Integrated Building Assets

PNNL's unique integrated building assets include the Systems Engineering Building, Thermal Energy Storage System, Power Electronics Laboratory, two large batteries and electric vehicle chargers.

Systems Engineering Building

The Systems Engineering Building provides unique laboratory space and equipment to advance research in electricity markets, generation, transmission, distribution, and end use, including buildings-grid integration.

Building Operations Control Center

The Building Operations Control Center enables researchers and operations staff to connect to intelligent infrastructure from the smart grid, allowing access to extensive data from PNNL campus buildings, systems, and components.

Lab Homes

Energy-efficient homes are important for energy conservation and utility cost savings. PNNL, working with multiple sponsors, conducts experiments focused on reducing energy use and peak demand, using PNNL’s Lab Homes located on the PNNL cam

Lighting Metrology Laboratory

The nationally accredited Lighting Metrology Laboratory enables evaluation of advanced lighting systems. The facility provides accurate testing of non-standard lighting products for comparison and application evaluation.

Environmental Chambers

PNNL’s environmental chambers allow researchers to compare indoor and outdoor performance of building equipment to improve efficiency, standards, and more.