Herbert Dwyer

Track F: Building Performance
Fri/AM 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
United States
Thinking Bigger about What’s Possible with Energy Auditing

In this presentation, Herbert Dwyer, an expert in building auditing and co-founder of EMPEQ, explores the urgent call to leverage technology and innovative thinking to meet 2050 climate goals. He emphasizes the importance of scaling up energy efficiency and highlights the significant workforce challenges faced in this endeavor. Herbert introduces cutting-edge solutions, such as Blockchain, AI, IoT, UAS, and Crowdsourcing as tools for auditors, encouraging the audience to envision a future where technology transforms the building auditing process while enabling new opportunities for entry-level workers.

Former chair of the Northeast Clean Heat and Power Initiative (NECHPI) and a three-time CEO, Herbert Dwyer spent 7 years as the President/CEO of a regional energy services company. He has conducted >300 energy audits and >100 design-builds in energy efficiency and clean heating and cooling. He has founded or co-founded companies in the real estate, energy efficiency, software, and finance industries and led sales teams of up to 80 individuals. A Cornell MBA and US Marine / NSA cryptanalyst, Herbert has been the keynote speaker at 2022 & 2023 Association of Energy Engineer (AEE) World’s Innovative Technology Breakfast.

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