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Michael Myer

Michael Myer

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Biography

Michael Myer joined PNNL in 2007 as a lighting researcher. He currently supports a variety of programs at DOE including the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP), Commercial Buildings Integration, U.S. GSA Green Proving Ground, Building Energy Codes, and Appliance and Commercial Equipment Standards (ACES). Within ACES, Michael has contributed his technical skills to test procedures for compact fluorescent lamps, metal halide ballasts, and other lighting technologies, as well as the non-lighting commercial pre-rinse spray valves and pool pumps. As an ACES project manager, he has been the PNNL lighting lead for energy conservation standards related to HID lamps, metal halide lamp fixtures, and fluorescent lamp ballasts. Michael also supports the commercial and federal adoption of highefficiency lighting equipment and controls. He brings hands-on skills to the project, previously working in lighting design for Naomi Miller Lighting Design and Hayden McKay Lighting Design. He has authored or co-authored many technical publications/reports and made several presentations at national conferences.

Research Interests

  • Lighting (solid-state lighting, conventional lighting, daylighting, etc.)
  • Lighting Controls
  • Policy Related to Lighting (e.g., rulemaking, energy codes)
  • Water

Education and Credentials

  • M.S., Lighting from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • B.A., Theatre with emphasis in Design/Technology from Arizona State University
  • Member - Illuminating Engineering Society (IES)

PNNL Publications

2021

2020

  • Hackel S., C. Cowan, J. Zhou, C. Wolgamott, and M. Myer. 2020. "Lighting controls: not just for lighting anymore!." In 2020 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, August 17-21, 2020, Virtual, 3-103 - 3-1210. Washington, District Of Columbia:American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. PNNL-SA-152316.
  • Myer M., and L.J. Sandahl. 2020. "Integrated and Advanced Lighting Controls: The Next Frontier in Energy Savings?." In ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, August 17, 21, 2020. Virtual, 3-212 - 3-227. Washington, District Of Columbia:American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. PNNL-SA-152390.
  • Sandahl L.J., T.L. Gilbride, M. Myer, and B. Dressel. 2020. "The Role of Competitions in Speeding Energy-Efficient Technology Development and Adoption." In 2020 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, August 17-21, 2020, Virtual, 7-332 - 7-347. Washington, District Of Columbia:American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. PNNL-SA-152061.
  • Wang P., M.R. Brambley, M.E. Poplawski, M. Myer, J. Lian, R.G. Lutes, and S. Huang, et al. 2020. "Characterization of Connected Lighting System Potential for Grid Services Under Real-Time Pricing." In 2020 Building Performance Analysis Conference and SimBuild, September 29-October 1, 2020, (Virtual), 27-34. Atlanta, Georgia:ASHRAE. PNNL-SA-150138.

2018

  • Myer M., L.J. Sandahl, J. Granderson, M.P. Deru, A. Jiron, and J. Hibbs. 2018. "Easy and Enticing: How a Collaborative Approach to Emerging Technology Adoption in the Commercial Building Sector Has Made Its Mark." In 2018 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings: Making Efficiency Easy and Enticing, August 12-17, 2017, Pacific Grove, CA, 7-1 - 7-14. Washington, District Of Columbia:American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. PNNL-SA-156603.

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2008

  • Cook T.S., M.M. Bryan, B.R. Kinzey, and M. Myer. 2008. "Lighting the Great Outdoors: LEDs in Exterior Applications." In ACEEE 2008: Energy Efficiency in Buildings' Scaling Up: Building Tomorrow's Solutions, 236. Washington Dc:American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. PNNL-SA-60591.
  • Kinzey B.R., and M. Myer. 2008. Demonstration Assessment of Light Emitting Diode (LED) Walkway Lighting at the Federal Aviation Administration William J. Hughes Technical Center, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. PNNL-17407. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Demonstration Assessment of Light Emitting Diode (LED) Walkway Lighting at the Federal Aviation Administration William J. Hughes Technical Center, in Atlantic City, New Jersey
  • Myer M., E.E. Richman, and C.C. Jones. 2008. "Way Beyond Widgets: Delivering Integrated Lighting Design in Actionable Solutions." In ACEEE 2008: Energy Efficiency in Buildings; Scaling Up: Building Tomorrow's Solutions, 76. Washington Dc:American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. PNNL-SA-61514.

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