Holly Jamesen Carr is the director of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, DOE Building Technologies Office. She also manages the Better Buildings Alliance, a voluntary energy-efficiency partnership program for commercial building owners, managers and tenants.

Previous to her work at DOE, Ms. Carr managed dozens of public, private, and federal sustainability projects, assisting clients to implement environmentally preferable strategies for building design, construction, and occupancy.

She has a master of science degree in communication from the University of Washington, as well as degrees in French and education from Miami University. She is a LEED accredited professional and a DOE EERE Energy Rock Star.