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National Renewable Energy Lab Science And Technology Facility / GoldenCO
Where is the first federal lab facility to achieve LEED Platinum status?
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory's Science and Technology Facility enhanced research capabilities to meet the U. S. Department of Energy's goal for advancing hydrogen, solar, and other promising clean energy technology research priorities. The U. S. Green Building Council designated the laboratory as one of the most energy-efficient and environmentally friendly places to work in the United States; the facility achieved LEED Platinum status, the first federal laboratory to receive this rating.

Facts And Figures

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Completed June 2006


71,000 square feet

Delivery Methods

General Contractor

The Team



Sustainability Award - American Institute of Architects (AIA) - Arizona Chapter, Architecture/Design, 2007

Silver Hard Hat Award - Mountain States Construction (McGraw Hill), Construction, 2006