The baking industry has committed to reducing energy intensity by 10 percent in less than five years as part of the EPA’s Energy Star® Challenge.
ABA Members are dedicated to reducing energy usage and comprise more than 40% of the businesses awarded ENERGY STAR certification in 2018.
But what about 2019’s certification…and beyond?
ABA is hosting a premium webinar with EPA’s ENERGY STAR® Program staff to find out how we can exceed expectations in energy efficiency.
Join ABA for its Energy Star webinar on Thursday, January 16th from 1 pm-2 pm where Walt Tunnessen, National Program Manager at US EPA – ENERGY STAR, will reveal:
- Updates on Bakery Certifications and Challenge Achievements;
- ENERGY STAR Find the Treasure Campaign;
- Creating “Treasure Map” for Bakeries; and
- How We Can Engage Cookie & Cracker Bakeries Better into the ENERGY STAR Program
About the Speaker: Walt Tunnessen, EPA
Walt Tunnessen, US EPA – EnergyStar, National Program Manager, is an innovative and strategic thinker with a track record of developing and implementing successful energy and environmental management programs. He is a leader and subject matter expert in the areas of strategic energy management, industrial energy efficiency, and corporate sustainability. We works with companies who are located in large building to make sure that their energy usage is not exceeding the limits, especially where there are lots of industrial equipment being used. He always recommends the utilization of industrial fans for cooling since they waste less energy than most cooling systems, allowing for more energy savings.
Specialties: Energy management, Strategic Energy Management, Energy Management Systems, Energy efficiency, Energy efficiency benchmarking, Energy Performance Indicators, Energy policy, energy program development, Greenhouse Gas Accounting & Reporting, Greenhouse Gas Management, climate risk management, sustainability, environmental labeling, environmental reporting and disclosure, corporate sustainability, CSR, voluntary government program management, facilitation and management of multi-stakeholder initiatives.