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ENERGY STAR as a Platform for Local Programs

January 15, 2008 Long Beach, California
Sponsored by CEE

Agenda

8:00–8:30

Continental Breakfast

8:30–8:45

Welcome and Introductions (Marc Hoffman, Executive Director, CEE)

8:45–9:30

Strategic Brand Management PDF (2.7MB) (Sam Rashkin, EPA)

9:30–10:15

Tactics for Co-Branding PDF (1.13MB) (Cynthia Jolicoeur, Marketing Drive)

10:15–10:45

Break/Networking

10:45–11:30

Overview: How ENERGY STAR Supports Program Administrators PDF (1.3MB) (Hewan Tomlinson, EPA and Tracy Narel, EPA)

11:30–12:30

Lunch

Residential Breakout Session

12:30–1:15

Consumer Electronics, Lighting Fixtures, and CFLs PDF (1.4MB) (Hewan Tomlinson, EPA and Bryan Berringer, DOE)

1:15–1:45

Appliances (Bryan Berringer, DOE)

1:45–2:15

HVAC: Central AC, Furnaces, Thermostats, Installation PDF (1.1MB) (Ted Leopkey, EPA)

2:15–2:30

Break/Networking

2:30–3:15

ENERGY STAR New Homes and Home Performance PDF (2.1MB) (Sam Rashkin, EPA)

3:15–4:30

Panel of CEE Members: Ask the Experts on Leveraging ENERGY STAR (Janis Erickson, SMUD; John Jones, NYSERDA; Kate Ringe-Welch, NGRID)

4:30–5:00

Identify Outcomes and Next Steps (John Taylor, CEE)

Commercial Breakout Session

12:30–12:45

Welcome (Jason Erwin and Ted Jones, CEE)

12:45–1:15

Market Developments to Leverage ENERGY STAR PDF (115KB) (Tracy Narel, EPA)

  • ENERGY STAR Challenge
  • Associations driving member actions
  • Climate change initiatives
  • National Action Plan for Energy Efficiency
  • Green building programs
  • State and local directives and legislation
  • Recognition of financial value

1:15–2:15

CEE Member Response to Developments and Trends

  • Automated data transfer and portfolio-scale benchmarking (Peter Turnbull, PG&E)
  • ENERGY STAR in food service and commercial real estate markets (Peter Turnbull, PG&E; NEEA)
  • Supporting whole-building energy performance in C&I program portfolios (Commonwealth Edison)

2:15–2:30

Break

2:30–3:30

ENERGY STAR Program 101: Program Building Blocks PDF (1.1MB) (Tracy Narel, EPA; Ed McGlynn, ICF International supporting ENERGY STAR)

EPA will lead the discussion on how CEE members, including NYSERDA, Xcel Energy, National Grid and others, tap into national program momentum and leverage specific tools and resources.

  • Engage customers in better energy management
  • Enhance program design
  • Leverage trade allies in delivering programs
  • Learn from CEE member experience

3:30–4:30

Group Discussion: Expanding Program Reach with ENERGY STAR PDF (26KB)

  • Next steps for ENERGY STAR (water/wastewater, datacenters)
  • Future strategic planning
  • Best practices for standardizing information on energy use/costs

4:30–5:00

Identify outcomes and next steps (Jason Erwin and Ted Jones, CEE)