Public Policy

2011 Regional Roundup of Energy Efficiency Policy in the Northeast & Mid-Atlantic States ( )

The last year has been a particularly eventful time for energy efficiency policy in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states, with several new governors taking office, significant ideological shifts occurring in some state legislatures, the draw-down of federal Recovery Act funds dedicated to energy… Read more

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Unitary HVAC Load Shape Study ( )

This C&I Unitary HVAC Load Shape Project developed weather normalized 8,760 (representing every hour of the year) cooling end-use load shapes representative of hourly savings for the target population of efficient unitary HVAC equipment promoted by efficiency programs in the New England, New… Read more

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Mid-Atlantic Technical Reference Manual V2 ( )

July 2011 - The Mid-Atlantic Technical Reference Manual (TRM) project was sponsored by Delaware, Maryland, and the District of Columbia.  The Version 2 TRM documents in detail common savings assumptions for approximately fifty prescriptive residential and commercial/industrial electric… Read more

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REED Annual Report 2011 ( )

Prior to the public launch of the Regional Energy Efficiency Database (REED) in February 2013 energy efficiency stakeholders across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states had to look to myriad sources for energy efficiency program results and associated information. With the introduction of REED,… Read more

EM&V Forum

EMV Glossary ( )

The Glossary defines and explains terms used in the evaluation, measurement, verification (EMV), and market research of electric and gas energy efficiency, conservation, load management, demand response, and other demand reduction activities that regulators, policymakers, and other non-technical… Read more

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EM&V Forum Evaluation ( )

This report presents the results of an evaluation conducted of the Regional Evaluation, Measurement & Verification (EM&V) Forum for NEEP to assess the effectiveness of the first three years of the Forum's operation.  Consistent with the Forum's Three-Year Plan (2009-2011), the… Read more

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Commercial Lighting Measure Persistence Study ( )

The primary objective of this study was to conduct primary and secondary research and analysis to provide the sponsors with estimates of measure lifetimes that included on-site verification of CFL bulbs and fixtures, LED exit signs, HID fixtures, and T8 fixtures installed by commercial and… Read more

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Commercial Lighting Load Shape Study ( )

July 2011 - This project developed weather normalized 8,760 (representing every hour of the year) lighting end-use load shapes representative of hourly savings for efficient commercial lighting equipment. These load shapes were based on the results of previous evaluation studies,… Read more

Public Policy

From Potential to Action: An Analysis of the Region's Economically Achievable Electric Efficiency Potential ( )

If the six New England states succeed in capturing the economically achievable potential of energy efficiency, together they can reduce the region’s electricity consumption be about 20 percent of forecasted load by 2018. This can be done by adopting current best-practices in building and… Read more

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Regional EM&V Methods and Savings Assumptions Guidelines 2010 ( )

These Regional Evaluation, Measurement and Verification (EM&V)  Methods & Assumptions Guidelines ('the Guidelines') were prepared for the Regional EM&V  Forum (‘the Forum’). The Forum, established in 2008, is a regional project facilitated and managed by… Read more

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