High Performance Environments Lab (HiPE) at the University of Oregon develops tools to design and assess high-performance environments and the green building industry. Its Façade Integrated Technologies (FIT) facility provides experimental full-scale testing for envelope components, daylighting, natural ventilation, micro-energy generation, and occupant impact.
Oregon BEST supports a network of nine shared-user research facilities at Oregon State University, Portland State University, and the University of Oregon. These multi-million dollar labs offer our industry partners access to research tools, faculty expertise, and workforce development opportunities. The labs help Oregon businesses compete while helping universities grow research and educate graduates.
Areas of Interest
- Energy Efficiency
- Green Building