Leo Rainer

Leo Rainer

Residential Building Systems
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
1 Cyclotron Road MS 90R3074
Berkeley CA 94720
Office Location: 90-3082
(510) 495-2761

Leo Rainer is an engineer in the Building Technology and Urban Systems Division of the Energy Technologies Area at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. He has more than 30 years of experience in building energy efficiency including work on building simulation, monitoring, miscellaneous energy use, and building codes and standards. Mr. Rainer is currently one of a small team responsible for the development and maintenance of the Home Energy Saver website.

Mr. Rainer earned his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California at Davis in 1981.

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



Bourassa, Norman, Leo I. Rainer, Evan Mills, and Joan Glickman. The Home Energy Scoring Tool: A Simplified Asset Rating for Single Family Homes In 2012 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Pacific Grove, CA, USA, 2012. Download: PDF (1.42 MB)



Apte, Michael G., Alfred T. Hodgson, Derek G. Shendell, Leo I. Rainer, and Marc A. Hoeschele. Designing Building Systems to Save Energy and Improve Indoor Environments: A Practical Demonstration In 2004 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Vol. 3. Pacific Grove, CA: American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, Washington, DC, 2004. Download: PDF (1017.96 KB)



Apte, Michael G., Alfred T. Hodgson, Derek G. Shendell, Dennis L. DiBartolomeo, Toshifumi Hotchi, Satish Kumar, Seung-Min Lee, Shawna M. Liff, Leo I. Rainer, Richard C. Schmidt et al. "Energy and indoor environmental quality in relocatable classrooms." In Indoor Air 2002, 9th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, 62-69. Vol. II. Monterey, CA: Indoor Air 2002, 2002. Download: PDF (616.01 KB)



Akbari, Hashem, and Leo I. Rainer. Measured energy savings from the application of reflective roofs in 3 AT&T regeneration buildings. Berkeley: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2000. Download: PDF (885.81 KB)

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