The Emerging Technologies Showcase series features timely, in-depth information about promising energy efficiency technologies and practices that the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) is considering for future research or evaluation. Knowledge-sharing tools and recently implemented technologies are occasionally highlighted. Produced monthly in a webinar format with live presentations by energy experts, each concludes with a question and answer session..
This page displays recently produced webinars as well as upcoming Showcase webinars for which you can register. You can find the entire Showcase series on the Webinar Archive page. They are also available on the Conduit website.
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Commercial HVAC Variable Refrigerant Flow and Variable-speed Split System Heat Pumps
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
This is the second of two webinars showcasing promising energy efficient technologies for commercial HVAC identified by an E3T BPA Technical Advisory Group comprised of regional and national experts.
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Commercial HVAC Motors and Fans
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
This is the first of two webinars showcasing promising energy efficient technologies for commercial HVAC identified by an E3T Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Technical Advisory Group comprised of regional and national experts. Today's topics are electronically commutated permanent magnet (ECPM) motors driving fans and pumps, circulating hot and chilled water pumps with variable speed ECPM motors, and high-volume, low-speed fan technology.
New Construction Hybrid-Ductless Heat Pump Study: Resistance is Futile
March 11, 2015
A collaborative study based in Tacoma, WA examines incremental costs, savings, and homeowner experiences with hybrid ductless heat pump systems in a development of new sustainably-built homes.
Microwave Assisted Thermal Sterilization
January 21, 2015
Microwave Assisted Thermal Sterilization™ (MATS™) is a food preservation processing technology that results in high product quality and reduced electrical energy use.
Next Generation Space and Water Heaters
November 20, 2014
Three projects focusing on different aspects of CO2 refrigerant heat pumps will be highlighted.
Energy Efficient Block Heaters
October 15, 2014
A BPA Qualified product, energy efficient block heaters for stationary engine generators reduce energy use while still keeping generators ready to operate immediately.
[Note: This video recording begins at slide 6. All slides may be viewed in the downloaded PDF presentation. Apologies for any inconvenience.]
CEA-2045 Standard for Demand Response
September 23, 2014
ANSI/CEA-2045 is a new standard for a modular communications interface (MCI) that makes appliances smart grid-ready by enabling any product to connect to any type of demand response system.
More webinars in the archives.
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