By seeking improvements to energy efficiency standards at the federal level, Joe Vukovich is working to reduce the energy consumption of homes and businesses throughout the United States. He is also a part of NRDC’s expansive efforts to reduce carbon emissions from buildings—and to accelerate the use of high-efficiency products for air conditioning and water heating. Vukovich holds a bachelor’s of science in physics from Carnegie Mellon University, as well as a J.D. and a master’s of public policy from Georgetown University. He is based in the Washington, D.C., office.