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.



Walker, Iain S, and Max H Sherman. "Humidity Implications for Meeting Residential Ventilation Requirements." Buildings X Conference - Thermal Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings 2007: Air Tightness II–Practices III–A. LBNL-62182.
Meier, Alan K, and Iain S Walker. "Emerging Requirements for Residential Thermostats in North America." The Sixth International Conference on Indoor Air Quality, Ventilation & Energy Conservation in Buildings 2007 2007: 899-903.
Sherman, Max H, and Iain S Walker. Energy impact of residential ventilation norms in the United States. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2007. LBNL-62341.


Walker, Iain S. Residential Furnace Blower Performance. Berkeley: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2006. LBNL-61467.
Walker, Iain S, and Darryl J Dickerhoff. Evaluation of a new ramping technique for duct leakage testing. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2006. LBNL-61743.
Walker, Iain S, and Max H Sherman. Evaluation of existing technologies for meeting residential ventilation requirements. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2006. LBNL-59998.
Walker, Iain S, and Max H Sherman. "Ventilation requirements in hot, humid climates." 15th Symposium on Improving Building Systems in Hot Humid Climates, July 24-26, 2006. Codes, ESL-HH-06/. Orlando, FL: Florida Solar Energy Center and Energy Systems Laboratory at Texas A&M University, 2006. LBNL-59889.
Walker, Iain S, and Jennifer A McWilliams. Homeowner Retrofit Guide. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2006. LBNL-57287.
Walker, Iain S. "Residential Furnace Blower Performance in U.S. Homes." Air Infiltration Review 28 (2006) 3-4. LBNL-61868.