Presentations Now Available Online!
The 4th Energy Efficiency Symposium, a one-day symposium focusing on energy efficiency in buildings, took place in San Francisco on Tuesday, June 21st, 2011. U.S. and German experts presented current trends and future perspectives on the use of energy efficiency in buildings in both countries.
The program included a panel discussion on “Chances and Opportunities for Green Building and Energy Efficiency in the U.S.: How Germany and California Will Lead by Example” with Dan Geiger, Executive Director of USGBC-NCC and Kirsten Ritchie, Director of Sustainable Design at Gensler Architects, amongst others. In addition, several expert speakers from Germany and the U.S., including Dr.-Ing. Olaf Böttcher, Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development, Head of Division, and Alan Meier, Senior Scientist in the Energy Analysis Department at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, provided further insight into technological advances on both sides of the Atlantic.
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