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Air2o Maker of the Air2o, a unique and sustainable line of Indirect/Direct evaporative coolers, works tirelessly to bring comfortable, reliable and efficient HVAC solutions to both commercial and residential customers.

Belimo focuses solely on innovative technology in damper actuators and control valves. Since its inception in 1975, the major developments in HVAC actuator technology have come from Belimo.

Belimo products help create comfort, safety, and efficiency in buildings. Our customers’ satisfaction and loyalty have made us a leader in HVAC throughout the world.


California Energy Commission The California Energy Commission is the state’s primary energy policy and planning agency. Created by the Legislature in 1974 and located in Sacramento, the Commission responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Forecasting future energy needs and keeping historical energy data.
  • Licensing thermal power plants 50 megawatts or larger.
  • Promoting energy efficiency by setting the state’s appliance and building efficiency standards and working with local government to enforce those standards.
  • Supporting public interest energy research that advances energy science and technology through research, development, and demonstration programs.
  • Supporting renewable energy by providing market support to existing, new, and emerging renewable technologies; providing incentives for small wind and fuel cell electricity systems; and providing incentives for solar electricity systems in new home construction.

With energy challenges facing the state, the Commission and its dedicated staff of state employees stand ready to turn challenges into opportunities and help Californians continue to have energy choices that are affordable, reliable, diverse, safe, and environmentally acceptable.


Carel, USA CAREL USA was founded in January 1990 as DGH Systems. DGH Systems distributed Carel Humidification systems and Air Conditioning Controls in the United States from their manufacturing plant located in Lancaster, PA. In 2000, DGH Systems became part of CAREL INDUSTRIES S.r.l. and was renamed Carel USA, LLC. The company continues to produce Humidification systems and distribute Air Conditioning Controls and has become a leading player in the North American HVAC market. Today, Carel USA continues to lead the market with innovative products that are built on sound quality standards and that help customers achieve superior performances while limiting energy usage and reducing CO2 footprint.

Carrier Corporation Headquartered in Farmington, Connecticut, USA, with approximately 45,000 employees in 172 countries, Carrier combines its global HVAC and refrigeration expertise with the responsiveness of its local operations to lead nearly every geographic market, on every continent. Our continued success is a testament to our staunch commitment to providing the highest level of quality and service to our customers around the world.

Coolerado Corporation Coolerado Corporation produces and sells the most efficient air conditioners made. Their products create a healthier living environment by providing fresh, filtered, ideal humidity air. Coolerado air conditioners are used for commercial, industrial and residential applications throughout the world.

Daikin Daikin® is a global leader, innovator and provider of advanced air conditioning solutions for residential, commercial and industrial applications. Over the past 80 years, we have constantly strived to expand the boundaries of our knowledge through extensive research and by creating environment-friendly products. Today, Daikin is revolutionizing the way people and businesses think about air conditioning around the world, and now in North America as Daikin AC.

Daikin is the only company in the world dedicated to manufacturing both air conditioning systems and refrigerants. By creating some of the most technologically and aesthetically sophisticated systems ever introduced, Daikin is redefining the experience of comfort. This passion for precision means that every Daikin system — from SkyAir to VRV® — delivers maximum performance and the ultimate in Absolute Comfort™.


Davis Energy Group, Inc. Established in 1981, Davis Energy Group (DEG) is a mechanical engineering firm dedicated to reducing energy use in buildings through the application of energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies. DEG strives to accomplish this goal by developing new products, testing and evaluating new products, conducting analyses to identify energy savings, providing design services, and transforming the market through programs such as LEED and Building America. Through its spin-off company, Advanced Energy Products, DEG also facilitates the market introduction of new energy saving products.

E Source Whether you’re an electric or natural gas utility or a large business customer served by a utility, your problems are probably not unique. Every utility service territory and every business is different, but when it comes to selling, buying, and using energy, many others have faced the same challenges as your organization.

For more than 20 years, E Source has been helping utilities and large energy users with critical problems involving energy efficiency, utility customer satisfaction, program design, marketing, customer management, and sustainability. Our Research and Advisory business model enables you to tap into the best minds in the business, people who have wrestled with problems very similar to yours. Our approach gets you up the learning curve fast, helps you avoid the mistakes others have already made, and allows your organization to begin to immediately implement the industry’s best practices.


Evaporcool Our goal is simple: Help companies reduce their energy costs and maintenance costs while at the same time extend the life of their HVAC systems. Through our patented technologies, we have brought the concept of evaporative cooling into the 21st century, creating the most efficient and technologically advanced pre-cooling system ever developed for commercial HVAC.

American Honda Motor Co. Inc Honda is a leader in the development of leading-edge technologies to improve fuel efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions. In addition to vehicles, Honda has developed energy creation technologies such as CIGS thin-film solar cells and solar-powered hydrogen refueling stations intended for refueling fuel cell electric vehicles. In 2006, Honda became the first automaker to announce voluntary CO2 emissions reduction targets for its global fleet of automobile, powersports and power equipment products and its global network of manufacturing plants. The company leads all automakers with 12 U.S. Green Building Council LEED certified facilities.

Integrated Comfort, Inc. Located in the heart of the Solano County, (CA) Integrated Comfort has been manufacturing the DualCool evaporative cooler at this location for the past 3 years. It is a dynamic company that strives to always integrate current technology and energy efficiency measures. With the peak demand energy issue facing California, as well as the rest of the nation, Integrated Comfort strives to reduce peak cooling demand by offering its evaporative cooler, DualCool.

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, the largest municipal water and power utility in the nation, was established more than 100 years ago and delivers reliable, safe water and electricity to 3.8 million residents and businesses in Los Angeles. LADWP provides its 666,000 water customers and 1.4 million electric customers with quality service at competitive prices. In the next decade, LADWP will completely replace over 70% of its power supply to eliminate reliance on coal through a combination of increasing energy efficiency [to replace at least 10% of the city’s electricity consumption], expanding renewable energy to 33% by 2020, completely eliminating the use of ocean water cooling at its three coastal power plants, and balancing the new energy mix with cleaner and more efficient natural gas, all while maintaining system reliability.

LADWP also has been a leader in encouraging the early adoption of electric vehicles in Los Angeles, working collaboratively with the Mayor’s office, other City departments, and other local utilities and groups, through its $2 million home charger rebate program and by upgrading nearly 100 chargers at city facilities.

For more information about LADWP, please visit: ladwp.com.


Munters Corporation Munters creates optimized indoor climate solutions for customers in segments like pharmaceuticals, food, electronics, agriculture and for offices and other commercial premises. Munters’ solutions raise customer productivity, quality and comfort based on efficient energy utilization. The Group has close to 2,200 employees in about 30 countries. Operations are organized in four Business Areas and two Global functions. Munters is owned by Nordic Capital Fund VII.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company Pacific Gas and Electric Company is one of the largest investor-owned utilities in the country. We deliver electric service to approximately 4.8 million customers and natural gas service to nearly 4 million customers in Northern and Central California. Our customers include 20,833 schools, 3,239 hospitals, 20,698 high-tech companies and 768 military

facilities.


Seeley International Pty. Ltd. Seeley International is Australia’s largest air conditioning manufacturer and a global leader in developing ingenious, energy-efficient cooling and heating products. Our vision is to lead the world in creating climate control solutions which continue to be highly innovative, of premium quality and inspirational in their delivery of energy-efficiency. A commitment to innovation and excellence is at the heart of all that we do. Our success in delivering on that commitment has been recognised by our many awards and our expanding global presence… Seeley International now exports to more than 100 countries. Not bad for a company that started out in 1972 in the garage of its founder and Chairman, Frank Seeley AM!

The Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association (SMWIA) serves to protect and raise the living standards of over 150,000 skilled men and women employed throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. We work in the construction, manufacturing, service, railroad and shipyard industries.

The SMWIA strives to establish and maintain desirable working conditions for its members through their employers. Doing so provides them that measure of comfort, happiness, and security to which every member is entitled to in return for his or her highly trained and skilled labor.

The SMWIA is affiliated with the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) and the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC).


Sempra Energy Utilities Sempra Energy was created in 1998 by a merger of parent companies of two long-established and highly respected investor-owned utilities with rich histories dating back more than a century. We were founded to capitalize on new opportunities in competitive energy markets. Our ongoing focus is to enhance shareholder value and meet customer needs by sustaining the financial strength, operational flexibility and skilled workforce needed to succeed in rapidly changing market conditions.
Sacramento Municipal Utilities District The Sacramento Municipal Utility District is a community owned electric utility governed by a seven-member Board of Directors. Serving 592,000 customers and a total population of about 1.4 million, SMUD is the sixth-largest public utility in the country.

Software Motor Corporation Creators of software defined electric motors that are efficient, connected and scalable for a range of applications.

Southern California Edison – Edison International Today’s Southern California Edison is the product of more than a century of providing reliable electric service to central, coastal and southern California. We help our customers stretch their energy dollars through rebates, which they can receive through SCE’s award-winning energy efficiency programs. Customers can receive incentives for helping to control power demand through “demand-response” programs, which help to keep wholesale supplies and prices under control.

Target Property Development Target Corporation serves guests at 1,740 stores in 49 states nationwide and at Target.com. Target is committed to providing a fun and convenient shopping experience with access to unique and highly differentiated products at affordable prices. Since 1946, the corporation has given 5 percent of its income through community grants and programs like Take Charge of Education. Today, that giving equals more than $3 million a week.

Tokyo Gas With over 129 years of experience, and serving 10.98 million people, Tokyo Gas is a leading energy company focused on natuaral gas businesses. The Tokyo Gas Group works to actively contribute to solutions that will promote an environmentally friendly society, maintain and enhance trust from our customers, shareholders and the international community.

Villara Building Systems Six decades and more than 500,000 installations later, Beutler Corporation (now Villara) sets the standard for excellence in the HVAC trade. Gary Beutler is now Chairman of the Board of his father’s company. President Rick Wylie is a talented engineer and inventor who spearheads the drive for new and better products. Under their guidance, Villara’s vision has become the largest heating and air company in the United States with three locations throughout Northern California.

Walmart Today, Wal-Mart is a global company with more than 1.8 million associates worldwide and nearly 6,500 stores and wholesale clubs across 14 countries. Wal-Mart had become a textbook example of managing rapid growth without losing sight of a company´s basic values. In Wal-Mart´s case, the basic value was, and is, customer service.

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.3 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 stores, 12,000 ATMs, the Internet (wellsfargo.com), and other distribution channels across North America and internationally. With more than 270,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in America. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 23 on Fortune’s 2011 rankings of America’s largest corporations. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy all our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially.

Xcel Energy We are a major U.S. electric and natural gas company with annual revenues of $10.3 billion. Based in Minneapolis, Minn., we operate in eight states. We provide a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity customers and 1.9 million natural gas customers. We have a straightforward strategy we call Building the Core. We invest in our core businesses to provide safe, reliable energy to customers at a reasonable price. We demonstrate our commitment to the environment. And we serve our communities.