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

2015

Price, Phillip N, Mary Ann Piette, Jessica Granderson, and John Elliott. "Automated Measurement and Verification of Transactive Energy Systems, Load Shape Analysis, and Consumer Engagement." GridWise® Architecture Council Transactive Energy Conference. Portland, Oregon, 2015. LBNL-1003931.
Ghatikar, Girish, Mary Ann Piette, and Ella Hae Yeon Sung. "Diffusion of Automated Grid Transactions Through Energy Efficiency Codes." ECEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency, 2015 2015. LBNL-6995E.

2014

Kiliccote, Sila, Steven Lanzisera, Anna Liao, Oren Schetrit, and Mary Ann Piette. "Fast DR: Controlling Small Loads over the Internet." ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Asilomar Conference Center, Pacific Grove, CA, 2014. LBNL-185726.
Piette, Mary Ann, Sila Kiliccote, and Girish Ghatikar. "Field Experience with and Potential for Multi-time Scale Grid Transactions from Responsive Commercial Buildings." ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Asilomar Convention Center, Pacific Grove, CA, 2014. LBNL-185827.

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