EM&V Forum

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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Net Savings Scoping Paper ( )

The EMV Forum requested the preparation of a scoping paper with the purpose of improving Forum members’ understanding of how net energy savings is defined, how stakeholders use net savings, and the opportunities and barriers to increasing the consistency of and quality in net savings… Read more

High Performance Buildings

Northeast-CHPS Operations & Maintenance Guide April 2010 ( )

The purpose of the Northeast-CHPS Operations and Maintenance Guide is to provide guidance to school districts on developing and maintaining procedures that ensure the continued operation of school facilities in a manner consistent with the goals of Northeast-CHPS. High performance schools provide… Read more

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Common Statewide Energy Efficiency Reporting Guidelines ( )

At a time when states in the Forum region are making unprecedented investments in energy efficiency to meet a range of policy objectives, the need for consistency and transparency for energy efficiency is more important than ever in order to build understanding and credibility of efficiency as a… Read more

High Performance Buildings

Northeast Collaborative for High Performance Schools Protocol - New Construction & Major Renovations ( )

The purpose of Northeast-CHPS is to encourage the construction of schools that provide premium educational environments while providing important benefits for students, educators, administrators, and the public. High performance schools provide high quality learning environments, conserve natural… Read more

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End-Use Load Data Update- Phase 1 ( )

In recent decades, efforts to gather end-use load data appear to be scattered and minimal across the Pacific Northwest and East regions (the Regions).  Although a significant amount of data was gathered through Bonneville Power Administration’s End-Use Load and Consumer Assessment… Read more

High Performance Buildings

Valuing Building Energy Efficiency Through Disclosure and Upgrade Policies ( )

Buildings in the United States continue to be one of the largest users of energy, accounting for approximately 41 percent of all energy consumption, 72 percent of electricity usage, and over one-third of U.S. greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. As expenditures on energy efficiency programs in the… Read more

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