Iain Walker

Iain Walker
Mechanical Staff Scientist/Engineer
(510) 486-4692

Dr. Iain Walker is a scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). He has more than 30 years of experience as a building scientist, conducting research on energy retrofits, zero energy homes and IAQ issues in residential buildings. He is the current chair of the US national residential ventilation standard (ASHRAE 62.2) and serves on standards and technical committees for ASHRAE, ASTM and other national and international standards and professional organizations. He is an ASHRAE Fellow, leads the US DOE national efforts on IAQ in homes and international efforts with the IEA's Air Infiltration and Ventilation Center.



Sherman, Max H, and Iain S Walker. "Philosophy and Approaches for Airtightness Requirements in the USA." International Airtightness Workshop 2012. LBNL-5713E.
Stratton, J. Chris, and Iain S Walker. Health and Safety Guide for Home Performance Contractors. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2012. LBNL-5772E.


Mortensen, Dorthe Kragsig, Iain S Walker, and Max H Sherman. "Optimization of Occupancy Based Demand Controlled Ventilation in Residences." International Journal of Ventilation 10.1 (2011) 49-60. LBNL-4997E.
Sherman, Max H, Dorthe Kragsig Mortensen, and Iain S Walker. "Derivation of Equivalent Continuous Dilution for Cyclic, Unsteady Driving Forces." International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 54.11-12 (2011) 2696-2702. LBNL-4558E.
Sherman, Max H, and Iain S Walker. "Meeting Residential Ventilation Standards Through Dynamic Control of Ventilation Systems." Energy and Buildings 43.8 (2011) 1904-1912. LBNL-4591E.
Mortensen, Dorthe Kragsig, Iain S Walker, and Max H Sherman. "Energy and air quality implications of passive stack ventilation in residential buildings." ACEEE 16th Biennial Summer Study. Asilomar Conference Center, Pacific Grove, California, 2011. LBNL-4589E.
Sherman, Max H, Iain S Walker, and Jennifer M Logue. "Equivalence in Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality." HVAC&R Research (2011). LBNL-5036E.