Presentation on theme: "MASS SAVE ® Whole Building Assessment Initiative Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Green Real Estate Summit, April 1, 2011 Presented by:"— Presentation transcript:
MASS SAVE ® Whole Building Assessment Initiative Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Green Real Estate Summit, April 1, 2011 Presented by: Ilene Mason Co-Program Manager for National Grid Rethinking Power Management, LLC
2 What is Mass Save ® ? An initiative sponsored by Massachusetts’ gas and electric utilities and energy efficiency service providers. The initiative provides a wide range of services that help residents and businesses manage energy use and related costs. Participants: Columbia Gas of MANE Gas Company Berkshire Gas CompanyNSTAR Cape Light CompactUnitil National GridWestern Mass Electric Co.
3 Whole Building Assessment WBA is a process that enables commercial and municipal customers to assess the energy performance of an entire building and to develop a comprehensive, long-term plan that integrates electric and gas efficiency opportunities.
4 Whole Building Assessment Provides the tools for long-term planning. Delivers cost and savings information to enable prioritization of opportunities. Addresses all fuels. Provides the ability to quantify and track energy performance. Supports multi-year, multi-project planning. Incorporates building occupant education. Introduces customers to their program administrators and DOER representatives.
5 The Four-Step Process STEP 1STEP 2Step 3Step 4 Qualify Customer Conduct Audits Action Plan Meeting Implementation & Education Initial meeting Letter of Intent Questionnaire Data Release Benchmarking Check energy intensity Lighting – turnkey Service Mechanical – all fuels Other systems as appropriate Internal technical review. Roundtable discussion Deliverables include WBA Report within comprehensive binder Discussion of opportunities and begin planning process Introduction to state and program representatives Customer works with program rep on project implementation WBA oversees educational activity Rebenchmark
6 Education for Building Occupants Building Operator Certification Nationally recognized competency-based training and certification program for facilities personnel. “Power to Save” Elementary School Campaign A turnkey program that integrates classroom with home- based activities. “How Sweet It Is” Campaign A campaign for middle and high school students as well as corporations to highlight EE accomplishments and provide building occupant EE education. Rebenchmark Assess progress using Energy Star’s Portfolio Manager
7 Eligibility Requirements Commercial or municipal customer. Average monthly demand of 200 kW or greater. Building must be at least 75% occupied. Motivated, available building management and staff. Multiple opportunities for improvement. Portfolio Manager rated building type helpful but not required.
8 Whole Building Assessment WBA provides information customers need to plan and move ahead with efficiency improvements over time.
9 Ilene Mason, National Grid Lisa Hadaya, NSTAR Questions?