Christopher Payne

Energy/Environmental Policy Research Scientist/Engineer

Deputy for Operations, Building Technology & Urban Systems Division

Head, Building & Industrial Applications Department

Leader, Sustainable Operations Group

Center of Expertise for Energy Efficiency in Data Centers

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA 94720 USA
Office Location: 090-3136C
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Christopher Payne


April 2007

April 2000

Christopher Payne

Journal and Editorial Board Memberships

Energy Policy, Reviewer
Energy and Buildings, Reviewer
Energy Efficiency, Reviewer
Energy Research & Social Science, Reviewer
Sustainability, Reviewer
Journal of Cleaner Production, Reviewer
Energies, Reviewer




Wang, Liyang, and Christopher T Payne. "Changing Institutional Procurement Behavior to Achieve Energy Savings." 2018 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Pacific Grove, CA, 2018. LBNL-2001182.


Bunch, Saralyn, and Christopher T Payne. Contracting for Efficiency. A Best Practices Guide for Energy -Efficient Product Procurement. Washington, D.C.: Federal Energy Management Program Office, 2016.


Payne, Christopher T, H.Y. Iris Cheung, and Emily Fisher. "Evolution of Energy Efficiency Programs Over Time: The Case of Standby Power." 2014 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. 2014. LBNL-6893E.


Malone, Elizabeth L, Richard C Diamond, Amy K Wolfe, Tom Sanquist, Christopher T Payne, and Jerry Dion. "Sustainable Behavior." Sustain: "Implementing Sustainability: The Behavioral-Institutional Dimension" Spring/Summer 2013.28 (2013) 28-32.


Payne, Christopher T. "The Role of Business Systems in Achieving Market Transformation." Procurement, Innovation and Green Growth: The story continues.. 2012.



Harris, Jeffrey P, Richard C Diamond, Carl Blumstein, Chris Calwell, Maithili Iyer, Christopher T Payne, and Paul Siderius. "Towards a Policy of Progressive Efficiency." People-Centered Initiatives for Increasing Energy Saving. Washington, D.C. : ACEEE, 2010.


Coleman, Philip, Christopher T Payne, and Richard G White. "A Plea for Simpler Electricity Tariffs." 2008 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings 2008: 60-69.
Diamond, Richard C, and Christopher T Payne. Greening the U.S. House of Representatives. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2008. LBNL-322E.



Iyer, Maithili, Willett Kempton, and Christopher T Payne. "Comparison groups on bills: Automated, personalized energy information." Energy and Buildings 38.8 (2006) 988-996. LBNL-1254E.
Payne, Christopher T. "The Commercial Energy Consumer: About Whom Are We Speaking?." 2006 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Asilomar, CA, 2006. LBNL-61288.


Payne, Christopher T, and Beverly Dyer. "Federal Participation in LEED in 2005." Greenbuild Expo 2005. Atlanta, GA, 2005. LBNL-59281.


Payne, Christopher T, and Beverly Dyer. "Federal participation in LEED." Greenbuild 2004. Portland, OR, 2004. LBNL-56721.
Payne, Christopher T, and Alan K Meier. "Many small consumers, one growing problem: Achieving energy savings for electronic equipment operating in low power modes." 2004 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Asilomar, CA, 2004. LBNL-55432.


Payne, Christopher T, Anthony Radspieler, Jr., and Jack Payne. "Hurdling barriers through market uncertainty: Case studies in innovative technology adoption." 2002 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Asilomar, CA, 2002. LBNL-50982.