M&V Data 2017 ACEEE State Energy Efficiency Scorecard

Using M&V Data to Target High-Potential Opportunities and Program Savings

Lucy Neiman, ERS, for Zondits The International Energy Program Evaluation Conference (IEPEC) will be held August 7‒10 in Baltimore, MD, with presentations and workshops focusing on the topic “Making Ambitious Reductions Real: Accurate and Actionable Evaluation.” On Thursday, August 10, Amaury De La Cruz of Con Edison and Lucy Neiman of ERS will present a […]

impact evaluations

It’s About Time: Doing Integrated Real-Time Impact Evaluations

Sue Haselhorst, ERS, and Joe Dolengo, National Grid, presented at ACEEE Summer Study, 2016 ABSTRACT It has become clichéd that implementers want evaluation results sooner and with actionable recommendations; however, impact results often arrive two to four years after the measures are installed and paid, for and the evaluator recommendations are stale. National Grid’s (NGrid’s) […]

remote audits

The Limitations of Remote Building Audits

Ryan Pollin for Zondits, January 26, 2016. Image credit: Skitterphoto Last month I wrote an article titled The Potential of Remote Building Audits, which outlined some inventive methods for deciphering building energy consumption patterns and identifying energy efficiency measures without entering the building. Like autonomous vehicles, remote audits are being used today in simple and predictable […]

retrofit-buildings

Retrofit Project Offsets Carbon Footprint by 686 mT Annually

Largest Energy Efficiency Retrofit Moves Forward San Luis Obispo County, November 3, 2015. Image credit: Fred Scharmen Today the County of San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the largest energy efficiency retrofit in the government agency’s history, a move that will reduce environmental impacts and save energy and operational costs over time. The County […]