Ben Schoenbauer

Senior Research Engineer

Ben Schoenbauer is a Senior Research Engineer and has been with CEE since 2008.  At CEE, Ben has been conducting research projects dealing with residential and commercial energy efficiency for the past four years.  Ben has also been conducting research as part of the NorthernSTAR Building America team. Ben has a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering for the University of Minnesota and a Bachelor’s degree in Physics from St. John’s University.  

Memberships

  • American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)

Publications

Schoenbauer, Ben, David Bohac, Patrick Huelman, Rebecca Olson, and Martha Hewett. Retrofitting Combined Space and Water Heating Systems: Field Assessment. Building America. Washington, D.C.: Department of Energy, Upcoming.

Schoenbauer, Ben, David Bohac, Patrick Huelman, Martha Hewett, and Jake McAlpine. Retrofitting Combined Space and Water Heating Systems: Laboratory Tests. Building America. Washington, D.C.: Department of Energy, October 1, 2012. 

Schoenbauer, Ben, David Bohac, and Martha Hewett. “Tankless Water Heaters - Do They Really Work?” In ACEEE Summer Study Proceedings, 2012. Paper 193. Pacific Grove, CA, 2012.

Schoenbauer, Ben, David Bohac, and Martha Hewett. “Measured Residential Hot Water End Uses.” ASHRAE Transactions 119, no. Part 1 (2012).

Butcher, Thomas, and Ben Schoenbauer. “Application of a Linear Input/Output Model to Tankless Water Heaters.” ASHRAE Transactions 117, no. Part 1 (2011).

Schoenbauer, Ben, Martha Hewett, and David Bohac. “Actual Savings and Performance of Natural Gas Instantaneous Water Heaters.” ASHRAE Transactions 117, no. Part 1 (2011): 657–672.

Bohac, David, Ben Schoenbauer, Martha Hewett, Mary Sue Lobenstein, and Thomas Butcher. Actual Savings and Performance of Natural Gas Tankless Water Heaters. Research Final Report. Minneapolis, MN: Center for Energy and Environment, August 30, 2010. 

Davidson, J.H., S. Mantell, C. Briscoe, B. Schoenbauer, D. Huang, and J. Carmody. “Options for an Energy Efficient Panelized Residential Roof.” In Proceedings of the 36th ASES Annual Conference. Boulder, CO: American Solar Energy Society, 2007.


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