Dr. Iain Walker is a scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). He has more than 20 years of experience as a building scientist and consultant, conducting research on energy use, ventilation, moisture, performance simulation, and commissioning/diagnostic issues in residential buildings. His current work focuses on retrofits, Zero/Low Energy Homes and heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems in residential buildings through field and laboratory evaluations, modeling and simulation activities, and standards setting. He is Executive Editor and member of the board of Home Energy magazine. He is the task group leader for the American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) standards committees on building and duct system air leakage and sealant longevity. For the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) he serves on National Standards committees for indoor air quality, weather, moisture design, and equipment air leakage. He also serves on Building Performance Institute (BPI) and Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) Technical Committees, the Affordable Comfort (ACI) conference planning committee and provides leadership and technical input to many local, state, national and international bodies.
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
International Journal of Ventilation, Editorial Board Member
Journal of Building Physics, Editorial Board Member
Residential Smart Ventilation: A Review. 2017. LBNL-2001056. .
Healthy Efficient New Gas Homes (HENGH) Field Study Protocol. 2016. LBNL-1005819. .
Healthy Efficient New Gas Homes (HENGH) Pilot Test Results. 2016. LBNL-1005818. .
"Smart Ventilation Control of Indoor Humidity in High Performance Homes in Humid U.S. Climates." ASHRAE (2016). LBNL-1006980. .
Residential Pre-Cooling: Mechanical Cooling and Air-Side Economizers. 2015. LBNL-180960. .