University of California, Berkeley Building Energy Management Systems (EMS) consists of Automated Logic and Barrington Control Systems. The position of HVAC Control Engineer is responsible for the day to day operation and maintenance of both systems installed in over 100 facilities at Berkeley Campus. Barrrington Control System was adopted at Berkeley Campus over 30 years…
California Energy Commission staff will conduct a public workshop to discuss the current state of HVAC technologies needed to help meet California’s greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction and low global warming potential (GWP) refrigerant goals. This information will help inform future research needs. Commissioners may attend and participate. The workshop will be held on: THURSDAY, December…
California Energy Commission staff will conduct a workshop to gather stakeholder input on the development of the 2019 Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Standards). The workshop will focus on residential heating ventilation and cooling measures and acceptance test technician certification provider requirements for the 2019 standards. The workshop will be held on: Tuesday, July 18, 2017 9:00…
Did you know that the California Energy Commission documents the most common questions to their Energy Code Hotline, and answers them in their Blueprint newsletter? The Blueprint newsletter for July/August is out, and provides guidance on a number of
Presentation from SCE Webinar 7/14: High Opportunity Programs or Projects (HOPPs), Including Public Buildings Retro-commissioning, On-Bill Financing, and Comprehensive Commercial HVAC
The presentation from Southern California Edison (SCE)’s 7/14 HOPPS webinar (more information here) is now available here.
As shared in the California Energy Commission (CEC)’s release: The California Energy Commission approved six grants July 13th focused on energy efficiency with $8 million awarded for technologies and measures designed to achieve zero net
SCE Webinar 7/14: High Opportunity Programs or Projects (HOPPs), Including Public Buildings Retro-commissioning, On-Bill Financing, and Comprehensive Commercial HVAC
Southern California Edison (SCE) invites you to a webinar providing an overview on three High Opportunity Programs or Projects (HOPPs) proposals related to Public Buildings Retro-commissioning; On-Bill Financing; and Comprehensive
Whittier Leverages Incentives and Support for Municipal Retrofits – Including Streetlighting, Lighting, HVAC, and VFD Upgrades
As covered in the Whittier Daily News: the City of Whittier is going green. It’s spending about $2.1 million on ways to make street lights and city buildings more energy efficient, a move that will pay for itself in about four years and save hundreds of thousands of dollars afterward, officials said.
From ACEEE: Commercial Buildings Survey Shows Great Progress in Energy Savings, But Also Remaining Opportunities
As shared this morning by ACEEE: “Data recently released as part of the Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS) highlights changes in commercial sector energy demand between 2003 and 2012. The Energy Information
As reported by Smart Grid News, “A new service from home management product provider Nest Labs, Inc., will help customers automatically use less energy when the prices are highest. “The Nest Thermostat can find the price of energy for customers on Time of Use (TOU)
At this year’s SEEC Forum, California Energy Commission (CEC) Advisor to Commissioner McAllister Patrick Saxton spoke to requirements for residential heat
Understanding the implications that leaky ducts and ventilation shafts have for indoor air quality and energy consumption, the U.S. Department of Energy, along with EPA and others sponsored research at Lawrence Berkeley National
NYTimes Coverage and Slideshow: Zero Net Energy Test Homes in Fontana, Homeowner Feedback, and Plans for Expansion
The development of zero net energy (ZNE) homes in Fontana announced last April got press as the focus of this June 3rd New York Times article: A Suburban Experiment Aims for Free Energy. Visit the New York Times for the full story –
Learn how architects, developers and builders took a windowless, concrete “tilt-up” racquetball facility and retrofitted it to a desirable, zero net energy (ZNE) commercial
As shared by EurekAlert.org, a new study has reviewed the potential for cool roofs and green roofs to reduce urban heat island effect and improve air quality in the City of Chicago. Read below for highlights, or visit EurekAlert.org here.