Using Metered Data to Improve Energy and Water Efficiency  

Education Type: 
1 Hour


AIA Learning Units: 
1.0 LU | HSW
0.1 CEU

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It is required to meter federal buildings, and agencies are looking for guidance on how to make
the information they gathered from the metered data useful and operational.

This course will discuss how metered energy data can be analyzed to identify facility-wide or system-level changes and presented to support effective decision-making.


Saralyn Bunch, Technical Project Manager, Federal Energy Management Program  

Saralyn Bunch is a technical project manager for the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) where she is responsible for Metering and Data Management, Water Management, Energy Efficient Lighting and Controls and Energy Efficient Product Procurement. Prior to joining FEMP in 2013, Saralyn managed the Building Energy Codes Program for the Department of Energy. Saralyn has over 35 years of management, engineering and construction experience overseeing a broad range of technical projects and areas. She earned her B.S. in Civil Engineer from The University of Pittsburgh and her M.S. in Engineering from The Catholic University of America.

Learning Objectives

After taking the training, the learner will be able to:

  • Follow the five-step process for applying metered data to improve energy and water efficiency;
  • Use basic metered data analysis to identify operational efficiency opportunities;
  • Understand fundamental concepts related to building load profiles; and
  • Apply metered data to identify water conservation opportunities and analyze utility bills.
Federal Agencies and Facility Criteria: