Over the years, rooftop unit retrofit (RTU) controls have demonstrated consistently high savings numbers, and now more manufacturers have launched competing products for commercial unitary HVAC equipment control. While the first products launched in this sector focused primarily on adding variable-speed controls for evaporator fans, new products are attacking HVAC controls from different angles, such as improved economizer and thermostat controls.

This report is produced by E Source and is made available to all NRECA members through our membership in E Source.

Value to Electric Cooperatives

Co-op staff can use this report to develop an understanding of how the technology is continuing to evolve with respect to performance, product development, demonstrated savings, and utility program deployment.


EE/DSM program managers

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