Caneta has conducted numerous technical and market analysis studies for utility companies.  Equipment categories have included:

  • Make-up air units
  • Heat pumps
  • Roof-top units (RTUs)
  • Water heaters
  • Boilers
  • Micro-cogeneration
  • Furnaces
  • Building envelope upgrades
  • Air curtains
  • Engines
  • Gas cooling
  • Pool dehumidifiers
  • Industrial refrigeration

These projects typically include some subset of the following tasks:

  • Discussion of product classifications
  • Review of both voluntary and mandatory North America regulations and standards
  • Review of relevant test standards
  • Detailed market analysis, including available models, shipments, installed stock, market trends and distribution channels
  • Benchmark analysis (typically involving building modelling)
  • Discussion of peak demand and annual energy use savings
  • Estimation of capital, maintenance and operational costs
  • Calculation of payback periods
  • Investigation of expected lifetime and maintenance schedule
  • Development of stakeholder database
  • Stakeholder consultation
  • Preparation of substantiation documents for utility incentive programs
Technical and Market Studies for Utilities