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Nora Wang

Nora Wang

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Biography

Dr. Wang specializes in building energy efficiency, sustainability, daylighting, and human behavior. She received her doctorate degree in architecture from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Beginning her career in architecture, Dr. Wang participated in a dozen large-scale international projects and won several design competitions. Since joining PNNL in 2010, Dr. Wang has led a variety of building research projects, such as Building Energy Asset Score, Buildings of the Future vision development, and Connected Buildings.

Research Interests

  • Energy efficiency rating and benchmarking
  • Daylighting technology and design application
  • Human behavior and environmental psychology

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D. (Architecture), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • M.A. (Architecture), National University of Singapore
  • B.Arch., Tianjin University, China

PNNL Publications

2018

  • Wang N., P. Phelan, C. Harris, J. Langevin, B. Nelson, and K. Sawyer. 2018. "Past Visions, Current Trends, and Future Context: A Review of Building Energy, Carbon, and Sustainability." Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews 82, no. Part 1:976-993. PNNL-SA-115488. doi:10.1016/j.rser.2017.04.114
  • Wang N., S. Goel, A. Makhmalbaf, and N.D. Long. 2018. "Development of Building Energy Asset Rating using Stock Modelling in the USA." Journal of Building Performance Simulation 11, no. 1:4-18. PNNL-SA-110467. doi:10.1080/19401493.2015.1134668

2017

  • Wang N., A. Makhmalbaf, V. Srivastava, and J.E. Hathaway. 2017. "SIMULATION-BASED COEFFICIENTS FOR ADJUSTING CLIMATE IMPACT ON ENERGY CONSUMPTION OF COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS." Building Simulation 10, no. 3:309-322. PNNL-SA-115696. doi:10.1007/s12273-016-0332-1
  • Wang N., and P. Phelan. 2017. "Special Issue on Buildings of the Future: Notes From Guest Editors." Journal of Solar Energy Engineering--Transactions of the ASME 139, no. 1:Article No. 010301. PNNL-SA-122780. doi:10.1115/1.4035437
  • Wang N., P.E. Phelan, J. Gonzalez, C. Harris, G. Henze, R. Hutchinson, and J. Langevin, et al. 2017. "Ten questions concerning future buildings beyond zero energy and carbon neutrality." Building and Environment 119. PNNL-SA-125040. doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2017.04.006

2016

  • Dong B., N. Wang, E. Hooks, and J. Zhao. 2016. "Quantifying Behavior Driven Energy Savings for Hotels." In ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, August 21-26, 2016, Pacific Grove, California. Wash, District Of Columbia:American Council for an Energy Efficiency Economy. PNNL-SA-120385.

2015

  • Wang N., and J.D. Goins. 2015. Buildings of the Future Scoping Study: A Framework for Vision Development. PNNL-24126. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

2014

  • Livingston O.V., T.C. Pulsipher, and N. Wang. 2014. Commercial and Multifamily Building Tenant Energy Usage Aggregation and Privacy. PNNL-23068. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Livingston O.V., T.C. Pulsipher, D.M. Anderson, and N. Wang. 2014. Commercial Building Tenant Energy Usage Aggregation and Privacy. PNNL-23786. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

2013

  • Elliott G., and N. Wang. 2013. DOE Commercial Building Energy Asset Score Web Service (Draft). PNNL-22089. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Elliott G., N. Wang, and J.P. Almquist. 2013. DOE Commercial Building Energy Asset Score Web Service (Draft). PNNL-22649. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Makhmalbaf A., V. Srivastava, and N. Wang. 2013. "SIMULATION-BASED WEATHER NORMALIZATION APPROACH TO STUDY THE IMPACT OF WEATHER ON ENERGY USE OF BUILDINGS IN THE U.S." In Building Simulation 2013: 13th Conference of International Building Performance Simulation Association (BS2013), August 26-28, 2013, Chambery, France, edited by E Wurtz, 1436-1444. Chambery:International Building Performance Simulation Association. PNNL-SA-93799.
  • Wang N. 2013. Development of an Online Toolkit for Measuring Commercial Building Energy Efficiency Performance -- Scoping Study. PNNL-21563. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Wang N., and W.J. Gorrissen. 2013. Commercial Building Energy Asset Score System: Program Overview and Technical Protocol (Version 1.0). PNNL-22045. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Wang N., S. Goel, and A. Makhmalbaf. 2013. Commercial Building Energy Asset Score Program Overview and Technical Protocol (Version 1.1). PNNL-22045 Rev. 1.1. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Wang N., S. Goel, W.J. Gorrissen, and A. Makhmalbaf. 2013. "Understanding Building Infrastructure and Building Operation through DOE Asset Score Model: Lessons Learned from a Pilot Project." ASHRAE Transactions 119, no. pt. 2:Paper No. DE-13-C030. PNNL-SA-92883.

2012

  • McCabe M.J., and N. Wang. 2012. Commercial Building Energy Asset Rating Program -- Market Research. PNNL-21310. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Wang N., A. Makhmalbaf, and S.W. Matsumoto. 2012. Commercial Building Energy Asset Rating Tool User's Guide. PNNL-21402. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Wang N., C. Taylor, and M.J. McCabe. 2012. "DOE Commercial Building Energy Asset Rating: Market Research and Program Direction." In ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings: Fueling our Future with Efficiency, August 12-17, 2012, Pacific Grove, California, 4-403 - 4-413. Washington Dc:American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. PNNL-SA-87850.
  • Wang N., W.J. Gorrissen, V. Srivastava, and C. Taylor. 2012. "DOE Commercial Building Asset Rating: An Application of Centralized Modeling Tools." ASHRAE TRANSACTIONS 118, no. PART 2:178-188. PNNL-SA-85031.

2010

  • Fowler K.M., N. Wang, R.L. Romero, and M.P. Deru. 2010. Performance Metrics for Commercial Buildings. PNNL-19830. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Fowler K.M., W.J. Gorrissen, and N. Wang. 2010. Financial Metrics Data Collection Protocol, Version 1.0. PNNL-19378. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

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