Trane Leader Shares Insights about How Organizations Successfully Save Energy at Great Energy Efficiency Day 2013

Nov 19, 2013 8:00 AM ET

Washington, D.C., Nov. 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Business, state and local government leaders from around the country will discuss how they are working to make the United States one of the world’s most energy-efficient economies at the Alliance to Save Energy’s Great Energy Efficiency Day (GEED) on Nov. 20 in Washington, D.C.

GEED 2013: A Path to Double Energy Productivity-State and Local Success Stories conference will showcase how communities across the country are working towards doubling energy productivity by 2030.

Sean McBride, vice president of strategy, business development and innovation for Trane and Thermo King, brands of Ingersoll Rand, will participate in a panel discussion about how private industry is driving energy efficiency at the state and local level. He will share insights on how organizations can find the right way forward in energy efficiency.

Panel discussion details:

  • Title: Private Industry Driving Energy Efficiency at the State and Local Level
  • When: Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2:15 – 3:10 p.m.
  • Where: Cannon Caucus Room, Cannon House Office Building, Washington, D.C.


About Great Energy Efficiency Day (GEED)

Launched in 2004, the Great Energy Efficiency Day (GEED) is a public discussion on the need for, and benefits of energy efficiency.  GEED events draw more than 300 stakeholders from business, industry, government, academia, and the media to discuss the most pressing issues and advances in energy efficiency.

About Sean McBride

Sean McBride is vice president of strategy, business development and innovation for Trane and Thermo King, brands of Ingersoll Rand. Based in Davidson, N.C., McBride is responsible for strategic initiatives, mergers and acquisitions, innovation, and new growth platforms for the global Trane Commercial heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and Thermo King transport refrigeration businesses. He joined Ingersoll Rand in late 2007 after serving in a variety of leadership roles in strategy, marketing, and development at Motorola. Prior to Motorola, McBride spent eight years as a management consultant at Marakon Associates, a corporate strategy firm focused on winning performance and building stronger organizations. He has substantial experience inside and outside of North America, including work in Europe, Latin America, and Asia. McBride has a master’s of business administration degree from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management and a bachelor of arts in applied mathematics and economics from Brown University.

About Ingersoll Rand and Trane

Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR) advances the quality of life by creating and sustaining safe, comfortable and efficient environments. Our people and our family of brands—including Club Car®, Ingersoll Rand®, Schlage®, Thermo King® and Trane® —work together to enhance the quality and comfort of air in homes and buildings; transport and protect food and perishables; secure homes and commercial properties; and increase industrial productivity and efficiency. Trane solutions optimize indoor environments with a broad portfolio of energy efficient heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems, building and contracting services, parts support and advanced control. Ingersoll Rand is a $14 billion global business committed to a world of sustainable progress and enduring results. For more information, visit or


Joan Schimml  
Trane, a brand of Ingersoll Rand