Director, Building America Program
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
Washington, District of Columbia
Eric Werling is director for the DOE Building America program. He is a recognized expert in residential energy efficiency, indoor air quality (IAQ), and the building sciences. A 2018 independent analysis estimated that Americans save over $30 for every $1 spent on Building America research. Current priorities are focused on healthy, efficient home technologies, improving construction productivity, bringing deep energy retrofits to scale, as well as smarter and more resilient technology.
Prior to DOE, Eric served the U.S. EPA, where he launched the Indoor airPLUS program in 2009. From 1995 to 2004 he was with ICF Consulting, where he helped EPA develop and implement the successful ENERGY STAR for New Homes program.
Eric began his adult life as an E-2C Hawkeye Naval Flight Officer aboard the USS Kitty Hawk and USS Ranger, based in San Diego, California.
Eric holds a master's degree in architectural engineering and an MBA, both from Penn State University, and a bachelor of science degree from the U.S. Naval Academy. Eric currently serves on the ASHRAE Residential Buildings Committee and the ASHRAE Standard 62.2 Committee, Ventilation and Acceptable Indoor Air Quality in Residential Buildings.
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Monday, April 11, 2022
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM