Selected Reports

May-Ostendorp, P. and L. Moorefield. 2015. A Year in the Life of Geo: Geo Validation Member Experiences and Energy Savings. TechSurveillance report. National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA).

May-Ostendorp, P., K. Dayem, C. Mercier and B. Cartwright. 2015. Network Connected Standby. Final report, Natural Resources Canada.

May-Ostendorp, P. and L. Moorefield. 2015. Home Energy Networks Offer New Tools for Energy Management. TechSurveillance report. National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA).

May-Ostendorp, P. and L. Moorefield. 2014. Peak Load Capacity on the Cheap: Western Farmers Electric Cooperative’s Summer 2013 Geo Validation Program Results. TechSurveillance report. National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA).

May-Ostendorp, P., Dayem, K., Swofford, J., Thomsen, D. Power Requirements for Functions. Final report, International Energy Agency 4E Standby Power Annex, September 2013.

May-Ostendorp, P., C. Mercier and K. Dayem. 2012. Smart Devices: Market, Benefits, and Barriers. Final report, Natural Resources Canada.

May-Ostendorp, P., D. Denkenberger, D. Driscoll, E. Lighthiser, B. Trimboli, and P. Walters. DC Distribution Market, Benefits, and Opportunities in Residential and Commercial Buildings. Final report, Pacific Gas and Electric Company Zero Net Energy Program, October 2012.

May-Ostendorp, P. and Henze G. HVAC Control Algorithms for Mixed Mode Buildings. Final report, United States Green Building Council, May 2012.

Dayem, K. and E. Wanless. 2012. Increasing Load Management Opportunities with Advanced Metering Infrastructure. Prepared by Ecova for the Cooperative Research Network, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association.

Dayem, K., J. Swofford, C. Donnelly, C. Calwell and S. Foster Porter. 2012. Appliance Standards Program Support: Energy Savings and Opportunity Recommendations. Prepared by Ecova for Salt River Project.

Dayem, K., C. Mercier, L. Moorefield and C. Donnelly. 2011. An Analysis of Results and Opportunities of Plug Load Field Research Studies. Final report, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Mercier, C. and L. Moorefield. 2011. Office Plug Loads: Energy Use and Savings Opportunities. Final report, California Energy Commission.

Dayem, K. and P. Walters. 2011. Indicators and Displays: A Judicious Use of Light. Prepared by Ecos for the Australian Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, as part of the Asia-Pacific Partnership.

Lighthiser, E. and K. Dayem. 2011. Efficient Microprocessors: Scaling Power to Function. Prepared by Ecos for the Australian Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, as part of the Asia-Pacific Partnership.

May-Ostendorp, P. and K. Dayem. 2011. Promising Technologies. Prepared by Ecos for the Australian Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, as part of the Asia-Pacific Partnership.

Mercier, C., L. Mason and L. Moorefield. 2010. Evaluating the Effectiveness of Third party, Web-based Energy Use Portals and their Impact on Energy Efficiency Programs. Final report, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA).

Calwell, C., C. Mercier and S. Porter. 2010. Assessment of Options for Improving Energy Efficiency Test Procedures for Displays. Final report, Natural Resources Canada, NYSERDA and ENERGY STAR.

Mercier, C., S. Porter and L. Moorefield. 2009. Tapping into Plug Load Savings. Final report, California Energy Commission’s Public Interest Energy Research program.

Mercier, C., C. Calwell and S. Porter. 2009. Displays Market Assessment and Energy Use Estimate. Final report, NYSERDA.

Mercier, C., C. Billingsley and L. Moorefield. 2009. Emerging Technology Scoping Study on Smart Plug Strips. Final report, California Energy Commission’s Public Interest Energy Research program.

Neugebauer, R., Frazer, B., May-Ostendorp, P., Calwell, C. Lowering the Cost of Play: Improving the Energy Efficiency of Video Game Consoles. Technical report. Natural Resources Defense Council, November 2008.

May-Ostendorp, P., Riley-Orth, B. Tuning in to Energy Efficiency: Prospects for Energy Savings in TV Set-Top BoxesTechnical report. Natural Resources Defense Council, June 2007.

Moorefield, L., Porter S., May-Ostendorp, P. Final Field Research Report.Technical report. California Energy Commission Public Interest Energy Research program, October 31, 2006.

Geist, T., Kamath, H., Porter, S., May-Ostendorp, P. Designing Battery Charger Systems for Improved Energy Efficiency: A Technical Primer. Technical report. California Energy Commission Public Interest Energy Research program, September 2006.

May-Ostendorp, P., Foster, S., Calwell, C. Televisions: Active Mode Energy Use, New Horizons for Energy Efficiency. Technical report. Natural Resources Defense Council, March 2005.

Journal Papers

May-Ostendorp, P., Henze, G.P., Rajagopalan, Bl, Kalz, D. Experimental investigation of model predictive control-based rules for a radiantly cooled office. HVAC&R Research. Available at: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10789669.2013.801303#.U2lT4l4ou0E

May-Ostendorp, P., Henze, G.P., Rajagopalan, B., Corbin, C., 2012. Extraction of supervisory control rules from model predictive control of windows in a mixed mode building. Journal of Building Performance Simulation. Available at: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/19401493.2012.665481

Corbin, C.D., Henze, G.P. & May-Ostendorp, P., 2012. A model predictive control optimization environment for real-time commercial building application. Journal of Building Performance Simulation. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19401493.2011.648343

May-Ostendorp, P. et al., 2011. Model-predictive control of mixed-mode buildings with rule extraction. Building and Environment, 46(2), pp.428-437. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2010.08.004

Felsmann, C., G.P. Henze, P. May-Ostendorp and C.D. Corbin, “Regelalgorithmen für Mixed-Mode Gebäudesysteme.” gi- Gesundheits-Ingenieur – Haustechnik – Bauphysik – Umwelttechnik, Vol. 131, No. 4 (2010), pp. 203-207.

Conference Papers

Porter, S., C. Mercier, P. May-Ostendorp and D. Denkenberger. 2014. Reviving the War of Currents – Opportunities to Save Energy with DC Distribution in Commercial Buildings. In 2014 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Available at: http://w.greenercars.org/files/proceedings/2014/data/papers/3-817.pdf.

Donnelly, C., and K. Dayem. 2014. Innovations in Cost and Efficiency Analyses for Consumer Electronics: A Technical Analysis of Display Components and Features. In 2014 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings Available at: http://aceee.org/files/proceedings/2014/data/index.htm.

Khan, F.H. et al., 2009. Challenges and Solutions in Measuring Computer Power Supply Efficiency for 80 PLUS® Certification. In 2009 Twenty-Fourth Annual IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition. IEEE, pp. 2079-2085. Available at: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/freeabs_all.jsp?arnumber=4802961

Vairamohan, B., May-Ostendorp, P., Beck, N. How Low Can You Go? The role of power electronics in achieving higher levels of efficiency for desktop computers. In Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition, 2008. APEC 2008. Twenty-Third Annual IEEE, pp.423-428. Available at: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/freeabs_all.jsp?arnumber=4522757

Herb, K., May-Ostendorp, P., Calwell, C., Duff, R. Lean, Green, and Solid State: Measuring and Enhancing Computer Efficiency. In Proceedings of the ACEEE 2006 Summer Study Conference on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Asilomar, CA: ACEEE, pp. 166 – 177. Available at: http://www.eceee.org/conference_proceedings/ACEEE_buildings/2006/Panel_9/p9_15

Calwell, C., May-Ostendorp, P., Fernstrom, G. Building a Better Bulb: Technologies, Policies, and Programs Behind the Battle to Increase the Efficiency of General Service Incandescent Light Bulbs. In Proceedings of the ACEEE 2006 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Asilomar, CA: ACEEE, pp. 49 – 60. Available at: http://www.aceee.org/proceedings-paper/ss06/panel09/paper05

May-Ostendorp, P. et al., 2006. In Search of Synergy. In Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE International Symposium on Electronics and the Environment, 2006. Scottsdale, AZ: pp. 114-119. Available at: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/freeabs_all.jsp?arnumber=1650046

Calwell, C. & Ostendorp, P., 80 plus: a strategy for reducing the inherent environmental impacts of computers. In Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE International Symposium on Electronics and the Environment, 2005. IEEE, pp. 151-156. Available at: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/freeabs_all.jsp?arnumber=1437012

Selected Presentations

May-Ostendorp, P., Henze, G., Rajagopalan, B. Rule extraction: developing near-optimal heuristics from offline MPC studies in buildings. Presentation given at the 2011 Model Predictive Control in Buildings Workshop, sponsored by the International Building Performance Simulation Association, Montreal, Canada, June 24 – 25, 2011.

May-Ostendorp, P. Control of Mixed Mode Buildings. Webinar presentation given to membership of the United States Green Building Council. Boulder, CO, December 13, 2011.

May-Ostendorp, P., Henze, G., Rajagopalan, B., Corbin, C. Energy-Optimal Control for Mixed-Mode Buildings. Poster presentation at the University of Colorado at Boulder’s 2010 Energy Frontiers conference, Boulder, CO, April 2010.

May-Ostendorp, P. Tackling the Improved Control of Mixed-Mode Buildings: a Research Update. Invited presentation at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, April 2010.

May-Ostendorp, P. Improving Mixed-Mode Design and Operation Through Optimal Control. Presentation at 2009 United States Green Building Council GreenBuild conference, Phoenix, AZ, November 2009.

May-Ostendorp, P., Fortenbery, B. The Efficiency of Internal Power Supplies: Test Procedure and Policy DevelopmentsPresentation at the Applied Power Electronics Conference, Dallas, Texas, March 23, 2006.

May-Ostendorp, P. NRDC TV Energy Efficiency Research. Presentation to NRDC-hosted TV International Stakeholder Meeting, San Francisco, California, June 28, 2005.