“A LIFECYCLE APPROACH TO BUILDING DECARBONIZATION ”
The presentation will provide a high-level overview of energy efficiency and decarbonization policies and programs in the U.S. with a particular focus on federal goals, building energy codes, building performance standards, and opportunities to further decarbonize the U.S. building stock in the future.
Harry Bergmann is a technology manager within the Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office (BTO) where he manages the agency’s work on building performance standards (BPS) and leads the Building Energy Data subprogram. Harry’s work supports BTO’s effort to improve the efficiency of and decarbonize existing buildings through data-driven policies and programs to rapidly deploy new technologies. Harry has a master’s in environmental science and management from the Bren School at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and bachelor’s degrees in geography and philosophy from The George Washington University.