Douglas A. Decker is the founder of the Energy Efficiency Forum, Washington D.C. It was co-sponsored by the U.S. Energy Association and Johnson Controls Inc. and Decker served as it’s chairman for 12 years. The mission of the forum is to promote energy efficiency through the presentation of national and worldwide views resulting in environment, national security and economic growth.
He is the co-author of the book Policy Evolution: Energy Conservation to Energy Efficiency, The Fairmont Press Inc., 1997, and has been interviewed frequently by the media and authored more than 200 articles on energy efficiency issues
Mr. Decker has received several awards for his leadership in promoting energy efficiency:
* Inducted into the Energy Efficiency Hall of Fame 2009.
* Inducted into the Association of Energy Engineers Hall of Fame in 2001.
* Energy Efficiency Forum established the Douglas Decker Lifetime Achievement Award 2001.
Mr. Decker has testified before the United States Congress six times and presented testimony before the South Carolina TRAC Commission and the South Carolina Senate Transportation Sub-committee.
Mr. Decker spent 43 years with Johnson Controls before retiring as Vice President, Government Business in 2001, and was actively involved with energy issues throughout his career. Decker is a graduate of the University of Denver with a B.S. Degree in Business Administration and Engineering. He is a licensed Professional Engineer and a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers.