Sydney Applegate (They/She) is an ORISE Science Technology and Policy Fellow in the Building Technologies Office on the Commercial Buildings Integration team. Sydney supports the Efficient and Healthy Schools Program and the Building Energy Data and Tools Portfolio. They is also assisting Andrea Falken at the U.S. Department of Education to support the Green Ribbon Schools Program. Sydney previously worked at ICF where they lead the data analytics team for DOE’s Better Buildings and Better Climate Initiatives. They also supported EPA’s ENERGY STAR commercial building program. Sydney also have a background in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Virginia. They live in Colorado and work out of the Golden Field Office at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) campus.