Johnson Controls and the United States Energy Association will induct 22 individuals into the Energy Efficiency Forum Hall of Fame. Honorees will include former U.S. Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham; Kateri Callahan, president of the Alliance to Save Energy; and Christine Ervin, former president of the U.S. Green Buildings Council.
inaugural Energy Efficiency Forum Hall of Fame event will take place June 15 at
the Newseum in Washington, D.C. The
event precedes the 20th anniversary of the Energy Efficiency Forum. According
to organizers, the forum was the first event of its kind to bring together
high-ranking politicians and business leaders to promote energy efficiency. The
forum will take place the following day at the National Press Club.
back over two decades we have seen many promises, policies and strategies in
dealing with our energy challenges,” said Barry K. Worthington, USEA executive
director and forum co-chair. “We believe it’s appropriate to honor those who
make energy efficiency their personal and professional passion.”
of the inductees can be found atwww.eeforum.net.
“Over the years
these representatives from private industry and the public sector have in some
way sponsored legislation, developed programs or otherwise represented what it
takes to achieve energy efficiency through bipartisan government leadership and
strong business implementation,” said C. David Myers, president of Johnson
Controls Building Efficiency business.
Johnson Controls, USEA honor energy leaders
May 21, 2009