Billierae Engelman sits on the Building Energy Codes Program in the Building Technologies Office, within the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy at the US Department of Energy. She spends her time focused on the Department’s Building Performance Standards effort, including managing technical assistance offerings and coordinating federal resources with National Labs and support contractors. She joined DOE in 2021 as an ORISE Fellow with the Residential Buildings Integration team within the Building Technologies Office. Prior to DOE, she spent seven years in various energy efficiency-related roles with Action for Boston Community Development, Inc. in Massachusetts, including managing the Low Income Multifamily Energy Retrofits Program under the Commonwealth’s Mass Save utility energy efficiency program. She holds a Master’s degree in public policy from the Heller School at Brandeis University and a Bachelor’s degree in anthropology from the University of California, Santa Cruz.