Expertise: Sustainability, Housing, Energy, Education, Underserved Populations
Dr. Frederick (“Freddy”) Paige is the Assistant Director of the Virginia Center for Housing Research and an Assistant Professor at Virginia Tech in the Vecellio Construction Engineering and Management Program. Dr. Paige’s main scholarship goal is to create the knowledge needed to develop an informed public that lives in a sustainable built environment. Previous work with a variety of utility companies, sustainability non-profits, and educational institutions has provided Dr. Paige with a versatile toolkit of knowledge and skills needed to address a diverse range of civil engineering issues. His main areas of work focus on social phenomena related to high-efficiency homes and sustainable communities. Dr. Paige completed his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering at Clemson University, where he also received his MS and BS degrees in Civil Engineering.
Paige, F., Agee, P., & Jazizadeh, F. (2019). flEECe, an energy use and occupant behavior dataset for net-zero energy affordable senior residential buildings. Scientific data, 6(1), 1-9.
Zhao, D., McCoy, A. P., Agee, P., Mo, Y., Reichard, G., & Paige, F. (2018). Time effects of green buildings on energy use for low-income households: A longitudinal study in the United States. Sustainable cities and society, 40, 559-568.