U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Office of EERE
Uniform Methods Project Related Links
The websites and publications listed below provide supporting information for the Uniform Methods Project and for evaluation, measurement, and verification (EM&V) of energy efficiency programs.
Glossaries of EM&V Terms
The following glossaries provide definitions of technical language and EM&V terms.
Federal EM&V Resources
SEE Action Evaluation, Measurement, and Verification Working Group
The State and Local Energy Efficiency Action Network (SEE Action) Evaluation Measurement and Verification Working Group provides links to key EM&V resources for states, utilities, and other local stakeholders.
National Action Plan for Energy Efficiency
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) National Action Plan for Energy Efficiency website provides reports, guides, tools, and fact sheets to help state policymakers, energy consumers, utilities, environmental groups, and others understand options for advancing a comprehensive policy and program framework, setting high-level state policy goals for saving energy, establishing and implementing effective efficiency programs, addressing utility barriers, and adopting additional state policies.
Energy Efficiency Program Impact Evaluation Guide
DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Publication
EERE Guide for Managing General Program Evaluation Studies
M&V Guidelines: Measurement and Verification of for Federal Energy Projects, Version 3.0
The Federal Energy Management Program published this guide in April 2008.
International EM&V Resources
The Protocols for Energy Efficiency Program Evaluation, Measurement, and Verification are consistent with the standards of the IPMVP. The protocols complement and support these standards by providing another level of detail for measuring and verifying savings from energy efficiency programs.
The work of other standards organizations also informs this work, such as, that of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE):