Iain Walker

Iain Walker does research in the Residential Building Systems group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL).

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Celebrating Successful Building

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January 01, 2005

This special issue of Home Energy brings together five building blocks in the home performance field: Home Energy, Affordable Comfort, Building Performance Institute (BPI), the Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET), and the Energy and Environmental ... [continue reading]

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Can Duct Tape Take the Heat?

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July 01, 1998

Most duct leakage could be prevented with proper duct sealing. But field examinations often find seals failing over time. [continue reading]

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Deep Energy Retrofit X10

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April 29, 2012

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab offers a look into ten of California's cutting-edge deep energy retrofits. [continue reading]

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Deep Energy Retrofit X10 Part 2

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February 27, 2013

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab shares in-depth end-use monitoring in four retrofit homes in Northern California. [continue reading]

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Deep Energy Retrofit X10 Part 3: Gathering Data

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July 01, 2013

This is the last article in a series of three that have summarized the design, construction, and performance of ten Northern California deep energy retrofits (DERs) that have been monitored by Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (... [continue reading]

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10 Common Misconceptions About Combustion Safety

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February 28, 2014

In the home performance industry, most standards require extensive testing to identify vented appliances that could backdraft and spill exhaust gases, particularly when homes are air-sealed. But how good are these tests at finding problems? ... [continue reading]

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