Danfoss' Christiansen discusses U.S., European efforts on efficiency
With the Obama administration focusing on addressing some of the low-hanging fruit like conservation and energy efficiency to tackle energy and climate challenges, energy efficiency has become a key issue in policy discussions in the United States. E&ETV traveled to Paris for the annual Energy Efficiency Global Forum and Exposition, hosted by the Alliance to Save Energy, for a series of interviews and panel discussions about the challenges to, and potential of, energy efficiency. Today's segment features E&ETV's interview with Niels Christiansen, president and CEO of Danfoss A/S, one of the world's leading manufacturers of electronic and mechanical components for refrigeration and air conditioning. Christiansen comments on domestic and international climate talks and discusses how legislation can help energy efficiency reach its full potential.