Robert Hart

Robert Hart
Principal Scientific Engineering Associate
(510) 486-4244

Robert Hart performs research and model development of energy-efficient windows and window attachments within the Windows and Envelope Materials Group. His recent work includes the development and experimental analysis of highly insulating "super windows", shading systems, and vacuum glazing. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University with concentrations in heat transfer and fluid dynamics. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of California, and a LEED AP.





Selkowitz, Stephen E, Robert Hart, and D. Charlie Curcija. "Breaking the 20 Year Logjam to Better Insulating Windows." 2018 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings 2018.
Hart, Robert, Howdy Goudey, and D. Charlie Curcija. "Experimental validation for thermal transmittances of window shading systems with perimeter gaps." Journal of Building Performance Simulation (2018) 1 - 13.





Hart, Robert, Howdy Goudey, Dariush K Arasteh, and Dragan C Curcija. "Thermal Performance Impacts of Center-of-Glass Deflections in Installed Insulating Glazing Units." Energy and Buildings 54.November 2012 (2012) 453-460. LBNL-5800E.