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Mission Statement

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The Natural Energies Advanced Technologies (NEAT) Laboratory is a research unit of the School of Architecture pursuing environmentally and culturally responsible design through the use of appropriate technologies.
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The NEAT Lab promotes research that integrates natural phenomena and local resources and traditions into the design and operation of buildings; education in the basic interrelationships that exist among humans, buildings, and the environment; and outreach through actual projects that enhance the quality of life by way of using appropriate technologies.

 

Goals

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.To function as a center of excellence for the research, development, and demonstration of appropriate technologies.

To promote widespread use of appropriate illumination, heating, cooling, power generation, waste management, and water treatment technologies for buildings.

To develop technologies that could be marketable in the shortest possible time to meet the highest customer and environmental requirements in terms of quality, price, operation ease, embodied energy, and life cycle.

To provide comprehensive solutions through research, outreach projects, and consultancy services.

To foster partnerships with national and international research centers, laboratories, institutes, and industrial organizations, engaged in the advancement of environmentally and culturally responsible design through the use of appropriate technologies.

 

 

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CONTACT US:

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The NEAT Laboratory

School of Architecture

Paul B. Sogg Architecture Building

4505 Maryland Parkway, Box 454018

Las Vegas, NV 89154-4018

 

Phone: (702) 895-2767

Fax: (702) 895-1119

E-mail: neatlab.unlv@gmail.com