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2022 Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit Opening Plenary

The Secretary of Energy and National Climate Advisor delivered opening keynotes. Better Buildings and Better Plants leaders from the industrial, local government, multifamily, and commercial sectors discussed the key issues, emerging trends, and challenges impacting their work and the market at large.


  • Katie Bergfeld, Chief, Building Performance and Enforcement Branch, D.C. Department of Energy and Environment
  • Darien Crimmin, Vice President of Energy and Sustainability, WinnCompanies
  • Randy Gaines, Senior Vice President of Operations and New Hotel Openings, Americas, Hilton
  • Sean Uhl, Sustainability Technology Director, Chemours
  • Jon Utech, Senior Director, Office for a Healthy Environment, Cleveland Clinic