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Chrissi Antonopoulos

Chrissi Antonopoulos

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Portland Office
620 SW FIFTH AVE, SUITE #810
Portland, OR 97204
(503) 227-9933

Biography

Chrissi Antonopoulos joined PNNL's Portland office in 2010 and has worked on a broad range of projects ranging from green buildings, residential energy efficiency, techno-economic analysis, appliance efficiency standards and smart grid development. Chrissi is currently Senior Analyst working with the Energy Technology Market Adoption Team to enhance the presence of green technologies in the commercial marketplace.

Current work includes analysis of green building technology diffusion in the building sector, valuation of energy efficient residential homes, assessment of wall systems for residential deep energy retrofits, and residential indoor air quality. Chrissi has led research tasks focusing on code development for renewable energy technologies, and market forecasting of green building in the commercial sector. Chrissi has a B.S. in Business Administration, and a Master's of Urban Studies with a focus on energy technologies and sustainable development, from Portland State University. She is an active member of local energy efficiency organizations including Oregon BEST, and the Northwest Environmental Business Council, and has been an invited speaker to the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Chrissi is also a Doctoral student in the Nohad A. Toulan School of Urban Studies & Planning at Portland State University.

Research Interests

  • Spatial Analysis
  • Green Building Research
  • Urban design and sustainable development
  • Residential and Commercial Building Energy Efficiency
  • Environmental Valuation and Scoioeconomic Analysis

Education and Credentials

  • M.S., Master of Urban Studies, Nohad A. Toulan School of Urban Studies & Planning, Portland State University
  • Graduate Certificate, Energy Policy and Management, Portland State University
  • B.S., Business and Leadership, Marylhurst University

PNNL Publications

2018

  • Antonopoulos C.A., M.C. Baechler, and T.L. Gilbride. 2018. "A Toolbox Necessity: Finding Best Practices in High-Performance Homes with the Building America Solution Center." In 2018 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, August 12-17, 2018, Pacific Grove, CA. Washington, District Of Columbia:American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. PNNL-SA-134350.
  • Gilbride T.L., C.A. Antonopoulos, and M.C. Baechler. 2018. Building America Research Dissemination: FY 2018 Annual Progress Report. PNNL-28104. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Building America Research Dissemination: FY 2018 Annual Progress Report

2017

  • Antonopoulos C.A., M.C. Baechler, and T.L. Gilbride. 2017. "DOE's Solution Center: A Builder's Best Friend." NAHB Now. PNNL-SA-130447.

2014

  • Antonopoulos C.A., M.C. Baechler, and H.E. Dillon. 2014. "A Drop in the Bucket or a Pebble in a Pond: Commercial Building Partners' Replication of EEMs Across Their Portfolios." In 2014 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings.The Next Generation: Reaching for High Energy Savings, August 17-22, 2014, Pacific Grove, California, 3-1 - 3-13. Washington Dc:American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy. PNNL-SA-101204.
  • Balducci P.J., C.A. Antonopoulos, S.L. Clements, W.J. Gorrissen, H. Kirkham, K.A. Ruiz, and D.L. Smith, et al. 2014. Smart Grid Status and Metrics Report Appendices. PNNL-23461. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Smart Grid Status and Metrics Report Appendices
  • Madison M.C., C.A. Antonopoulos, S.T. Dowson, T.L. Franklin, L.C. Carlsen, and M.C. Baechler. 2014. "Accessorizing Building Science - A Web Platform to Support Multiple Market Transformation Programs." In 2014 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, August 17-22, 2014, Pacific Grove, California, 11-222 - 11-233. Washington Dc:American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. PNNL-SA-101292.

2013

2012

  • Baechler M.C., C.A. Antonopoulos, M. Sevigny, T.L. Gilbride, and M.G. Hefty. 2012. A Business Case for Home Performance Contracting. PNNL-21196. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. A Business Case for Home Performance Contracting
  • Dillon H.E., C.A. Antonopoulos, A.E. Solana, B.J. Russo, and J. Williams. 2012. "Could Building Energy Codes Mandate Rooftop Solar in the Future?." In ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, August 12-17, 2012, Pacific Grove, California. Washington, Dc:American Council of Energy-Efficient Economy. PNNL-SA-86350.
  • Livingston O.V., H.E. Dillon, M.A. Halverson, C.A. Antonopoulos, M.C. Madison, and R.G. Lucas. 2012. "Do We Really Know how Much it Costs to Construct High Performance Buildings?." In 2012 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings: Fueling Our Future with Efficiency, August 12-17, 2012, Pacific Grove, California, 1-176 - 1-188. Washington:American Council of Energy-Efficient Economy. PNNL-SA-88090.

2011

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