26 May '13, 11pm

New series of protocols released from Department of #Energy to calculate energy savings

The Energy Department has published a new series of protocols for determining savings from energy efficiency upgrades in homes, commercial buildings and industrial facilities. Using consistent methods to calculate energy savings will improve the credibility and demonstrate the impact of energy efficiency programs that help businesses and families reduce their energy bills. Developed in close collaboration with the nation's leading technical experts under the Uniform Methods Project , these protocols offer a straightforward approach for calculating energy savings made possible from common residential and commercial efficiency measures in utility-based energy efficiency programs. Currently, there are differences in the way public utility commissions, utilities, contractors and energy efficiency program administrators calculate energy savings in different jurisdictions and re...

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