Markets » Commercial, Commercial, Small
Project Summary This project enhances a demand response (DR) evaluation tool for use by SCE in promoting DR programs and calculating future utility rates, such as critical peak pricing (CPP) and time of use (TOU), to small commercial building customers.
Markets » Commercial, Commercial, Small, Educational Facilities, Government - Institutional Facilities, High Technology, Industrial - Manufacturing, Medical - Healthcare
Joint utility project that: 1)Estimates the number and types of labs in California; 2)Estimates the number and types of energy-consuming and water-consuming equipment used in California labs; 3)Assesses operational and behavioral opportunities for efficiencies in how laboratory equipment in...
Markets » Commercial, Commercial Office, Commercial, Small, Residential, Retail
This project evaluated the capabilities of currently available networked‐based energy management systems equipped with Fault Detection and Diagnostics capabilities in laboratory and field settings. The project assessed the systems’ effectiveness in implementing utility DR programs and evaluated...
Phase Change Materials for Buildling Cooling Applications: Analysis of Energy Performance for Quick Service Restaurants
Markets » Commercial, Commercial, Small, Food Service Industry
Project Summary The purpose of this study is to determine the effectiveness of passive phase change materials (PCMs) for controlling room temperatures in buildings and reducing the need for mechanical cooling. The PCM technology is designed to absorb heat during the daytime, and release heat...