Iain Walker

Mechanical Staff Scientist/Engineer

Indoor Environment Group

Building Technology & Urban Systems Division

Leader, Residential Building Systems Group

Deputy, Whole Building Systems Department

Healthy, Efficient, New Gas Homes (HENGH)

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA 94720 USA
Office Location: 090-3074A
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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, Jeffrey A Siegel, and Gwladys Degenetais. "Simulation of Residential HVAC System Performance." Proceedings of the ESIM 2001 Conference, Ontario, Canada 2001: 43-50. LBNL-47622.
TenWolde, Anton, and Iain S Walker. "Interior Moisture Design Loads for Residences." Proceedings of the ASHRAE/DOE/BTECC Thermal Performance of Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings VIII, Clearwater Beach, FL 2001.


Walker, Iain S. "Assessing the longevity of residential duct sealants." Proceedings of the RILEM 3rd International Symposium, France 2000: 71-86. LBNL-43381.
Walker, Iain S, and Max H Sherman. "Assessing the Longevity of Residential Duct Sealants." Durability of Building and Construction Sealants, (A.T. Wolf Ed.) (2000) 71-86. LBNL-43381.
Siegel, Jeffrey A, Iain S Walker, and Max H Sherman. "Delivering Tons to the Register: Energy Efficient Design and Operation of Residential Cooling System." Proceedings of the ACEEE Summer Study 2000, Pacific Grove, CA 2000: 295-306. LBL-45315.
Sherman, Max H, Iain S Walker, and Darryl J Dickerhoff. "Stopping Duct Quacks: Longevity of Residential Duct Sealants." Proceedings of the ACEEE 2000 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Pacific Grove, CA 2000: 273-284. LBNL-45423.
Walker, Iain S. "What Does Duct Cleaning Do?." Home Energy Magazine 2000. Bi-Monthly.


Walker, Iain S. "Distribution System Leakage Impacts on Apartment Building Ventilation Rates." ASHRAE Transactions 105 (1999) 943-950. LBNL-42127.


Sherman, Max H, and Iain S Walker. "Can Duct-Tape Take the Heat?." Home Energy 15 (1998) 14. LBNL-41434.
Walker, Iain S, David J Wilson, and Max H Sherman. "A Comparison of the Power Law to Quadratic Formulations for Air Infiltration Calculations." Energy and Buildings 27 (1998) 293-299. LBNL-41447.
Walker, Iain S, Jeffrey A Siegel, Karl A Brown, and Max H Sherman. "Saving Tons at the Register." Proceedings of the 1998 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Effciency in Buildings, Pacific Grove, CA 1998: 367-383. LBNL-41957.
Walker, Iain S. "Technical Background for Default Values used for Forced Air Systems in Proposed ASHRAE Standard 152P." ASHRAE Transactions 104.1A (1998) 1360-1375. LBNL-40588.


Saïd, M. Nady A, William C Brown, and Iain S Walker. "Long Term Monitoring of an EIFS Clad Wall." Journal of Thermal Insulation and Building Envelopes 20 (1997) 320-338.


Walker, Iain S, Mark P Modera, Adrian Tuluca, and Ian Graham. "Energy effectiveness of duct sealing and insulation in two multifamily buildings." Proceedings of the 1996 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Pacific Grove, CA 1996: 247-254. LBL-38538.
Jump, David A, Iain S Walker, and Mark P Modera. "Field Measurements of Efficiency and Duct Retrofit Effectiveness in Residential Forced Air Distribution Systems." Proceedings of the 1996 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Pacific Grove, CA 1996: 147-156. LBL-38537.


Walker, Iain S, Tom W Forest, and David J Wilson. "A Simple Calculation Method for Attic Ventilation Rates." Proceedings of the 16th AIVC Conference 1995: 221-232. LBL-36879.
Walker, Iain S, and Tom W Forest. "Field Measurements of Ventilation Rates in Attics." Building and Environment 30.3 (1995) 333-347.