Cool Buildings and Communities Conference
October 3-5, 2012
Habitat World at Indian Habitat Center
New Delhi, India-110003
(entry at Gate 3 on Vardhmam Marg)
On behalf of the United States Department of Energy and the Indian Bureau of Energy Efficiency, we would like to invite you to participate in a workshop for the Cool Roofs and Pavements Working Group of the Global Superior Energy Performance Partnership (GSEP) – an initiative of the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) and the International Partnership for Energy Efficiency Cooperation (IPEEC). The Workshop will be held in conjunction with the Cool Buildings and Communities Conference, to which you are also invited. The workshop and conference will take place in New Delhi, India at the Habitat World at the India Habitat Centre on October 3rd through October 5th, 2012.
The workshop will be held in the Magnolia Room on October 3rd and is an opportunity for member governments to update the Working Group on their initiatives, plan for the 4th Clean Energy Ministerial meeting, and interact with private sector, civil society, and technical experts interested in supporting Working Group activities.
On October 4th, GSEP and the Global Cool Cities Alliance will co-host the Cool Buildings and Communities Conference. The conference will be held in the Gulmohar Room and will convene high-level government officials, regional decision-makers, industry representatives, green building and sustainability experts, and others to:
- Launch a new non-profit organization to focusing on deploying cool, efficient policies and technologies;
- Launch a new network of global cities committed to reducing urban heat to promote sustainability;
- Share the best practices and experience of global leaders in sustainability; and,
- Forge new relationships and partnerships to support initiatives to bolster resiliency and sustainability through cooler buildings, communities, cities, and nations.
If you have any questions, please contact Kurt Shickman.
We look forward to welcoming you – and to working together to continue our progress towards a cooler, more sustainable, and more efficient world.