Understanding Energy Codes and Their Impact on Business

Ready to become an energy code expert and win more business? If so, join Graybar and Lutron as they demystify Title 24, ASHRAE 90.1 and IECC code requirements for building construction and retrofits. In this information-packed hour, you’ll learn what to know in the lighting controls arena, simple strategies to help customers comply, and the tools and products needed to complete the project. This is a must-see presentation for contractors, estimators, project managers, foremen, business development and service managers to help them design, specify and install lighting control solutions that benefit building owners and your bottom-line.

Topics include:

Major Lighting Energy Codes and How They Affect Contractors

  • What’s changing –mandatory requirements versus “Energy-friendly” buildings of the future
  • Educating yourself and informing your customers

Solutions and Resources

  • Products
  • Online Tools/Apps/Training

How Energy Codes Affect Building Owners

  • Cost of non-compliance
  • Retrofit and new construction
  • How these investments pay for themselves over time

Steps to Success

  • Defining a process to ensure success and win more business

Gerard Darville


Gerard Darville PE, CEM
Director Product Management – Lutron Electronics

Gerard Darville is a registered Professional Engineer (PE), and Certified Energy Manager (CEM), currently responsible for electrical distribution & electrical contractor programs at Lutron Electronics. He joined Lutron as project engineer in 1997 after graduating with honors from Lehigh University. Gerard’s numerous roles have included director energy business unit, European engineering and operations leader, commercial AV Sales leader and numerous sales and engineering assignments. Gerard has spoken at regional and national audio visual, electrical contracting, government and energy conferences.