Presentations

 

Evergreen Presentations

(Updated as the projects evolve)

  • Energy Efficiency: Getting Rich while Getting out of the Greenhouse [PDF]
  • The Specter of Fuel-Based Lighting [PDF]
  • Residential Energy Modeing with The Home Energy Saver [PDF]
  • Action-oriented Benchmarking with EnergyIQ [PDF]
  • Insurance and Climate Change [PDF]
  • Making the Business Case for Building Commissioning [PDF]

 

Invited Presentations - Keynotes or Sole Presenter

  • Insurers as Partners in Inclusive Green Growth
    World Bank / International Finance Corporation, Washington, DC, November 5, 2013 [PDF]
  • Energy Efficiency
    Victoria Managed Insurance Authority Risk Conference, Melbourne, Australia, August 17, 2011 [PDF]
  • Natural Disasters: More Extreme, More Destructive, and More Often...And Perhaps Not "Natural" at All Victoria Managed Insurance Authority Risk Conference, Melbourne, Australia, August 17, 2011
  • Overview of Climate Science and Insurer Initiatives on Climate Change
    National Association of Insurance Commissioners 2009 Winter National Meeting, Climate Change Summit, San Francisco, CA, December 9, 2009 [PDF]
  • Keeping Cool in the Greenhouse
    American-Hungarian Educators Banquet, Berkeley, CA, May 16, 2009 [PDF]
  • Staying out of Hot Water: Strategic Planning in a Warming World
    Presented at the Loudoun Water Strategic Planning workshop, Ashburn, VA, February 27, 2009 [PDF]
  • From Risk to Opportunity: Insurer Responses to Climate Change
    Presented to the Society of Actuaries, Valuation Actuary Symposium, Washington, DC, September 25, 2008 [PDF]
  • From Risk to Opportunity: Insurer Responses to Climate Change
    Presented to Casualty Actuarial Society Annual meeting, Quebec City, Canada, June 16, 2008 [PDF]
  • From Risk to Opportunity: Insurer Responses to Climate Change
    Presented to the Financial Services Authority, Annual Insurance Sector Conference, London, United Kingdom, April 8, 2008 [PDF]
  • Energy Efficiency: A Key to Getting Out of the Greenhouse
    Presented to the League of Women Voters, Albany, CA, December 4, 2007 [PDF]
  • Climate Change & Insurance: What Regulators Need to Know
    Presented at the 2007 meeting of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors, Fort Lauderdale, FL, October 18, 2007 [PDF]
  • Risk Assessment: Climate Change, Utilities, and Insurance
    Presented at the 2007 Utility Executive Leadership Institute (UELI), Pinehurst, NC, August 10, 2007 [PDF]
  • The Science of Behind Global Warming Liabilities
    Presented at Mealy's Global Warming Insurance Litigation Conference, San Francisco, CA, June 6, 2007 [PDF]
  • From Risk to Opportunity: How Insurers Can Proactively Manage Climate Change
    Munich Re Headquarters, Munich, Germany, May 15, 2007 [PDF]
  • Implications of Climate Change for the Insurance Industry: Risk or Opportunity?
    Presented at the Roundtable on Facing the Consequences of Climate Change in Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR, May 8, 2007 [PDF]
  • Climate Change is Here: Tipping Points & Rays of Hope
    Presentation at the Idyllwild Community Earth Day Celebration, Idyllwild, CA, May 19, 2006 [PDF]
  • The Science of Climate Change: Risks and Impacts
    Presented at the Connecticut Global Climate Change Summit: Business Risks and Opportunities for Connecticut's Insurance Industry, Hartford, CT, October 27, 2005 [PDF]

Invited Presentations - Other

  • R3: Rugged, Resilient Residences
    U.S. Department of Energy, Building Technologies Office, April 22, 2013 [PDF]
  • An Introduction to Three Upcoming UNEP en.lighten Research Projects
    ECOWAS Workshop on Appliance Standards and Regulations, Institutional Capacity and Efficient Lighting Policies, Cotonou, Benin, October 3, 2013
  • Carbon Finance for Off-Grid Lighting: Two Ripe Market Segments
    Third Lighting Africa Conference, Dakar, Senegal, November 12, 2012 [PDF]
  • Health and Safety Benefits of Modern Off-grid Lighting
    Third Lighting Africa Conference, Dakar, Senegal, November 12, 2012 [PDF]
  • Electric Grid Disruptions and Extreme Weather
    U.S. Disaster Reanalysis Workshop, National Climatic Data Center, NOAA, Asheville, NC, May 4, 2012 [PDF]
  • Next-Generation Multifamily National Energy Audit Tools
    2011 National Weatherization Training Conference, New Orleans, LA, December 15, 2011 [PDF]
  • Sustainability As An Art .... At Idyllwild Arts, Idyllwild, CA, November 1, 2011 [PDF]
  • Energy Efficiency: Getting Rich while Getting out of the Greenhouse
    Mendocino Rotary Club, Mendocino, CA, February 24, 2011
  • Keeping Cool in the Greenhouse
    Mendocino Rotary Club, Mendocino, CA, January 6, 2011
  • Energy Efficiency: Getting Rich while Getting out of the Greenhouse
    Fort Bragg Rotary Club, Fort Bragg, CA, December 1, 2010
  • Keeping Cool in the Greenhouse
    Fort BraggRotary Club, Fort Bragg, CA, October 20, 2010
  • From Carbon to Light: Methodologies for Carbon Finance Monitoring and Evaluation
    Lighting Africa 2010 Business Conference, Nairobi, Kenya, May 18-20, 2010 [PDF]
  • Action-Oriented Energy Benchmarking
    ACG 6th Annual Conference on Total Building Commissioning, Las Vegas, NV, April 16, 2010 [PDF]
  • Illuminating the Developing World
    Rosenfeld Symposium: The Next Generation of Energy Efficiency, UC Davis Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing, Davis, CA, March 9, 2010 [PDF]
  • Climate Change and Insurance
    Presented at the Haas School of Business, Executive Education Program, Berkeley, CA, April 23, 2009 [PDF]
  • Managing Climate Change Liability Risk: Examples from the Insurance Sector
    Presented at the Munich Re Climate Change Liability Workshop, Princeton, NJ, October 14, 2008 [PDF]
  • Varying Perspectives and Approaches in Developing Quality Assurance for Off-Grid Lighting
    Presented at the World Bank Group's Lighting Africa - Product Quality Assurance Workshop, Airlie Center, Warrenton, VA, October 14-16, 2007 [PDF]
  • Bringing it All Back Home: What Individuals Can Do to Affect Climate Change
    A Town Hall Meeting on Solutions to the Global Warming Crisis, Berkeley City College Auditorium, Berkeley, CA, April 14, 2007 [PDF]
  • From Risk to Opportunity: Climate Change and the Insurance Industry
    Presented at the UCLA School of Law: Coping with Global Warming, Los Angeles, CA, March 2, 2007 [PDF]
  • Review of Liability Insurance Considerations in the Context of Global Climate Change
    Presented at the Stanford Law School: Spring 2007 Symposium: Climate Change Liability and the Allocation of Risk, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, February 24, 2007 [PDF]
  • From Risk to Opportunity: Insurer Exposures and Responses to Climate Change
    Presentation to Governor Corzine's Summit Confronting Climate Change in New Jersey, Trenton, NJ, September 25, 2006 [PDF]
  • Alternatives to Fuel-Based Lighting in Rural Areas of Developing Countries
    Presentation at the Global Roundtable on Cimate Change, Reykjavik, Iceland, June 13, 2006 [PDF]
  • The Home Energy Saver Do-it-Yourself Survey
    Presented at the Touchstone Energy Cooperatives / National Rural Energy Cooperative Association meeting, San Antonio, TX, May 16, 2006 [PDF]
  • Availability and Affordability of Insurance Under Climate Change
    Presented at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners Winter Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, December 3, 2005 [PDF]
  • Alternatives to Fuel-based Lighting in Rural China
    Presented at the 6th International Conference on Energy-Efficient Lighting, Shanghai, China, May 2005 [PDF]
  • Costs and Benefits of Commissioning New and Existing Commercial Buildings
    Presented at the National Conference on Building Commissioning, New York, NY May 2005 [PDF]
  • Benchmarking: What's Your Building's Energy IQ?
    Presented at California Energy Commission Benchmarking Workshop, Sacramento, CA, April 2005 [PDF]
  • Climate Change: Observed and Projected Impacts
    Presented at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners Spring Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, March 2005 [PDF]
  • Insurance Sector Vulnerabilities to Climate Change
    Presented at the American Association for the Advancement of Science Meeting, Washington, D.C., February 2005 [PDF]
  • The $230-billion Global Lighting Energy Bill
    Presented at the 5th International Conference on Energy-Efficient Lighting, Nice, France, 2003 [PDF]
  • Linking Energy Management and Risk Management: Tapping Win-Win Synergisms
    Presented at the Hawaii Electric Annual Conference, Maui, HI, September 2003 [PDF]
  • Design Intent Tool: Facilitating Collaboration and Lifecycle Information Management in Energy-Efficient Buildings
    Presentation to The Laboratories for the 21st Century Annual Conference: 2002, Durham, NC [PDF]
  • Saving Energy in the Government Sector: An International Review
    Presented at the Central European University, Budapest, Hungary, July 1999 [PDF]
  • Short Term Financial Impacts of Energy-Efficiency Programmes on European Electrical Utilities
    1st European Conference on Energy-Efficient Lighting, Stockholm, Sweden, 1991
  • Beginning to Reduce Greenhouse-Gas Emissions Need Not Be Expensive: Examples from the Energy Sector
    Second World Climate Conference, Geneva, Switzerland, October 29 - November 7, 1990
  • Using Financial Incentives to Promote Compact Fluorescent Lamps in Europe: Cost Effectiveness and Consumer Response in 10 Countries
    1st European Conference on Energy-Efficient Lighting, Stockholm, Sweden, 1991
  • The Inception and Proliferation of Residential European Lighting Efficiency Programs
    1990 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings
    , Asilomar, CA
  • Energy Efficiency: Tools and Techniques
    Thailand Workshop on End-Use-Oriented Energy Analysis, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, 1989
  • A Paradigm Shift in Energy: Moving from Supply-Side to Demand-Side Economics
    1988 Annual Meeting of the International Association of Energy Economics. Oslo, Norway

 

Other Presentations

  • Accuracy of the Home Energy Saver Energy Calculation Methodology
    2012 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Asilomar, CA [PDF]
  • Web Services that Foster Innovation in Buildings Energy Analysis Tools
    2012 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Asilomar, CA [PDF]
  • Online Communities for Creating Change: Home Energy Pros [Poster]
    2012 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Asilomar, CA
  • The Home Energy Scoring Tool: A Simplified Asset Rating for Single Family Home
    2012 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Asilomar, CA
  • Best Practices for Data Centers: Results from Benchmarking 22 Data Centers
    2006 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Asilomar, CA
  • The Cost-Effectiveness of Commissioning New and Existing Commercial Buildings: Lessons from 224 Buildings
    2006 National Conference on Building Commissioning, New York, NY
  • Alternatives to Fuel-based Lighting in China
    6th International Conference on Energy-Efficient Lighting, Shanghai, China, 2005
  • Amplifying Real Estate Value through Energy & Water Management: From ESCO to "Energy Savings Partner"
    2004 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Asilomar, CA, August 2004
  • Developing a Next-Generation Community College Curriculum for Energy-Efficient High-Performance Building Operations
    2004 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Asilomar, CA August 22-27
  • The $230-billion Global Lighting Energy Bill
    Fifth European Conference on Energy-Efficient Lighting, Nice, France 29-31 May 2002
  • Energy Management in the Government Sector: An International Review
    Proceedings of the 1997 ECEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Energy-Efficiency Options for Insurance Loss-Prevention
    Proceedings of the 1997 ECEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • The Internet as a New Tool for Implementing Energy Efficient Lighting
    4th European Conference on Energy-Efficient Lighting, November 18-21, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1997
  • From the Lab to the Marketplace: Government's Role in R&D and Market Transformation for Energy Efficiency in Buildings
    1995 ECEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency, Mandileu, France
  • Potential for Governmental Policies to Improve U.S. Lighting Energy Efficiency in Commercial and Residential Buildings
    1993 ECEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency, June 1-5, Rungstedgard, Denmark
  • Raising the Energy Efficiency of Manufactured Housing
    1984 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Santa Cruz, CA.

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