Kevin Hallinan

Contact Information


Kevin Hallinan


  • Full-Time Faculty


Selected Publications

  • Villoria, R., P. Brodrick, K. Hallinan, and R. Brecha. 2013. Residential levelized cost for HVAC saving measures from a hierarchical implementation of most cost effective measures within an entire utility service district. J. of Energy Efficiency.
  • Raziei, S.A., K.P. Hallinan, and R.J. Brecha. 2014. Energy cost optimization for system with both solar energy and conventional energy production and energy storage, and real time pricing. 5th Annual Conference IEEE – Innovative Smart Grid Technologies, February 19-22, in Washington, D.C.
  • Alshatshati, S., K.P. Hallinan, and R.J. Brecha. 2014. Community scale prediction of building r-value and mass density from single point in time thermal images. 2014 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, August 17-22, in Pacific Grove, California.
  • Hallinan, K., H. Enns, P. Brodrick, M. Rembert, T. Stuckert, S. Ritchie, R. Villoria, and T. Rainsberger. 2012. Energy informatics coupled with community education and development for community wide energy reduction. Sustainability 4, no. 7:1371-1396.
  • Hallinan, K. et al. 2011. Establishing building recommissioning priorities and potential energy savings from utility energy data. Transactions of the American Society of Heating and Refrigeration Engineers 117, part 2.
  • Hallinan, K. et al. 2011. Targeting residential energy reduction for city utilities using historical electrical utility data and readily available building data. Transactions of the American Society of Heating and Refrigeration Engineers 117, part 2.

Selected Honors and Awards

  • University of Dayton Alumni Award in Teaching, 1996.

Courses Taught


  • Introduction to Engineering Design
  • Thermodynamics; Experimentation
  • Heat Transfer
  • Mechanical Engineering Analysis


  • Building Energy Informatics
  • Wind Energy Engineering
  • Energy Systems Engineering


  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 1988
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 1985
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Akron, 1982

Professional Activities

  • Co-Chair Dayton Regional Green Executive Committee (2011 - )
  • Chair Metrics team
  • Reviewer Energy 
  • Reviewer Energy and Buildings

Research Interests

  • Community-based energy reduction: Conducting research to drive residential energy reduction (
  • Estimating local economic impact of city sustainability efforts.
  • Building energy informatics: Developing strategy for energy and demand reduction for apartments and universities utilizing granular interval metering
  • Information-based energy audits: Developing methodology for using building thermal image data to complete residential building energy audits

Media Expertise