Program Director, GSA Proving Ground
Kevin M. Powell is the Director of Emerging Technologies for the General Services Administration’s Public Buildings Service (PBS), and program director for the GSA Proving Ground (GPG). Mr. Powell focuses on identifying innovative technologies, practices and process that optimize how PBS designs, delivers and operates Federal buildings. Kevin brings two decades of experience in design research and policy analysis. Kevin manages a portfolio of over twenty active test bed projects in the areas of next generation building envelope, energy management, HVAC, lighting and lighting control systems
Kevin has a longstanding commitment to improved real estate energy efficiency, deployment of next generation building technologies and smart growth policy. He received his Master’s degree in Architecture from the University of California at Berkeley. He has published numerous articles about acoustics, workplaces, next generation building strategies and urban design.