2008 EPA Water/Energy Meeting

Date: March 5, 2008

Location: Chicago, IL

Description: This meeting brought together leaders in both water efficiency and energy efficiency to share information and strategies. The group discussed ways to leverage each other’s programs to deliver greater savings.

Meeting Materials

  • Attendee List (PDF, 98 KB)
  • Meeting Summary (PDF, 714 KB)
  • Agenda & Presentations:

    8:30 - 9:15

    EPA Introduction (Office of Water, Office of Air and Radiation)

    Kathleen Hogan, EPA/OAR
    Sheila Frace, EPA/OW

    Water Efficiency Introduction- Richard Harris, East Bay Municipal Utility District
    Energy Efficiency Introduction (PDF, 320 KB) - Jim Grevatt, Efficiency Vermont
    Roundtable Introductions

    9:15 - 9:45

    Residential Appliance Programs

    Al Dietemann, Seattle Public Utilities (PDF, 1.0 MB)

    9:45 - 10:45

    Home Retrofit/Audit Programs

    10:45 - 11:00


    11:00 - 12:00

    Commercial Kitchen Initiatives

    12:00 - 1:00


    1:00 - 2:30

    Facilitated Discussion

    We'll discuss key issue identified during the morning, including barriers to partnership and possible solutions.

    2:30 - 2:45


    2:45 - 3:30

    Facilitated Discussion Continued

    What other products, services, or sectors are ripe for partnership?

    • Commercial, Institutional, and Industrial Buildings
    • New Homes
    • Others?

    3:30 - 5:00

    Wrap Up/ Next Steps

    Where to go from here? What synergies exist? What models have been identified that could be replicated in other parts of the country? What concepts need additional research or a pilot?

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