Performance Contracting: Expanding Horizons. Second edition by Shirley J. Hansen

By Shirley J. Hansen

Considering functionality Contracting for strength & Environmental platforms used to be released in 1992, the area of functionality contracting has replaced dramatically, although the fundamental components of profitable initiatives stay an analogous. This e-book tackles the huge activity of delivering ''state of the art'' proof concerning the approach, from financing, to size and verification, to chance administration, with updated how-to's for either finish clients and effort carrier businesses. you will find specialist recommendation on constructing RFPs and RFQs, tips about making your power venture financeable, and guidance for successfully negotiating and constructing power companies agreements. you will study the easiest recommendations for dealing with dangers, either from a user's and a carrier provider's viewpoint, in addition to how most sensible to make use of latest dimension and verification instruments to evaluate undertaking functionality. additionally addressed are the globalization of strength provider businesses, new monetary possibilities, the growth of functionality contracting into non-energy arenas, and the effect of software deregulation at the undefined. The e-book presents a useful authoritative info source on utilizing functionality contracting as an optimal company answer for attaining strength rate reductions.

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In the meantime, those just now considering performance contracting—as a consumer, a financier, or an engineering company—have a history rich in experience to draw upon. We now have the ability to look at projects, which have repeatedly put the theory of performance contracting into practice. We have learned what works. More importantly, we have also painfully learned what doesn’t! HOW ESCOS WORK Through the years, experienced energy service companies have come to recognize that performance contracting is primarily risk management.

Request for brief case study references which include: a) demographics; b) projected and actual costs; c) measures implemented; d) predicted and actual savings; and e) contact information. 6. , insurance requirements. 7. Proposal format, content, and preparation instructions a) Contractor background and qualifications. b) Trade references. c) Personnel designated to participate in the project, responsibilities, qualifications, experience in similar facilities and percentage of time each person will devote to the project.

At the state government level, states continue to enact new, and improved legislation that encourages savings in public facilities and identifies performance contracting as an acceptable method of financing the projects. On the federal government level, the National Energy Conservation Policy Act, as amended by further energy laws, and the Energy Policy Act of 2005 continue to require government agencies to reduce the consumption of energy. S. Department of Energy has actively helped agencies use energy saving performance contracting (ESPC).

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