Tom Lanzilotta

Track J: Energy Basics
Thu/AM 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Assistant Director of Energy and Sustainability
Stony Brook University
United States
Energy Master Planning 101

With the urgent need to address climate change and meet more demanding energy and sustainability goals, Energy Master Planning has emerged as a crucial framework for achieving these objectives. This abstract provides an overview of the key components and significance of Energy Master Planning, emphasizing its role in shaping the energy landscape for more sustainable and energy efficient buildings.

As Assistant Director of Energy Management and Sustainability for Stony Brook University, Tom plays a key role in analyzing and identifying ways to reduce energy on campus. Tom has managed more than $90 million in energy efficiency projects which has led to a 21% reduction in the overall energy consumption despite a campus expansion that has added more than 1.5-million square feet of new buildings since he joined the University in 2012.

Tom holds a Master’s Degree in Energy Management from New York Institute of Technology, is a Certified Energy Manager (CEM) and Certified Energy Auditor (CEA). Tom was named NY Chapter Energy Manager of the Year in 2016, Regional Energy Manager of the Year in 2019, and International Energy Manager of the Year in 2021 by the Association of Energy Engineers and has won multiple awards for his efforts at Stony Brook University.

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