Francis Rubinstein

Retiree Affiliate

Electronics, Lighting & Networks Group

Building Technology Department

Building Technology & Urban Systems Division

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA 94720 USA
Office Location: 090-2121K

Francis Rubinstein


October 2012

Alison Williams, Barbara Atkinson, Karina Garbesi, Erik Page, Francis Rubinstein

November 2011

Francis Rubinstein and Dennis DiBartolomeo

April 2008

Demand Response Research Center, Pacific Gas & Electric, Global Energy Partners LLC, and Akuacom

September 1999

February 1999

October 1996

EETD staffers Francis Rubinstein, Dale Sartor, Doug Avery, and Rick Diamond, Judy Jennings, Steve Kromer, and other agencies

April 1990

March 1989

Stephen Selkowitz, Dariush Arasteh, Michael Wilde, Bob Sullivan and Francis Rubenstein





Williams, Alison A, Barbara A Atkinson, Karina Garbesi, Erik Page, and Francis M Rubinstein. "Lighting Controls in Commercial Buildings." Leukos: The Journal of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America 8.3 (2012) 19.


Wen, Yao-Jung, Dennis L DiBartolomeo, and Francis M Rubinstein. "Co-simulation based building controls implementation with networked sensors and actuators." Third ACM Workshop on Embedded Sensing Systems for Energy-Efficiency in Buildings. Trans. Ruzzelli, Antonio. Vol. Proceedings of BuildSys 2011. Seattle, Washington: ACM Press, 2011. 55.



Rubinstein, Francis M, Girish Ghatikar, Jessica Granderson, David S Watson, Paul Haugen, and Carlos Romero. Barrier Immune Radio Communications for Demand Response. Berkeley: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2009. LBNL-2294E.


Rubinstein, Francis M, Dmitriy Bolotov, Mark S Levi, Kevin Powell, and Peter Schwartz. "The Advantage of Highly Controlled Lighting for Offices and Commercial Buildings." 2008 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, August 17-22, 2008. Pacific Grove, CA, 2008. 063901(1-5). LBNL-2514E.


Rubinstein, Francis M. Controls for Solid-State Lighting. 2007. LBNL-63249.
Rubinstein, Francis M, and Sila Kiliccote. Demand Responsive Lighting: A Scoping Study. 2007. LBNL-62226.



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.


Rubinstein, Francis M, Nesrin Colak, Judy D Jennings, and Danielle Neils. "Analyzing Occupancy Profiles from a Lighting Controls Field Study." CIE Session 2003. San Diego, CA, 2003. LBNL-52344.
Rubinstein, Francis M, Stephen Treado, and Pete Pettler. "Standardizing Communication Between Lighting Control Devices." 2003 IEEE-IAS Conference. Salt Lake City, UT, 2003. LBNL-53000.


Rubinstein, Francis M, Pete Pettler, and Judy D Jennings. "Dimming Every Light Cheaply." 2002 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Vol. 11. Pacific Grove, California, 2002. LBNL-49975.


Rubinstein, Francis M, Danielle Neils, and Nesrin Colak. "Daylighting, Dimming, and the Electricity Crisis in California." 2001 IESNA National Conference. Ottawa, Canada, 2001. LBNL-49971.
Keith, David M, and Francis M Rubinstein. "Effect of Occupancy Sensors on Energy Usage and Peak Demand in Commercial Office Buildings: Part 1." 2001 Conference of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES). Ottawa, Canada, 2001. LBNL-48397.