Department of Energy

Secretary Perry to Headline Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit in Arlington, Virginia

July 9, 2019

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Better Buildings Initiative to advance greater energy efficiency of commercial buildings  and manufacturing plants. Since its inception, this DOE program has resulted in the reduction of emissions, savings of billions of dollars on energy bills and created thousands of jobs.

Beginning at 9am, at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City, Secretary Perry will deliver a keynote address, congratulating these organizations for their work and detailing DOE’s strategic initiatives, including R&D technology transfer and enhancing U.S. manufacturing productivity.

Following his speech, Secretary Perry will hold a brief media availability with reporters.

 

Reporters wishing to cover the Summit must RSVP to Shaylyn.hynes@hq.doe.gov and Maria.Vargas@ee.doe.gov no later than 9PM Eastern.

 

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