ENERGY STAR is a nationally recognized mark on products, appliances, homes, and buildings with a 91% recognition rate. Diverse networks of 18,000 businesses and organizations have become ENERGY STAR partners, using the mark to develop their businesses and programs.
Ely Jacobsohn is focused on transforming the home improvement market. He joined the U.S. Department of Energy in 2009 has been working in the Building Technologies Office developing strategies, programs and policies to encourage consumers to improve the performance of their homes. Currently, he directs the National Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Program and looks for collaboration opportunities to scale home performance and all clean energy. Before joining DOE, Ely worked at the Maryland Energy Administration as the Residential Program Manager, and was one of the architects of the EmPOWER Maryland Act which set a statewide energy efficiency savings target.