Brian Gerke

(510) 486-5973

Brian Gerke is a Research Scientist/Engineer for the Energy Efficiency Standards Group at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Before joining the EES team as a postdoc in 2011, Dr. Gerke was an astrophysicist, studying cosmology and galaxy formation. Since moving to LBNL, he has been putting his data-analysis expertise to use in developing empirically-based cost-benefit forecasts to help guide future energy efficiency policy. 



Gerke, Brian F. "Light-emitting diode lighting products." Technological Learning in the Transition to a Low-Carbon Energy System. El Sevier, 2019. 233-254.



Letschert, Virginie E, Brian F Gerke, Michael A McNeil, Thomas Tu, Brian Dean, Edi Sartono, Jaya Rajasa, and Chad Gallinat. "Baseline Evaluation and Policy Implications for Air Conditioners in Indonesia." 9th International Conference On Energy Efficiency In Domestic Appliances and Lighting. 2017.
Gerke, Brian F, and Gabrielle Dreyfus. "The Advanced Cooling Market Tracker: Monitoring deployment of climate-friendly cooling technology worldwide." 9th International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Domestic Appliances and Lighting. 2017.


Gerke, Brian F, Michael A McNeil, Thomas Tu, and Feiyang Xu. "The International Database of Efficient Appliances (IDEA): A New Resource for Global Efficiency Policy." 2016 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Pacific Grove, Ca, 2016. LBNL-1006273.