Earth Month Event: PG&E Panel on Energy Efficiency

Earth Month Event: PG&E Panel on Energy Efficiency

Seminar Abstract 

Why is PG&E, an energy company, so driven to help its customers save energy? What does the latest energy efficiency legislation in California (AB-802 and SB-350) mean to PG&E and its customers? What is a Zero Net Energy building and why does it matter? How can you save money on your energy bill or get rebates for upgrading your home? Come join the PG&E panel to find out the answers to these questions, and ask some of your own!

This event is co-hosted by ETA and Sustainable Berkeley Lab, in celebration of Earth Month. See more Earth Month events here:

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Seminar Speaker(s) 

Peter Turnbull
Principal Program Manager, PG&E

Peter Turnbull has 35 years of experience promoting energy efficiency at Pacific Gas and Electric Company. Since 2010, he has served as the Principal Program Manager for PG&E’s Zero Net Energy efforts providing research, information, and documentation in support of the State of California’s ZNE policy goals for commercial and residential buildings.  He currently serves as the Advisory Board Chair of the Net Zero Energy Coalition. Over his career, he has had extensive experience in managing energy efficiency rebate, research, and information programs across many sectors. He is a frequent speaker at industry events sponsored by organizations involved in high performance buildings.  Mr. Turnbull holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in English, and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Montana State University.

Janice Berman
Sr. Director Energy Efficiency Strategy, Research and Analytics, PG&E

Janice Berman is the Senior Director of Energy Efficiency Strategy, Research and Analytics at PG&E and is a Board Member of several national energy efficiency organizations, including the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), the Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) and the New Buildings Institute (NBI). Ms. Berman has held numerous regulatory, financial, and operational positions since joining PG&E in 1987. Ms. Berman holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Whitman College, a Master’s degree in Operations Research from Stanford University, and an MBA from the Haas School of Business at U.C. Berkeley.

Sabrina Lawrence-Gomez
Sabrina Lawrence-Gomez, Program Manager

Sabrina Lawrence-Gomez is the Program Manager for PG&E Residential Energy Efficiency focused on Energy Upgrade California. Previously, she supported PG&E Workforce Education and Training ensuring K-12 schools, colleges, and trades teaching skills and competencies for success in energy efficiency careers. Sabrina also led sustainability initiatives for the San Mateo County Community College District. She has a B.S. in Environmental Studies from the University of Southern California.


Apr 19, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm


50 Auditorium

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