Publications By Research Area
Gerke, Brian F., Sarah J. Smith, Samanvitha Murthy, Aditya Khandekar, Cong Zhang, Sunhee Baik, Shreya Agarwal, Jingjing Liu, Richard E. Brown, Mary Ann Piette, and Peter Alstone."Overview of Phase 4 of the California Demand Response Potential Study." (2022).
Paul, Lazlo, Anand Prakash, Kun Zhang, Marco Pritoni, and Richard E. Brown."SolarPlus Optimizer: Integrated Control of Solar, Batteries, and Flexible Loads for Small Commercial Buildings."2022 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings (2022).
Vossos, Vagelis, Daniel L. Gerber, Melanie Gaillet-Tournier, Bruce Nordman, Richard E. Brown, Willy Bernal Heredia, Omkar Ghatpande, Avijit Saha, Gabe Arnold, and Stephen M. Frank."Adoption Pathways for DC Power Distribution in Buildings."MDPI (2022). DOI
Touzani, Samir, Anand Prakash, Zhe Wang, Shreya Agarwal, Marco Pritoni, Mariam Kiran, Richard E. Brown, and Jessica Granderson."Controlling distributed energy resources via deep reinforcement learning for load flexibility and energy efficiency."Applied Energy (2021). DOI
Gerber, Daniel L., Fariborz Musavi, Omkar Ghatpande, Stephen M. Frank, Jason Poon, Richard E. Brown, and Wei Feng."A Comprehensive Loss Model and Comparison of AC and DC Boost Converters."Energies 14.11 (2021) 3131. DOI
Alstone, Peter, Richard E. Brown, Marco Pritoni, David H. Blum, Kun Zhang, and Anand Prakash."Resilient buildings for fire-adapted landscapes: EE and flexible loads integrated with solar and storage microgrids."ACEEE Summer Study 2020 (2020).
Prakash, Anand, Kun Zhang, Pranav Gupta, David H. Blum, Marc Marshall, Gabe Fierro, Peter Alstone, James Zoellic, Richard E. Brown, and Marco Pritoni."Solar+ Optimizer: A Model Predictive Control Optimization Platform for Grid Responsive Building Microgrids."Energies 13.12 (2020) 3093. DOI
Kramer, Hannah, Rui Tang, Richard E. Brown, Claire Curtin, and Jessica Granderson."Market Brief: Customer-sited Distributed Energy Resources." (2020). DOI
Brown, Richard E., Peter Schwartz, Bruce Nordman, Jordan Shackelford, Aditya Khandekar, Neal Jackson, Anand Prakash, Srijit Ghosh, and Erik Page."Developing Flexible, Networked Lighting Control Systems That Reliably Save Energy in California Buildings." (2020). DOI
Santos, Arthur F.B., James Cale, Anushree Singh, Daniel L. Gerber, Stephen Frank, Gerald P. Duggan, Daniel Zimmerle, and Richard E. Brown."Comparison of Load Models for Estimating Electrical Efficiency in DC Microgrids."2019 IEEE Third International Conference on DC Microgrids (ICDCM) (2019). DOI
Gerber, Daniel L., Richard Liou, and Richard E. Brown."Energy-saving opportunities of direct-DC loads in buildings."Applied Energy 248 (2019) 274 - 287. DOI
Singh, Reshma, Mary Ann Piette, Ashok J. Gadgil, Rajan Rawal, Narendra Bansal, Vishal Garg, Jyotirmay Mathur, Philip Haves, Paul A. Mathew, Christian Kohler, Mahabir Bhandari, Gail Brager, Vivian Loftness, Narendran Nadarajah, Ronnen M. Levinson, Richard E. Brown, Andre Desjarlais, Milind Rane, Sanyogita Manu, Yash Shukla, and Mona Doctor-Pingel."R&D and Implementation Outcomes From The U.S.-India Bilateral Center For Building Energy Research And Development Program." (2019). DOI
Barr, Zach, Norman Bourassa, John Bowie, Richard E. Brown, Nora DeCuir, H. Jordan Diamond, Amy Dryden, Ethan Elkind, Harrison Fraker, Wenjie Fu, Ethan Guy, Daniel Hamilton, Ted Lamm, Maika Nicholson, Leo Rainer, Sandy Robertson, Christine Scott Thomson, Emma Tome, and Andréa Traber."Accelerating the Deployment of Advanced Energy Communities: The Oakland EcoBlock A Zero Net Energy, Low Water Use Retrofit Neighborhood Demonstration Project." (2019).
Meier, Alan K., Richard E. Brown, Daniel L. Gerber, Aditya Khandekar, Margarita Kloss, Hidemitsu Koyanagi, Richard Liou, Leo I. Rainer, and Seth Sanders."Efficient and Zero Net Energy-Ready Plug Loads." (2019).
Vossos, Vagelis, Daniel L. Gerber, Youness Bennani Smires, Richard E. Brown, and Chris Marnay."Techno-economic analysis of DC power distribution in commercial buildings."Applied Energy 230 (2018) 663 - 678. DOI
Gerber, Daniel L., Vagelis Vossos, Wei Feng, Chris Marnay, Bruce Nordman, and Richard E. Brown."A simulation-based efficiency comparison of AC and DC power distribution networks in commercial buildings."Applied Energy 210 (2018) 1167-1187. DOI
Vossos, Vagelis, Stephen Pantano, Ruby Heard, and Richard E. Brown."DC Appliances and DC Power Distribution: A Bridge to the Future Net Zero Energy Home."9th International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Domestic Appliances and Lighting (2017).
Vossos, Vagelis, Karl Johnson, Margarita Kloss, Mukesh Khattar, Daniel L. Gerber, and Richard E. Brown."Review of DC Power Distribution in Buildings: A Technology and Market Assessment." (2017). DOI
Johnson, Karl, Vagelis Vossos, Margarita Kloss, Gerald Robinson, and Richard E. Brown."Direct Current as an Integrating Platform for ZNE Buildings with EVs and Storage: DC Direct Systems - A Bridge to a Low Carbon Future."ACEEE 2016 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings (2016).
Johnson, Karl, Vagelis Vossos, Margarita Kloss, Gerald Robinson, and Richard E. Brown."Direct Current as an Integrating Platform for ZNE Buildings with EVs and Storage: DC Direct Systems – A Bridge to a Low Carbon Future?."2016 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings (2016).
Brown, Richard E., Erin Beddingfield, Marshall Duer-Balkind, Ali Levine, and Elena Alschuler."Putting Data to Work: Using Building Energy Performance Data to Expand the Market for Energy Efficiency in Buildings." (2016). DOI
Shehabi, Arman, Sarah Josephine Smith, Dale A. Sartor, Richard E. Brown, Magnus Herrlin, Jonathan G. Koomey, Eric R. Masanet, Nathaniel Horner, Inês Lima Azevedo, and William Lintner."United States Data Center Energy Usage Report." (2016).
Price, Phillip N., Bruce Nordman, Mary Ann Piette, Richard E. Brown, Janie Page, Steven Lanzisera, and Jessica Granderson."Automated Measurement and Verification and Innovative Occupancy Detection Technologies." (2015).
Granderson, Jessica, Phillip N. Price, Stephen Czarnecki, Janie Page, Richard E. Brown, and Mary Ann Piette."Development of Diagnostic and M&V Agents, and Implementation in an Occupied Office Environment." (2015).