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.
Mary Ann Piette
Scientific Division Director
"Automated Demand Response: The Missing Link in the Electricity Value Chain." 2008 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Pacific Grove, CA, 2008. LBNL-2736E. .
"Enhancing Price Response Programs through Auto-DR: California’s 2007 Implementation Experience." AESP 18th National Energy Services Conference & Exposition 2008. LBNL-212E. .
"Field Test Results of Automated Demand Response in a Large Office Building." 8th International Conference on EcoBalance. . Tokyo, Japan, 2008. LBNL-1131e. .
"Installation and Commissioning Automated Demand Response Systems." 16th National Conference on Building Commissioning. Newport Beach, CA, 2008. LBNL-187E. .
"Linking Continuous Energy Management and Open Automated Demand Response." Grid Interop Forum. Atlanta, GA, 2008. LBNL-1361E. .
"Scenarios for Consuming Standardized Automated Demand Response Signals." Grid Interop Forum. Atlanta, GA, 2008. LBNL-1362E. .
"Solutions for Summer Electric Power Shortages: Demand Response and Its Application in Air Conditioning and Refrigerating Systems." . Refrigeration, Air Conditioning, & Electric Power Machinery 29 (2008) 1-4. .