Evan Mills is a retired Senior Scientist in the Building Technology and Urban Systems Division, and has worked in the energy efficiency field since 1982. He previously led the Center for Building Science at LBNL. His core commercial-buildings expertise is in energy benchmarking, commissioning, high-tech buildings, risk management, and the efficiency business case. He is a frequent speaker to academic and industry audiences on buildings energy efficiency, author of over 300 publications, and member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize. He is a recipient of an R&D 100 award for commercializing Home Energy Saver software in 2009. Mills holds a MS degree in Energy and Resources from U.C. Berkeley and a Ph.D. in Environmental and Energy Systems Studies from Lund University in Sweden.
"Global Kerosene Subsidies: An Obstacle to Energy Efficiency and Development." World Development 99 (2017) 463-480. .
"Beware kerosene subsidies: An obstacle to energy efficiency and development." European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy Columns. European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, 2017. .
"Appraising Green: Show me the Market Value." 2016 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, August 21-26, 2016. Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, CA, 2016. .
"Job Creation and Energy Savings Through a Transition to Modern Off-grid Lighting." Energy for Sustainable Development 33 (2016) 155-166. .
"Action-Oriented Energy Benchmarking for Nonresidential Buildings." Proceedings of the IEEE 104.4 (2016) 697-712. .
"Identifying and Reducing the Health and Safety Impacts of Fuel-Based Lighting." Energy for Sustainable Development 30 (2016) 39-50. .
"Green Residential Appraisals in the United States Context: Challenges and Opportunities." Journal of Sustainable Real Estate (2016). .