Doug Garrett, CEM, founded Austin Energy's Residential and Multi-Family Energy Conservation programs. He has studied building science, indoor air quality, moisture management, and heating, ventilation and air conditioning throughout his career. In 1996, Doug established the first building science consulting business in Texas and continues to provide building science-based forensic investigations, diagnostics and design consultations for clients and homebuilders across the nation. Doug has presented hundreds of seminars on applied building science, energy efficiency, moisture management, energy codes, air conditioning, indoor air quality and green building. He has served on numerous advisory councils and task forces for high-performance industry standards, energy codes, alternative fuels, health concerns and housing affordability.