Performance Metrics for Sustainability
The U.S. Department of Energy's Research Support Facility on the campus of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colo., is the laboratory's newest sustainable green building. This 222,000 ft2 office building is a showcase for energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies.
Michael Deru is senior engineer with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colo.
Kim Fowler is a LEED accredited professional in the Office of Building Technology at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Wash.
Jerome Lam is Energy Technology Program Specialist at the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington, D.C.