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August 3rd, 2016 A Guide to Energy Audits

US Department of Energy Guide to Energy Audits US DOE Guide to Energy Audits

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September 30th, 2015 Energy Audits and How to Get One

In these days of uncertainty, it is important to keep operating expenses to a minimum. One difference between companies that weather these difficult times and those which do not, will be that the survivors will have reduced their unnecessary expenditures before it is too late. Unnecessary costs include costs for energy you don’t need to […]

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July 29th, 2014 Download sample energy audits

To see an example of an energy audit please click on the following link:Êhttp://www.rmi.org/tools_and_resources. Under the section BUILDING ENERGY SOFTWARE TOOLS & RESOURCES, click on Energy Audit Sample Forms to download.   Additional Resources: Energy Audit Guides http://www1.eere.energy.gov/seeaction/pdfs/commercialbuildings_audits_rcx_policy_guide.pdf http://www.pnnl.gov/main/publications/external/technical_reports/pnnl-20956.pdf http://www.kw-engineering.com/services/retrofit/PEC%20-%20Green%20Book%202011-10-26.pdf   Energy Audit Report http://www.daylightsavings.us/pdf/Daylight%20Savings%20Company%20-%20NYSERDA%20Sample%20Report.pdf  

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July 29th, 2014 Energy audits vs. retro-commissioning — which is right for your building?

An energy audit identifies opportunities for efficiency improvements in an existing building and one of these opportunities is frequently the need for a building “tune-up,” or retro-commissioning (RCx). How they work An energy audit is like a snapshot of a building, whereas retro-commissioning is more like a video of the building. An energy audit focuses […]

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July 29th, 2014 Download sample retro-commissioning reports

So you are looking to improve the sustainability of your company through Retro-commissioning? That’s a great idea! Retro-commissioning is a systematic process to improve an existing building’s performance. Using a whole-building systems approach, retro-commissioning seeks to identify operational improvements that will increase occupant comfort and save energy. Please click on the links listed below to see examples of […]

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July 29th, 2014 Finding a professional to conduct an energy audit

In these days of uncertainty, it is important to keep operating expenses to a minimum. One difference between companies that weather these difficult times and those which do not survive, will be that the survivors will have reduced their unnecessary expenditures before it is too late. Unnecessary costs include costs for energy you don’t need […]

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July 28th, 2014 Finding a professional to conduct an energy audit

In these days of uncertainty, it is important to keep operating expenses to a minimum. One difference between companies that weather these difficult times and those which do not, will be that the survivors will have reduced their unnecessary expenditures before it is too late. Unnecessary costs include costs for energy you don’t need to […]

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July 28th, 2014 Taking action to implement energy audit findings

Congratulations! You have completed an energy audit, but now what do you do?  Where do you start? There is no simple answer because there is no one-size-fits-all strategy for setting and achieving energy reduction goals; there are no clear rules for how to implement the audit’s findings. Who should be involved, how much should you […]

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July 28th, 2014 Download sample energy audits

An energy audit is an assessment of the energy needs and efficiency of a building or buildings. To view an example of an energy audit form please go to the following website: http://www.rmi.org/tools_and_resources. Next, under the section BUILDING ENERGY SOFTWARE TOOLS & RESOURCES, click on Energy Audit Sample Forms to download. Resources Energy Audit Guides http://www1.eere.energy.gov/seeaction/pdfs/commercialbuildings_audits_rcx_policy_guide.pdf http://www.pnnl.gov/main/publications/external/technical_reports/pnnl-20956.pdf […]

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July 28th, 2014 Calculating return on investment (ROI) for energy & sustainability projects

This article will demonstrate some simple formulas for calculating energy savings and methods for finding the complete value of your project.  You do not need to be an engineer or a mathematician to do these calculations. Definitions Watt= A unit of power Kilowatt (KW) = 1000 watts Kilowatt hour (KWH) = Kilowatts multiplied by the […]

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