The High Performance Environments Lab (HiPE) is an Oregon BEST signature research laboratory with extensive expertise and testing facilities for fundamental, applied research, and design assistance services. HiPE lab develops tools and technologies for the design and assessment of High Performance Environments and the Green Building industry. The lab supports collaboration and the sharing of expertise and resources between the green building industry and academics and students within multiple departments at the University of Oregon and other Oregon University System campuses. The HiPE lab generates information for use in green building research and practices.