PCNRC Module 8: Performance Period  

Education Type: 
2 hours
0.3 CEU
Sponsored by: 

Federal Energy Management Program - FEMP

In Partnership with:

State & Community Energy Programs - SCEP

This training is intended to provide an understanding of managing energy savings performance contracts (ESPCs) for the municipal, university, schools and hospitals (MUSH) market segments during the performance period (after project implementation and acceptance). It is applicable to owner's representatives and customer staff in ensuring the persistence of savings and performance of the ESPC project and implemented energy and water conservation measures, including performance period processes and activities, measurement and verification activities and support, managing and mitigating performance risk, and contract-related performance period support. This training covers typical processes, activities, roles and responsibilities that may be included during the performance phase, reviewing and documenting M&V and M&V reports, considerations to manage issues or risks that may arise during the performance period, and the role and responsibility of the owner's representative during this process.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe OR's role, responsibilities, and value in the performance period;
  • Explain annual M&V activities, reviews and resolution of issues;
  • Recognize potential issues related to project or ECM performance; and
  • Communicate the importance of documenting ESCO and owner annual activities.

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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