John Avina, C.E.M., B.E.P., C.M.V.P., C.S.D.P., C.E.A., CxA

29-Sep-2017, 9:00 - 9:30AM

 
Session: Energy Management 103

Track E | Energy Basics


Utility Bills 101: What Utility Bills Can Tell You About Your Building

John Avina, C.E.M., B.E.P., C.M.V.P., C.S.D.P., C.E.A., CxA
President
Abraxas Energy Consulting




Utility bills seem so simple, so pedestrian, that highly educated professionals are tempted to view them as being of little consequence. It is vital that energy professionals be able to assess quickly building performance without having to resort to detailed analysis. Through the use of utility bill analysis techniques, energy professionals can make accurate generalizations of building performance that routinely will shock building personnel. “How can he/she know so much and he/she hasn’t even seen the building?” This session will introduce two powerful concepts, weather normalization and load factor analysis, which should be practiced by all energy professionals, but sadly is not.

Instead, they are more likely to skip to interval data.


 


 

 


 





 

Track: E Energy Basics | Session: Energy Management 103

 

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