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Eleanor Lee

Windows and Envelope Materials Group
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
1 Cyclotron Road MS 90R3111
Berkeley CA 94720
Office Location: 90-3148D
(510) 486-4997

Eleanor Lee is a Staff Scientist and licensed architect in the Building Technology and Urban Systems Department. She has worked at LBNL for 18 years conducting research to improve commercial building energy-efficiency using state-of-the-art intelligent façade and daylighting technologies integrated with lighting controls and HVAC systems. Investigative methods include simulations, laboratory and field tests, and monitored demonstrations to engineer and quantify the energy efficiency potential and human factor impacts of emerging technologies and to accelerate their adoption into the marketplace. Lee has received two Architecture/ Progressive Architecture Awards for Architectural Research and has published over 50 publications including two books on high-performance window and daylighting systems for commercial buildings. Prior to working at LBNL, she evaluated pedestrian level winds and the natural ventilation potential of buildings with a boundary layer wind tunnel at UC Berkeley. She has practiced at several small and large San Francisco Bay Area architectural firms. She holds a BA and Masters degree in Architecture at the University of California at Berkeley.

This publications database is an ongoing project, and not all Division publications are represented here yet.

Publications

2004

Lee, Eleanor S., Stephen E. Selkowitz, Glenn D. Hughes, and David A. Thurm. "Market Transformation Opportunities for Emerging Dynamic Facade and Dimmable Lighting Control Systems." In 2004 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Pacific Grove, CA, 2004. Download: PDF (394.65 KB)

2003

Selkowitz, Stephen E., Øyvind Aschehoug, and Eleanor S. Lee. "Advanced Interactive Façades — Critical Elements for Future Green Buildings?" In GreenBuild, the annual USGBC International Conference and Expo., 2003. Download: PDF (163.26 KB)
Selkowitz, Stephen E., Eleanor S. Lee, and Øyvind Aschehoug. "Perspectives on Advanced Façades with Dynamic Glazings and Integrated Lighting Controls." In CISBAT 2003, Innovation in Building Envelopes and Environmental Systems, International Conferences on Solar Energy in Buildings. Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2003. Download: PDF (80.84 KB)

2002

Lee, Eleanor S., Stephen E. Selkowitz, Mark S. Levi, Steven L. Blanc, Erin McConahey, Maurya McClintock, Pekka Hakkarainen, Neil L. Sbar, and Michael P. Myser. "Active Load Management with Advanced Window Wall Systems: Research and Industry Perspectives." In ACEEE 2002 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings: Teaming for Efficency. Pacific Grove, CA, 2002. Download: PDF (616.93 KB)

2001

2000

Lee, Eleanor S., and Dennis L. DiBartolomeo. "Application Issues for Large-Area Electrochromic Windows for Commercial Buildings." Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 71 (2000): 465-491. Download: PDF (521.49 KB)