Steve Selkowitz

Steve Selkowitz
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(510) 486-5064

Stephen Selkowitz is a retired Senior Advisor for Building Science, and former Group Leader of the Windows and Envelope Materials Group in the Building Technology and Urban Systems Division. As an internationally recognized expert on window technologies, façade systems, and daylighting, he collaborates with R&D teams worldwide. He is a frequently invited speaker to industrial and professional groups on many aspects of building technologies and commercial building energy efficiency, and is the author/co-author of over 170 publications, 3 books and holds 2 patents. He is the Principal Investigator for the new LBNL program to design and build FLEXLAB®, the Facility for Low Energy Experiments in Buildings. He is a past member of the Board of Directors of the National Fenestration Rating Council and is currently on the advisory board of a number of efficiency initiatives such as the Green Lights Daylighting Program in New York City, and the Zero Emissions Building program in Norway. Before joining LBNL he was a principal in a consulting engineering firm and taught courses in Environmental Controls and Alternative Energy Systems. Selkowitz holds a BA in Physics from Harvard College and an MFA in Environmental Design from California Institute of the Arts.

Publications

1996

Eto, Joseph H, Dariush K Arasteh, and Stephen E Selkowitz. "Transforming the Market for Residential Windows: Design Considerations for DOE's Efficient Window Collaborative." 1996 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Pacific Grove, CA: ACEEE, 1996. LBNL-42254.
Sullivan, Robert, Michael D Rubin, and Stephen E Selkowitz. "Energy Performance Analysis of Prototype Electrochromic Windows." ASHRAE Transactions. Vol. 103, Part 2. Boston, MA, 1996. 149-156. LBNL-39905.
Sullivan, Robert, Fredric A Beck, Dariush K Arasteh, and Stephen E Selkowitz. "Energy Performance of Evacuated Glazings in Residential Buildings." ASHRAE 1996 Summer Meeting, June 22-26, 1996. Vol. 102, Part 2. San Antonio, TX, 1996. LBL-37130.
DiBartolomeo, Dennis L, Eleanor S Lee, Francis M Rubinstein, and Stephen E Selkowitz. "Developing a Dynamic Envelope/Lighting Control System with Field Measurements." Journal of the Illuminating Engineering Society 26 (1996) 146-164. LBL-38130.
Papamichael, Konstantinos M, John LaPorta, Hannah L Chauvet, Deirdre Collins, Thomas Trzcinski, Jack A Thorpe, and Stephen E Selkowitz. "The Building Design Advisor." ACADIA 1996 Conference. Tucson, AZ, 1996. LBL-38584.

1995

Sullivan, Robert, Michael D Rubin, and Stephen E Selkowitz. "Reducing Residential Cooling Requirements Through the Use of Electrochromic Windows." Thermal Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Buildings VI Conference Proceedings. Clearwater Beach, FL, 1995. LBL-37211.
Crooks, Brian, James Larsen, Robert Sullivan, Dariush K Arasteh, and Stephen E Selkowitz. "NFRC Efforts to Develop a Residential Fenestration Annual Energy Rating Methodology." Window Innovations Conference 1995. Toronto, Canada, 1995. LBL-36896.

1994

Lee, Eleanor S, Stephen E Selkowitz, Francis M Rubinstein, Joseph H Klems, Liliana O Beltran, and Dennis L DiBartolomeo. "A Comprehensive Approach to Integrated Envelope and Lighting Systems for New Commercial Buildings." ACEEE 1994 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Pacific Grove, CA, 1994. LBL-35732.
Beltran, Liliana O, Eleanor S Lee, Konstantinos M Papamichael, and Stephen E Selkowitz. "The Design and Evaluation of Three Advanced Daylighting Systems: Light Shelves, Light Pipes and Skylights." Solar 94, Golden Opportunities for Solar Prosperity. San Jose, CA, 1994. LBL-34458.

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