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NREL Research Support Facilities Phase II

Situated on the Golden, Colorado campus of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the 220,000 sf Research Support Facility is a showcase office building demonstrating that highly efficient, large scale buildings can be both aesthetically pleasing and cost-competitive. The certified LEED-NC Platinum project is considered one of the most energy efficient buildings of its scale in the world and is on target to operate at a net-zero energy consumption annually.

Project Type



Golden, Colorado



Design Team

RNL Design/Stantec Architecture, Inc.; KL&A Structural Engineering

General Contractor

Haselden Construction

Project Cost

$64.2 Million

Steel Contract Value

$1.8 Million

KL&A Scope

210 tons Struct steel, 490 tons Joist/167,000sf Deck, Stairs

Services Provided

Structural Engineering; Steel Construction Management; Steel Detailing


Steel; Concrete - Mildly Reinforced

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