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Kristin Field-Macumber

Researcher III-Mechanical Engineering


Kristin joined NREL in January 2009. Her expertise is in collaborating with industry partners to identify feasible energy efficiency strategies and using EnergyPlus computer simulation to evaluate standard energy performance and improve design decisions concerning energy efficiency.

Prior to joining NREL, Kristin worked in consulting for Architectural Energy Corporation in Boulder, Colorado. At AEC, she analyzed a wide variety of commercial buildings types for sustainable design assistance work at each design phase of specific building projects.


M.S. Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering, Building Systems Program, University of Colorado at Boulder

B.S. Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Austin

B.A. Sociology/Spanish, Rice University