Louis-Benoit Desroches is a Research Scientist and Deputy Department Leader in the Energy Efficiency Standards Department. Louis currently leads the technical work supporting energy conservation standards and test procedure development for space-heating and water-heating equipment, as well as electronics products, for the U.S. Department of Energy. Louis has 8 years of experience in the area of regulatory and voluntary energy conservation policy, energy use analysis, techno-economic life-cycle analysis, market research, and project management. Louis has a background in physics and astronomy and received a Ph.D. in astrophysics at the University of California at Berkeley.
"Comparing datasets of volume servers to illuminate their energy use in data centers." Energy Efficiency 13 (2019) 379-392. .
"Characteristics and Energy Use of Volume Servers in the U.S." 2018 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. 2018. .
Characteristics and Energy Use of Volume Servers in the United States. 2017. LBNL-2001074. .
Shining a Light on Small Data Centers in the U.S. 2017. LBNL-2001025. .
"Assessment of household appliance surveys collected with Amazon Mechanical Turk." Energy Efficiency (2015). LBNL-180004. .
"Video game console usage and US national energy consumption: Results from a field-metering study." Energy Efficiency (2014). LBNL-6251E. .
"The dynamics of incremental costs of efficient television display technologies." Technological Forecasting and Social Change (2014). .
Video game console usage and national energy consumption: Results from a field-metering study. Berkeley, CA: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2013. LBNL-6251E. .
"Incorporating Experience Curves in Appliance Standards Analysis." Energy Policy 52 (2013) 402-416. .
"Determination of Accurate Television Usage Profiles: A U.S. case study." Energy Efficiency (2013). .
Surveys of Microwave Ovens in U.S. Homes. 2012. LBNL-5947E. .
"Achieving Extreme Efficiency: How to get the job done when energy is extremely expensive and scarce." 2012 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Asilomar, CA, 2012. LBNL-5601E. .
Incorporating Experience Curves in Appliance Standards Analysis. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2011. LBNL-5210E. .
Max Tech Appliance Design: Potential for Maximizing U.S. Energy Savings through Standards. Berkeley: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2011. LBNL-4608E. .
Max Tech and Beyond. Berkeley: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2011. LBNL-4998E. .