Jennifer Thorne Amann

Buildings Program Director, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)

Jennifer Thorne Amann is the Buildings Program Director at the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). Since joining ACEEE in 1997, she has authored dozens of publications and articles on buildings and equipment efficiency technologies, policies, and programs. Amann leads content development for ACEEE’s consumer-focused website, smarthouse.org. Her current work focuses on maximizing energy savings from key buildings policies including building codes and appliance standards, scaling up retrofit activity in homes and commercial buildings with an emphasis on deep retrofits, expanding opportunities for energy savings in low-income and multifamily housing, and analyzing new opportunities for energy efficiency in the buildings sector. She brings several years’ experience in the environmental technology field and has experience in community organizing and education on a variety of environmental and consumer issues.

Amann serves on the Board of Directors of the Attachments Energy Rating Council and the Resource Innovation Institute. She is an NCQLP Lighting Certified Professional. Amann earned a Master of Environmental Studies from Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and a B.S. in Environmental Studies from Trinity University.