Jes Brossman

Jes Brossman

Researcher II-Mechanical Engineering

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Jes joined the Residential Buildings Research Group at NREL in 2022 after interning with the Workforce Development and the Integrated Applications Center since 2020. Currently, she’s working to develop the future buildings workforce through the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon® and helping communities pursue their decarbonization goals.

Before joining NREL, Jes was a master’s student at the University of Colorado Boulder. Her research was focused on a microgrid for a rural Colorado town.

Research Interests

Leveraging buildings to enable the energy system of the future

Designing materials for community decarbonization

Inspiring the next generation of building scientists


M.S. Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder

B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Alabama

Featured Work

Residential Energy Efficiency Design Guide for Tribal Lands, NREL Technical Report (2022)

Sustainability of the U.S. Manufacturing Sector: Use of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, NREL Technical Report (2021)