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Marc Costa

Director of Policy and Planning, The Energy Coalition
Marc Costa is Director of Policy and Planning at The Energy Coalition (TEC). He has more than fifteen years of experience in the building industry focusing on areas ranging from advanced energy community planning, federal energy data standards, and software development, as well as local government, state, federal, and international energy policy. Marc is an active member of multiple policy and technical initiatives at the United Nations and International Energy Agency focusing on the rapid, equitable acceleration of electrification paired with clean energy resources. He serves in leadership positions at the Gridwise Architecture Council, California Technical Forum, and numerous industry groups. He also co-founded the OpenStudio Coalition to ensure free and open access to building energy modelling tools across the world. He holds a B.S. in Management Science from UCSD, a B.S. in Construction Engineering from CSULB, and is a LEED AP, CGBP, and BOC Level II, and Certified Passive House Consultant.