Strategies and Tools from DOE's Better Plants Program
Guest Speaker: R. Bruce Lung, Industrial Technical Assistance Fellow, Department of Energy
Strategies and Tools from DOE’s Better Plants program for Setting and Reaching Long-Term Targets on Water Savings and Energy Efficiency in the Supply Chain (Department of Energy)
Sustainability professionals are always tasked with setting and measuring targets. Recently, water and supply chain costs have experienced greater scrutiny, and with that, the increased need to set targets for these initiatives. The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Better Buildings, Better Plants Program continues to develop new initiatives and partner with manufacturers to help them meet the challenges they face and succeed in finding sustainable solutions and energy savings.
Bruce Lung from the Department of Energy discusses the two newest initiatives of DOE’s Better Plants program: water efficiency and supply chains. Bruce outlines how the DOE’s complete portfolio of programs and resources, including technical assistance, help partner companies develop successful approaches to establish, measure and reach their energy efficiency targets. Hear strategies from a Technical Assistance Manager on-handanswering your tactical questions regarding implementation. Learn how your company’s participation in the DOE’s Better Buildings, Better Plants program can help transform your company’s efforts.
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For more than fifteen years, Mr. Bruce Lung has supported energy efficiency and clean energy programs through research and analysis of best practices and technologies as well as outreach and policy analysis on behalf of federal, private sector and non-governmental organizations.
Mr. Lung has worked as a Senior Associate at Resource Dynamics Corporation, as Director of the Alliance to Save Energy’s Industrial Program, and as President and owner of his consulting firm, Industrial EE Advisor, where he worked for the Institute for Industrial Productivity, the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy and the Electric Power Research Institute.
Currently, Mr. Lung is an ORISE Fellow with the U.S. DOE’s Advanced Manufacturing Office where he supports the Better Plants and Superior Energy Performance programs by helping with expansion of industry participation and ensuring that the programs offer value to manufacturers and industrial-scale energy users.
Mr. Lung serves on the US Technical Advisory Group to PC 242, the advisory committee to the Industrial Energy Technologies Conference (IETC) and the Organizing Committee of the Water Environment Federation’s Water/Energy Conference.
Mr. Lung holds a bachelor of science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University, and a Master’s in Economics from Virginia Polytechnic & State University.