Dr. Payne is the head of the Buildings and Industrial Applications (BIA) Department, which conducts research on the effective deployment of sustainable technologies and practices in the commercial and industrial sectors. Dr. Payne also leads the Sustainable Federal Operations group within BIA, which provides policy and technical support to headquarters staff in several DOE offices.
Dr. Payne’s specific research interests are in organizational change related to sustainability. He is part of a multi-Lab team using empirical evidence to identify effective implementation strategies. Dr. Payne also leads a research team in support of the Federal Energy Management Program's Energy Efficient Product Procurement program. The federal government is the largest volume buyer of energy-consuming products in the world. By procuring energy-efficient products, federal buyers can reduce energy consumption and achieve cost savings. The aggregate effect of these purchasing decisions is enormous.
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