At the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.) Green Technologies Conference, Jim Knutson, comprehensive solutions director at Trane, will discuss emerging energy tools and technologies for high-performance buildings, their application and results.
will also cover design stage tools and those specific to building construction, performance, operation and renovation.
Jim Knutson, director of comprehensive solutions for Trane, leads a Denver, Colo.-based team in serving new construction and retrofit customers in six states: Colorado, Nevada, Montana, Utah, Wyoming and New Mexico . Knutson has over 27 years of experience providing energy efficiency and contracting solutions for federal, state and local government, K-12/higher education, commercial and industrial clients.
Knutson is a current board member of the Energy Efficient Business Coalition and a member of the Energy Services Coalition, Association of Energy Engineers and the Cogeneration & On-Site Power Association.
played a key role in drafting energy efficiency legislation in 10 states over the past 15 years.
also assisted in the development of the energy performance contracting M&V protocol used now as the standard in many states.
He has a bachelor of arts in Business Administration from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn.