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Education Center

An aerial photo of a grey, angular building.

NREL's Education Center

NREL's Education Center on the South Table Mountain main campus incorporates a large number of energy efficiency and sustainability practices into its cutting-edge design. The lab's first showcase building, the facility proudly displays technologies that can save energy, create jobs, and generate clean electricity and fuels from plentiful domestic, carbon-free sources.

Energy Efficiency Features

  • Trombe wall lights and heats the exhibit hall
  • Direct evaporative cooling system
  • LED lights with lighting control system
  • Energy management system monitors temperature, humidity and occupancy

Sustainability Features

  • Native and xeriscape vegetation
  • Composting and recycling bins

For more information, see the Education Center website.