Picture of Karen Fenaughty.Karen Fenaughty
Assistant In
Buildings Research

(321) 638-1474


M.A., Business Administration
University of Alaska Anchorage

B.S., Management Information Systems
University of South Florida

Research Focus:

Karen Fenaughty joined the Buildings Research Division at the Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC) in 2009. Ms. Fenaughty performs research and analysis on high-performance housing, conducting energy use modeling, analyzing utility data, and providing technical assistance to industry partners. Through her presentations and papers, she seeks to educate industry partners and building owners on cost-effective energy efficiency measures for residential construction, primarily affordable housing. Karen is a certified RESNET® Class I Energy Rater. Before joining FSEC, she worked in energy and environmentally conscious residential real estate sales and prior to that, as a statistical programmer.