Lena Burkett (Class of 2015) uses research results to solve industry issues at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory

On a Post-It note stuck to the wall of her office, Lena Burkett has written one of her aims in life: “Cut every American’s utility bill in half,” it reads. “I think that’s a reasonable goal,” says the bespectacled 34-year-old building scientist, who works to improve residential energy efficiency at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Washington D.C.

Specifically, Burkett provides technical research management for the DOE’s Building America program, which funds research in residential building science. One of two people with this role, she is a critical link...  (Click View Original for full story in Builder News)

Lena Burkett Masters 2015
Published: Mar 21, 2019 2:28pm