Steve Selkowitz

Steve Selkowitz
Retiree Affiliate
(510) 486-5064

Stephen Selkowitz is a Senior Advisor for Building Science, and the Group Leader of the Windows and Envelope Materials Group in the Building Technology and Urban Systems Division. As an internationally recognized expert on window technologies, façade systems, and daylighting, he collaborates with R&D teams worldwide. He is a frequently invited speaker to industrial and professional groups on many aspects of building technologies and commercial building energy efficiency, and is the author/co-author of over 170 publications, 3 books and holds 2 patents. He is the Principal Investigator for the new LBNL program to design and build FLEXLAB®, the Facility for Low Energy Experiments in Buildings. He is a past member of the Board of Directors of the National Fenestration Rating Council and is currently on the advisory board of a number of efficiency initiatives such as the Green Lights Daylighting Program in New York City, and the Zero Emissions Building program in Norway. Before joining LBNL he was a principal in a consulting engineering firm and taught courses in Environmental Controls and Alternative Energy Systems. Selkowitz holds a BA in Physics from Harvard College and an MFA in Environmental Design from California Institute of the Arts.

Publications

Selkowitz, Stephen E, Eleanor S Lee, and Øyvind Aschehoug. "Perspectives on Advanced Façades with Dynamic Glazings and Integrated Lighting Controls." CISBAT 2003, Innovation in Building Envelopes and Environmental Systems, International Conferences on Solar Energy in Buildings. Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2003.
Lee, Eleanor S, Stephen E Selkowitz, Mark S Levi, Steven L Blanc, Erin McConahey, Maurya McClintock, Pekka Hakkarainen, Neil L Sbar, and Michael P Myser. "Active Load Management with Advanced Window Wall Systems: Research and Industry Perspectives." ACEEE 2002 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings: Teaming for Efficency. Pacific Grove, CA, 2002. LBNL-50855.
Selkowitz, Stephen E. "Integrating Advanced Façades into High Performance Buildings." Glass Processing Days: 7th International Conference on Architectural and Automotive Glass. Tampere, Finland, 2001. LBNL-47948.
Lee, Eleanor S, Dennis L DiBartolomeo, and Stephen E Selkowitz. "Electrochromic Windows for Commercial Buildings: Monitored Results from a Full-Scale Testbed." ACEEE 2000 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Efficiency and Sustainability, August 20-25, 2000. Pacific Grove, CA, 2000. LBNL-45415.
Selkowitz, Stephen E. "21st Century Windows: Electrochromic Windows and Other Glazing Technologies." Fenestration Magazine (2000). LBNL-46644.
Huang, Yu Joe, Robin Mitchell, Dariush K Arasteh, and Stephen E Selkowitz. "Residential Fenestration Performance Analysis Using RESFEN 3.1." Thermal Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Buildings VII. Clearwater Beach, FL, 1999. LBNL-42871.

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