Texas Gap Analysis
We would like to acknowledge the financial support of the Department of Energy, which made thisreport possible. State officials also collaborated in the production of this report, providingcomprehensive background information, local stakeholders contacts, and—perhaps most critically—ongoing review of our work. In particular, we would like to acknowledge the aid of Felix Lopez with theTexas State Energy Conservation Office. We would also like to acknowledge a number of code officials,building professionals, code advocates, and industry leaders who provided us with crucial insights.Sam Brush, North Central Texas Council of GovernmentRichard Chamberlin, City of San AntonioLaurence Doxsey, City of San AntonioDoug Garrett, Building Performance & Comfort, Inc.Jeff Haberl, Energy Systems Laboratory, Texas A&M UniversityScott Houston, Texas Municipal LeagueMichael Howard, City of HoustonMichael Husted, Austin EnergyCyndi Lewis, Energy Systems Laboratory, Texas A&M UniversityNed Muñoz, Texas Association of BuildersJim Olk, City of Farmers Branch and Building Officials Association of TexasCyrus Reed, Sierra Club - Lone Star ChapterVic Reid, Energy Systems Laboratory, Texas A&M UniversityKate Robertson, Environmental Defense Fund, Texas Regional OfficeRavi Shah, City of Carrollton and International Code CouncilTom “Smitty” Smith, Public CitizenBahman Yazdani, Energy Systems Laboratory, Texas A&M University
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