HVAC Control Engineer, Facilities Services – UC Berkeley

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…

Public Workshop: Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Research and Development – Dec 21

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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…

CEC Workshop: 2019 Standards – Residential Heating Ventilation and Cooling Measures

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…

CEC Approves $8M for Energy-Efficient Technologies

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 (more…)

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 (more…)

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. (more…)

Nest partners with SolarCity on new ‘Time of Savings’ energy service

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) (more…)

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 – (more…)