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ETCC Public Meeting


Emerging Technology Coordinating Council Presents: 

Climate Optimized HVAC: The Key to Net Zero

…From desiccant evaporative systems to fault detection and diagnostics, this event will focus on technologies and systems that are poised to transform the HVAC field. Whether your interest lies in residential, commercial, electric or natural gas—this event is for you! And if you’re curious about the full range of emerging technologies, including those outside of the realm of HVAC, stick around for the afternoon sessions when California’s utilities and state energy agencies will share findings from their latest emerging technology efforts.


Western Cooling Efficiency Center: Setting the stage for climate optimized HVAC (Mark Modera and Theresa Pistochini)

AESC on behalf of PG&E: Promising results from evaporative cooling RTU field tests (Antonio Corradini)

AHRI DR Sub-Committee: Defining and enabling DR-ready AC and heat pump systems (Robert Wilkins)

NREL: Promising research on an ultra-efficient AC technology known as desiccant enhanced evaporative (DEVAP) cooling (Jason Woods)

CEC Updates (Virginia Lew)

CPUC Updates (Paula Gruendling)

SMUD Updates (Obadiah Bartholomy)

SDG&E Updates (Nate Taylor)

SoCa Gas Updates (Edwin Hornquist)

PG&E Updates (Aaron Panzer)

You can download the slides at the link below.

Sacramento Municipal Utility District's Rubicon Room:
6301 S St. Sacramento, CA
Event Type
Non-ETCC Events
Event Host
  • Pacific Gas & Electric Company logo
  • Southern California Edison Company logo
  • Southern California Gas Company logo
  • San Diego Gas & Electric Company logo
  • Sacramento Municipal Utility District logo
  • Los Angeles Department of Water and Power logo
  • CEC logo

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The ETCC is funded in part by ratepayer dollars and the California IOU Emerging Technologies Program, the IOU Codes & Standards Planning & Coordination Subprograms, and the Demand Response Emerging Technologies (DRET) Collaborative programs under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission. The municipal portion of this program is funded and administered by Sacramento Municipal Utility District and Los Angeles Department of Water and Power.