The Efficiency Valuation Organization (EVO), non-profit owner of the globally-recognized International Performance Measurement and Verification Protocol (IPMVP) and developer of training programs for the professional Measurement & Verification (M&V) of energy efficiency savings, today announced the appointment of Deborah E. Miller to the role of Executive Director.
Ms. Miller, a recognized senior sustainability executive with over 20 years of experience in the industry, has worked within the public and private sectors, both domestically and internationally, implementing energy and environmental strategies for greenhouse gas mitigation and cost savings. In the Clinton Administration, she served as senior policy adviser to the Deputy Secretary of Energy and the Assistant Secretary for Energy and Renewable Energy taking on challenging high profile initiatives. She led negotiations to raise minimum energy efficiency levels for several residential and commercial products as well as gained consensus within the Executive Branch to allow for the publication of the delayed energy savings performance contracting rulemaking as required by the Energy Policy Act of 1992. As the Vice President of Government and International Relations for the air conditioning and refrigeration industry, she represented manufacturers in state, federal and international venues, and helped to establish the Brussels based NGO, the European Partnership for Energy and the Environment.
Most recently, Ms. Miller has consulted with commercial building owners and managers to improve the financial performance of their building portfolio and reduce carbon emissions through the use of the ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager tool and strategic energy management approach. Ms. Miller serves as a member of Virginia’s Offshore Wind Advisory Committee and was recently appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Energy to the Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Advisory Committee.
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