Doug Black

Doug Black
Mechanical Engineer 4
(510) 486-7904

Doug Black is a Mechanical Engineer in the Energy Storage and Distributed Resources Department. He is a major contributor to LBNL’s healthcare energy efficiency efforts including the development of hospital benchmarking metrics and procedures and measurements of medical equipment and miscellaneous electric loads in hospitals. He is also co-leading a study to create an automated method for tuning models of building energy consumption (e.g. EnergyPlus models) using measured sub-meter data. His EnergyPlus experience includes the creation and calibration of highly resolved models of commercial buildings as well as parametric studies using prototype building models. He has a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan and an MS and Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley.





Dudley, Junqiao Han, Douglas R Black, Michael G Apte, Mary Ann Piette, and Pam M Berkeley. "Comparison of Demand Response Performance with an EnergyPlus Model in a Low Energy Campus Building." 2010 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Pacific Grove, CA, 2010. LBNL-3644E.