Mary Ann Piette

Scientific Division Director
(510) 486-6286

Mary Ann Piette is a Senior Scientist, Director of the Building Technology and Urban Systems Division and Senior Science Advisor to the Associate Lab Director of Energy Technologies Area at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. She oversees LBNL's building energy research activities with the US Department of Energy and over 25 other R&D sponsors. She is also the Director of the Demand Response Research Center. Mary Ann's work involves developing and evaluating new technology and building components, controls, operations, simulation, whole building and electric load shape analysis and behavior. She is also lead researcher at LBNL on the automated demand response technology. Mary Ann has authored over 90 peer reviewed publications related to energy efficiency and demand response and has worked at LBNL since 1983. She has a MS in Mechanical Engineering from UC Berkeley and a Licentiate in Building Services Engineering from the Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden.

Publications

2010

Dudley, Junqiao Han, Douglas R Black, Michael G Apte, Mary Ann Piette, and Pam M Berkeley. "Comparison of Demand Response Performance with an EnergyPlus Model in a Low Energy Campus Building." 2010 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Pacific Grove, CA, 2010. LBNL-3644E.
Kiliccote, Sila, Mary Ann Piette, Johanna L Mathieu, and Kristen Parrish. "Findings from Seven Years of Field Performance Data for Automated Demand Response in Commercial Buildings." 2010 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Pacific Grove, CA, 2010. LBNL-3643E.
Ghatikar, Girish, Johanna L Mathieu, Mary Ann Piette, and Sila Kiliccote. "Open Automated Demand Response Technologies for Dynamic Pricing and Smart Grid." Grid-Interop Conference 2010. Chicago, IL, 2010. LBNL-4028E.
Yin, Rongxin, Sila Kiliccote, Mary Ann Piette, and Kristen Parrish. "Scenario Analysis of Peak Demand Savings for Commercial Buildings with Thermal Mass in California." 2010 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Pacific Grove, CA, 2010. LBNL-3636E.

2009

Granderson, Jessica, Junqiao Han Dudley, Sila Kiliccote, and Mary Ann Piette. "Chilled Water Storage System and Demand Response at the University of California at Merced." 9th International Conference for Enhanced Building Operations, November 17-18, 2009. Austin, TX, 2009. LBNL-2753E.
Coughlin, Katie, Mary Ann Piette, Charles A Goldman, and Sila Kiliccote. "Statistical analysis of baseline load models for non-residential buildings." Energy and Buildings 41.4 (2009) 374-381. LBNL-4984E.

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