Nihar K. Shah

Nihar Shah

International Energy Studies Group
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
1 Cyclotron Road MS 90R2121
Berkeley CA 94720
Office Location: 90-2136
(510) 486-7553

Nihar Shah, a Senior Scientific Engineering Associate at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) leads LBNL's research on low-GWP refrigerants and energy efficiency for HVAC&R equipment and product-specific techno-economic analysis efforts in support of the Super-efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment (SEAD) Initiative, including analyses on Room ACs, Ceiling Fans, TVs, PC Monitors and Refrigerators.
Nihar's other research interests include demand response, standardization and interoperability, advanced manufacturing and water policy and technology.

Prior to joining LBNL, Nihar worked on water and energy utility regulation at the California Public Utilities Commission. He received a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley and is a licensed Professional Mechanical Engineer in California.

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




Shah, Nihar, Nikit Abhyankar, Amol A. Phadke, and Girish Ghatikar. "Considerations in Standardization for Demand Response Ready Air Conditioners in India." In India Smart Grid Week 2015. Bangalore, India, 2015. Download: PDF (406.21 KB); PPT (3.99 MB)
de la Rue du Can, Stephane, Greg Leventis, Nihar Shah, and Michael A. McNeil. "Cooling the Growth of Air Conditioners Energy Consumption." In ECEEE 2015 Summer Study on energy efficiency . Hyères, France, 2015. Download: PDF (615.25 KB)


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