Paul Sheaffer

Paul Sheaffer

Program Manager 4
(703) 689-1202


Paul Sheaffer is a Program Manager in the High Tech and Industrial Systems Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory with more than 20 years of experience in commercial and industrial energy efficiency.

Mr. Sheaffer is an engineer and program manager with a broad background in industrial and building sector energy use; end-use technologies and markets; motor-driven, steam, and process heating systems; distributed generation; and standards development. Mr. Sheaffer worked as an energy consultant for more than 20 years before joining LBNL, and managed numerous large projects in industrial and building sector energy efficiency. Mr. Sheaffer’s experience covers cross-cutting technologies including motors, drives, pump, compressed air, fan, steam, and process heating systems, as well as sector-specific systems and technologies. He developed numerous tools, technical publications, training, standards, projects, certification programs, and efficiency assessments related to industrial and building systems efficiency and distributed generation.

Mr. Sheaffer is currently managing a USDOE-funded project analyzing the installed base and efficiency opportunities of motor-driven systems in the US. He is also supporting Superior Energy Performance, a program to certify industrial plants and commercial buildings for energy efficiency, which includes conformance to ISO 50001- Energy Management Systems. Mr. Sheaffer is also developing certification programs related to ISO 50001 and other energy efficiency-related credentials.