Slides for Webinar: Accelerating Building Efficiency: 8 Actions for Urban Leaders

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View the slides from a webinar held by the WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities' Building Efficiency Initiative and partners from various sectors for an exploration of the report, "Accelerating Building Efficiency: Eight Actions for Urban Leaders." This research was produced in partnership with Johnson Controls and over a dozen other partners. 

The report can be found at This comprehensive guidebook provides policy makers and other urban leaders a path forward to deliver better buildings, focusing on 8 specific recommendations to help decision makers overcome market failures and promote transformative change on building efficiency. 

A recording of this webinar is also available here

• Intro to report – Jennifer Layke and/or Eric Mackres, WRI 
• City perspective –Elizabeth Babcock, City and County of Denver and Katrina Managan, IMT 
• Building owner/developer perspective – Helen Gurfel, Executive Director, Greenprint, Urban Land Institute 
• Private sector/service provider perspective – Clay Nesler, Johnson Controls 
• Questions & Answers