TABLE H.5 Research Area Options Primarily for Existing Device and Building Systems


Technology/Operational Strategy Application Research Areas Objectives
Thwart Attack Reduce Vulnerability Reduce Impact

High-efficiency lighting systems Photoluminescence material
Daylight harvesting
Integrated lighting
High-intensity discharge
Advanced fluorescent lamp systems
Light-emitting diodes
  X
X
X
X
X
X
 

High-efficiency motors and motor drives

Soft-switching adjustable speed drives
Low locked-rotor current single-phase machines
High-efficiency axial air gap motors
New motor designs

 

X
X
X
X

 

High-efficiency space conditioning

Water loop heat pumps
Ground-coupled heat pumps
Dual path HVAC systems

 

X
X
X

 

High-efficiency water heating

Heat pump water heaters

Heat recovery water heaters

 

X
X

 

High-efficiency refrigeration

High COP refrigeration system

 

X

 

Efficiency industrial electrotechnologies

Infrared heating devices
Microwave-assisted chemical synthesis
Radio frequency drying and curing
Advanced programmable logic controllers
Ultraviolet curing

 

X
X
X
X
X

 

Building systems technologies to reduce demand and consumption

Smart thermostats
Building-integrated PV
Building and process energy management systems

 

X
X
X

X
X
X


 

TABLE H.6 Research Area Options for Enabling New Device and Building Systems Architecture


Technology/Operational Strategy Application Research Areas Objectives
Thwart Attack Reduce Vulnerability Reduce Impact

Technologies to integrate end-use devices and buildings into the power delivery system Consumer portal
Smart appliances and devices
Power quality monitoring
Automated meter reading
Outage monitoring
Energy management system integration
Advanced demand response
Smart meters
  X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X


X
X
X
X

Technologies to enable buildings to operate independently

Low-cost power conditioning
Small distributed generation
Electric storage technologies sized for buildings
Appliances “hardened” against disturbances
Solid-state transfer switches

 

X
X
X
X
X
X



X
X
X
X
X




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