Research Manager, Health and Environment for ACEEE
Cassandra Kubes is a research manager for the Health & Environment program at the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). In this role, Cassandra conducts research, analysis and outreach on opportunities for energy efficiency to reduce air pollution, improve public health, and mitigate climate change. She provides technical support and educates decisionmakers on strategies to advance energy efficiency policies and programs through federal, state and local governments. Prior to joining ACEEE, Cassandra worked as a policy associate at the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance where she performed outreach and tracked state energy efficiency policy and regulatory developments throughout the Midwest region. In addition, Cassandra worked at ENGIE Distributed Solar where she analyzed solar energy policy nationwide and focused on freshwater policy research while working for Friends of the Chicago River.
Cassandra holds a Master of Public Policy with a focus in Environmental Policy from George Washington University, and a BA in People-Environment Geography from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is a member of the Air & Waste Management Association and serves on the Climate Change Policy Technical Committee.
Energy Efficiency and Building Health are inextricably linked. Building performance has numerous non-energy benefits, ranging from improved employee productivity on the commercial side to improved health outcomes on the residential side. Numerous studies, pilot projects, and even building certification standards around the country have demonstrated this connection. This panel will describe key outcomes from building […]