR, DG, and Storage

Colin Bishopp, Renewable Funding- Financing Residential Retrofits

bob speak lunch
Doug opening plenary speak

Thank you to our Summit 2015 Sponsors!

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