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Liz Beardsley speaks before Congress on June 11.

The House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management will hold a hearing on June 11 at 10 a.m. EDT on “Efficiency and Resiliency in Federal Building Design and Construction."

Liz Beardsley, USBGC’s senior policy counsel, will be among the four witnesses providing testimony to the subcommittee, which falls under the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

In her testimony, Beardsley will share with the committee USGBC’s observations and insights into the significant progress that has been made in federal high-performing buildings over the last decade. She will also provide strategic recommendations on opportunities to improve energy, water and cost savings across the federal portfolio.

The hearing will begin with Panel 1, comprising Kevin Kampschroer, Director, Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings, U.S. General Services Administration.

Beardsley is speaking on Panel 2, where she will be joined by two other witnesses:

  • Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg, Ph.D., Director, Energy Studies in Buildings Laboratory, University of Oregon
  • Mark Russell, Green Globes Assessor, Green Building Initiative

The subcommittee hearing will be available to watch on a live stream beginning at 10 a.m. EDT.

Read the complete testimony