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Xiaoli Duan

Xiaoli Duan

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352


Ms. Duan is a research scientist at the Pacific Northwest National laboratory (PNNL). Her primary research focuses on building and appliances energy efficiency. Her focus projects include energy, water and waste performance evaluation for the U.S. army reserve centers and large military sites, DOE's Appliance and Commercial Equipment Standards Project, and connected smart buildings projects. Ms. Duan joined PNNL in 2010 from the Science Sector of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), where she worked as an Assistant Program Manager. She managed and supported three major projects at UNESCO including Ecologic Research to Sustain China's Environment (ERSCE), East Asian Biosphere Reserve Network (EABRN) and Sustainable Water Integrated Management (SWIM).

Research Interests

  • Energy efficiency technology analysis and economics
  • Building energy efficiency and automation
  • Energy efficiency regulatory development
  • Sustainable water and energy management

PNNL Publications


  • McMordie Stoughton K., X. Duan, and E.M. Wendel. 2013. Reverse Osmosis Optimization. PNNL-22682. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Reverse Osmosis Optimization

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