National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Research Support Facilities (RSF)
US Department of Energy

Viracon supplied more than 35,000 square feet of triple paned VUE1-50 and VE1-40 glass. VUE-50 provides the perfect balance of light, comfort, solar performance and sustainability - all with the subtle transparent blue color, while VE-40 is a high-performance Low-E coating.


VE1-40 with V1086 Simulated Sandblast Silk-screen

The National Renewable Energy Lab was designed as a net-zero energy building which was also certified LEED® Platinum by the U.S. Green Building Council.

Glass Type: VUE1-50, VE1-2M, VE1-40
Glazing Contractor: J.R. Butler, Inc.
Products: Insulating
Triple Insulating

Product Application: Energy Control
Photographer: © Frank Ooms
Courtesy of Aaron Edwards, J.R. Butler Inc.

Architect: RNL Design
Building Application: Government
General Contractor: Haselden Construction
LEED Certification: LEED Platinum