Dr Stephen White

Energy Efficiency Domain Leader

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Biography

Dr White leads CSIRO's Energy Efficiency Research. He also manages the “Engaged Communities” Program in the Low Carbon Living Cooperative Research Centre (LCL CRC)

He oversees a significant portfolio of residential energy efficiency research, including responsibility for the NatHERS Software and the Liveability Real Estate Marketing Framework. He serves on a number of national committees including chairing the ASBEC Sustainable Housing Task Group.

He is an international expert in solar air-conditioning and refrigeration where he has served on various international and national committees including (i) Advisory Board member for the International Journal of Refrigeration (ii) Advisory Board member UK “Interdisciplinary Centre for Storage, Transformation and Upgrading of Thermal Energy” (i-STUTE) and (iii) Leader of SubTask C in the International Energy Agency Task48 “Quality Assurance and Support Measures for Solar Cooling”. He has been a leading proponent of the world first AS5389 solar cooling energy savings calculation standard, and various industry road-mapping exercises.

He has won a number of prizes and is a member of the Australian Refrigeration and Building Services (ARBS) "Hall of Fame"

He has a strong interest and experience in commercialization and technology transfer to industry.