Iain Walker

Mechanical Staff Scientist/Engineer

Indoor Environment Group

Leader, Residential Building Systems Group

Deputy, Whole Building Systems Department

Healthy, Efficient, New Gas Homes (HENGH)

Building Technology & Urban Systems Division

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA 94720 USA
Office Location: 090-3074A

Iain Walker


October 2019

Woody Delp, Brennan Less, Brett Singer, Iain Walker

January 2015

June 2014

Daryl Dickerhoff, David Faulkner, Iain Walker of EETD, and Will Turner, Trinity College

October 2013

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

January 2012

September 2003

Professional Associations

ASHRAE , Standard 62.2 vice-chair
ASTM , Task Group Chair for Range Hood Capture Efficiency Standard, Chair of E779 committee, Chair of E1554 committee
RESNET , Chair of Standard 380, Member of Standards Development Committee, Chair of Equipment technical sub committee

Journal and Editorial Board Memberships

Home Energy, Executive Editor



Walker, Iain S, Max H Sherman, and William W Nazaroff. Ozone Reductions Using Residential Building Envelopes. Berkeley: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2009. LBNL-1563E.
Sherman, Max H, and Iain S Walker. Residential Integrated Ventilation Energy Controller. Sacramento, CA: California Energy Commission, 2009. LBNL-5401E.


Sherman, Max H, and Iain S Walker. "Air Distribution Effectiveness for Different Mechanical Ventilation Systems." International Journal of Ventilation 6 (2008) 307-314. LBNL-62700.
Walker, Iain S, and Max H Sherman. "Energy implications of meeting ASHRAE Standard 62.2." ASHRAE Transactions 114 (2008) 505-516. LBNL-62446.


Walker, Iain S, and Max H Sherman. "Humidity Implications for Meeting Residential Ventilation Requirements." Buildings X Conference - Thermal Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings 2007: Air Tightness II–Practices III–A. LBNL-62182.
Meier, Alan K, and Iain S Walker. "Emerging Requirements for Residential Thermostats in North America." The Sixth International Conference on Indoor Air Quality, Ventilation & Energy Conservation in Buildings 2007 2007: 899-903.
Sherman, Max H, and Iain S Walker. Energy impact of residential ventilation norms in the United States. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2007. LBNL-62341.


Walker, Iain S. Residential Furnace Blower Performance. Berkeley: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2006. LBNL-61467.
Walker, Iain S, and Darryl J Dickerhoff. Evaluation of a new ramping technique for duct leakage testing. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2006. LBNL-61743.
Walker, Iain S, and Max H Sherman. Evaluation of existing technologies for meeting residential ventilation requirements. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2006. LBNL-59998.
Walker, Iain S, and Max H Sherman. "Ventilation requirements in hot, humid climates." 15th Symposium on Improving Building Systems in Hot Humid Climates, July 24-26, 2006. Codes, ESL-HH-06/. Orlando, FL: Florida Solar Energy Center and Energy Systems Laboratory at Texas A&M University, 2006. LBNL-59889.
Walker, Iain S, and Jennifer A McWilliams. Homeowner Retrofit Guide. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2006. LBNL-57287.
Walker, Iain S. "Residential Furnace Blower Performance in U.S. Homes." Air Infiltration Review 28 (2006) 3-4. LBNL-61868.


Walker, Iain S, Tom W Forest, and David J Wilson. "An Attic-Interior Infiltration and Interzone Transport Model of a House." Building and Environment 40.5 (2005) 701-718.
McWilliams, Jennifer A, and Iain S Walker. A Systems Approach to Retrofiting Residential HVAC Systems. Berkeley: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2005. LBNL-57406.