Ingersoll Rand Leader Shares Successes in Building Effective Energy Efficiency Programs at 2014 Building Energy Summit

Apr 1, 2014 9:00 AM ET

Davidson, N.C, April 1, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Scott Tew, executive director, Center for Energy Efficiency & Sustainability (CEES) at Ingersoll Rand, a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, will join building owners, energy experts, and technology pioneers from public and private sectors at the 2014 Building Energy Summit, April 1, in Washington, D.C.  

The Building Energy Summit addresses the challenges and opportunities surrounding the need for more energy efficient buildings. This national conference provides a valuable, interactive forum to educate building owners/managers, directors of sustainability, energy managers, engineers and federal and state government officials about the many available energy reduction and cost savings solutions. Attendees will debate and discuss energy efficient technologies and solutions, energy policy, funding and incentives, alternative sources of energy, and more.

Tew of Ingersoll Rand joins the panel, “Sustainable Energy Efficiency Program Development,” alongside moderator John Forester, director of energy & sustainability, Reit Management & Research, to discuss best practices for creating smart, sustainable energy efficiency programs for large companies. In particular, Tew will address the need for better alignment between organizational mission and the practical realities of making efficiency decisions and investments.  Tew will reference Ingersoll Rand’s learnings on elevating energy efficiency and adopting success processes through project assessments, employee engagement, sharing best practices and integration into the company’s strategic growth processes.

Session details:

Title: Sustainable Energy Efficiency Program Development
When: Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 2:15 p.m.
Where: The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Washington, D.C.
Panel Description: Focusing on a long term strategy, building owners can successfully “start small” and build depth and sophistication over time. But where do you start? How do you approach energy efficiency as an organization and implement consistent policies and activities across multiple departments and numerous properties? This session will focus on laying the foundation for a strategic energy efficiency program and discuss the components needed to sustain and improve that program in a systematic manner.

Website: Building Energy Summit website
Twitter handle and hashtag: @BldEnergySummit, #2014BES

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About the Speaker
Scott Tew is the founder of the Center for Energy Efficiency & Sustainability at Ingersoll Rand (CEES) and is responsible for sustainability initiatives aimed at reducing resource demand of products and minimizing resource use. He has helped develop a green product portfolio, personalized employee engagement programs, unique research on unmet needs in the green space, and sustainability-related solution concepts. Tew holds degrees in environmental science and ecology from Livingston University. He plays key roles in the Alliance to Save Energy, the EDGE Center for Energy and the Global Environment at Duke University, the North Carolina Energy Policy Council, and the US and India Green Building Councils, and contributed to the recent book, “Practicing Sustainability”. Tew is a featured speaker and thought leader in linking public policy, economic impacts and sustainability.

About Ingersoll Rand
Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR) advances the quality of life by creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments. Our people and our family of brands—including Club Car®, Ingersoll Rand®, Thermo King® and Trane®—work together to enhance the quality and comfort of air in homes and buildings; transport and protect food and perishables; and increase industrial productivity and efficiency. We are a global business committed to a world of sustainable progress and enduring results. For more information, visit

Paige Muhlenkamp, Ingersoll Rand