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School Audit Format - Oregongov Home Page

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School Audit Format - Oregongov Home Page

    SB 1149 School Audit Format

    Oregon Office of Energy

    Enclosed is the energy study report format for SB 1149 School audits. The study instructions (Appendices A, B, C, D, and E) should be examined thoroughly before undertaking analysis efforts. This format will:

     Clearly define energy study requirements so energy saving opportunities can be appropriately

    identified.

     Clarify what is expected in a technical analysis and how the findings need to be reported. As

    expectations are clearly defined, analysts can be more effective at producing studies of high

    quality that result in minimal clarification time or rework.

     Ensure reasonable calculation methods are used to predict achievable energy savings. The

    study addresses treatment of modeling interaction among Energy Efficiency Measures (EEMs),

    analysis for lighting EEMs, and cost estimating.

     Increase energy project cost effectiveness by minimizing study and program costs. A building

    with simple, straightforward efficiency measures will have fewer reporting requirements. Use

    of a consistent report format for all audits will expedite review by the Oregon Office of Energy.

Identify areas to increase staff efficiency.

     Allow flexibility, since each individual facility and its energy savings potential are different.

    Conducting Level I, Level II, or Level III audits will be determined by the Energy Use Index (EUI) calculation of the facility. All audits will use the following format, yet the level of detail will vary accordingly.

    Auditors will be required to input data summary reports into a statewide Internet accessible database to be established by the Oregon Office of Energy. The database format will follow a similar structure to the 1149 School Audit Forms.

    Note: The applicant and the energy analyst are responsible for completeness and clarity. Alternate formats that address all of sections of this report may be accepted if all required information is presented in a complete and concise manner with all supporting data and documentation.

    A. REPORT IDENTIFICATION

l. Building and Owner Information

    Building Name:

    Complex Name (if applicable) and/or School District:

    Address:

    City: County: Zip: Building Construction Completion Date (mo/day/yr.) / /

2. Institutional Contacts

    Administrator: Title: Telephone: Building Operator: Telephone: Others: Telephone:

3. Report Preparer(s)

    Name(s):

    Company:

    Address:

    City: State: Zip: Telephone:

4. Utility/Energy Provider(s)

    Electric Utility:

    Other Energy Suppliers:

B. ENERGY ANALYST CERTIFICATION

     As an independent, consulting energy analyst, I am not directly responsible for

    the day-to-day operation of the building or operation being studied. I have no

    conflict of interest relating to this study and any energy conservation measures

    considered in this study.

     I have calculated the total energy cost savings, by fuel type, expected to result

    from the acquisition and installation of each recommended energy efficiency

    measure. The energy prices used in this report are the current prices the

    institution is expected to pay based on the most recent billing history of the

    building(s).

     As a professional energy analyst, I hereby certify that I have discussed any

    operation and maintenance procedures needing to be addressed and implemented

    with the building operator and facility manager.

     I hereby certify that this study has been prepared by me or under my direct

    supervision and all information contained herein is correct to the best of my

    knowledge. I am listed as a qualified energy auditor for schools with the Oregon

    Office of Energy and am qualified to perform energy studies on commercial

    buildings.

     __________________________

     Energy Analyst's Printed Name

     __________________________

     Energy Analyst's Signature

     Date

    C. REPORT SUMMARY

    1. General Information

    a. Nature and Scope of Report.

b. Facility Description Overview (Refer to Section E)

    Gross Square Footage: 2. Building Energy Summary

     Annual Btu Annual Cost

     MMBtu Sq.Ft./Yr. Energy Cost Sq.Ft./Yr. Annual Energy Consumption Estimated EEM Savings Estimated Consumption

     After EEMs

    3. Energy Efficiency Measure (EEM) Summary (In increasing payback period.)

     Estimated EEM Measure Total ($) Fuel Payback Measure Energy EEM Description Cost ($) Savings Type Years Life # Savings

    Total Recommended EEMs

4. Operation and Maintenance Summary (O&M)

     Estimated Simple O&M Measure Total ($) Energy Payback O&M Description Savings # Cost Savings

    Total Recommended O&Ms

D. BUILDING OPERATING CHARACTERISTICS

     1. Typical Daily Occupancy

    Indicate Building/Area Hours/Day Days/Week Weeks/Year Annual % of Bldg Used