Global President Shares Strategies for Energy Efficient and Sustainable Buildings at Energy Efficiency Global 2010

- Larry G. Wash to present recommendations for reducing energy in existing buildings -

May 11, 2010, 10:49 ET from Trane

WASHINGTON, May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Existing buildings consume 40 percent of energy worldwide(1). There are opportunities to make these buildings more energy efficient and in turn more cost effective. Plenty of proven technologies, services and strategies exist for making these buildings perform better throughout their life.

Larry G. Wash, president of global services for Ingersoll Rand's Climate Solutions sector which includes the Hussmann, Thermo King and Trane brands, will participate in a panel discussion at the Alliance to Save Energy's Energy Efficiency (EE) Global 2010 conference on Wednesday, May 12, 2010, on this topic.  

During Wash's presentation, "Missed Opportunities: Energy Reduction in Existing Buildings," he will discuss the amount of energy wasted by inefficient building systems – and raise visibility for the fact that one of the simplest ways to reduce energy consumption is to make existing buildings more efficient. He will share proven energy conservation measures and other services for building owners and policy makers to understand.

The discussion is titled, "Delivering on the Promise: Building and Rebuilding Efficiently at Scale." In addition to Wash, a diverse group of speakers from city and government officials to industry leaders will discuss strategies to make buildings more efficient.

Details of his keynote presentation are:

When:  Wednesday, May 12 at 9 a.m. (Conference is May 10-12)

Where: Washington DC Convention Center, Washington, D.C.

Conference Web site:

Hosted by the Alliance to Save Energy, EE Global attracts executive-level leaders from all end-use sectors who are committed to putting energy efficiency to work in their businesses, communities and markets.

The Alliance to Save Energy is a coalition of prominent business, government, environmental and consumer leaders who promote the efficient and clean use of energy worldwide to benefit consumers, the environment, the economy and national security.

(1) Source: International Energy Agency

About Wash

Larry G. Wash is the president of global services for the Climate Solutions sector of Ingersoll Rand. Climate Solutions is comprised of Hussmann, Thermo King and Trane, three industry-leading building, transportation and refrigeration brands. Wash has full responsibility for the management and performance of the services businesses which include aftermarket service and parts, turnkey and controls contracting, and performance-based energy services for commercial buildings and transportation.  

With executive responsibility for the organization's strategic direction, operating performance and marketplace differentiation, Wash has led Hussmann, Thermo King and Trane on a multi-year journey to drive profitable revenue growth in attractive, emerging markets in Latin America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East, India and Africa, as well as mature markets in North America.

About Climate Solutions

The Climate Solutions sector delivers energy-efficient HVACR solutions for customers globally. Its world class brands include Hussmann, a manufacturer of refrigeration and food merchandising solutions, Thermo King, the leader in transport temperature control and Trane, provider  of energy efficient heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems, building and contracting services, parts support and advanced controls for homes and commercial buildings.