Iain Walker

Mechanical Staff Scientist/Engineer

Deputy, Whole Building Systems Department

Leader, Residential Building Systems Group

Building Technology & Urban Systems Division

Indoor Environment Group

Healthy, Efficient, New Gas Homes (HENGH)

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
90R3147
1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA 94720 USA
Office Location: 090-3074A
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Iain Walker

Awards

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
ASTM , Task Group Chair for Range Hood Capture Efficiency Standard, Chair of E779 committee, Chair of E1554 committee
RESNET , member of Equipment technical sub committee
IEC , Convener of ASTM/IEC JWG on Range Hood Capture Efficiency
Canadian General Standards Board , Member of CGSB 149.10
International Energy Agency , Annex V the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Center, Annex 86 Energy Efficient IAQ management in buildings

Publications

2008

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.

2007

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.

2006

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.

2005

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.
Walker, Iain S, and Max H Sherman. "Duct Tape and Sealant Performance." ASHRAE Journal 47 (2005) 34-41. LBNL-57225.
Walker, Iain S, and James D Lutz. Laboratory Evaluation of Residential Furnace Blower Performance. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2005. LBNL-58742.
Walker, Iain S. State-of-the-art in Residential and Small Commercial Air Handler Performance. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2005. LBNL-57330.
Dickerhoff, Darryl J, Iain S Walker, and Max H Sherman. "Validating and Improving the DeltaQ Duct Leakage Test." ASHRAE Transactions 110 - Pt. 2 (2005) 741-751. LBNL-53959.

2004

McWilliams, Jennifer A, and Iain S Walker. "A systems approach to retrofiting residential HVAC systems." 2004 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Vol. 11. Pacific Grove, CA: American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, Washington, DC, 2004. 119-129. LBNL-54696.
Walker, Iain S, Max H Sherman, and Darryl J Dickerhoff. Reducing Uncertainty for the DeltaQ Duct Leakage Test. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2004. LBNL-53549.
Walker, Iain S. Best practices guide for residential HVAC retrofits. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2004. LBNL-53592.

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