Windows and Envelope Materials
"Potential benefits of cool roofs on commercial buildings: conserving energy, saving money, and reducing emission of greenhouse gases and air pollutants." Energy Efficiency 3.1 (2010) 53-109. .
"Radiative forcing and temperature response to changes in urban albedos and associated CO2 offsets." Environmental Research Letters 5.1 (2010). .
"Singapore's Zero-Energy Building's Daylight Monitoring System." International Conference on Applied Energy 2010: Energy Solutions for a Sustainable World. Singapore, 2010. LBNL-3708E. .
"Supersonic metal plasma impact on a surface: an optical investigation of the pre-surface region." Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 43.13 (2010). LBNL-2982E. .
"By Degrees: White Roofs Catch On as Energy Cost Cutters." The New York Times 2009. .
"Cool roofs could save money, save planet." KGO-TV (abc7news). 2009. Television. .
"Daylight metrics and energy savings." Lighting Research + Technology 41.3 (2009) 261-283. LBNL-4585E. .
"Field Measurements of Innovative Indoor Shading Systems in a Full-Scale Office Testbed." ASHRAE Transactions 115.2 (2009) 706-728. .
"Global cooling: increasing world-wide urban albedos to offset CO2." Climatic Change 94.3-4 (2009) 275-286. .
"Hashem Akbari speaks to BBC Radio World Service about global cooling." BBC. 2009. Television. .
High Performance Building Facade Solutions: PIER Final Project Report. 2009. LBNL-4583E. .
"High quality ZnO:Al transparent conducting oxide films synthesized by pulsed filtered cathodic arc deposition." Thin Solid Films (2009). LBNL-1881E. .
Innovative Façade Systems for Low-energy Commercial Buildings. 2009. Berkeley. .
Modeling Windows in Energy Plus with Simple Performance Indices. 2009. LBNL-2804E. .
"Optical characterization of fritted glass for architectural applications." Optical Materials 31.6 (2009) 949 - 958. .
"Painting the town white: California Energy Commissioner, Art Rosenfeld, explains the benefits of cool roofs." National Public Radio. 2009. Television. .
"Simulating Complex Window Systems Using BSDF Data." 26th Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA), June-22-24. Quebec City, Canada, 2009. LBNL-4416E. .
"Simulation in the Service of Design - Asking the Right Questions." 11th International Building Performance Simulation Association Conference - Building Simulation '09. 2009. LBNL-2513E. .
"Solar access of residential rooftops in four California cities." Solar Energy 83.12 (2009) 2120-2135. .
"A Modular Building Controls Virtual Test Bed for the Integration of Heterogeneous Systems." SimBuild 2008, July 30-August 1. Berkeley, CA, 2008. LBNL-650E. .
"Deposition Rates of High Power Impulse Magneton Sputtering." 51st Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Vacuum Coaters. 2008. LBNL-170E. .
"Developing Low-Conductance Window Frames: Capabilities and Limitations of Current Window Heat Transfer Design Tools." Journal of Building Physics 32 (2008) 131-153. LBNL-1022E. .
"Electrochromically switched, gas-reservoir metal hydride devices with application to energy-efficient windows." Thin Solid Films 1 (2008). LBNL-1089E. .
"Estimating the solar access of typical residential rooftops: A case study in San Jose, CA." Solar 2008. San Diego, CA, 2008. LBNL-381E. .