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Mark Halverson

Mark Halverson

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352


Mark Halverson has worked on building energy usage since the late 1980s, starting with the Enduse Load and Consumer Assessment Program (ELCAP) (a large regional building metering program in the Pacific Northwest) and continuing on to DOE's Building Energy Codes Program (BECP) and Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) in the early 1990s. He is currently working on cost-effectiveness of commercial codes, energy code compliance, and rulemaking activities within BECP and Federal building energy efficiency standards for FEMP. He is also involved in international energy efficiency and energy codes work with staff from PNNL's Joint Global Climate Research Institute.

Research Interests

  • Building Energy Codes and Standards
  • Federal Building Energy Efficiency
  • High-Performance Buildings
  • International Energy Efficiency and Codes

Education and Credentials

  • M.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Washington
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, Montana State University
  • Member - ASHRAE

PNNL Publications








  • Judd KS, EM Wendel, SL Morris, JL Williamson, MA Halverson, OV Livingston, and SA Loper. 2012. Evaluation of the Impact of EISA Federal Project InvestmentsPNNL-22074, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Bartlett R, LM Connell, K Gowri, MA Halverson, RG Lucas, EE Richman, RW Schultz, and DW Winiarski. 2012. Technical Support Document for Version 3.9.1 of the COMcheck SoftwarePNNL-21880, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Livingston OV, HE Dillon, MA Halverson, CA Antonopoulos, MC Madison, and RG 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, pp. 1-176 - 1-188.  American Council of Energy-Efficient Economy, Washington. 
  • Lychuk T, M Evans, MA Halverson, and V Roshchanka. 2012. Analysis of the Russian Market for Building Energy EfficiencyPNNL-22110, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 







  • Halverson MA, WD Chvala, Jr, and S Herrera. 2005. "Fuel Cell Demonstration at the U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod." Cogeneration and Distributed Generation Journal 20(3):43-50. 
  • Briggs RS, DR Conover, LM Connell, K Gowri, MA Halverson, JA Johnson, RG Lucas, K Madison, EJ Makela, EE Richman, R Schultz, and DW Winiarski. 2005. Technical Support Document for Version 2.4, Release 1 of the COMcheck-EZ SoftwarePNNL-15200, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 



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