Sacramento Municipal Utility District

Emerging Technology Evaluation

We performed new technology evaluation services for Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) between 2005 and 2016. During this time, we worked closely with SMUD to perform evaluation of numerous new technologies. The technologies evaluated through this project include:

  • Coolerado (and hybrid)
  • Freus
  • IceBear (commercial and prototype residential versions)
  • Aquachill
  • Evaporcool
  • Climate Wizard
  • Micro Cool
  • MicroPlanet’s Voltage Regulator
  • Intelli-Hood
  • Turbocor
  • Cryometrix LN2 freezer
  • Wet cleaners
  • Ductless heat pumps
  • Catalyst RTU controller
  • EnviroGrid DR
  • GridRabbit GREM
  • HID lighting
  • LED lighting in various space types
  • Nova Torque ECM motors
  • Occupancy thermostats
  • Sunverge PV battery storage
  • Zero Net Energy buildings
  • Heat Pump Water Heaters
  • SunCache solar water pre-heaters

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