Housing Sector Energy Efficiency Conference this Week

Introducing energy efficiency in the housing sector will be the topic of a day-long conference "Energy Efficiency in the Residential Sector: Practice, Policy, Prospects" to be held this Thursday, September 5 as part of the University of California at Berkeley series on Urban Sustainability; "Urban Housing, Economy and Transit: Confronting a Crisis." Participants will include researchers from UC Berkeley and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, California energy regulators, US housing and Urban Development representatives, homebuilders and policy advocates.
Sustainable residential energy use, energy efficiency in public housing, government participation and green housing policy, and energy efficient investment in a troubled economy will be the subject of panel discussions. The government's role in energy-efficient housing will be the topic of the closing keynote, presented by Ralph Bostic, Assistant Secretary for Policy and Research at the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.
The conference will be available on webcast after its conclusion. Question can be directed to conference coordinator Brian Gothberg at

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