Rich Brown is a research scientist in the Building Technologies and Urban Systems Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, where he has conducted research on energy in buildings for over 30 years. His research addresses the development and demonstration of technologies to reduce building energy use, make buildings more grid-interactive, and intelligently manage distributed energy resources, particularly through networked systems of sensors and controls. He also leads LBNL’s research on DC power distribution in buildings. Brown 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.
Spot: Richard Brown - August 29th 2019
Extreme flexibility for last-minute travel to the NREL Residential workshop immediately after returning from vacation.
Spot: Rich Brown, Howdy Goudey, Paul Mathew, Iain Walker and Teresa Williams - September 11th 2017
Participation as a Lab Mentor for the first-ever Berkeley Lab Energy Design Challenge.
2010 R&D 100 Award - July 08th 2010
For Home Energy Saver, a free online tool that helps consumers identify the best, most cost-effective ways to save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their homes, and Microsoft's implementation, Hohm.