Welcome to the Energy Studies in Buildings Laboratory (ESBL)

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At the Energy Studies in Buildings Laboratory, we:

Research how buildings, related transportation and land use systems, climate, and human behavior determine energy and resource use.

Develop new materials, components, assemblies, whole buildings, and communities with improved performance.

Consult and develop design tools to enable professionals to design more efficient buildings and communities.

Educate professionals and students so they develop the knowledge and skills necessary for improving building energy performance.

Collaborate with academia, including our partner organizations BioBE and IHBE, government agencies, utilities, product developers, and the profession.

Provide tools through our Store.