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Ask the Expert: Measures, Rebates, and Really Fast Paybacks

Ask the Expert: Measures, Rebates, and Really Fast Paybacks

Question: What energy efficiency measures often have the shortest payback, including potential rebates? Valerie Eacret, ERS, for Zondits Answer: Here are a few measures with quick paybacks from projects recently crossing our desks: Compressed air setpoint – Frequently we find that the pressure in compressed air systems is set much higher than necessary. While extensive

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Persistence in the Evaluation World

Max Ma, ERS, for Zondits In the utility M&V and evaluation world, persistence is generally defined as the change in expected savings relative to the baseline. Persistence is the little brother to the end-of–useful-life (EUL) metric. Frequently, persistence factors are built into the deemed values of EULs in quantifying lifetime savings.  Savings persistence accounts for

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Florida’s Power Companies Gut Energy Efficiency Goals

Under state law, Florida regulators are required to set energy-saving goals every five years for power companies. As the Tampa Tribune reports today, the point is to reduce the state’s electricity consumption.

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