The Plug Load Potential: Are We Tapping the Potential of Miscellaneous Load Management?
11:15 am - 12:30 pm
<strong>MODERATOR</strong>: <strong>Peter Gibson</strong>, Director, Energy & Environment Policy, Intel Corporation
<strong>SPEAKERS</strong>: <strong>Barbara Kreissler</strong>, Director, B2G Professional Lighting, Philips Lighting, <strong>Kathleen Gaffney</strong>, Programme Manager, IEA, <strong>Jean Lupinacci</strong>, Chief, ENERGY STAR Commercial and Industrial Branch, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, <strong>Kieren Mayers</strong>, Director of Environment and Technical Compliance, Sony Interactive Entertainment
<strong>DESCRIPTION</strong>: There are more cell phones on earth than people and the continued proliferation of connected gadgets is seemingly unstoppable. Consequently, miscellaneous energy loads are projected to account for 43% of commercial building energy use by 2030. But there is not yet a clear path to their effective management. What energy efficiency and financial gains are being left on the table? What technologies are available to address plug load management? What role can building occupants play? What can be done to drive greater awareness and faster adoption of plug load controls?