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Sector Residential
End-use Plug Loads and Appliances
2020 - 2022
SCE
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The aim of this sub-project is to collect data on electricity consumed by equipment in newly-constructed homes that are either required by health and safety codes or are considered necessary to make the house attractive to buyers. This aspect of residential energy use has not been studied but...
Sector Commercial
End-use HVAC
2020 - 2022
SCE
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Lab or field test of phase change material (PCM) installed in air conditioning systems' supply air duct. PCM freezes during off-peak periods, then melts to offset compressorized cooling during peak hours. $47,000 included labor and materials to install Stasis on a customer site, on a 5 ton AC...
Sector Other
End-use Process Loads
2020 - 2023
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The state of California has identified vehicles as the largest source of Green House Gas(GHG) emissions. Traffic and congestion are a part of living and working in Southern California, especially on the west side around Santa Monica. “Silicon Beach” is growing and adding to the environmental,...