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Walt Hunt

Walt Hunt

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 375-6499


Walter joined PNNL in 2019 as a Senior Research Engineer. For the previous 7 years, he was a project engineer for energy efficiency and demand response at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). His experience includes evaluating space conditioning, water heating, refrigeration, and ventilation technologies for residential or commercial applications. Walter has extensive experience in evaluating advanced heat pump technologies through laboratory and field techniques. Walter is a Professional Engineer (PE) and a member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).

Research Interests

  • Advanced Heat Pump Technologies
  • Energy Efficiency Program Design and Implementation
  • Laboratory Testing Methodologies

Education and Credentials

  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Tennessee
  • B.S., Engineering, University of Tennessee
  • Professional Engineer (PE)

Energy and Environment

Core Research Areas