Non-Residential HVAC Best Practices Report

The Non-Residential HVAC Best Practices Report (Volume NR2) volume presents results of a comparative analysis of six non-residential HVAC programs. The programs reviewed for this program area took varied approaches to reaching the C&I HVAC market. There was substantial variation in targeted customers, equipment, and approaches to efficiency improvement, with some utilities focusing on upgrading large chillers, some concentrating on direct expansion (DX) rooftop equipment upgrades, and others attending to installation and maintenance practices to effect higher efficiency operation. Despite the variation in approach, three key themes emerged from this study: enlist trade ally support in program delivery; utilize targeted incentives; and ensure proper installation, commissioning, and installation.

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