Lights, Carbon, Action: Energy Action Agenda for Buildings in Pennsylvania

Posted by on October 20, 2008

Please join us for the upcoming, free public event at the Academy  of Natural Sciences:

Lights, Carbon, Action: Energy Action Agenda for Buildings in Pennsylvania
Thursday, October 23, 2008
Urban Sustainability Forum
Academy of Natural Sciences
19th and the Ben Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, Pa. 19103

6:00 p.m. – 6:30: Reception
6:30 p.m. – 8:00:  Presentation

To register, go to:, and select the October 23 event.

The list of speakers is as follows:

·         Liz Robinson, Executive Director, Energy Coordinating Agency


·         Steve Nadel, American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy

Assessment of Pennsylvania’s Energy Efficiency and Solar Energy Resources

·         Dan Griffiths, Assistant Secretary, Department of Environmental Protection

How does Pennsylvania plan to Harvest these Clean Energy Resources?

·         Blondell Reynolds Brown, Councilwoman, City of Philadelphia

Importance of Energy in Philadelphia

·         Mark Alan Hughes, Director of Sustainability, City of Philadelphia

Philadelphia’s Planning for Energy Efficient Buildings

The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE), the nation’s premier energy efficiency planning organization, is conducting a comprehensive assessment of Pennsylvania’s energy conservation, efficiency and solar resources. Steve Nadel will present preliminary findings and recommendations of ACEEE’s study.  Dan Griffiths, Blondell Reynolds Brown, and Mark Alan Hughes will discuss recent legislation, financial incentives, and planning and program efforts underway to increase energy efficiency and the use of clean renewable energy in buildings in Philadelphia and across the state.

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