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DOE Publishes Methods for Estimating Energy Efficiency Savings

Alliance to Save Energy, April 22, 2013

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a series of protocols for estimating savings from energy efficiency programs titled Methods for Determining Energy Efficiency Savings for Specific Measures

The protocols, developed in collaboration with leading technical experts, provide a straightforward method for evaluating gross energy savings for a number of the most common residential and commercial measures and programs offered by utility ratepayer-funded energy efficiency programs in the United States. They will also be useful for non-ratepayer energy efficiency programs.  The Alliance to Save Energy serves on the Steering Committee for this effort.

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