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CalPlug Workshop: Optimizing Energy Efficiency in Spaces

October 18, 2021 at 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

CalPlug’s 18th workshop will be hosted virtually via Go2Webinar and it will bring together experts in their respective fields to discuss the future of our energy consumption in all spaces (residential, commercial, industrial and more) and our climate challenges and solutions.


9 am – 12:05 pm

9 – 9:05 am: Welcome & Introduction
G.P. Li – Calit2/California Plug Load Research Center

9:05 – 9:20 am: Challenges and Opportunities in Energy Transition, Decarbonization and Electrification: CalPlug’s Holistic Approach
Li Zhao – CalPlug

9:20 – 9:45 am: WiFi Smart Plugs: the ‘Gateway Drug’ to Home Energy Automation
John Anderson – OhmConnect

9:45 – 10:10 am: Overview of the California Load Flexibility Research and Deployment Hub
Mary Ann Piette – Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory

10:10 – 10:35 am: Object Oriented Design in Energy and Decision Management
Paul Campbell – Facil AI

10:35 am – BREAK

10:40 – 11:05 am: Recent Field Experience and Lessons Learned Related to Automatic Receptacle Controls
Michael Myer – Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

11:05 – 11:30 am: Buildings of the Future, Today. Planning for Sustainability and Resilience working towards a Healthy Building Environment
Kurt Gokbudak – Schneider Electric

11:30 am – Discussion

Noon – 12:05 pm:  – Wrap up

To participate, you must register with Go To Webinar. Follow this link to complete your registration in advance of the meeting date: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3496489174568128267


October 18, 2021
9:00 am - 12:00 pm