Dane joined NREL in 2008 with a background in equipment testing and integration. He manages the Residential Building Group's laboratory work and coordinates research on advanced HVAC systems. This work addresses technology gaps for healthy, durable, and energy-efficient homes and provides data to improve high-performance building simulation. Dane supports technical efforts for the Building America Program and conducts finite element modeling for building energy simulation.
Prior to joining NREL, Dane worked at Atec, Inc. designing test and support equipment for turboshaft engines.
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of California-Berkeley
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Rice University