Forrest Meggers

High performance building systems
Associate Professor of Architecture and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment. Co-Director, Program in Architecture and Engineering. Robert K. Root University Preceptor.
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Forrest Meggers is an associate professor of architecture and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment at Princeton University. His fields of knowledge include building systems design and integration; sustainable systems; renewable energy; radiant systems, desiccants, exergy analysis; geothermal energy; seasonal energy storage; building materials; thermodynamics and heat transfer; and heat pumps. Meggers founded and directs CHAOS (Cooling and Heating for Architecturally Optimized Systems) Lab, where he and his research team investigate alternative thermal paradigms to engage architecture and maximize performance. Meggers has several patents and founded the spinoff Hearth Labs to develop his SMART sensor technology to improve thermostats.