Buildings: Materials and Operations

The first of three Energy Efficiency Solutions Public Discussions

Join our panel of key players for a lively discussion on cutting-edge energy efficiency building practices. The panel will discuss large building energy efficiency opportunities, the role of government in facilitating/promoting them, and the role of private sector in implementing them rapidly in the current economic and political environment.

Date, Time, & Location:
May 11, 2009 - 3pm to 5pm (A reception is to follow in Ford Gardens.)
Stanford University
Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center, McCaw Hall (locate on a campus map)
326 Galvez Street (locate on Google Maps)
Stanford, CA 94305

This event is free and open to the public.
Free parking is available at Galvez Field, where Campus Drive meets Galvez Street. (locate on Google Maps)

Monday, May 11, 2009

Featured Panelists:

Energy Efficiency in California: The Next Generation (0.6 MB PDF)
Dian Grueneich (bio - 0.2 MB PDF)
Commissioner, California Public Utilities Commission

Toward a Net Zero World (1.0 MB PDF)
Marc Porat (bio - 0.2 MB PDF)
Chairman & CEO, CalStar Cement

Getting to Net Zero Energy Buildings: Needs, Challenges, Opportunities (1.2 MB PDF)
Stephen Selkowitz (bio - 0.2 MB PDF)
Program Head, Building Technologies Dept., Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Presentation Video (14.8 MB MOV)
Kevin Surace (bio - 0.2 MB PDF)
CEO, Serious Materials

Presentation Slides (0.3 MB PDF)
Jim Sweeney (bio - 0.2 MB PDF)
Director, Precourt Energy Efficiency Center, Stanford

    Look for more Public Discussions coming in Fall 2009/Winter 2010:
  • Sustainable Transportation
  • Behavior and Energy Use

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