The TF meets on the fourth Thursday of every month, with breaks in August and December, to review proposed engineering methodologies, savings estimates, and other technical documents. Materials for TF meetings are posted on this page ten business days before each meeting; meeting notes are finalized and posted fifteen days after each meeting. 


 

Meeting Materials & Notes

April 27, 2017
Agenda
Overview of eTRM Subcommittee Process
Commercial Refrigeration Subcommittee
Water Heating Subcommittee
Agricultural/Pumping Subcommittee
Food Service Subcommittee

February 23, 2017
Notes
Agenda
Smart Thermostat WP
Smart Thermostat Presentation
Responses to Q&A - #1
Responses to Q&A - #2
Calculation of Baseline Adjustment Factor (Excel)
Calculation of Second Baseline (Excel)
Full Measure Cost Analysis (Excel)
Relevant EM&V Studies
High Performance Circulator Pump Workpaper
High Performance Circulator Pump Presentation
Proposed Measures for Consolidation - eTRM 2017
Residential and Prototype Modeling for the eTRM

January 26, 2017|
Agenda
eTRM Work Plan
eTRM Repository - Functionality
eTRM Measure Consolidation Strategic Plan
eTRM Opportunities for Integration

December 1, 2016
Agenda
Retail Product Platform
2017 Business Plan (Updated)
TPP #6: Measure Consolidation
TPP #7: QA/QC Process

October 27, 2016
Notes
Agenda
2016 Business Plan Update - Q3
Interior LED Parking Garage WP Development and Status
Custom Ex Ante Process Review: Process Review
WRM Methodology for High/Low Bay and Exterior Fixtures
Application of Lumen Equivalency to A-Lamps
Draft 2017 Business Plan
Next Steps Memo
DRAFT Cal TF TPP #6: Overlapping Measure Consolidation Process (Prior to eTRM Placement)
DRAFT Cal TF TPP #7: Current Expected Roles/Responsibilities for High Quality, Technically Rigorous Workpaper Development; Recommended Enhancements
DRAFT Cal TF TPP #8: Preponderance of Evidence for Early Retirement Projects
ACEEE Summer Study 2016: Preponderance of Evidence for Early Retirement Projects Hand-Out - Annotated
Updated TRC Memorandum, LED Baseline Assumptions (October 12, 2016)
Excel File:  LED Baseline Calcs

September 22, 2016
Notes
Agenda
Statewide Draft WP Smart Thermostat Presentation
High Performance Circulator Pump WP Presentation
Garage Luminaire; Menu Board LEDs Presentation
WRR Methodology vs. Lumen Range for A-Lamps Presentation
Draft Workpaper: Statewide Smart Thermostat Device Measure
Attachment: Full Measure Cost and IMC Analysis
Attachment: Calculation of Baseline Adjustment Factor
Final WP: High Performance Circulator Pump (Conditional on Staff Feedback)
Attachment: Measure Cost Calculation
CPUC, Energy Division Comments: "PMS Fan Motor Assemblies for Refrigerated Case Evaporators: Additional EAR Team Thoughts on Program Development." (August 26, 2016)
Documents Relating to Savings Calcs for A-Lamps:
Savings Calcs for A-Lamps Under WRR vs. Lumen Range Method (Excel)
Study: Navigant Consulting, California LED Workpaper Update Study, Final Report (August 28, 2015)(Reference No. 169396)
Study: TRC, Memorandum on LED Baseline Assumptions (August 25, 2017)

July 28th, 2016
Notes
Smart Thermostat Abstract Presentation
Nest Savings Survey Study
PMSM Workpaper Update Presentation
Garage LED Workpaper Presentation
Garage LED Workpaper
LED Tubes Update Presentation
LADWP/Navigant: Accounting for Codes & Standards in Existing Condition Programs
Agenda

June 30th, 2016
Notes
LED Billboards Abstract Presentation
"Catch-All" Measure for VFDs for Small to Medium Fluid Pumps Proposal
Update on Interior Garage Luminaire Workpaper
Update on PMSM - Data Gathering Approach and Results
Updated PMSM Workpaper Abstract
Appliance Recycling Subcommittee Plan
Appliance Recycling Subcommittee Initial Analysis
Agenda

May 26th, 2016
Notes
Comparing the Number of Measures in Various TRMs and DEER
Updated Overlapping Measure Consolidation Checklist
Measure Comparison Example: High and Low Bay Fixtures
Measure Comparison Example: Outdoor Street & Area Lighting
Measure Comparison Example: LED Recessed Down Lighting
Permanent Magnet Synchronous Fan Motors Abstract Presentation
Permanent Magnet Synchronous Fan Motors Abstract
LED 4-Pin Presentation
Existing Guidance: Early Retirement Using Preponderance of Evidence
Interior LED Parking Garage Luminaires Abstract Presentation
Interior LED Parking Garage Luminaires Abstract 
Agenda

April 28th, 2016
Notes
ETCC Presentation 
Repair Indefinitely and other Opportunity Brainstorm Presentation
Determining the Correct Number of Measures for eTRM
Peer Review Workpaper Review Checklist
Non-Overlapping Measure Review Checklist
Overlapping Measure Comparison Checklist
Overlapping Workpaper Comparison Template
Workpaper Data Source Quality Analysis Template
TRM Analysis Template
LED Outdoor Street Lighting Measure Comparison
LED Measure Subcommittee Summary
Agenda

March 24th, 2016
Notes
The first two agenda items concern Technical Forum process questions and will be discussed in closed-door session. 
Measure Selection Subcommittee Report Out Presentation 
eTRM Threshold Technical Issues
eTRM Threshold Process Issues
2016 New Member Solicitation and New Commitments Presentation
Agenda

February 25th, 2016
Notes
Technical Position Paper 2: Electronic Technical Reference Manual Proposal
Technical Position Paper 4: Measure Complexity
Technical Position Paper 4 Presentation
Smart Thermostats Presentation
Mini-Splits Abstract Presentation
Agenda

January 28th, 2016
Notes
Advance Power Strips Field Trial Presentation
Advanced Power Strips Public Comment - TrickleStar
Advanced Power Strips Industry Presentation - TrickleStar
Advanced Power Strips Industry Presentation - Embertech
Grundfos Efficient Pumps Abstract Presentation
Grundfos Efficient Pumps Measure Abstract
Grundfos Efficient Pumps Supporting Materials
Cal TF Staff Presentation on TPP4: Measure Complexity and TPP5: Best Available Data
TPP4: Measure Complexity
TPP5: Best Available Data
CPUC Ex Ante Consultant's Feedback on Cal-TF Reviewed Measures (Continued from December 3rd) 
TPP3: EnergyPlus vs. DOE2.2 
Presentation on TPP3: EnergyPlus vs. DOE2.2
Agenda

December 3rd, 2015
Notes
CPUC Ex Ante Consultant Team Presentation
Draft Best Available Information Technical Position Paper (TPP 4)
Draft Measure Complexity Technical Position Paper (TPP 5)
Savings To Code Subcommittee Presentation
Savings To Code Subcommittee Technical Position Paper (TPP 1)
Electronic TRM Presentation
Electronic TRM Technical Position Paper (TPP 2)
Modeling Engine Comparison Technical Position Paper (TPP 3)
POU TRM/DEER Documentation Subcommittee Presentation
POU TRM/DEER Documentation Subcommittee Report and Recommendations
Agenda

October 22nd, 2015
Notes
Draft Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) Workpaper Abstract Presentation
Draft Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) Workpaper Abstract
Ex Ante Team Feedback to Cal TF Staff on VRF Approach
Updated Laminar Flow Restrictor Workpaper
Updated Laminar Flow Restrictor Workpaper Presentation
Updated RPP Unit Energy Savings Methodology and Values Presentation
Final RPP Workpaper
Preview of Upcoming Savings To Code Deliverable
Draft 2016 Business Plan
Working Log of TF Member Comments on Draft 2016 Business Plan
Agenda

September 24th, 2015
Notes
RPP Unit Energy Savings Methodology and Values Presentation
RPP Clothes Dryers Unit Energy Savings Presentation
RPP Workpaper (working version) 
Laminar Flow Restrictors Presentation
Laminar Flow Restrictors Workpaper
Cal TF Staff Update on "Ex Ante Alternatives" Subcommittee Work
Draft 2016 Business Plan
Agenda

July 23rd, 2015
Notes 
Agenda (updated)
Ex Ante Team Feedback on Cal TF Workpapers
EnergyPlus as an Alternative to DOE2.2 Presentation
Roth Paper on Re-Implementing DEER using EnergyPlus and OpenStudio
Draft Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) Workpaper Abstract Presentation
Draft Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) Workpaper Abstract
Retail Plug Load Portfolio (RPP) Workpaper Net-to-Gross (NTG) Presentation
Ex Ante Development Guidelines Presentation
Smart Thermostats Workpaper Proposal Presentation
ESource Summary of Smart Thermostats Studies from other Jurisdictions (posted with permission from ESource)
SDG&E 2014 Peak Time Rebate Impact Evaluation with results for EE savings estimates using propensity score matching (see section 5.1)

June 25th, 2015
Notes
Agenda (Updated 6/19)
Residential Quality Installation Abstract Presentation
Draft Residential Quality Installation Abstract
Residential Quality Installation Subcommittee Recommendations (Draft)
RPP Trial Phase 1 Evaluation Results, NTG Values Presentation
RPP 2013-2014 RPP Trial Evaluation Report (Prepared by EMI Consulting and Rick Ridge for PG&E)
Ductless Mini Splits Research Plan Presentation
Ductless Mini Splits Research Plan Protocol
Commercial Tier 2 APS Update Presentation
Residential Tier 2 APS Update Presentation
Memo on Residential Tier 2 APS EULs
Summary of Smart Power Strip EULs from other Jurisdiction TRMs
Laminar Flow Restrictor Presentation
Laminar Flow Restrictor Abstract

May 28th, 2015
Notes
DEER Alternatives Subcommittee Summary
Draft RPP Memo to CPUC Staff Summarizing TF Comments (subject to further Cal TF discussion)
RPP Workpaper Presentation
RPP IMC Presentation
RPP Revised Draft Workpaper 
Commercial Tier 2 Advanced Power Strips Workpaper Presentation
Commercial Tier 2 Advanced Power Strips Draft Workpaper
Commercial APS ET Study  
Residential HVAC Quality Installation Abstract Presentation
Smart Thermostats EE Measure Approach Presentation
SDG&E Background Summary of Smart Tstats Approach
SDG&E Summary of EE Research Efforts on Smart Tstats
SCG Summary of Smart Tstats Approach
SCE Summary of Smart Tstats Approach
Agenda

April 23rd, 2015
Notes
Future Vision of Ex Ante Presentation
Statewide Workpaper List
Statewide Measure List (IOU Workpapers, DEER, POU TRM)
Clothes Washer Recycling Presentation
Clothes Washer Recycling Research Questions
Clothes Washer Recycling Revised Draft Workpaper - click here for final approved workpaper 
Set Top Box Workpaper Presentation
Set Top Box Draft Workpaper
Circulating Block Heaters Workpaper Update Presentation (Updated 4/17)
Circulating Block Heaters Updated Workpaper (Updated 4/17) - - click here for final approved workpaper
Agenda

March 26th, 2015
Notes
Ductless Mini Splits Presentation
Ductless Mini Splits Abstract
Pictures of Ductless Mini Splits
NW RTF Approval of Ductless Heat Pump Measure
LED Panels Presentation
LED Panels Draft Workpaper - click here for final approved workpaper
LED Panels Workpaper supporting workbook
LED Retrofit Kits (Direct Install, Schools) Presentation
LED Retrofit Kits (Direct Install, Schools) Draft Workpaper - click here for final approved workpaper
Res HVAC QI and Work Order 32 Presentation
Summary Res HVAC QI Methods to Incorporate WO32 Recommendations
Work Order 32 Final Report
Agenda

March 20th, 2015 Follow-Up Call on RPP Evaluation Plan
Notes
RPP Evaluation Plan Presentation
Draft RPP Evaluation Plan

March 6th, 2015 Follow-Up Call on LED Tubes
Notes
Link to CALiPER Application Summary Report 21
Link to CALiPER Report 21.3
Link to CALiPER Recessed Troffer Lighting report
Link to Veterans Affairs LED and Conventional Lighting Comparison study

February 26th, 2015
Notes
Interim Workpaper Policy Presentation
Draft Interim Workpaper Policy
Retail Plug Load Portfolio (RPP) Presentation
Retail Plug Load Portfolio (RPP) Draft Workpaper
RPP Supplemental Information on Webcrawling
Advanced Power Strips Presentation
LED Tubes Presentation
LED Tubes Abstract
Clothes Washer Recycling Presentation
Clothes Washer Recycling Draft Workpaper - click here for final approved workpaper
Summary Res HVAC QI Methods to Incorporate WO32 Recommendations
Work Order 32 Final Report
Agenda, updated 2-18-15

February 5th, 2015 Follow-Up Call on Conditionally Approved Workpapers from November 21st Meeting
Meeting Notes
Update on Conditions of Approval - Commercial Dishwashers - click here for final approved workpaper
Update on Conditions of Approval - Commercial DC Pool Pumps - click here for final approved workpaper

January 22nd, 2015
Meeting Notes
RPP UES and EUL Presentation
Advanced Power Strips Presentation
Residential Advanced Power Strips Draft Workpaper - click here for final approved version
Advanced Power Strips Supporting Workbook
Update on CPUC Engagement Presentation
2015 Crosscutting Technical Position Papers Presentation
Measure Complexity Subcommittee Summary
Best Available Information Subcommittee Summary
Savings Below Code Subcommittee Summary
Repair Indefinitely Presentation
Repair Indefinitely ACEEE Paper
Agenda

December 4th, 2014 Follow-Up Call on RPP Abstract
Meeting Notes
RPP IMC Webcrawler Presentation

November 21st, 2014 Follow-Up Call on RPP Abstract
Meeting Notes
RPP NTG Bass Diffusion Model Presentation

November 20th, 2014
Meeting Notes
Commercial Dishwashers Draft Workpaper* - click here for final approved version
Commercial Dishwashers Presentation*
DC Commercial Pool Pumps Draft Workpaper* - click here for final approved version
DC Commercial Pool Pumps ET Study*
DC Commercial Pool Pumps Presentation*
Draft Measure Selection Procedure
Draft Measure Selection Procedure Presentation
Draft Subcommittee Procedure - click here for final subcommittee procedure
Draft Subcommittee Procedure Presentation
Draft Subcommittee Summary Template
Draft 2015 Business Plan
Draft 2015 Business Plan: List of Proposed Policy Topics 
Agenda

October 28th, 2014 Follow-Up Call on LED Panels Abstract
Meeting Notes
LED Panels Follow-Up Presentation
LED Panels Proposed Baseline Calculation

October 23rd, 2014
Meeting Notes
RPP Parameter Methodology 
RPP Parameter Methodology Presentation
RPP IMC: Web Crawler Methodology ACEEE Paper
RPP IMC: Web Crawler Methodology ACEEE Presentation
Clothes Washer Recycling Abstract
Clothes Washer Recycling Presentation
Circulating Block Heaters Workpaper
Circulating Block Heaters Presentation
Commercial VFD Pool Pumps Draft Workpaper - click here for final approved version
Commercial VFD Pool Pumps Presentation
Agenda

October 9th, 2014 Follow-Up Call
Meeting Notes

September 25th, 2014
Meeting Notes 
Presentation: Issues with Measures--Precision, Complexity, Operations, updated 9-19-2014
Presentation: Workpaper Selection Process and Criteria 
Presentation: Cal TF Subcommittee Process
Unit Heaters Draft Workpaper - click here for final approved version
Unit Heaters Workpaper Presentation  
RPP Overview Presentation, updated 9-17-2014  
(Note to TF members: Please focus on the Revised Abstract and the UEC Calculation Methodology Document when preparing for the meeting)
RPP Revised Abstract 
RPP UEC Calculation Methodology Document
RPP Product UEC Estimates
Agenda

August 14th, 2014 Follow-Up Call
Meeting Notes

July 24, 2014
Meeting Notes
Circulating Block Heaters Abstract
Commercial Variable Speed Pool Pumps Abstract
Commercial Dishwashers 2.0 Abstract
Retail Plug Load Presentation
Retail Plug Load Portfolio Abstract and Appendices 
LADWP Title 24 Presentation
Agenda

June 26, 2014
Meeting Notes
ENERGY STAR Set Top Boxes, Versions 3.0, 4.0, 4.1, Measure Abstract
Tier 2 Advanced Power Strips Measure Abstract
LED Menu Boards Measure Abstract
LED Recessed or Surface Mounted Panels Measure Abstract
Commercial Condensing Unit Heaters Measure Abstract
Agenda