10 Ways to Utilize Measurement and Verification Beyond Energy Performance Contracting

What is Measurement & Verification process?  “You can’t manage what you can’t measure” is a great saying to understand why we need measurement and metrics to demonstrate accountability and measure progress. This is very much applicable to energy performance contracts that are based on “Guaranteed savings”.  These guaranteed savings are measured using Measurement and Verification (M&V) techniques. Implementing M&V strategies …

Utility Strategies for Energy Efficiency

Utility Strategies for Energy Efficiency: Measurement & Verification (M&V) and Ongoing Commissioning

The world energy consumption is constantly rising. According to the US Energy Information Administration, the increase is well over 28% between 2015 and 2040. It is important to note that in commercial buildings, this number is even higher at nearly 40%. Add to this the pressure exerted by government agencies about depleting energy supplies and global climate change. To meet …

How to Improve Measurement and Verification with Smart Building Solutions

How to Improve Measurement and Verification

Measurement and verification (M&V) is a practice used by energy companies to detail the decrease in energy associated with energy-efficient projects. Green building techniques, optimized operations via automation systems and renewable energy sources provide many opportunities for companies to achieve significant energy savings. However, project planners need a solid M&V foundation to get the data necessary to track ROI and …