Recovery Act - Web-Based, Plug & Play, Wireless Remote Monitoring, Diagnostic and System Health Prediction System for Residential AC and Heat Pump Applications

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Energy
Amount:
$999,609.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
02-10ER85666
Solitcitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Branch:
N/A
Award Year:
2010
Phase:
Phase II
Agency Tracking Number:
92134
Solicitation Topic Code:
05 a
Small Business Information
Mainstream Engineering Corporation
200 Yellow Place, Rockledge, FL, 32955
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
175302579
Principal Investigator
 Robert Scaringe
 Dr.
 (321) 631-3550
 rps@mainstream-engr.com
Business Contact
 Michael Rizzo
Title: Dr.
Phone: (321) 631-3550
Email: mar@mainstream-engr.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
In a typical residential home (or small commercial building), one of the largest sources of energy consumption is the air conditioning or heat pump system (AC). If the AC is operating with degraded efficiency, a homeowner may be unaware of the equipment problem because the house is still cool (AC running continuously to keep up). Degraded efficiency will result in wasted energy, shortened system life, and a failure to cool living spaces adequately on the next hot day. AC units that

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