Lauren Brois, Director of Energize NY’s Homeowner Program, was a featured speaker at the Better Buildings Summit on May 17th in Washington D.C. as part of a the session “In Concert: Orchestrating the Energy Efficiency Message.”
Home energy efficiency offers a range of benefits that capture Americans' attention, which creates opportunities to engage communities on a number of fronts. Because energy efficiency serve a variety of interests and concerns, there also are opportunities to forge coalitions among community groups to help expand the reach of energy efficiency campaigns. Consistent messaging and successful partnerships across public, private, and non-profit players goes a long way to amplify the energy efficiency call for action.
Ms. Brois spoke to a packed session about how the Energize NY program has delivered understandable and convincing messages on home energy efficiency. Other panelists included Douglas Miller, of the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), Derek Mills, of Entergy New Orleans and moderator Madeline Saltzman, of the U.S. Department of Energy.