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.
Spot: Industrial Technology Validation Team - August 18th 2021
2017 Director’s Awards for Exceptional Achievement: Societal Impact - April 03rd 2018
For research of barriers limiting adoption of ISO 50001 energy management business practices and development of the ISO 50001 energy and CO2 impacts methodology, which resulted in national and corporate commitments at Clean Energy Ministerial meetings and national efficiency programs.