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Senior Research Engineer
Buildings Research Division
Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC)
1679 Clearlake Road, Cocoa, FL 32922

Ph. 321-638-1435 / Fax. 321-638-1439

Mr. Colon is a Senior Research Engineer at the Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC). He holds a BS degree in Electronic Engineering Technology (B.S.E.E.T.) from the Interamerican University, P.R. During the last sixteen years working at FSEC, he has performed as principal investigator conducting research for the State Energy Office - Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) in Florida, Department of Energy (DOE), New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and Florida Power and Light (FPL). In Lakeland, Florida, Mr. Colon was responsible for developing the first utility-owned solar water heating system program with Lakeland Electric. During July 2002, the program reached a Stellar Project status under the U.S. Department of Energy - Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Mr. Colon has also investigated roof integrated solar absorbers under a grant sponsored by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the Energy Efficiency Office at DOE. The concept has proven to be part of the Energy Supply Systems Integration (ESSI) for high performance homes. He is currently a member Building America Industrialized Housing Partnership (BAIHP) team, where he conducts research and performs energy simulations for residential buildings.