Richard E. Brown

Richard Brown

Electronics, Lighting and Networks Group
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
1 Cyclotron Road MS 90R2000
Berkeley CA 94720
Office Location: 90-2068
(510) 486-5896

Rich Brown is a research scientist in the Building Technologies and Urban Systems Division, where he has conducted research on energy use in buildings for over 20 years. He leads a team that is working to understand and develop solutions to address the growing energy use of electronics and miscellaneous equipment in buildings. His research interests include energy efficient digital networks, extreme efficiency in off-grid applications, data centers, and field monitoring of miscellaneous equipment in buildings. He leads LBNL's technical support to the EPA Energy Star product labeling program. He holds an M.A. degree from the Energy and Resources Group at the University of California at Berkeley, and a B.S.E. in Engineering and Management Systems from Princeton University.

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




Cheung, Iris H. Y., Steve E. Greenberg, Roozbeh Mahdavi, Richard E. Brown, and William Tscudi. "Energy Efficiency in Small Server Rooms: FIeld Surveys and Findings." In 2014 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Pacific Grove, California, 2014. Download: PDF (1.33 MB)
Kloss, Margarita, Iris H. Y. Cheung, Richard E. Brown, and Alan K. Meier. "Using Public Participation to Improve MELs Energy Data Collection." In 2014 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Pacific Grove, California, 2014. Download: PDF (2.81 MB)


Nordman, Bruce, Steven Lanzisera, and Richard E. Brown. Energy Efficient Digital Networks. Berkeley: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2013. Download: PDF (5.53 MB)
Black, Douglas R., Steven Lanzisera, Judy Lai, Richard E. Brown, and Brett C. Singer. "Evaluation of Miscellaneous and Electronic Device Energy Use in Hospitals." World Review of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development 10, no. 1/2/3 (2013): 113-128. Download: PDF (1.24 MB)

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