Avant EE Conference to Build Off Greentech Efficiency Launch Success

Market Appetite for Energy Efficiency Information Growing

BOSTON, July 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With three weeks remaining before Greentech Media's newest conference, "Avant EE: Innovations Reshaping the Energy Efficiency Market," the company announces the wide-reaching impact of the launch of the Greentech Efficiency channel, indicating the expanding audience for energy efficiency news and insight.

Greentech Media launched efficiency coverage with a report by Senior Editor Stephen Lacey: "Intelligent Efficiency: Innovations Reshaping the Energy Efficiency Market." Over 3,500 energy professionals have downloaded "Intelligent Efficiency." Lacey, who is also Avant EE's conference chair, used the report's contents to guide the content of the event. Panel topics will include energy efficiency financing, technology and product innovation, consumer and residential energy management, lessons from utility energy efficiency programs, and the impact of big data on efficiency.

"This conference will bring together some of the hottest companies in the intelligent efficiency space and the most sophisticated utilities in energy efficiency," says Lacey. "This is a must-attend event for those interested in the next evolution of energy efficiency." Attendees include representatives from Autodesk, Bank of America, Comverge, Demand Energy, E.ON Climate & Renewables, EcoFactor , Forbes, Google, GreenBiz, HUB International, kW Engineering, Nexant, NRDC, SMUD, SMA America, and many more.

Avant EE will feature keynote addresses from Robert "Hutch" Hutchinson of the Rocky Mountain Institute and Mary Curtiss of Jones Lang LaSalle. PG &E's Senior Director of Customer Energy Efficiency Strategy, Janice Berman, will present on how the utility's efficiency programs are progressing. The event takes place at Host Utility PG &E's auditorium in San Francisco, CA on July 29, 2013. Tickets are available here: http://www.greentechmedia.com/events/live/avant-ee.

To support the growing demand for energy efficiency information, Greentech Media will also be hosting a live webinar on July 16, 2013 in conjunction with the Carbon War Room, Raising the Roof – How Finance, Policy, and Technology are Driving Global EE Retrofits. The webinar will discuss the results and lessons learned from the Carbon War Room's 30 month project working with 30 global cities on four continents. Registration is free and available here.

Join Stephen Lacey in-person at Avant EE, or participate online for Raising the Roof. Registration is open for both programs.  For more information and registration please visit: http://www.greentechmedia.com/events/live/avant-ee

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