Authored by Stuart Lemmon and Adam Savitz from Atos and Johnson Controls, and published in May 2022, this report delves into the challenges of averting a climate crisis by attaining net zero energy consumption in buildings. The focus is on the need for workforce training to support the transition to net zero. The report highlights the necessity for a skilled workforce that is well-versed in net zero practices, spanning various roles within organizations. Collaboration between companies and governments at community and corporate levels is emphasized as crucial. The report cites examples of successful partnerships and underscores the importance of skills training, vendor selection aligned with environmental, social, and governance (ESG) commitments, and a sustainability-oriented approach.
Keywords: Climate Change, Energy Efficiency/Management, Zero Net Energy