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Nancy Carlisle

Director, Integrated Applications Center
National Renewable Energy Laboratory

This speaker was a visiting speaker who delivered a talk or talks on the date(s) shown at the links below. This speaker is not otherwise associated with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, unless specifically identified as a Berkeley Lab staff member.


Nancy Carlisle manages a 65-person staff ($20million+ budget) supporting three Department of Energy Programs and several non-DOE clients with a mission to provide expertise in energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies to assist customers (who include Federal agencies, states, occasionally private Nancy Carlisle manages a 65-person staff ($20million+ budget) supporting three Department of Energy Programs and several non-DOE clients with a mission to provide expertise in energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies to assist customers (who include Federal agencies, states, occasionally private sector) to implement sustainable energy solutions and accelerate energy efficiency and renewable energy market adoption. Services offered includes strategic planning, long term planning, engineering and assessments (through field work and the use of numerous software tools) as well as assistance with issues that involve project implementation and financing. Nancy serves as the NREL lead for space programming, LEED and voting member on the project oversight team for NREL’s research support facility (a building designed in two phases as “net-zero” energy use, with 1,350 occupants and a construction budget of approx. $120M. She also manages $500K in “strategic” funds to develop new tools to aid communities in assessing opportunities for the use of EERE technologies. Over 30 years of experience leading projects in the fields of sustainable building design, energy efficiency and renewable energy, and supporting the design and build out of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s (NREL) campus including leading NREL’s first sustainable campus master plan, leading the programming for NREL’s “net-zero” office building, and leading the Platinum LEED certification for NREL’s Science and Technology Facility. M. Arch degree in Architecture, University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado M.S. degree in Urban Planning, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ B.S. degree in Economics, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO