Security Procedures for Golden Laboratories and Administration Offices

Learn more about accessing the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's (NREL's) South Table Mountain campus and satellite office locations in Golden, Colorado.

South Table Mountain Campus

Upon arriving at NREL's South Table Mountain campus, visitors should drive up to the East or South Site Entrance Building window (left lane), and security staff will confirm they are on the expected visitor list. Visitors must show government-issued photo identification (i.e., driver's license, passport, or military ID). Visitors will receive a parking placard and directions of where to park, depending on where their host is meeting them.

Foreign nationals must check with their host prior to their visit to make sure that a Foreign National Data Card has been signed and approved.

Denver West Building 16

All visitors must be preregistered by a host. Visitors must be prepared to show government-issued photo identification and will be escorted by a host while in the NREL office space. A select group of NREL staff (designees) at Building 16 oversee the issuing of visitor badges during normal business hours, 6 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday–Friday.

After normal business hours, on weekends, and holidays, all visitors must be badged at the East Site Entrance of NREL's South Table Mountain campus.

All vendors must check in at the East Site Entrance Building and obtain a vendor badge.

Colorado Renewable Energy Economic Development 

CREED is located at Denver West Building 16. Visitors to the public area of CREED do not require prior check-in at the South Table Mountain campus or a host.

See a map of the South Table Mountain campus, Denver West Building 16, and CREED.