Portrait of Mary Ann Piette

Mary Ann Piette

Sustainable Energy Systems Group
Grid Integration Group
Demand Response Research Center (DRRC)
Commercial Building Systems Group
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
1 Cyclotron Road MS 90R3111
Berkeley CA 94720
Office Location: 90-3108
(510) 486-6286

Mary Ann Piette is the Head of the Building Technology and Urban Systems Department and has been at LBNL since 1983.  She is also the Director of the Demand Response Research Center (DRRC).  The DRRC develops DR technology and the Open Automated Demand Response standard, which is a key element of the NIST Smart Grid standards. OpenADR is being deployed to deliver over 250 MW of DR in California and throughout the US.  Ms. Piette develops and evaluates low-energy and demand response technologies for buildings.  She specializes in commissioning, energy information systems, benchmarking, and diagnostics.  She has authored over 100 papers on efficiency and demand response.  In 2006 Ms Piette received the Benner Award at the National Conference on Building Commissioning for contributions to making commissioning “business as usual”. Ms. Piette completed her undergraduate work at UC Berkeley in Physical Science.  She has a Master’s of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from UC Berkeley and a Licentiate in Building Services Engineering from the Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden. 

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

Publications

2003

Piette, Mary Ann, Satkartar Kinney, Norman Bourassa, Kristopher L. Kinney, and Christine Shockman. "Summary and Early Findings from a Second Generation Information Monitoring and Diagnostic System." In 11th National Conference on Building Commissioning. Palm Springs, CA, 2003. Download: PDF (333.13 KB)

2002

Piette, Mary Ann, Norman Bourassa, Tudi Hassl, David Sellers, Hannah Friedman, and Kenneth L. Gillespie. "A New Guide for Commissioning Air Handling Systems: Using a Model Functional Test." In 2002 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Pacific Grove, CA, 2002. Download: PDF (737.58 KB)
Kinney, Satkartar, and Mary Ann Piette. "Development of a California Commercial Building Benchmarking Database." In 2002 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, 7.109-7.120. Pacific Grove, CA, 2002. Download: PDF (1.13 MB)
Motegi, Naoya, Mary Ann Piette, and Scott Wentworth. "From Design Through Operations-Results from New Construction Performance Contract and Beyond." In 2002 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Pacific Grove, CA, 2002. Download: PDF (832.89 KB)

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