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Making the Business Case for Intelligent Efficiency

December 4, 2012 | 2:00PM
Online webinar

A systems-based approach to dramatically scale up energy efficiency.

What is “intelligent efficiency”? In this revealing webinar, Dr. Neal Elliott and Ethan Rogers from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) and Paul Hamilton from Schneider Electric will present their groundbreaking work pioneering the concept of taking a systems-based approach to dramatically scale energy efficiency. They will also discuss opportunities for intelligent efficiency as a competitive advantage for businesses, as well as in a regulated business environment.

For a preview, check out the ACEEE report “ A Defining Framework for Intelligent Efficiency.” Or you can review the program brochure here.

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About the presenters:

Dr. Neal Elliott is the Associate Director for Research at ACEEE. Elliott has been with ACEEE since 1993, founding the Industrial and Agricultural Programs. Elliott is an internationally recognized expert and author on energy efficiency, energy efficiency programs and policies, electric motor systems, combined heat and power and clean distributed energy, and analysis of energy efficiency and energy markets.

Ethan Rogers is responsible for directing the day-to-day activities of ACEEE’s industry program. The Industry Team conducts in-depth analysis of energy use and investments in efficiency by manufacturing, mining, agricultural and construction facilities and systems. The research reports and white papers help policy makers and other stakeholders understand sector trends, motivations and best practices.

Paul Hamilton has been actively engaged in Schneider Electric’s energy efficiency business since its inception and has supported strategy and business development for energy management around the world. Today Paul provides strategic direction for Schneider Electric’s government affairs, manages government relations activities across multiple businesses, and represents company positions with Congress, Federal agencies and allied organizations. He is active in number of committees and boards driving energy efficiency.

About the presenters' organizations:

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy is a nonprofit organization headquartered in Washington, DC. For more than 30 years, it has acted as a catalyst to advance energy efficiency policies, programs, technologies, investments, and behaviors.

As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in energy and infrastructure, industrial processes, building automation, and data centers/networks, as well as a broad presence in residential applications. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, and efficient, the company's 100,000 plus employees achieved sales of 15.8 billion Euros in 2009, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations “Make the most of their energy.”


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