Mr. Baechler is a Senior Program Manager in the Electricity Infrastructure and Buildings Division at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). He has been at PNNL since 1984 and currently manages PNNL’s support to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Building America Program and recently completed the Commercial Building Partnerships Program. Mr. Baechler works with DOE, national laboratories, and leading building scientists to conduct research and to capture program findings in effective tools to assist the building industry. He currently manages the Building America Solution Center (BASC.energy.gov). He presented at the 2015 IBS, was a panel co-leader at the 2012 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, and co-chaired that conference in 2008. He is on the Board of Directors of the Energy and Environmental Building Alliance.