PCNRC Module 3: Developing Scope for Project and Request for Proposal  

Education Type: 
2 hours
0.3 CEU
Sponsored by: 

Federal Energy Management Program - FEMP

This training is intended to provide an understanding of developing potential energy savings performance contracts (ESPCs) for the municipal, university, schools and hospitals (MUSH) market segments. It is applicable to owner's representatives and customer staff in developing the scope or breadth of the potential ESPC, including developing the request for proposals (RFP), reviewing submitted proposals and selecting the energy services company (ESCO). This training covers the steps involved in developing the potential project scope and RFP documentation, resources and information that may be needed in developing the RFP, considerations when evaluating and selecting an ESCO and the role and responsibility of the owner's representative during this process.

For assistance with registration and the enrollment process, refer to the PCNRC Quick Start Guide.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to:

  • Explain the process and steps in developing scope and request for proposal;
  • Describe the owner's representative role in identifying owner's needs, objectives, scope of potential project;
  • Identify information needed in developing scope and in the RFP;
  • Identify constraints and resources needed to develop and evaluate the RFP; and
  • Identify considerations when reviewing offeror's submissions for proposed savings, technical feasibility.

Credits for PCNRC Series

The PCNRC training certificate series was developed through a collaborative effort between FEMP, SCEP, National Labs, DOE contractors, and experts in MUSH market performance contracting.  Read More

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