Operation & Maintenance Reports Show Building Owners New Ways to Save Money
Building owners can save five percent to twenty percent annually on their energy bills by implementing O&M best practices. The O&M Report Series, funded by a grant from U.S. EPA and U.S. DOE, helps owners and managers increase energy-efficiency, improve occupant comfort, and reduce operating expenses through low-cost operating improvements.
The O&M Report Series includes six booklets that are available below in .pdf format or can be purchased at www.peci.org.
Fifteen O&M Reports for Energy-Efficient Buildings (1.2MB): An overview of best practices building owners and managers can employ to make their buildings more energy-efficient.
Operation and Maintenance Service Contracts (2.5MB): Guidelines for Obtaining Best-Practice Contracts for Commercial Buildings. An overview of current outsourcing trends and options with guidelines for obtaining and managing service contracts.
Portable Dataloggers (1.0MB): Diagnostic Monitoring Tools for Energy-Efficient Building Operation. A review of the benefits of using portable dataloggers and criteria for selecting data loggers.
O&M Assessments (1.8MB): Enhancing Energy-Efficient Operation. A guide for how to plan and orchestrate the process, when consultants should be used, how to manage consultants and in-house technical work. Energy Management Systems: A Practical Guide.A guide covering the evaluation of an existing EMS, the specification and commissioning of a new EMS, service contracts for EMS, strategies for optimizations, and more.
Putting the “O” Back in O&M (643KB): Best Practices in Preventive Operations, Tracking, and Scheduling. A document addressing continual schedule optimization and methods to assess day-to-day operation of major plant equipment.
Companion Brochure: This brochure of building case studies highlights five commercial building tune-up demonstrations.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Portland Energy Conservation, Inc.
503-248-4636, ext. 204