Building owners can save 5 – 20 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.
Fifteen O&M Best Practices for Energy-Efficient Buildings: An overview of best practices building owners and managers can employ to make their buildings more energy-efficient.
Operation and Maintenance Service Contracts: 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: 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: 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.
Putting the “O” Back in O&M: 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.
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