Nominations open for ACEEE’s Champion of Energy Efficiency in Buildings awards

If you have a customer who has gone above and beyond to create an energy-saving facility, you can recognize their leadership and accomplishment by nominating them for the Champion of Energy Efficiency in Buildings award. The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) will present these awards at the 2012 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings.

Winners will be selected based on demonstrated excellence in the following categories:

  • Research and Development (R&D): Excellence in research and development including baseline or background research, as well as R&D of products and practices.
  • Energy Policy: Excellence in energy policy including writing, educating, promoting, or supporting energy efficiency in energy policy, at the federal, state, or local level.
  • Implementation and Deployment: Effective design and implementation, including achievement of significant impacts on energy use. 
  • Leadership: Exceptional personal leadership demonstrated in the development, implementation or growth of important energy efficiency initiatives.

Nominations will be made by peers and the final awards will be chosen by the ACEEE Board of Directors’ Awards Committee.
Submit your nominee for Champion of Energy Efficiency in Buildings by completing the electronic form or downloading the PDF version and either mailing, emailing or faxing it to Mallory Werthamer at ACEEE. Include additional pages if necessary. 
The deadline for nominations is June 1, 2012. We value your input and appreciate you taking the time to nominate the best leaders in our community.
The 2012 Champion awards will be presented at the 2012 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings in Pacific Grove, California scheduled for August 12-17, 2012 at the Asilomar Conference Center. The “Buildings” Summer Study is the preeminent energy efficiency conference, and draws leading academics, energy efficiency professionals, government representatives, researchers, advocates for energy efficiency, and policymakers.
Read more about the awards and about previous winners in the buildings sector. Please contact the American Council for an Energy-efficient Economy if you have any other questions. (From ACEEE via American Public Power Association)