Joint Workshop on Global EE Benchmarking, and Low Energy Buildings and the Role for Smart Management Systems

Joint Workshop on Global Energy Efficiency Benchmarking, and Low Energy Buildings and the Role for Smart Management Systems

Dates: 18 September 2019
Organiser: The (IPEEC) and the International Energy Agency (IEA)


Session 1 to explore how to develop and improve benchmarking in energy-intensive industries; and

Session 2
to examine how to optimise the energy consumption of buildings from the design through to the maintenance phases. 

Click here for the agenda.

Session 1- Global energy efficiency benchmarking

Introductory Presentation

Energy efficiency and benchmarking analysis for G20 countries and beyond,
By Brian Motherway, Head of Energy Efficiency Division, IEA  

Global Experience

Overview of the IEA’s global energy data collection efforts,
Roberta Quadrelli, Head of Section, Energy Data Centre, IEA

Challenges and opportunities for improving data collection efforts for key industry sectors,
Peter Levi, Energy Analyst (Industry), IEA

Industrial energy efficiency benchmarking in Japan,
Masaomi Koyama, Director for International Affairs Office, and Hiroya Gorai, Deputy Director of Energy Efficiency Division, Japan Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)

Session 2- Low Energy Buildings and the Role of Smart Management Systems

Introductory Presentation

Tracing the path to low-emission, efficient buildings and construction
Benoît Lebot, Executive Director, IPEEC  and Yves-Laurent Sapoval, Senior Advisor for the Directorate for Housing, Urban Development, and Landscapes for France

Panel 1 - Building design 

Exploring how building design can reduce the amount of energy a building requires to operate and maintain comfortable and healthy indoor environments
Oliver Rapf, Executive Director, BPIE

Low Energy Buildings and the Role of Smart Management Systems
Victoria Burrows, Director of Advancing Net Zero, World Green Building Council

Technical assistance for thermal comfort and energy efficient design
Mirjam Howell Macchi, Programme Officer, SDC Global Programme Climate Change and Environment

Holistic approach, enabling high performances
Camille Sifferlen, Project Manager, Passive House Institute

Low energy buildings vs low energy designs
Phil Armitage, Senior Partner, Max Fordham

Bertrand Lasternas, Associate Director – Energy Manager, School of Design and Environment National University of Singapore (live presentation from Singapore)

Panel 2 - Buildings in Operation 

Innovative policy instruments to trigger renovation
Oliver Rapf,
Executive Director, BPIE

Addressing the Energy Transition for the Non-Residential Building Stock
Cedric Borel, Executive Director & Amanda Garcia, Project Manager City and Sustainable Buildings, French Institute for Buildings Efficiency

CBD Program and NABERS: An Australian case study
le Thomas, Counsellor - Energy and Environment, Australian Government

Energy Performance and Comfort Perception of Buildings in Use
João Queiroz Krause, Programa Nacional de Conservação de Energia Elétrica – Procel, Eletrobras

Panel 3 - Smart Management Systems

Exploring how smart controls and connected devices can reduce energy use while offering enhanced flexibility and occupant comfort
Moderator: Melanie Slade, IEA

Grid-Interactive Efficient Buildings
Alexander Fitzsimmons,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency (Acting), Chief of Staff, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy

The EU scheme to rate the Smart Readiness of Buildings
Paul Waide,
European Commission (consultant), Smart Readiness Indicator for Buildings

Respecting the World, Respected Worldwide
Ömer Ünal, Manager – Energy, Arcelik

Clémentine Hardy, Director, DEEPKI