Presentations, Instruction, Webinars (Selected), Publications

Chris Calwell

Dave Houghton

Chris Calwell


RELEVANT PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS

  • Blueprint for a Better Battery, ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, with Dave Houghton, August 2020.
  • The Promise and Pitfalls of Residential Batteries and Vehicle to Grid Load Shifting Strategies, presentation to Arizona Public Service, June 2020.
  • An Introduction to Residential Energy Storage Systems, presented on behalf of Sonoma Clean Power, April 2020.
  • Getting to 100% Clean Energy, community presentations in Durango, CO, November 2019 and April 2020.
  • Residential Battery Systems: Learnings from Down Under and Our Research for ENERGY STAR, material presented at day-long PG&E continuing education course for interested builders, architects, and solar installers, San Francisco, May 2019, October 2019, and April 2020.
  • Draft ENERGY STAR Market & Industry Scoping Report: Home Battery Systems, prepared for ICF Consulting on behalf of EPA ENERGY STAR, with Dave Houghton, April 2019.
  • Residential Battery Systems: The Business Proposition for CSIRO, presented at conclusion of Fulbright Specialist term at CSIRO, Newcastle, Australia, March 21, 2019.
  • Challenges and Choices in an Era of Cheap, Abundant Renewables, Durango community presentation, April 2, 2018; and Colorado Communities Symposium presentation, Denver, January 31, 2018.
  • Home Battery Storage Systems — A Look into the Market, Their Energy Efficiency and Performance, with Dave Houghton, NRDC, November 2017.
  • Welcome to the EE/PV/ES/EV/DR Confluence: Navigating Choppy Waters Ahead, keynote address to the Rocky Mountain Utility Efficiency Exchange, Aspen, CO, September 27, 2017.
  • Key Considerations When Revising the IEC Television Test Clip, NRDC, July 2017.
  • The Secret Costs of Manufacturers Exploiting Loopholes in the Government’s TV Energy Test: $1.2 Billion for Consumers and Millions of Tons of Pollution, NRDC, with Noah Horowitz and Gregg Hardy, September 2016.
  • The Big Picture: Ultra High-Definition Televisions Could Add $1 Billion to Viewers’ Annual Electric Bills, NRDC, with Noah Horowitz and Gregg Hardy, November 2015.
  • New Approaches to Energy Efficiency: Our Best Hope for Stabilizing the Climate and Improving Competitiveness, keynote presentation at Portuguese Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (PCEEE) conference, Lisbon, Portugal, June 20, 2014.
  • Zero Net Energy Homes – Occupant Factors: Lighting, Appliance and Plug Load Topics and Energy Monitoring and Home Automation, full-day ZNE training sessions taught on behalf of PG&E, SCE, and SMUD, 2011-2014.
  • LEDs: Ready for Liftoff?, AESP webinar, March 2014.
  • Are Test Procedures Passing the Test? Ensuring That Measured Results Are Representative of Energy Use in the Field, Energy Efficient Domestic Appliances and Lighting (EEDAL) Conference, Coimbra, Portugal, September 2013.
  • Analysis of Potential Energy Savings from Heat Pump Clothes Dryers in North America, CLASP report prepared for the Super Efficient Dryer Initiative, with Dave Denkenberger, Nathan Beck, Brandan Trimboli and Debbie Driscol, March 2013.
  • Evaluation of Best-in-Class LED Reflector Lamps, IEE White Paper prepared for the Edison Foundation, with Kevin Simonson, Luke Mason, Laura Moorefield and Erica Lighthiser, January 2013.
  • Results from CLASP-Funded Energy Efficiency Testing of European Heat Pump and US Conventional Clothes Dryers, May 31, 2012.
  • Residential Clothes Dryers: A Closer Look at Energy Efficiency Test Procedures and Savings Opportunities, prepared for the Natural Resources Defense Council, with Dave Denkenberger, Serena Mau and Eric Wanless, November 2011.
  • Next Generation Lighting Programs: Opportunities to Advance Efficient Lighting for a Cleaner Environment, US Environmental Protection Agency report commissioned by ENERGY STAR, with Luke Mason, Laura Moorefield, and Kevin Simonson, November 2011.
  • Evaluating the Potential of Halogen Technologies: European EcoDesign and Labelling Requirements for Directional Lamps, prepared for eceee, with Luke Mason and Laura Moorefield, March 7, 2011.
  • Assessment of Options for Improving Energy Efficiency Test Procedures for Displays, research funded by US EPA ENERGY STAR, NRCan and NYSERDA, August 11, 2010.
  • Is Efficient Sufficient? (no) The Case for Shifting Our Emphasis in Energy Specifications to Progressive Efficiency and Sufficiency, eceee workshop, Brussels, May 18, 2010.
  • Appliances for Presidents: Brief Thoughts on Appliance Energy Use and Policy Opportunities to Reduce It, presentation at UC Davis Rosenfeld Symposium, March 9, 2010.
  • Residential Clothes Dryers: An Investigation of Energy Efficiency Test Procedures and Savings Opportunities, with Paul Bendt and Craig Billingsley, prepared for NRDC, November 6, 2009.
  • “Radical Redesign Nears for Battery Chargers,” Power Electronics Technology, April 2007, pp. 20 – 25 (with Suzanne Foster Porter).
  • Building a Better Bulb: Technologies, Policies, and Programs Behind the Battle to Increase the Efficiency of General Service Incandescent Light Bulbs, in the proceedings of the ACEEE 2006 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Asilomar, CA (with Peter May-Ostendorp and Gary Fernstrom).
  • Battery Charger and Internal Power Supplies Standards Recommendations, for the California Energy Commission Public Interest Energy Research Program, July 2006 (with Suzanne Foster Porter).

OTHER PRESENTATIONS

  • A Climate-Stabilizing Electricity Grid: How Do We Get There from Here? guest lecture, Stanford University, April 17, 2017.
  • Big Changes Afoot: What Will the Utility Business Look Like in 20 Years?, Green Business Roundtable presentation, Durango, CO, December 10, 2014.
  • New Directions for Energy Policy in a Climate-Constrained Era, presentation to ACEEE, October 2010.
  • Scaling Power Use to Functionality: Design Strategies and Opportunities for Energy Savings, APEC Standby Conference, Tokyo, October 19, 2010.
  • Lighting Portfolio Planning for Efficiency Programs: Advanced Session, ENERGY STAR partner meeting, Denver, October 4-5, 2010.
  • Bending the Curve Downward: What Will It Take to Sharply Reduce Residential Greenhouse Gas Emissions?, CCSE Clean Energy Conference, San Diego, September 16, 2010.
  • Prospects for Residential Lighting Programs in Light of Federal Lamp Standards, presentation to annual SWEEP conference, November 10, 2009.
  • Reexamining the Role of CFLs in Meeting Savings Targets, presentation at ACEEE Energy Efficiency as a Resource conference, September 29, 2009.
  • Replacement Technologies for GLS: What Can We Expect from Future Incandescents, CFLs and LEDs?, A Beacon to the Future: India’s Path Toward Low Carbon Lighting, Delhi, India, April 1, 2009.
  • New Approaches to Reducing Absolute Energy Consumption: Sufficiency, Progressive Efficiency and TopTen, ACEEE Market Transformation Symposium, Washington DC, March 30, 2009 and eceee Summer Study, Nice, France, June 4, 2009.
  • Understanding Plug Loads and the Opportunity for Energy Savings, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association annual meeting, New Orleans, February 12, 2009.
  • Consumer Electronics: Global Harmonization Opportunities for Energy Savings, Global Product Efficiency 2008, Brussels, Belgium, October 31, 2008.
  • Climate Changes Everything: New Approaches to Efficiency in the Northwest, Presented to the Northwest Energy Efficiency Task Force, Portland, OR, August 1, 2008.
  • Thinking Strategically About Residential Plug Loads: New Approaches to Maximizing Energy Savings, Presented to the stakeholders developing the residential section of the California Long-term Energy Efficiency Strategic Plan. Sacramento, CA, December 11, 2007. (Special note: the strategy presented was adopted; see Section 2, page 9: http://www.californiaenergyefficiency.com/docs/CA_longterm_EE_Strategic%20Plan.pdf.)

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

  • An Energy Efficiency Philosophy for Electronic Products, July 5, 2012.
  • Northeast Regional Residential Lighting Strategy, commissioned by NEEP, with Energy Futures Group, D&R International, and Optimal Energy, November 2011.
  • Power Scaling in Proportion to Data Processing. Prepared by Ecos for the Australian Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, as part of the Asia-Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate. June 2011.
  • Cutting Edge Feasibility. Prepared by Ecos for the Australian Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, as part of the Asia-Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate. June 2011.
  • Implementing Progressive Efficiency Specifications: Considerations for ENERGY STAR, with Alyssa Go, October 31, 2010.
  • Is Efficient Sufficient? The Case for Shifting Our Emphasis in Energy Specifications to Progressive Efficiency and Sufficiency, prepared for eceee and US EPA ENERGY STAR, March 22, 2010.
  • Assessment of Options for Improving Energy Efficiency Test Procedures for Displays, prepared for ENERGY STAR, Natural Resources Canada and NYSERDA, March 17, 2010.
  • “Defining a Standard Metric for Electricity Savings,” Environmental Research Letters, with Jonathan Koomey and numerous co-authors. March 9, 2010.
  • NRDC Comments to the FTC on Lamp Labeling Study, with Noah Horowitz and Laura Moorefield, March 23, 2009.
  • B-class Halogens and Beyond: Design Approaches to Complying with the Proposed EU Eco-Design Domestic Lighting Requirements, a technical and economic analysis of the draft Eco-design requirements proposed for general service lighting, prepared for the European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (eceee) with financial support from the European Climate Foundation and Defra’s Market Transformation Programme (UK), December 11, 2008, with Laura Moorefield and Craig Billingsley.
  • Efficiency in a Climate-Constrained World: Are we Aiming High Enough? In the proceedings of the 2008 ACEEE Summer Study. Asilomar, CA. August 20, 2008.
  • Energy and Economic Alternatives to the Desert Rock Energy Project: Comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement, prepared for Diné CARE, January 2008 (with Paul Sheldon and Riley Neugebauer).
  • Editorial: “Arthurian Legend Meets Climate Constraints,” Home Energy, July/August 2006.
  • Lean, Green and Solid State: Measuring and Enhancing Computer Efficiency, in the proceedings of the ACEEE 2006 Summer Study Conference on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Asilomar, CA (with Kim Herb and Peter May-Ostendorp, Ecos Consulting; and Rebecca Duff, ICF Consulting).
  • In Search of Synergy: The role of benchmarking in measuring and enhancing computer efficiency, proceedings of the 2006 IEEE International Symposium on Electronics and the Environment, San Francisco, CA, May 2006 (with Peter May-Ostendorp, Kim Herb, and Arthur Howard).
  • Synergies in Swimming Pool Efficiency: How Much Can Be Saved? Draft submitted to the Natural Resources Defense Council, February 13, 2006 (with Jeremy Rivera and Laura Moorefield).
  • Summary Report on Power Supply Efficiency Dependence on Voltage and Power Output, for the California Energy Commission Public Interest Energy Research Program, January 2006 (with Peter May-Ostendorp).
  • Compact Fluorescent Lighting in America: Lessons Learned on the Way to Market, PNNL-15730 report prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract DE-AC05-76RL01830, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA, 2006 (with L.J. Sandahl, T.L. Gilbride, M.R. Ledbetter, and H.E. Stewart).
  • Residential Heat Pump Water Heaters: Energy Efficiency Potential and Industry Status, prepared for the Natural Resources Defense Council, November 2005 (with Jan Harris and Chris Neme).
  • Proposed Energy Efficiency Specifications for General Service Incandescent Lamps, CASE Report for PG&E’s PY2005: Title 20 Standards Development. July 13, 2005.
  • 80 PLUS: A Strategy for Reducing the Inherent Environmental Impacts of Computers, for 2005 IEEE International Symposium on Electronics and the Environment, May 2005 (with Peter Ostendorp).
  • Televisions: Active Mode Energy Use, New Horizons for Energy Efficiency, report prepared for the Natural Resources Defense Council, March 2005 (with Suzanne Foster and Peter Ostendorp).
  • Ac-Dc Server Power Supplies: Making the Leap to Higher Efficiency, Applied Power Electronics Conference 2005 (with Arshad Mansoor, EPRI Solutions).
  • Designing Ac-Dc Power Supplies for Improved Energy Efficiency: A Technical Primer, prepared for the California Energy Commission with Public Interest Energy Research Funds. December 2004 (with Suzanne Foster; Arshad Mansoor, EPRI Solutions and Tom Geist, EPRI Solutions).
  • Policy Recommendations for Improving Energy-Efficiency Labeling in the United States, report prepared for the National Commission on Energy Policy, October 22, 2004 (with Catherine Hardy and My Ton).
  • Forging Ahead with Desktop PC Power Supply Efficiency Improvements, presentation at the Intel Technology Symposium, September 8, 2004 (with Suzanne Foster, Ecos Consulting; David Hiller, Lilly Huang and David Perchlik, Intel Corporation; and Craig Hershberg, U.S. EPA).
  • If We’re Only Snoozing, We’re Losing: Opportunities to Save Energy by Improving the Active Mode Efficiency of Consumer Electronics. ACEEE 2004 Summer Study Conference Proceedings on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. (with Suzanne Foster and Noah Horowitz).
  • Analysis of Standards Options For Single-Voltage External Ac to Dc Power Supplies. CASE Report for PY2004: Title 20 Standards Development, May 3, 2004.
  • “Charge! A New Battle Cry for Energy Efficiency,” Home Energy, vol. 21, no. 2, March/April 2004, pp. 18-22 (with Suzanne Foster).
  • Dealer Incentives for Fuel Efficiency: Are They a Cost Effective Way to Save Gasoline? for the National Commission on Energy Policy, March 4, 2004 (with Catherine Hardy, Debbie Gordon and My Ton).
  • Power Supply Efficiency: What Have We Learned? for the California Energy Commission’s Public Interest Research Group (PIER) program, February 2004, (with Suzanne Foster, Vicki Fulbright and Wendy Ghiasinejad).
  • Test Protocol for Measuring the Energy Efficiency of Battery Charging Appliances, prepared with Public Interest Energy Research and Title 20 funds from the state of California, and available at http://www.efficientpowersupplies.org/methods.asp, October 2003, (with Suzanne Foster, Andrew McAllister, and Arshad Mansoor).
  • Laptops: How Much Do They Use and How Much Can We Save? prepared for the Natural Resources Defense Council, September, 2003, (with Suzanne Foster).
  • Battery Chargers and Energy Efficiency, Summary of Findings and Recommendations, prepared for the Natural Resources Defense Council, October, 2003 (with Suzanne Foster, Travis Reeder, and Riley Neugebauer).
  • LED Lighting Technologies and Potential for Near-Term Applications, prepared for the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, June 2003 (with My Ton, Kate Conway, and Suzanne Foster).
  • Mercury in Fluorescent Lamps: Environmental Consequences and Policy Implications for NRDC, final report submitted to Natural Resources Defense Council, May 31, 2003, (with Carolyn Dunmire, Andria Jacob, My Ton, Travis Reeder, and Vicki Fulbright).
  • Low Rolling Resistance Tires, for Green Seal’s Choose Green Report, March 2003, (with My Ton and Travis Reeder).
  • California State Fuel-Efficient Tire Report: Volume II, for the California Energy Commission, January 2003, (My Ton, Deborah Gordon, Marissa Olson, Travis Reeder, and Suzanne Foster).
  • Sorry, Wrong Number: The Use and Misuse of Numerical Facts in Analysis and Media Reporting of Energy Issues, Annual Review of Energy & the Environment, 27:119 – 158, 2002, (with Jonathan Koomey, Skip Laitner, Jane Thornton, Richard E. Brown, Joseph H. Eto, Carrie Webber, and Cathy Cullicott).
  • 2001: A CFL Odyssey. What Went Right? Paper presented at the 2002 ACEEE Summer Study, Asilomar, CA, (with John Zugel, Ecos Consulting, Peter Banwell and Wendy Reed, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency).
  • Power Supplies: A Hidden Opportunity for Energy Savings, for the Natural Resources Defense Council, May 2002, (with Travis Reeder).
  • Out with the Old, In with the New: Why Refrigerator and Room Air Conditioner Programs Should Target Replacement to Maximize Energy Savings, for the Natural Resources Defense Council, November 2001, (with Travis Reeder).
  • Oil from the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: Too Little, Too Late, for the Natural Resources Defense Council, February 2001, (with Cathy Cullicott).
  • “Ceiling Fans: Fulfilling the Energy Efficiency Promise,” Home Energy, January/February 2001, (with Noah Horowitz).
  • Compact Fluorescent Torchieres: A Case Study in Market Transformation, for the 2nd International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Household Appliances and Lighting, September 2000.
  • Residential Ceiling Fans: A Look at Their Energy Use and Opportunities for Energy Savings, for the Natural Resources Defense Council, August 8, 2000, (with Noah Horowitz).
  • Lighting the Way to Energy Savings: How Can We Transform Residential Lighting Markets? for the Natural Resources Defense Council, December 7, 1999, (with Chris Granda, Lois Gordon and My Ton).
  • Halogen Torchiere Market Transformation: A Look at Progress to Date and Future Strategies, for the Natural Resources Defense Council, September 10, 1999, (with Chris Granda).
  • Halogen Torchieres: A Look at Market Transformation in Progress, paper presented at Right Light IV, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 1997, (with Evan Mills, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory).
  • “Halogen Uplights and Hot Ceilings.“ International Association for Energy-Efficient Lighting Newsletter, vol. 5, no. 16, 4/96, December, 1996, pp. 1, 3, 10-11, (with Evan Mills, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory).
  • Halogen Torchieres: Cold Facts and Hot Ceilings, Tech Update TU-96-10, E Source, September 1996.
  • Energy-Efficient Residential Luminaries: Technologies and Strategies for Market Transformation, submitted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under Grant # CX824685 to the Natural Resources Defense Council, May 13, 1996, (with Chris Granda, Charlie Stephens and My Ton).
  • LED Traffic Lights: Test Results Give Green Light for Additional Installations, Tech Update, E Source, November 1995.
  • “The Halogen Torchiere: Starting Over with America’s Most Popular Light Fixture,” Natural Resources Defense Council internal memorandum, January 30, 1995.
  • Beyond Gridlock: Linking Automakers’ Profits to Energy Efficiency, NRDC book manuscript, unpublished, 1994.
  • What’s the Charge? Estimating the Emissions Benefits of Electric Vehicles in Southern California, NRDC/EDF joint report, 1994, (with Francis Chapman and Diane Fisher).
  • No More Tailpipes: The Role of Electric Vehicles in Clearing California’s Air, NRDC policy analysis synthesized from “What’s the Charge?” 1994.
  • California Energy and Global Warming in California’s Threatened Environment, Planning and Conservation League Foundation, 1993, Island Press (edited by Tim Palmer).
  • Introduction, The Next Step: 50 More Things You Can Do to Save the Earth, 1991, Earthworks Press.
  • Clearing the Air: The Dollars and Sense of Proposition 128’s Atmospheric Protection Provisions, NRDC Special Report, September, 1990, (with Allen Edwards, Cliff Gladstein, and Lily Lee).
  • 30 Simple Energy Things You Can Do to Save the Earth, 1990, Earthworks Press (with John Javna and Seth Zuckerman).
  • “Link Between Emissions, Fuel Economy,” Forum for Applied Research and Public Policy, spring 1990, pp. 13-18.
  • Introduction, 50 Simple Things You Can Do to Save the Earth, 1989, Earthworks Press.
  • The Decline of Conservation at California Utilities: Causes, Costs, and Remedies, July 1989, NRDC Special Report, (with Ralph Cavanagh).
  • “Toward a National Energy Policy,” World Policy Journal, spring 1989, pp. 239-264, (with Ralph Cavanagh, David Goldstein, and Robert Watson).
  • The Near-Term Potential for Simultaneous Improvements in the Fuel Efficiency and Emissions of U.S. Automobiles. Master’s Thesis. Energy & Resources Group: University of California, Berkeley, May 18, 1989.

Dave Houghton


Publications and Reports

  • Blueprint for a Better Battery — Residential Energy Storage Opportunities and Realities, for American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings (Aug 2020)
  • Home Battery Storage Systems — A Look into the Market, Their Energy Efficiency and Performance, for Natural Resources Defense Council (Nov 2017)
  • ENERGY STAR Scoping Report: Electric Grid Efficiency, Report for U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (Apr 2016)
  • ENERGY STAR Scoping Report: Home Battery Systems, Report for U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (Apr 2016)
  • Clothing Wear and Tear of Heat Pump Versus Electric Resistance Clothes Dryers, for Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (Mar 2016)
  • Comprehensive Energy Audit Report, for San Luis Coastal Unified School District (Aug 2015)
  • From the Gas Station to the Garage: What Co-ops Need to Know about Residential Plug-in Electric Vehicle Charging, report for the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (Oct 2014)
  • Technical Evaluation of Thermal Energy Storage Systems, internal report for Ice Energy (Sep 2014)
  • Regulatory Evaluation of Thermal Energy Storage Systems, internal report for Ice Energy (Nov 2014)
  • Commercial Demand Response—Basics and Beyond, report for the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (May 2014)
  • Energy Savings Opportunity of Highly Insulating Windows in New California Homes, report for Natural Resources Defense Council (Feb 2014)
  • Advanced Meter Interval Data: Now You Have it, So What Should You Do With It?, report for the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (Feb 2013)
  • Strategic Basis for Achieving Zero Net Energy Facilities that are Cost-Effective and Interoperable with Smart Distribution System Operations, Ecova report for San Diego Gas & Electric Company (Dec 2011)
  • Radiant Night-Sky Heat Rejection and Radiant Cooling Distribution for a Small Commercial Building, Proceedings of the Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, (2006)
  • Frankfurt Lighting Expo Report, Architectural Lighting (April 2002)
  • Induction Lighting, Architectural Lighting (Jan 2002)
  • Digital Lighting Controls, Architectural Lighting (Oct 2001)
  • Fiber Optic Lighting Status Report, Architectural Lighting (Nov 2000)
  • Building Comfort with Less HVAC, Architectural Record (December 1998)
  • Building Commissioning, Architectural Record (May 1998)
  • A New Page in Lighting Control, Architectural Lighting (Apr-May 1998)
  • Learning from Lighting Failures, E source (November 1997)
  • The Ultrawatt Lighting Controller, E source (May 1997)
  • Operating and Maintaining Rooftop Air Conditioners, ASHRAE Journal (December 1997)
  • Operating and Maintaining Rooftop Air Conditioners, E source (December 1996)
  • Space Heating Technology Atlas, E source, with Gerald Cler, et. al. (August 1996)
  • Refrigerated Vending Machines: Overlooked Devices Hold Opportunities for Efficiency, New Services, E source (May 1996)
  • Know Your Flow: A Market Survey of Liquid Flow Meters, E source (March 1996)
  • The Columbine Building: Efficient Office Provides a Reality Check, E source (November 1995)
  • Demand-Controlled Ventilation: Teaching Buildings to Breathe, E source (September 1995)
  • Turning Air Conditioning on its Head: Underfloor Air Distribution Offers Flexibility, Comfort, and Efficiency, E source (August 1995)
  • Space Cooling and Air Handling Technology Atlas, E source (June 1995) w/ M. Shepard et. al.
  • The Ice Bear: Thermal Storage for Rooftop Air Conditioners, E source (February 1995)
  • Sulfur Lighting: New Technology Challenges HID Sources, E source (1994)
  • Lighting Technology Atlas, E source, with Lindsay Audin et. al. (1994)
  • Projected and Measured Results from an Energy-Efficient Small Commercial Office Building, Proceedings of the Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (1994)
  • LED Traffic Lights: New Technology Signals Major Energy Savings, E source, with Chris Calwell (1994)
  • Off-Peak Water Heating: Innovative Approaches, E source, with Karen George (1993)
  • Rooftop Air Conditioners: A Buyer’s Guide, E source (1992)
  • Eliminating CFCS Without Regrets, Home Energy (Jan/Feb 1993)
  • Electronic Ballasts: Developments in the US Market, E source (1992)
  • The State of the Art: Space Cooling and Air Handling, E source, with Robert Bishop et. al. (1992)
  • Saving Commercial HVAC Energy by the Ton, Proceedings of the Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (1992)
  • ANWR: Forget the Caribou, Let’s Talk Dollars and Sense, Trilogy, Jan/Feb 1992
  • There’s More Than One Way to Save Gas, Letter to the New York Times, March 31, 1991, with Hunter Lovins
  • Refrigerator Insulations for the 21 Century, Public Power Magazine, V 48 #6, Nov/Dec 1990
  • Assembling a New National Energy Policy, Building Economic Alternatives, with Rick Heede, Winter 1990

Presentations, Instruction, Webinars (selected)

  • Zero Net Energy for Commericial Buildings, presentation to local design/build community as part of the ZNE Series, San Luis Obispo (March 13, 2018)
  • Home Battery Storage Systems — A Look into the Market, Their Energy Efficiency and Performance, webinar presentation for Natural Resources Defense Council (Nov 2017)
  • ACEEE Summer Study in One Hour, presentation to the local chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers, San Luis Obispo CA (November 10, 2018)
  • Proposition 39 Program Summary, presentation to the Board of the San Luis Coastal Unified School District (October 18, 2016)