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Scott Horowitz

Senior Research Engineer | 303-384-7560

Scott joined NREL in 2007 and manages the Residential Building Group's tools and analysis area, which includes work on whole building energy modeling, cost-based optimization, model accuracy/calibration, and technology assessments. He is the lead developer of BEopt, a residential building energy optimization tool used to provide support for the Building America program's teams and energy efficiency goals, and leads efforts to incorporate residential models and capabilities into DOE's EnergyPlus and OpenStudio platform.

Prior to joining NREL full time, Scott spent four years at NREL as a University of Colorado graduate student exploring enhancements to building optimization in terms of robustness and speed, and he was a member of the 1st place University of Colorado Solar Decathlon team.


M.S. Civil Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder

B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Rutgers University