Leo Rainer is an engineer in the Building Technology and Urban Systems Division of the Energy Technologies Area at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. He has more than 30 years of experience in building energy efficiency including work on building simulation, monitoring, miscellaneous energy use, and building codes and standards. Mr. Rainer is currently responsible for the development and maintenance of the Home Energy Saver website. Mr. Rainer earned his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California at Davis in 1981.
Principal Scientific Engineering Associate
"Asset Rating with the Home Energy Scoring Tool." Energy and Building 80 (2014) 441-450. .
"The Home Energy Scoring Tool: A Simplified Asset Rating for Single Family Homes." 2012 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings 2012. LBNL-5714E. .
"Accuracy of the Home Energy Saver Energy Calculation Methodology." 2012 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Washington, D.C.: American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, 2012. .
"Affordable Housing Rehabilitation in Vermont: Energy Savings, Cost-Effectiveness, and Resident Satisfaction." Thermal Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Buildings V 1992. .
Multifamily Energy Audit for HUD-Insured Multifamily Properties. Berkeley: Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1991. .