• Professor
  • Director of Energy Systems Laboratory
David Claridge

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Stanford University, 1976
  • M.S., Stanford University, 1966
  • B.S., Walla Walla College, 1964

Research Interests

  • Dr. Claridge conducts research focusing on energy efficiency in buildings. He works to improve the existing building commissioning process and continues to improve methods used for measurement and verification of energy savings in buildings. He is also developing a disruptive refrigerant-free air conditioner technology.

Awards & Honors

  • Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement in Research Award, 2003.
  • E. D. Brockett Professor, Texas A&M University College of Engineering, 2001–2002.
  • Northrup Grumman Fellow, Texas A&M University College of Engineering, 2000.

Selected Publications

  • Gangisetti, K., Claridge, D.E., Srebric, J. and Paulus, M.T., “Influence of Reduced VAV Flow Settings on Indoor Thermal Comfort in an Office Space,” Building Simulation, Vol. 9, pp. 101-111, 2016.
  • Paulus, M.T., Claridge, D.E. and Culp, C. “Algorithm for Automating the Selection of a Temperature Dependent Change Point Model,” Energy and Buildings, Vol. 87, pp. 95-104, 2015.
  • Lin, G. and Claridge, D.E., “A Temperature-Based Approach to Detect Abnormal Building Energy Consumption,” Energy and Buildings, Vol. 93, pp. 110-118, 2015.
  • Masuda, H. and Claridge, D.E., “Statistical Modeling of the Building Energy Balance Variable for Screening of Metered Energy Use in Large Commercial Buildings,” Energy and Buildings, Vol. 57, pp. 292-303, 2014.
  • Bynum, J.D., Claridge, D.E. and Curtin, J.M., “Development and Testing of an Automated Building Commissioning Analysis Tool (ABCAT), Energy and Buildings, Vol. 55, pp. 607-617, 2012.