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Dan James

Dan James

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352


Dan James recently joined PNNL in early 2014 and works at the PNNL's Richland Campus. Dan supports the PNNL energy and environment division as a BAS Expert. He has over 16 years in building systems management, including developing and programing DDC systems. .Before joining PNNL's Building Energy Systems Group, Dan worked at Apollo Mechanical Contractors and Washington State DOC where he designed, programed and managed building automated control projects, oversaw maintenance operations and the installation and programming of DDC controls on the HVACR systems.

Research Interests

  • HVAC retuning/commissioning
  • Control theory
  • Interoperability and architecture for systems of systems
  • Facility operations and management

PNNL Publications


  • Huang Q., Y. Zhang, S. Kundu, Y. Tang, D.P. James, Y. Liu, and P.V. Etingov. 2018. "Aggregate Protection Response of Motor Loads in Commercial Buildings." In IEEE/PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition (T&D 2018), April 16-19, 2018, Denver, CO, 1-5. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-128450. doi:10.1109/TDC.2018.8440288
  • Tang Y., S. Kundu, Y. Zhang, D.P. James, Y. Liu, Q. Huang, and J. Zhang, et al. 2018. "Generation of Composite Load Protection Profiles for Reliable System Operation." In IEEE Power & Energy Society Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference (ISGT 2018), February 19-22, 2018, Washington DC, 1-5. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-129187. doi:10.1109/ISGT.2018.8403400


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