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For more than 25 years Energy Solutions has provided cost-effective, market-driven solutions that deliver reliable, large-scale impacts. We implement more midstream and upstream programs in North America than any other company, which gives us access to valuable insights across HVAC, foodservice, water heating, pumps, lighting, and life sciences technologies. Our program success is fueled by our relationships with the market, allowing us to closely monitor supply chain impacts to keep our readers informed.

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Articles & News

TECH Clean California receives AESP Groundbreaking Program Design and Implementation Award 

In recognition of its efforts to advance zero-emissions, heat pump deployment and help achieve California’s climate goals

TECH Clean California receives $145 million to expand decarbonization efforts

California Energy Trailer Bill continues the state’s commitment to heat pump installations. 

Illinois Shines Opens for 2022-2023 Program Year, Re-Opens for Applications 

Newest phase of Program greatly expands availability of renewable energy incentives, implements Climate and Equitable Jobs Act targets 

New Kitchens Feed a Community

A project to upgrade the school kitchens in Springfield, MA served up more than nutritious food for hungry students. Through the 2021 American Rescue Plan, the Springfield School District received funding to invest in their facilities. With 67 schools serving nearly 26,000 students, many of whom live below the poverty level, the school administrators decided to update school kitchens…

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Building an Equitable Future

Building Codes can be a powerful tool to deliver an equitable energy future and achieve statewide climate goals. Improving energy efficiency through building codes can provide low-to-moderate income communities with higher health and safety standards, such as thermal control and improved air quality, as well as better resilience against extreme weather…

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From Deemed Measure to Codes and Standards: A timeless idea that deserves a fresh look

To meet aggressive greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets, technologies such as electric heat pumps must quickly be moved across the adoption curve. Exciting new CPUC policies like the fuel substitution test, tools like the electronic technical reference manual (eTRM), and the new total systems benefit (TSB) metric (which explicitly rewards GHG emissions reductions)

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Engaging Contractors: A Critical Partner to Realize the Load Shifting Potential of HPWHs

TECH Clean California is designed to greatly increase the installations of heat pump technologies for space and water heating in residential buildings across California by catalyzing the supply chain with incentives and training

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TECH Clean California’s Heat Pump Market Transformation Approach: Lessons Learned in Year 1

In the United States, over 90% of direct carbon emissions from the residential sector come from fossil fuel-fired space and water heating. A critical strategy to decarbonize this sector is adoption of high-efficiency electric heat pumps. However, the market share for heat pumps for both technologies is less than 10% in most states and will need to scale exponentially over the next decade to meet greenhouse gas reduction targets…

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Getting the Most Out of State Standards

To meet decarbonization goals, states are pursuing new tools and programs to reach the largest, most cost-effective savings for their residents. Appliance efficiency standards are an effective tool to help states drastically reduce energy and water consumption. Since 2018, 12 states and Washington D.C. have adopted a variety of appliance standards, with other states actively pursuing state standard adoption. These standards help consumers save energy, water, and money on their utility bills, while also helping reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and increase grid resilience and energy independence….

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Electric Panels for the 21st Century

Action on climate change is increasingly urgent and transforming the United States’ existing housing stock will play a critical role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Converting homes across the country to all electric buildings outfitted with high efficiency technologies and electric vehicle infrastructure will be pivotal in helping shift our nation away from fossil fuels…

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How Forward-Looking Product Specifications, Strategic Engagement and Competition Drive Adoption of Best-in-Class Technologies

How Forward-Looking Product Specifications, Strategic Engagement and Competition Drive Adoption of Best-in-Class Technologies

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Automated Demand Response: How the California ADR Program Can Address Changing Grid Needs

Automated Demand Response: How the California ADR Program Can Address Changing Grid Needs

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NYSERDA Transformative Wave Catalyst Deployment

Transformative Wave’s CATALYST retrofit kit has been proven to reduce commercial and industrial customers’ HVAC energy use by 25% to 50% on its own. In addition, CATALYST also significantly improves indoor comfort, especially in buildings such as fast-food restaurants that have space pressure and air quality concerns…

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Energy Efficiency and Automated Demand Response Program Integration

Energy Efficiency and Automated Demand Response Program Integration

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Webinars: Commercial Market Roundtable

Priming the Pump

In this edition of our Commercial Market Roundtables we sat down with Mark Chaffee, VP Governmental Affairs and C&I Product Management at Taco, Tom Cooper, Sales Engineer at Emerson Swan, and Peter Gaydon, Director of Technical Affairs at Hydraulic Institute.

Lifesciences Edition

The race to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine is on, and energy-efficient lab grade equipment has a huge role to play. In this edition of our Commercial Market Roundtable series, we talked with Steve Miller, Energy Efficiency consultant at Eversource, Mark Brassard of PHCbi and Joe LaPorte, Distributor of PHCbi product and heard from the front lines how the market is responding to the vaccine drive

Foodservice Edition

The race to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine is on, and energy-efficient lab grade equipment has a huge role to play. In this edition of our Commercial Market Roundtable series, we talked with Steve Miller, Energy Efficiency consultant at Eversource, Mark Brassard of PHCbi and Joe LaPorte, Distributor of PHCbi product and heard from the front lines how the market is responding to the vaccine drive

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