Understanding current and
past energy use is how many organizations identify opportunities to
improve energy performance and gain financial benefits.
performance is the periodic process of evaluating energy use for all
major facilities and functions in the organization and establishing a
baseline for measuring future results of efficiency efforts.
Data Collection and Management
Gather and track
data - Collect energy use
information and document data over time.
Baselining and Benchmarking
- Determine the starting point from which to measure progress.
- Compare the energy performance of your facilities to each other,
peers and competitors, and over time to prioritize which facilities
to focus on for improvements.
Analysis and Evaluation
- Understand your energy use patterns and trends.
assessments and audits - Evaluate
the operating performance of facility systems and equipment to
determine improvement potential.
your energy performance helps you to:
Categorize current energy use by fuel type, operating division,
facility, product line, etc.
Identify high performing facilities for recognition and replicable
Prioritize poor performing facilities for immediate improvement.
Understand the contribution of energy expenditures to operating
Develop a historical perspective and context for future actions and
Establish reference points for measuring and rewarding good