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

2006

Xu, Peng, Philip Haves, Mary Ann Piette, and Leah Zagreus. Demand Shifting With Thermal Mass in Large Commercial Buildings: Field Tests, Simulations and Audits. Berkeley: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2006. LBNL-58815.

2005

Kiliccote, Sila, and Mary Ann Piette. "Advanced Control Technologies and Strategies Linking Demand Response and Energy Efficiency." 5th International Conference on Enhanced Building Operations. Pittsburgh, PA, 2005. LBNL-58179.
Piette, Mary Ann, David S Watson, Naoya Motegi, and Norman Bourassa. "Automated Demand Response and Commissioning." National Conference on Building Commissioning. New York City, NY, 2005. LBNL-57384.

2004

Watson, David S, Mary Ann Piette, Osman Sezgen, and Naoya Motegi. "Machine to Machine (M2M) Technology in Demand Responsive Commercial Buildings." 2004 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Pacific Grove, CA, 2004. LBNL-55087.
Shockman, Christine, Mary Ann Piette, and Laurie ten Hope. "Market Transformation Lessons Learned from an Automated Demand Response Test in Summer and Fall of 2003." 2004 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Pacific Grove, CA, 2004. LBNL-55110.
Motegi, Naoya, Mary Ann Piette, David S Watson, and Osman Sezgen. "Measurement and Evaluation Techniques for Automated Demand Response Demonstration." 2004 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Pacific Grove, CA, 2004. LBNL-55086.

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