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.



Koomey, Jonathan G., and Richard E. Brown. The role of building technologies in reducing and controlling peak electricity demand. Berkeley, CA: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2002. Download: PDF (261.27 KB)


Brown, Richard E., and Lavelle A. A. Freeman. Analyzing the reliability impact of distributed generation In Power Engineering Society Summer Meeting, 2001. IEEE. Vol. 2. Power Engineering Society Summer Meeting, 2001. IEEE 2. Vancouver, BC, Canada: Practical, 2001.
Brown, Richard E., Jiuping Pan, Xiaoming Feng, and Krassimir Koutlev. Siting Distributed Generation to Defer T&D Expansion In Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition, 2001 IEEE/PES. Vol. 2. Atlanta, GA, 2001.


Brown, Richard E., Carrie A. Webber, and Jonathan G. Koomey. Status and Future Directions of the ENERGY STAR Program In 2000 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Edited by Ken Keating, Margaret Suozzo and Marc Hoffman. Vol. 6. Asilomar, CA: Washington, DC: American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (also LBNL-45952), 2000.


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