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Evolving the National Standard Practice Manual

We all need principles to guide us in our lives. Principles set forth “a fundamental truth or proposition that serves as the foundation for a system of belief or behavior or for a chain of reasoning [Oxford Dictionaries].” They encompass values to identify what’s important, and can apply to many circumstances, such as cultural, legal or economic.  

Stellar EM&V: Annual Public Meeting

Evaluation work is important.

It’s a necessary practice to inform both program planning and program improvement. It’s important to plan and to look back to document and improve program performance.

As we know from the ACEEE Scorecard, the Northeast region is top-ranking in energy efficiency. And, while it may go unsung, program evaluation in the region is similarly stellar. Some examples of note:

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NSPM: The Role of Evaluation in Carbon Reduction

A timer is ticking, and just when you think you know how much time is left until the buzzer rings, you are presented with a new target. An Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) special report finds that limiting global warming to 1.5°C requires “rapid and far-reaching” transitions in land, energy, industry, buildings, transport, and cities. Global carbon...

Staying Cool with the NSPM: States Wade into Deeper Waters

Staying Cool with the NSPM: States Wade into Deeper Waters

This post was written by Julie Michals, Director of Clean Energy Valuation at E4TheFuture, as part of its membership in NEEP’s Allies Program. The original blog was first posted here.