Commonwealth Edison (ComEd): Commercial Plug Loads
Joy Pixley-- Lead Researcher
Katie Gladych-- Project Manager
Sabine Kunrath, Mahejabeen Kauser, Genoveva Paz
CalPlug works with Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) and R&D film CleaResult of Illinois to review and provide guidance on utility energy efficiency program opportunities for plug load devices in the commercial sector. CalPlug will also give recommendations on future utility energy efficiency program design.
Smart Connected Worker
Joy Pixley-- Lead Researcher (Survey)
Mike Klopfer-- Testing
Other affiliates: ETAD, CSUN, UCSD, CESMII
CalPlug is affiliated with Calit2’s Smart Connected Worker Project. This Department of Energy project focuses on developing smart connected infrastructure to empower workers and operation supervisors. The project seeks to optimize manufacturing work flow and processes to improve energy efficiency and productivity in advanced manufacturing environments, focused on the needs of small and medium manufacturers (EERE 165; DE-EE0006716). CalPlug contributes expertise in equipment monitoring, machine learning, and survey research methods.