Webinars

Welcome to the 2021 ETCC Webinar Series!

The Emerging Technologies Coordinating Council aims to share knowledge and strengthen capabilities of the emerging technologies community. To this end, the ETCC has launched a free quarterly webinar series to highlight current and/or recently completed projects by the ETCC members. These hour-long webinars will feature two to four projects across a wide variety of energy-efficient technologies and customer solutions and allow time for Q&A from attendees. To receive notifications about upcoming webinars, please subscribe to our email list.

 


Past Webinars

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Did you miss one? Presentation slides and videos will be available for download shortly after each event! Here's what we've covered so far:

June 24, 2021: Results from Gas-Fired Heat Pump Demonstrations and Research across Multiple Sectors

  • Integrated Gas-Fired Heat Pumps for Homes and Businesses: Results from Field Demonstrations and Modeling | Merry Sweeney, Senior Market Analyst, GTI; Paul Glanville, R&D Director, GTI (Video | Slides)
    This project was funded by the California Energy Commission’s Public Interest Energy Research (PIER) program. 

Residential Project:

• Final Project Fact Sheet: Key Findings and Benefits

• Ratepayer Technology Snapshot

• Case Study: Huntington Beach, California single-family detached home, family of three

• Case Study: Stanton, California single-family attached home, family of four

Commercial Project:

• Final Project Fact Sheet: Key Findings and Benefits

• A Contractor’s Introduction to Commercial Gas-Fired Heat Pump Water Heaters

• Technical Summary White Paper: Commercial Gas Heat Pumps for Hot Water and A/C Demonstration In Restaurant Applications

  • Demonstration of Gas Engine Heat Pump (GEHP) with Scalable Solar Thermal Array in Multi-Family Central Water Heating | Abdullah Y Ahmed, Occidental Analytical Group (Video | Slides)
    This project was funded by the California Energy Commission’s Public Interest Energy Research (PIER) program.

February 25, 2021: Bundle-Based EE & Climate-Friendly Refrigeration Systems in California

  • Bundle-Based Energy Efficiency Technology Solutions for California (BEETS for California) | Andrea Marr, Director, Willdan (Video | Slides)
    This project was funded by the California Emerging Technologies Program and the California Energy Commission’s Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) program.

  • Increasing the Adoption of Climate-Friendly Refrigeration Systems in California’s Supermarkets | Aanchal Kohli, Air Resources Engineer, California Air Resources Board (Video | Slides)
    The F-gas Reduction Incentive Program (FRIP) is part of California Climate Investments, a statewide initiative that puts billions of Cap-and-Trade dollars to work reducing greenhouse gas emissions, strengthening the economy, and improving public health and the environment—particularly in disadvantaged communities.

September 24, 2020: HFC Regulations, Natural Refrigerant Systems, LCFS Credits, and Cool Cows

  • Carbon-Free Cooling: The Critical Role of HFC Refrigerants in Reaching California’s GHG Targets | Danielle Wright, Executive Director, North American Sustainable Refrigeration Council (VideoSlides)

  • Natural Refrigerant System Examples for Supermarkets | Danielle Wright, Executive Director, North American Sustainable Refrigeration Council (VideoSlides)

  • Connecting the Dots | Paul Delaney, Senior Engineer, Southern California Edison (VideoSlides)

  • LCFS Electricity Pathways: Cow Power to Charge Electric Vehicles in SMUD Region | Valentino M. Tiangco, Biomass Program Manager, Sacramento Municipal Utility District (VideoSlides)
    This project was funded by the SMUD Energy Research and Development group.

  • Optimized Controller for Dairy Cow Cooling | Theresa Pistochini, Engineering Manager, UC Davis Western Cooling Efficiency Center (VideoSlides)
    This project was funded by California Energy Commission’s Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) program with support from Southern California Edison.

July 22, 2020: IoT, More IoT, and Rapid Modeling for Residential Communities

  • The Importance of IoT for the Smart Grid | Orly Hasidim, Energy Management and Savings Business Developer, Universal Devices (Video | Slides | Report)
    This project was funded by the California Energy Commission’s Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) program in collaboration with SCE.

  • Smart Speakers, the Connected Home, and Energy | Randy Robinson, Jr., Project Manager, Southern California Edison (Video | Slides)
    This project was funded by SCE’s Emerging Products and Technologies Group.

  • Clean Energy Residential Retrofits at Scale—Using XeroHome’s Rapid Energy Modeling Approach | Mudit Saxena, Principal/Founder, Vistar Energy (Video | Slides)
    This project was funded by SCE’s Emerging Technologies Program.

May 13, 2020

  • SDG&E Battery Market Study: Residential and Non-Residential Customers | Bryan Jungers, Senior Research Manager, Technology Assessment, E Source (Video | Slides)

  • CEC EPIC's Santa Ana Project | Cathy Higgins, Research Director, New Buildings Institute; Jerine Ahmed, Senior Engineer, Technology Area Lead, Whole Buildings & HVAC, Southern California Edison (Video | Slides)

  • Grid-Interactive Efficient Buildings (GEBs) | David Nemtzow, Director, Building Technologies Office, U.S. Department of Energy (Video | Slides)

February 26, 2020

  • Demand Response Technology Assessment and Delivery: Accelerating Tech Transfer of California’s EPIC Projects | Mark Martinez, Senior Portfolio Manager, Emerging Markets and Technology Program, Southern California Edison; Julie Hayes, Conservation and Engagement Strategist, Julie Hayes Consulting; Ammi Amarnath, Senior Technical Executive, Energy Utilization Research Area, Electric Power Research Institute (Video | Slides | EPRI Product Abstract)
    This project was funded by Southern California Edison’s Emerging Markets and Technology Program. 

August 28, 2019

  • Energy Efficient Concentration of Food and Beverage Products | Erik Desormeaux, Director of Process Development, Porifera (Video | Slides)
    The Energy Commission is a member of the California Emerging Technologies Program. These projects were funded by the California Energy Commission's Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) and Natural Gas Research and Development Programs.

  • Energy Efficient Infrared Drying of Healthy Snacks and Walnuts | Zhongli Pan, Adjunct Professor, University of California, Davis (Video | Slides)
    The Energy Commission is a member of the California Emerging Technologies Program. These projects were funded by the California Energy Commission's Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) and Natural Gas Research and Development Programs.

June 5, 2019

  • High Performance Attics for Zero Energy Homes | Iain Walker, Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Video | Slides | Report)
    This project was funded by the California Emerging Technologies Program and the California Energy Commission’s Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) program. 

  • Assessment of Horizontal Self-Contained Display Cases Using Natural Refrigerant | Edwin Hornquist, Senior Emerging Technologies Program Manager, SCE (Video | Slides | Report)

  • Computer Gaming Systems: Energy Efficiency without Performance Compromise | Leo Rainer, Principal Scientific Engineer Associate, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Video | Slides | Report)
    This project was funded by the California Emerging Technologies Program and the California Energy Commission’s Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) program.

February 27, 2019

  • LED Track Lighting | Teren Abear, Technology Area Lead, SCE (Video | Slides | Report)

  • Dynamic Air Balancing for Commercial HVAC Systems | Hardik Shah, Senior Engineer / Program Manager, GTI (VideoSlides)

  • Costs and Benefits of Community vs. Individual End-Use for Solar Water Heating | Milica Grahovac, Senior Scientific Engineering Associate, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (VideoSlides)

 

 

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