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Robert Schultz

Robert Schultz

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352

Biography

Since joining PNNL in 1986, Bob Schultz has participated in a variety of projects focused in the areas of building science, energy policy and conservation analysis, radiological waste forecasting, cost-benefit analysis, and software development. Currently, Bob supports the Building Energy Codes Program as a software engineer responsible for advancing and maintaining the COMcheck/REScheck energy code compliance software, and for researching and evaluating energy efficiency opportunities for the U.S. Army Reserves Comprehensive Energy and Water Evaluation program. He also supports the Facility Energy Decision System (FEDS) assessment tool as a software engineer and has been the principal software developer for products related to the Solid Waste Forecasting program.

Bob is proficient in the C++, Java, and Visual Basic programming languages with particular interest in development of desktop graphical user interface tools that focus on building sector energy efficiency and energy code compliance.

Research Interests

  • Building Sciences
  • Energy Systems Modeling
  • Energy Efficiency Software Development

Education and Credentials

  • M.S., Applied Economics, Montana State University
  • B.S., Agricultural Business and Economics, Montana State University

PNNL Publications

2015

2014

  • Athalye RA, K Gowri, RW Schultz, and J Glazer. 2014. "Reducing EnergyPlus Run Time For Code Compliance Tools." In ASHRAE/IBPSA Building Simulation Conference, September 10-12, 2014, Atlanta, Georgia, pp. 33-40.  ASHRAE, Atlanta, GA. 

2012

2010

  • Athalye RA, K Gowri, J Glazer, and RW Schultz. 2010. QuickSim Analysis ReportPNNL-19961, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 

2009

2008

  • Scott MJ, JM Roop, RW Schultz, DM Anderson, and KA Cort. 2008. "The Impact of DOE Building Technology Energy Efficiency Programs on U.S. Employment, Income, and Investment." Energy Economics 30(5):2283-2301. 

2007

2005

2002

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