Jacob Talbot is an analyst in the Buildings Program at the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. There, he specializes in residential and commercial buildings analyses and appliance efficiency. He has authored and co-authored a number of studies evaluating the energy efficiency potential of equipment, building systems, and state and national energy efficiency policies. Talbot has a B.A. in English from The Colorado College and worked as a paralegal in the energy department of Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. from 2005-08.