Alison Steele

Director of Community Programs and Advocacy, Conservation Consultants, Inc.

Alison leads CCI’s Grassroots Green Homes project in neighborhoods across Pittsburgh, and she plays a critical role in CCI’s activity to advocate for home performance and home health through policy decisions. Prior to joining the team in 2015, Alison managed demand side energy reduction programs for utility companies, served as a consultant in the corporate sustainability space, and taught English in Fukushima Japan. Alison earned her undergraduate degree in Physics from Drew University and her MBA in Sustainability from Duquesne University. She is a graduate of Leadership Pittsburgh’s Leadership Development Initiative, is active in her MBA alumni group, and serves on the board of the Keystone Energy Efficiency Alliance as conference committee chair. Together with Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh, Alison is the Co-Outcome Broker for the local Green & Healthy Homes Initiative team. When she’s not training for a marathon, Alison participates in medieval reenactments and plays the tuba.

My Sessions

Energy Efficiency & Health

Juniata Ballroom

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 […]