Sam Petty is an ORISE Science and Technology Policy Fellow with the Department of Energy in the Building Technologies Office (BTO). Sam has been supporting BTO for the past few years as a contractor and recently transitioned into the fellowship. He is supporting the Emerging Technologies’ Technology-to-Market, Opaque Envelope, and Windows Portfolios. Sam received his B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Colorado Denver in 2010. Prior to coming to BTO, he worked in the coal fired steam generation industry, mitigating mercury emissions, as well as on precast modular construction projects.