CEO Shannon Smith and Chief Engineer Derek McGarry will speak at next week ad the ACEEE December conference in Boston.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Dec. 2015)– PointGuard, a building analytics service company, will have a presence at American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy’s (ACEEE) second Intelligent Efficiency Conference in Boston on Dec. 7 as PointGuard’s CEO Shannon Smith will speak on the topic of “Overcoming Barriers to Energy Efficiency” as it specifically relates to commercial customers. Chief Building Performance Engineer Derek McGarry will speak next week at the ACEEE on the benefits of energy efficiency programs. PointGuard also serves as a Gold Ally partner for ACEEE.

Smith’s presentation on Dec. 7 will cover a range of subject areas from what is preventing commercial customers from adopting energy efficiency to how information and communications technology (ICT) can be used to overcome barriers in the industry. McGarry’s presentation, also on Dec. 7, will highlight topics such as, the opportunities available to incorporate co-benefits of energy efficiency programs into program design and what impacts on the economy will result from information and communications technology (ICT) and intelligent efficiency

The 2015 Intelligent Efficiency Conference will bring together people from the IT, telecom, energy efficiency, utility, solution provider, policy, and energy consumers sectors to share and learn how information and communications technology (ICT) can improve the use of energy. With a goal of bringing together these diverse communities, ACEEE’s conference will facilitate the sharing of ideas and encourage collaboration and partnership to advance the implementation of intelligent efficiency across the marketplace.