Steve Selkowitz

Steve Selkowitz
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(510) 486-5064

Stephen Selkowitz is a Senior Advisor for Building Science, and the 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

2004

Lee, Eleanor S, Stephen E Selkowitz, Glenn D Hughes, and David A Thurm. "Market Transformation Opportunities for Emerging Dynamic Facade and Dimmable Lighting Control Systems." 2004 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Pacific Grove, CA, 2004. LBNL-55310.
Selkowitz, Stephen E, and Eleanor S Lee. "Integrating Automated Shading and Smart Glazings with Daylight Controls." International Symposium on Daylighting Buildings. Tokyo, Japan, 2004. B13-B20. LBNL-54567.
Lee, Eleanor S, Dennis L DiBartolomeo, Francis M Rubinstein, and Stephen E Selkowitz. "Low-Cost Networking for Dynamic Window Systems." Energy and Buildings 36 (2004) 503-513. LBNL-52198.

2003

Selkowitz, Stephen E, Øyvind Aschehoug, and Eleanor S Lee. "Advanced Interactive Façades — Critical Elements for Future Green Buildings?." GreenBuild, the annual USGBC International Conference and Expo. 2003. LBNL-53876.
Selkowitz, Stephen E, Eleanor S Lee, and Øyvind Aschehoug. "Perspectives on Advanced Façades with Dynamic Glazings and Integrated Lighting Controls." CISBAT 2003, Innovation in Building Envelopes and Environmental Systems, International Conferences on Solar Energy in Buildings. Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2003.

2002

Lee, Eleanor S, Stephen E Selkowitz, Mark S Levi, Steven L Blanc, Erin McConahey, Maurya McClintock, Pekka Hakkarainen, Neil L Sbar, and Michael P Myser. "Active Load Management with Advanced Window Wall Systems: Research and Industry Perspectives." ACEEE 2002 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings: Teaming for Efficency. Pacific Grove, CA, 2002. LBNL-50855.

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