Industry Best Practice Emerges Based on Integration of New ASTM BEPA Standard with ASHRAE Energy Audit Guidelines
TRUMBULL, CT – SEPTEMBER 20, 2011 – Sustainable Real Estate Solutions, Inc. (SRS), the industry leader in on-demand building energy assessment and proprietary benchmarking software, today announced it will sponsor a new whitepaper and webinar: Using the New ASTM Building Energy Performance Assessment (BEPA) Standard in Energy Auditing and ECM Performance Evaluation.
This is the fourth research paper published by Building Energy Performance Assessment News (BEPAnews) in its Critical Issues Series and is available at no cost. The paper is focused on how the ASTM BEPA Standard data collection and analysis methodology is being integrated with the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) level I and II energy audit guidelines as applied to commercial and public buildings (download paper). SRS is also sponsoring a September 22nd webinar on the same topic (register here).
“SRS is proud to sponsor this research paper that provides commercial and public building stakeholders with insight to how the ASTM E2797-11 BEPA Standard has advanced energy auditing best practice methodology, noted Brian McCarter, SRS CEO. He added, “The new BEPA Standard is rapidly being integrated with level I and II energy audits to determine the key financial metrics of implementing the optimized bundle of energy conservation measures
(ECMs). Furthermore, the BEPA methodology accounts for variables such as historic weather, occupancy and operating hours in the calculation of a building’s pro forma energy use and cost baselines and enables the post-retrofit measurement and verification (M&V) process.”
About Sustainable Real Estate Solutions, Inc. (SRS)
SRS, an industry leader in on-demand building energy assessment and proprietary benchmarking software, delivers Sustainable Real Estate Manager® an Internet-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) workflow platform enabling building stakeholders to assess, benchmark and optimize the energy and sustainability performance of their properties. Its Peer Building Benchmarking™ database contains over 120,000 buildings nationwide encompassing 15 property types comprising 3.3 billion square feet, over $7.8 billion in annual energy costs and $635 million in annual water/sewer costs and has reinvented commercial real estate’s energy efficiency benchmarking best practice. For more information, visit www.SRMnetwork.com.
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