By USGBC MA
The Building Tech Forum on February 16th is going to feature some amazing speakers that will surely prove to provide an engaging, informative discussion surrounding a unique and innovative topic. One of the attending speakers is Kurt Roth, the Director of Building Energy Management at Fraunhofer.
Dr. Kurt Roth has been Director of Fraunhofer CSE’s Building Energy Management Group since January 2009. Under his leadership, the team develops, analyzes, tests, evaluates, and demonstrates energy-saving building technologies. Prior to this, he was a Principal Engineer at TIAX LLC, where he led several U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)-funded studies to assess the energy savings and commercialization potentials of HVAC, building controls and diagnostics, toplighting, and IT technologies.
He has also lead several studies to characterize building energy consumption by major end uses. Kurt has presented at numerous conferences and meetings, and authored more than sixty “Emerging Technology” ASHRAE Journal articles. He also serves on the Advisory Board for the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) Architectural Engineering program.