This webinar is presented in partnership with Green Building United
Building benchmarking programs serve as the foundation for implementing deep energy reduction targets and passing ambitious climate legislation. This webinar will provide a high level overview and discuss key strategies for developing and managing a benchmarking program, focusing on lessons learned from the City of Philadelphia’s Building Energy Benchmarking Program. This webinar will be presented by Alex Dews and LeAnne Harvey of Green Building United.
Green Building United, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is committed to promoting sustainable building in Greater Philadelphia, the Lehigh Valley and Delaware. Through education and advocacy, Green Building United aims to create a sustainable, healthy and resilient built environment for all.
About Alex Dews
Alex Dews is the Executive Director of Green Building United. Alex has spent the past ten years working on green building and urban sustainability in Philadelphia. Alex worked in real estate development prior to leading program implementation and progress reporting for Greenworks Philadelphia, the city’s comprehensive sustainability plan. Alex is a LEED AP and received a BA in English from the University of Vermont and an MS in Sustainable Design from Philadelphia University where he is an Adjunct Professor in the School of Architecture.
About LeAnne Harvey
LeAnne Harvey manages the City of Philadelphia’s Building Energy Benchmarking Program, Delaware Pathways to Green Schools, and provides communication support for Green Building United’s events, advocacy initiatives, and other program areas. LeAnne has experience with nonprofits, consulting, and local government. Her interests lie at the intersection of climate science, communications, data analysis, and social justice. LeAnne is a LEED Green Associate, an ELP Senior Fellow, and holds a Master of Climate Science and Policy from the Bard Center for Environmental Policy with a focus in GHG accounting.