Mary Ann Piette

Scientific Division Director
(510) 486-6286

Mary Ann Piette is a Senior Scientist and the Director of the Building Technology and Urban Systems Division in the Energy Technologies Area at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. She oversees LBNL's building energy research activities with the U.S. Department of Energy, and she is also the Director of the Demand Response Research Center. Mary Ann's work involves developing and evaluating new technology and building components, windows, controls, operations, simulation, whole building and electric load shape analysis and behavior. Her Division also conducts research in data center energy efficiency, industrial energy efficiency, and federal energy management. Mary Ann has authored over 90 peer reviewed publications related to energy efficiency and demand response and has worked at LBNL since 1983.  She is a board member of the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy and of the OpenADR Alliance. Mary Ann has an MS in Mechanical Engineering from UC Berkeley and a Licentiate in Building Services Engineering from the Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden.

Publications

2007

2006

Kiliccote, Sila, Mary Ann Piette, David S Watson, and Glenn D Hughes. "Dynamic Controls for Energy Efficiency and Demand Response: Framework Concepts and a New Construction Case Study in New York." 2006 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Pacific Grove, CA, 2006. LBNL-60615.
Piette, Mary Ann, David S Watson, Naoya Motegi, Sila Kiliccote, and Eric Linkugel. "Participation through Automation: Fully Automated Critical Peak Pricing in Commercial Buildings." 2006 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Pacific Grove, CA, 2006. LBNL-60614.
Watson, David S, Sila Kiliccote, Naoya Motegi, and Mary Ann Piette. "Strategies for Demand Response in Commercial Buildings." 2006 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Pacific Grove, CA, 2006. LBNL-60616.
Piette, Mary Ann, David S Watson, Naoya Motegi, Sila Kiliccote, and Eric Linkugel. "Automated Demand Response Strategies and Commissioning Commercial Building Controls." 14th National Conference on Building Commissioning. San Francisco, CA, 2006. LBNL-61013.
Kiliccote, Sila, Mary Ann Piette, and David Hansen. "Advanced Controls and Communications for Demand Response and Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings." Second Carnegie Mellon Conference in Electric Power Systems: Monitoring, Sensing, Software and Its Valuation for the Changing Electric Power Industry. Pittsburgh, PA, 2006. LBNL-59337.

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