DOE's Karma Sawyer to Deliver Keynote at AAMA National Fall Conference

Glass Magazine
September 26, 2013

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association National Fall Conference, to be held in Baltimore, Oct. 27-30, will feature keynote speaker Karma Sawyer, technology manager and physical scientist, from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office, according to a Sept. 26 AAMA release.

Speaking on Mon., Oct. 28, Sawyer will present “Windows Emerging Technologies Portfolio in DOE’s Building Technologies Office.” The BTO has developed a windows and building envelope roadmap, including quantitative metrics, to inform the research and development activities that would need to occur by 2025 to achieve a 50 percent reduction in building energy use by 2030, according to the release.

Other speakers include: Doug Anderson, project manager of the EPA’s Energy Star Windows, Door and Skylight Program, who will discuss the “Latest Developments in Energy Star Criteria for Windows, Doors and Skylights”; and Steve Selkowitz, leader of the Windows and Envelope Materials Group at LBNL, who will share “A Vision for Fenestration Performance in a Sustainable World.”

AAMA will also administer FenestrationMasters certification exams on-site during the conference.

To learn more about the conference, or to register, visit the AAMA National Fall Conference web page. Registration is open through Oct. 18.