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December 6, 2012 - ANSI Energy Efficiency Standardization Coordination Collaborative (EESCC) has announced web meeting dates for its 5 working groups, as well as its inaugural in-person plenary meeting in January. EESCC is launching work on a standardization roadmap to help advance energy efficiency for the United States. Beginning with first web meeting, EESCC working groups will initiate standards needs assessment and lay strategic groundwork for their portion of the roadmap.

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ANSI Energy Efficiency Standardization Coordination Collaborative Announces Upcoming Meeting Dates

Press release date: November 27, 2012

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Energy Efficiency Standardization Coordination Collaborative (EESCC) is pleased to announce the web meeting dates for its five working groups (WGs), as well as its inaugural in-person plenary meeting in January 2013.

The EESCC is launching work on a standardization roadmap to help advance energy efficiency for the United States. Beginning with the first web meeting on December 4, the EESCC working groups will initiate the standards needs assessment and lay the strategic groundwork for their portion of the roadmap. Participation is open to all affected parties, and relevant experts interested in taking part in the activity are invited to visit www.ansi.org/eescc for further details.

EESCC Membership Roster
Participation in the EESCC positions organizations to take an active role in shaping the future of U.S. energy efficiency standardization.

Companies and organizations that have already joined the collaborative include:

Air Conditioning Contractors of America
Allana Buick and Bers, Inc.
American Gas Association
American Public Gas Association
American Society of Plumbing Engineers
ASHRAE
ASME
ASTM International
BSI Group America
The Cadmus Group
General Electric
Interstate Renewable Energy Council
IAPMO
InfoComm International
Intel Corporation
International Code Council (ICC)
International Trade Administration
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Miller Electric Manufacturing/ITW
National Air Duct Cleaners Association
North American Energy Standards Board
National Institute of Building Sciences
National Electrical Contractors Association
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
National Fenestration Rating Council
Navigant Consulting
NEMA
Northwest Energy Efficiency Council
NSF International
Piping Industry Progress and Education Trust Fund
Professional Testing
Refrigeration Service Engineers Society
RESNET
Rockwell Automation
Schneider Electric
SCTE
Siemens
Telecommunications Industry Association
Underwriters Laboratories
U.S. Department of Energy
WG Meeting Schedules

The EESCC working groups will begin meeting via biweekly web conferences according to the following schedule:

WG 1: Building Energy and Water Assessment Standards
Thursdays, 2:00-3:30 pm EST, beginning December 6

WG 2: Systems Integration and Communications
Mondays, 10:00-11:30 am EST, beginning December 10

WG 3: Building Energy Modeling, Rating, and Labeling
Tuesdays, 10:00-11:30 am EST, beginning December 4

WG 4: Evaluation, Measurement, and Verification
Thursdays, 4:00-5:30 pm EST, beginning December 13

WG 5: Workforce Credentialing
Fridays, 3:00 – 4:30 pm, beginning December 7

A calendar of all WG web meetings, including call-in details, is available to EESCC members in the EESCC document library. Note: relevant changes/cancellations to the schedule to accommodate the holiday season are also listed in the calendar.

January EESCC Plenary
The EESCC’s first in-person plenary meeting will be held on January 22-23, 2013, at the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel in Arlington, VA. All EESCC working groups will convene to synthesize input and coordinate next steps for the roadmap. Participation in the plenary meeting is free of charge for all EESCC members. Register here for the event.

The EESCC has arranged a block of rooms at the Sheraton for Monday, January 21, and Tuesday, January 22, 2013, at a rate of $209 per night, plus tax. Participants can make room reservations online using the EESCC group webpage, or call 1-800-325-3535 and ask for the ANSI room block. All room reservations must be made by Saturday, December 22, 2012. Rooms may be reserved at this discounted rate for the three days prior to and following the dates of the plenary meeting; please contact the ANSI meeting and events manager to take advantage of this offer.

For additional details on the EESCC, or to join, visit www.ansi.org/eescc or email eescc@ansi.org.

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