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  1. Automated Auditing Tool for Retrofit Building Projects

    Energy Science and Technology Software Center (OSTI)

    2011-06-23

    Building energy auditors regularly use notepads, physical forms, or simple spreadsheets to inventory energy consuming devices in buildings and audit overall performance. Mobile computing devices such as smart phones or tablet computers with camera inputs may be used to automatically capture relevant information and format audit input in a way that streamlines work flows and reduces the likelihood of error. As an example. an auditor could walk through a space holding a mobile device, whichmore » automatically identifies and appliances, windows, etc. This information would automatically be added to a mobile database associated with the building for later integration with a larger building audit database. The user experience would require little or no manual input, and could integrate with tools to automate used to automate data collection for building energy modeling.« less

  2. Sault Tribe Building Efficiency Energy Audits

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Holt, Jeffrey W.

    2013-09-26

    The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians is working to reduce energy consumption and expense in Tribally-owned governmental buildings. The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians will conduct energy audits of nine Tribally-owned governmental buildings in three counties in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to provide a basis for evaluating and selecting the technical and economic viability of energy efficiency improvement options. The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians will follow established Tribal procurement policies and procedures to secure the services of a qualified provider to conduct energy audits of nine designated buildings. The contracted provider will be required to provide a progress schedule to the Tribe prior to commencing the project and submit an updated schedule with their monthly billings. Findings and analysis reports will be required for buildings as completed, and a complete Energy Audit Summary Report will be required to be submitted with the provider?s final billing. Conducting energy audits of the nine governmental buildings will disclose building inefficiencies to prioritize and address, resulting in reduced energy consumption and expense. These savings will allow Tribal resources to be reallocated to direct services, which will benefit Tribal members and families.

  3. Residential Building Audits and Retrofits | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    in residential buildings, programmatic elements of residential building audit and retrofit programs, and resources that you can access to address residential retrofit issues. ...

  4. 4.5 Audit Requirements

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    must: 1) audit and provide opinions on the fair presentation of the financial statements ... Federal awards; auditor's opinions on the fair presentation of the financial statements ...

  5. Audit Requirements for For-Profit Recipients

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    In association with the Office of Risk management, we are issuing guidance implementing the requirements of 10 CFR 600.316 which contains audit requirements for for-profit recipients of financial assistance awards (prime awards) and sub-awards.

  6. BuildingSync® Schema for Energy Audit Data | Buildings | NREL

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    BuildingSync® Schema for Energy Audit Data BuildingSync® is a standardized language for commercial building energy audit data that software developers can use to exchange data between audit tools. For information on BuildingSync, please visit https://buildingsync.net

  7. Final Technical Report. Training in Building Audit Technologies

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Brosemer, Kathleen

    2015-03-27

    In 2011, the Tribe proposed and was awarded the Training in Building Audit Technologies grant from the DOE in the amount of $55,748 to contract for training programs for infrared cameras, blower door technology applications and building systems. The coursework consisted of; Infrared Camera Training: Level I - Thermal Imaging for Energy Audits; Blower Door Analysis and Building-As-A-System Training, Building Performance Institute (BPI) Building Analyst; Building Envelope Training, Building Performance Institute (BPI) Envelope Professional; and Audit/JobFLEX Tablet Software. Competitive procurement of the training contractor resulted in lower costs, allowing the Tribe to request and receive DOE approval to additionally purchase energy audit equipment and contract for residential energy audits of 25 low-income Tribal Housing units. Sault Tribe personnel received field training to supplement the classroom instruction on proper use of the energy audit equipment. Field experience was provided through the second DOE energy audits grant, allowing Sault Tribe personnel to join the contractor, Building Science Academy, in conducting 25 residential energy audits of low-income Tribal Housing units.

  8. Sault Ste. Mari Tribe of Chippewa Indians - Building Audit Training and Energy Audits

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Governmental Building Energy Audits & Training in Building Energy Audit Technologies November 13 - 16, 2012 Summary of Sault Tribe Federally Recognized in 1972 Approximately 40,000 Tribal Members 7-County Tribal Service Area n Eastern Upper Peninsula of Michigan n Approximately 1,600 Acres Held in Trust n Upper Peninsula - 16,452 Square Miles n Tribal Service Area - 8,573 Square Miles k eLa Project Objectives Governmental Building Energy

  9. Audit Services Requirements Discussed In Guide Chapter 42.101...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Services Requirements Discussed In Guide Chapter 42.101- By Contract Types (Contract types ... contracts) See the audit services requirements above for fixed-price ...

  10. Oneida Nation Building Audit Program and Energy Development Strategy

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    Oneida Nation Building Audit Program and Energy Development Strategy Michael Troge Oneida Environmental Health and Safety Division DOE Tribal Energy Program Denver, CO 11/14-18/2011 12/8/2011 where is it? 2 Talking Points ► History of Oneida's efforts ► Energy Security Plan § Residential § Transportation § Buildings and Operations § Energy Development ► Building Audit Program ► Energy Optimization ► Parters 12/8/2011 where is it? 3 12/8/2011 where is it? 1995 to 2002 * 13 kw

  11. Green Building Requirement

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    The new standards are phased in over the course of several years with publicly-owned buildings being the first required to comply. All new construction and substantial improvements of non...

  12. Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians: Governmental Building Energy Audits and Training in Building Energy Audit Technologies

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    Chippewa Indians Governmental Building Energy Audits & Training in Building Energy Audit Technologies March 24 - 27, 2014 2 Summary of Tribe L a k e H u r o n L a k e S u p e r i o r L a k e M i c h i g a n 7 County Service Area Treaty of 1836 Ceded Territory County Boundary Sault Tribe Land Holdings  Federally Recognized in 1972  Approximately 40,000 Tribal Members  7 - County Tribal Service Area: * Eastern Upper Peninsula of Michigan * Approximately 1,600 Acres Held in Trust *

  13. Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians: Governmental Building and Energy Audits and Training in Building Energy Audit Technologies

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    Indians Governmental Building Energy Audits & Training in Building Energy Audit Technologies November 14 - 18, 2011 Summary of Sault Tribe Federally Recognized in 1972 Approximately 40,000 Tribal Members 7-County Tribal Service Area n Eastern Upper Peninsula of Michigan n Approximately 1,600 Acres Held in Trust n Upper Peninsula - 16,452 Square Miles n Tribal Service Area - 8,573 Square Miles L a k e H u r o n L a k e S u p e r i o r L a k e M i c h i g a n 7 County Service Area Treaty of

  14. Building Energy Audit Report for Pearl Harbor, HI

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Brown, Daryl R.; Chvala, William D.; De La Rosa, Marcus I.; Dixon, Douglas R.

    2010-09-30

    A building energy audit was performed by a team of engineers from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) under contract to the Department of Energy/Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP). The effort used the Facility Energy Decision System (FEDS) model to determine how energy is consumed at selected Pearl Harbor buildings, identify cost-effective energy retrofit measures, and calculate the potential energy and cost savings. This report documents the findings of that assessment.

  15. National Energy Audit Tool for Multifamily Buildings Development Plan

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Malhotra, Mini; MacDonald, Michael; Accawi, Gina K; New, Joshua Ryan; Im, Piljae

    2012-03-01

    The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) enables low-income families to reduce their energy costs by providing funds to make their homes more energy efficient. In addition, the program funds Weatherization Training and Technical Assistance (T and TA) activities to support a range of program operations. These activities include measuring and documenting performance, monitoring programs, promoting advanced techniques and collaborations to further improve program effectiveness, and training, including developing tools and information resources. The T and TA plan outlines the tasks, activities, and milestones to support the weatherization network with the program implementation ramp up efforts. Weatherization of multifamily buildings has been recognized as an effective way to ramp up weatherization efforts. To support this effort, the 2009 National Weatherization T and TA plan includes the task of expanding the functionality of the Weatherization Assistant, a DOE-sponsored family of energy audit computer programs, to perform audits for large and small multifamily buildings This report describes the planning effort for a new multifamily energy audit tool for DOE's WAP. The functionality of the Weatherization Assistant is being expanded to also perform energy audits of small multifamily and large multifamily buildings. The process covers an assessment of needs that includes input from national experts during two national Web conferences. The assessment of needs is then translated into capability and performance descriptions for the proposed new multifamily energy audit, with some description of what might or should be provided in the new tool. The assessment of needs is combined with our best judgment to lay out a strategy for development of the multifamily tool that proceeds in stages, with features of an initial tool (version 1) and a more capable version 2 handled with currently available resources. Additional development in the future is expected to be needed if more capabilities are to be added. A rough schedule for development of the version 1 tool is presented. The components and capabilities described in this plan will serve as the starting point for development of the proposed new multifamily energy audit tool for WAP.

  16. Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians- 2011 Building Energy Efficiency Audit Project

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    The Sault Tribe will conduct energy audits of tribally owned governmental buildings located across three counties in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

  17. Final Technical Report. Sault Tribe Building Efficiency Audits of Tribally-Owned Governmental Buildings and Residential Tribal Housing

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Holt, Jeffrey W.

    2015-03-27

    The Tribe is working to reduce energy consumption and expense in Tribally-owned governmental buildings and low income housing sites. In 2009, the Tribe applied to the U. S. Department of Energy for funding to conduct energy audits of Tribally-owned governmental buildings. Findings from the energy audits would define the extent and types of energy efficiency improvements needed, establish a basis for energy priorities, strategies and action plans, and provide a benchmark for measuring improvements from energy efficiency implementations. In 2010, the DOE awarded a grant in the amount of $95,238 to the Tribe to fund the energy audits of nine governmental buildings and to pay for travel expenses associated with attendance and participation at the DOE annual program reviews. In 2011, the Tribe applied for and was awarded a DOE grant in the amount of $75,509 to conduct energy audits of the remaining 30 Tribally-owned governmental buildings. Repeating mobilization steps performed during the first DOE energy audits grant, the Tribe initiated the second round of governmental building energy audits by completing energy auditor procurement. The selected energy auditor successfully passed DOE debarment and Sault Tribe background clearances. The energy audits contract was awarded to U. P. Engineers and Architects, Inc. of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. The Tribe continued mobilizing for the energy audits by providing the energy auditor with one year of electric, gas and water utility invoice copies per building, as well as supplemental building information, such as operating hours. The Tribe also contacted building occupants to coordinate scheduling for the on-site energy audit inspections and arranged for facilities management personnel to guide the energy auditor through the buildings and answer questions regarding building systems.

  18. Audit of staffing requirements at the Westinghouse Savannah River Company

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Not Available

    1994-01-25

    The Westinghouse Savannah River Company operates the Savannah River Site for the US Department of Energy (Department) under a cost-plus-award-fee contract. Department policies require contractors to ensure a high level of performance in operating Department facilities by establishing operating standards, assessing performance against such standards, and holding contractor employees accountable for their performance. The purpose of the audit was to review Westinghouse`s policies and practices for determining staffing requirements. Since assuming responsibility for the Savannah River Site in 1989, Westinghouse increased its staffing by over 4,000 employees. The Department had undertaken some actions to reduce the number of contractor employees at the Savannah River Site. Our audit showed that the use of industry and federal performance work standards in its construction and management activities could enable Westinghouse to further reduce its staff by over 1,800 employees. The potential savings in salaries and benefits associated with such action could be about $399 million over a 5-year period. Additional staffing reductions could be attained through the use of engineered time standards in the maintenance and fabrication shops. In addition, Westinghouse significantly understated, in periodic reports to the Department, the personnel resources applied to accomplish contract requirements. Of course, the actual staffing reductions realized would be largely determined by the manner in which the work standards are implemented and the levels of proficiency attained by the workforce.

  19. ASEAN-USAID Buildings Energy Conservation Project. Final report, Volume 3: Audits

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Loewen, J.M.; Levine, M.D.; Busch, J.F.

    1992-06-01

    The auditing subproject of the ASEAN-USAID Buildings Energy Conservation Project has generated a great deal of auditing activity throughout the ASEAN region. Basic building characterisfic and energy consumption data were gathered for over 200 buildings and are presented in this volume. A large number of buildings were given more detailed audits and were modeled with either the ASEAM-2 computer program or the more complex DOE-2 program. These models were used to calculate the savings to be generated by conservabon measures. Specially audits were also conducted, including lighting and thermal comfort surveys. Many researchers in the ASEAN region were trained to perform energy audits in a series of training courses and seminars. The electricity intensifies of various types of ASEAN buildings have been calculated. A comparison to the electricity intensity of the US building stock tentatively concludes that ASEAN office buildings are comparable, first class hotels and retail stores are more ewctricity intensive than their US counterparts, and hospitals are less intensive. Philippine and Singapore lighting surveys indicate that illuminance levels in offices tend to be below the minimum accepted standard. Computer simulations of the energy use in various building types generally agree that for most ASEAN buildings, electricity consumption for air-conditioning (including fan power) consumes approximately 60% of total building electricity. A review of the many studies made during the Project to calculate the savings from energy conservation opportunities (ECOS) shows a median potential savings of approximately 10%, with some buildings saving as much as 50%. Singapore buildings, apparently as a result of previously implemented efficient energy-use practices, shows a lower potential for savings than the other ASEAN nations. Air-conditioning ECOs hold the greatest potential for savings.

  20. Green Building Certification Systems Requirement for New Federal Buildings

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    and Major Renovations of Federal Buildings Final Rule | Department of Energy Final Rule Green Building Certification Systems Requirement for New Federal Buildings and Major Renovations of Federal Buildings Final Rule Document details the Green Building Certification Systems Requirement for New Federal Buildings and Major Renovations of Federal Buildings' Final Rule for 10 CFR Parts 433, 435 and 436. File greenblgcert.docx More Documents & Publications EA-1991: Final Environmental

  1. Green Building Certification Systems Requirement for New Federal Buildings

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    and Major Renovations of Federal Buildings OIRA Comparison Document | Department of Energy OIRA Comparison Document Green Building Certification Systems Requirement for New Federal Buildings and Major Renovations of Federal Buildings OIRA Comparison Document Document details the Green Building Certification Systems Requirement for New Federal Buildings and Major Renovations of Federal Buildings' OIRA Comparison Document for 10 CFR Parts 433, 435 and 436. File greenblgcert_compare2014.docx

  2. Building America Retrofit Participation Requirements and Release

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    This form is for Building America team members and homeowners to complete verifying health and safety requirements have been met.

  3. Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians - Governmental Building Energy Audits

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    Indians Governmental Building Energy Audits November 19, 2009 Summary of Sault Tribe Federally Recognized in 1972 Approximately 40,000 Tribal Members 7-County Tribal Service Area  Eastern Upper Peninsula of Michigan  Approximately 1,600 Acres Held in Trust L a k e H u r o n L a k e S u p e r i o r L a k e M i c h i g a n 7 County Service Area Treaty of 1836 Ceded Territory County Boundary Sault Tribe Land Holdings Project Overview Conduct Energy Audits  20 Tribally-Owned Governmental

  4. New York City- Green Building Requirements for Municipal Buildings

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    A series of additional laws enacted in 2009 make further requirements for publicly- and privately-owned existing buildings. Click here to view a summary of what these laws require.

  5. Building Energy Audit Report, for Hickam AFB, HI

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Chvala, William D.; De La Rosa, Marcus I.; Brown, Daryl R.; Dixon, Douglas R.

    2010-09-30

    A building energy assessment was performed by a team of engineers from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) under contract to the Department of Energy/Federal Energy Management program (FEMP). The effort used the Facility Energy Decision System (FEDS) model to determine how energy is consumed at Hickam AFB, identify the most cost-effective energy retrofit measures, and calculate the potential energy and cost savings. This documents reports the results of that assessment.

  6. Salt Lake City- High Performance Buildings Requirement

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Salt Lake City's mayor issued an executive order in July 2005 requiring that all public buildings owned and controlled by the city be built or renovated to meet the requirements of LEED "silver"...

  7. Audits and Inspections - DOE Directives, Delegations, and Requirements

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    DOE-OIG-16-12 Audit Report: DOE-OIG-16-12 May 2, 2015 The Department of Energy's Energy Information Technology Services Federal Support Costs The Department of Energy's Energy Information Technology Services (EITS) shared services program, formerly known as the Department of Energy's Common Operating Environment, was based, in part, on a Secretarial initiative to implement a single, integrated information technology (IT) infrastructure across the Department's Federal environment. In an effort to

  8. Green Building Certification Systems Requirement for New Federal...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Final Rule Green Building Certification Systems Requirement for New Federal Buildings and Major Renovations of Federal Buildings Final Rule Document details the Green Building ...

  9. Guam- Solar-Ready Residential Building Requirement

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    The Guam Energy Code, which became effective in October of 2000, requires that piping stub outs be provided for water heaters installed in low-rise residential buildings to enable the future inst...

  10. San Bernardino County- Green Building Requirement

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    In August 2007, the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors approved a policy requiring that all new county buildings and major renovations be built to LEED Silver standards. The decision was...

  11. Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Governmental Building Energy Audits

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Governmental Building Energy Audits October 27, 2010 Summary of Sault Tribe Federally Recognized in 1972 Approximately 40,000 Tribal Members 7-County Tribal Service Area  Eastern Upper Peninsula of Michigan  Approximately 1,600 Acres Held in Trust  Upper Peninsula - 16,452 Square Miles  Tribal Service Area - 8,573 Square Miles L a k e H u r o n L a k e S u p e r i o r L a k e M i c h i g a n 7 County Service Area Treaty of 1836 Ceded

  12. Green Building Certification Systems Requirement for New Federal...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    OIRA Comparison Document Green Building Certification Systems Requirement for New Federal Buildings and Major Renovations of Federal Buildings OIRA Comparison Document Document ...

  13. City of Chandler- Green Building Requirement for City Buildings

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Additionally, all renovations and all new non-occupied buildings and all new occupied buildings smaller than 5,000 square feet must include as many green building principles as are feasible. The...

  14. Transcript of See Action and Technical Assistance Program Webcast: Energy Audit and Retro-Commissioning Policies for Public and Commercial Buildings

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    U.S. Department of Energy Office (DOE) of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) transcript of See Action and Technical Assistance Program Webcast: Energy Audit and Retro-Commissioning Policies for Public and Commercial Buildings.

  15. Audit Report: IG-0370 | Department of Energy

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Audit Report: IG-0370 March 29, 1995 Audit of Staffing Requirements for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0370 More Documents & Publications Inspection...

  16. WPN 03-6: Manufactured Home Energy Audit (MHEA) Software Upgrade Availability and Licensing Requirements

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    To provide states instructions for obtaining the Weatherization Assistance Program's upgraded audit software package for manufactured/mobile homes.

  17. Fort Collins- Green Building Requirement for City-Owned Buildings

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    To control the construction and design costs associated with new buildings meeting this standard, the goal of Gold can be reduced to Silver for projects where the payback period for earning Gold...

  18. City of Greensburg- Green Building Requirement for New Municipal Buildings

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    As of 2014, Greensburg is home to the most LEED buildings per capita in the U.S. Other notable clean energy achievements include 100% of the electricity used in the City of Greensburg is renewabl...

  19. City of Chamblee- LEED Requirement for Public and Commercial Buildings

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Chamblee is the first city in the State of Georgia to mandate LEED certification for private development. In addition to public buildings, this requirement applies to commercial buildings, office...

  20. City of Los Angeles- Green Building Retrofit Requirement

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    In April 2009, Los Angeles enacted Ordinance 180636, known as the Green Building Retrofit Ordinance. This ordinance was later amended by Ordinance 182259. The law requires all city-owned buildings...

  1. Town of Chapel Hill- Energy Conservation Requirements for Town Buildings

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    The Town of Chapel Hill’s energy-conservation ordinance requires all new or expanded buildings constructed by and for the town to achieve a Silver level certification in the U.S. Green Building...

  2. CITC ETC Energy Audit

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Energy Audit Recommendations (continued) Pumping system- The existing 2 horsepower ... the pump speed up or down to meet actual pumping demand as the building's heating demand ...

  3. Sustainability in Existing Federal Buildings

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    For meeting federal sustainability requirements, agencies can use evaluation methods, such as benchmarking and energy audits, and planning to make existing buildings energy efficient. Agencies can follow these steps to comply with energy reduction requirements.

  4. City of Frisco- Residential and Commercial Green Building Requirements

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    In October 2013, existing green building codes were repealed and the 2012 International Residential Code with amendments was adopted. Among the amendments were energy efficiency requirements appr...

  5. Energy Audit and Retro-Commissioning Policies for Public and...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Audit and Retro-Commissioning Policies for Public and Commercial Buildings Energy Audit and Retro-Commissioning Policies for Public and Commercial Buildings Retro-Commissioning...

  6. AUDIT REPORT

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    5 Consolidated Financial Statements OAI-FS-16-01 November 2015 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audits and Inspections Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 November 16, 2015 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Rickey R. Hass Acting Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report: "Department of Energy's Fiscal Year 2015 Consolidated Financial Statements" Pursuant to requirements established by the Government Management Reform Act of 1994, the

  7. AUDIT REPORT

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    5 Consolidated Financial Statements OAI-FS-16-01 November 2015 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audits and Inspections Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 November 16, 2015 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Rickey R. Hass Acting Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report: "Department of Energy's Fiscal Year 2015 Consolidated Financial Statements" Pursuant to requirements established by the Government Management Reform Act of 1994, the

  8. CHART SUPPLEMENT TO ACQUISTION GUIDE CHAPTER 42.101, AUDIT REQUIREMENTS FOR NON-MANAGEMENT AND OPERATING CONTRACTS

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    The attached chart supplements the guidance in Acquisition Guide Chapter 42.101, Audit Requirements for Non-Management and Operating Contracts. The chart presents the audit services requirements discussed in Acquisition Guide Chapter 42.101 in a series of tables arranged by contract type. The order of the tables follows the order used in the Subparts of FAR Part 16—TYPES OF CONTRACTS, which is: Fixed-Price, Cost-Reimbursement, Incentive, Indefinite-Delivery, Time-and-Materials, and Labor-Hour Contracts. Each table provides when the requirement arises (pre-award or post-award), how often, what the requirement is, and the source of the requirement (FAR, DEAR, or DOE Policy), including specific references.

  9. Marin County - Green Building Requirements | Department of Energy

    Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    comply with the prerequisite requirements of LEED New Construction or LEED Core and Shell. Building projects between 5,000 and 49,999 square feet must be certified at the...

  10. New York City- Energy Conservation Requirements for Existing Buildings

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Council Bill No. 564-A (Local Law 85 of 2009): Requires that renovations of existing buildings meet minimum energy conservation standards. The result of this law is essentially a city energy code ...

  11. Audits Made Simple

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Belangia, David Warren

    2015-04-09

    A company just got notified there is a big external audit coming in 3 months. Getting ready for an audit can be challenging, scary, and full of surprises. This Gold Paper describes a typical audit from notification of the intent to audit through disposition of the final report including Best Practices, Opportunities for Improvement (OFI), and issues that must be fixed. Good preparation can improve the chances of success. Ensuring the auditors understand the environment and requirements is paramount to success. It helps the auditors understand that the enterprise really does think that security is important. Understanding and following a structured process ensures a smooth audit process. Ensuring follow-up on OFIs and issues in a structured fashion will also make the next audit easier. It is important to keep in mind that the auditors will use the previous report as a starting point. Now the only worry is the actual audit and subsequent report and how well the company has done.

  12. Oneida Tribe Energy Audits

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Olson, Ray; Schubert, Eugene

    2014-08-15

    Project funding energy audits of 44 Tribally owned buildings operated by the Oneida Tribe of Indians of WI. Buildings were selected for their size, age, or known energy concerns and total over 1 million square feet. Audits include feasibility studies, lists of energy improvement opportunities, and a strategic energy plan to address cost effective ways to save energy via energy efficiency upgrades over the short and long term.

  13. Integrating Renewable Energy Requirements Into Building Energy Codes

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Kaufmann, John R.; Hand, James R.; Halverson, Mark A.

    2011-07-01

    This report evaluates how and when to best integrate renewable energy requirements into building energy codes. The basic goals were to: (1) provide a rough guide of where we’re going and how to get there; (2) identify key issues that need to be considered, including a discussion of various options with pros and cons, to help inform code deliberations; and (3) to help foster alignment among energy code-development organizations. The authors researched current approaches nationally and internationally, conducted a survey of key stakeholders to solicit input on various approaches, and evaluated the key issues related to integration of renewable energy requirements and various options to address those issues. The report concludes with recommendations and a plan to engage stakeholders. This report does not evaluate whether the use of renewable energy should be required on buildings; that question involves a political decision that is beyond the scope of this report.

  14. Audit Memo Template

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    May 1, 2013 MEMORANDUM FOR THE ACTING SECRETARY FROM: Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: External Peer Review Report on the Office of Audits The Government Auditing Standards, issued by the Comptroller General of the United States, prescribe that all audit organizations must have an external peer review performed by an independent organization once every 3years. Earlier this year, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) conducted the required peer

  15. Text-Alternative Version of Building America Webinar: Multifamily Ventilation Strategies and Compartmentalization Requirements

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Transcript of Building America webinar, "Multifamily Ventilation Strategies and Compartmentalization Requirements," held on Sept. 24, 2014.

  16. Renewable Energy Requirements for Future Building Codes: Options for Compliance

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Dillon, Heather E.; Antonopoulos, Chrissi A.; Solana, Amy E.; Russo, Bryan J.

    2011-09-30

    As the model energy codes are improved to reach efficiency levels 50 percent greater than current codes, use of on-site renewable energy generation is likely to become a code requirement. This requirement will be needed because traditional mechanisms for code improvement, including envelope, mechanical and lighting, have been pressed to the end of reasonable limits. Research has been conducted to determine the mechanism for implementing this requirement (Kaufman 2011). Kaufmann et al. determined that the most appropriate way to structure an on-site renewable requirement for commercial buildings is to define the requirement in terms of an installed power density per unit of roof area. This provides a mechanism that is suitable for the installation of photovoltaic (PV) systems on future buildings to offset electricity and reduce the total building energy load. Kaufmann et al. suggested that an appropriate maximum for the requirement in the commercial sector would be 4 W/ft{sup 2} of roof area or 0.5 W/ft{sup 2} of conditioned floor area. As with all code requirements, there must be an alternative compliance path for buildings that may not reasonably meet the renewables requirement. This might include conditions like shading (which makes rooftop PV arrays less effective), unusual architecture, undesirable roof pitch, unsuitable building orientation, or other issues. In the short term, alternative compliance paths including high performance mechanical equipment, dramatic envelope changes, or controls changes may be feasible. These options may be less expensive than many renewable systems, which will require careful balance of energy measures when setting the code requirement levels. As the stringency of the code continues to increase however, efficiency trade-offs will be maximized, requiring alternative compliance options to be focused solely on renewable electricity trade-offs or equivalent programs. One alternate compliance path includes purchase of Renewable Energy Credits (RECs). Each REC represents a specified amount of renewable electricity production and provides an offset of environmental externalities associated with non-renewable electricity production. The purpose of this paper is to explore the possible issues with RECs and comparable alternative compliance options. Existing codes have been examined to determine energy equivalence between the energy generation requirement and the RECs alternative over the life of the building. The price equivalence of the requirement and the alternative are determined to consider the economic drivers for a market decision. This research includes case studies that review how the few existing codes have incorporated RECs and some of the issues inherent with REC markets. Section 1 of the report reviews compliance options including RECs, green energy purchase programs, shared solar agreements and leases, and other options. Section 2 provides detailed case studies on codes that include RECs and community based alternative compliance methods. The methods the existing code requirements structure alternative compliance options like RECs are the focus of the case studies. Section 3 explores the possible structure of the renewable energy generation requirement in the context of energy and price equivalence. The price of RECs have shown high variation by market and over time which makes it critical to for code language to be updated frequently for a renewable energy generation requirement or the requirement will not remain price-equivalent over time. Section 4 of the report provides a maximum case estimate for impact to the PV market and the REC market based on the Kaufmann et al. proposed requirement levels. If all new buildings in the commercial sector complied with the requirement to install rooftop PV arrays, nearly 4,700 MW of solar would be installed in 2012, a major increase from EIA estimates of 640 MW of solar generation capacity installed in 2009. The residential sector could contribute roughly an additional 2,300 MW based on the same code requirement levels of 4 W/ft{sup 2} of roof area. Section 5 of the report provides a basic framework for draft code language recommendations based on the analysis of the alternative compliance levels.

  17. Better Building Alliance, Plug and Process Loads in Commercial Buildings: Capacity and Power Requirement Analysis (Brochure)

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Not Available

    2014-09-01

    This brochure addresses gaps in actionable knowledge that can help reduce the plug load capacities designed into buildings. Prospective building occupants and real estate brokers lack accurate references for plug and process load (PPL) capacity requirements, so they often request 5-10 W/ft2 in their lease agreements. This brochure should be used to make these decisions so systems can operate more energy efficiently; upfront capital costs will also decrease. This information can also be used to drive changes in negotiations about PPL energy demands. It should enable brokers and tenants to agree about lower PPL capacities. Owner-occupied buildings will also benefit. Overestimating PPL capacity leads designers to oversize electrical infrastructure and cooling systems.

  18. I. GENERAL AUDIT PROGRAM A. PURPOSE AND APPLICABILITY

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    ... disclosed any audit findings which the auditor is required to report. (2) Findings and ... 13, Reporting Requirements and Communication Considerations, of the AICPA Audit ...

  19. DOE Audit Guidance for For-Profit Financial Assistance Awards...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    ... internal control, the compliance requirements, the audit objectives for compliance, the auditor's assessment of control risk, and the audit requirement to test internal control. ...

  20. National Energy Audit

    Energy Science and Technology Software Center (OSTI)

    2001-12-30

    A user-friendly, advanced computer energy audit, the National Energy Audit (NEAT) has been developed by the Existing Buildings Research Program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory''s (ORNL''s) Building Technology Center for the U.S. Department of Energy''s (DOE''s) Weatherization Assistance and Existing Buildings Program. The computer program is designed for use by State agencies and utilities to determine the most cost-effective retrofit measures for single-family homes to increase the energy efficiency and comfort level. NEAT7.1.3 contains minormore » changes and improvements in NEAT7.1.« less

  1. Sandia National Laboratories Supplier Quality Requirements for Build to

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    Supplier Quality Requirements for Build to Print Hardware Purchases Subject: First Release:SNL-5-2002, Issue A, 05/16/02 Revised this 18th day'ofNovember, 2004 as F-42(QP-28)04* . Revised By: 11)' I(.~ 't:t' AntOnIO J. ~ora, 14133 14133 Manager ~ c-. m I ~~ <.:-, lL 10252 Manager? \"\\_- - II - 2.3 - 0 'i ~e~7 1 025 8 Manager$::~ R (/.tff7 J Frank A. Villareal Approved By: * The revision of the document in effect at tlte tinre of award of Purchase Order of Subcontract unless otherwise

  2. 4.5.2 Audit Requirements for For-Profit Organizations

    Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    compliance requirements separate from general compliance supplement. Part IV contains Matrix of DOE's major CFDA programs along with specifics on the type of compliance...

  3. Audit Report: IG-0618 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    8 Audit Report: IG-0618 September 4, 2003 Savannah River Site's Waste Solidification Building The Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) plans to...

  4. Audit Report: IG-0737 | Department of Energy

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    addition, we observed that building 9201-2 was not posted as a potential beryllium contamination area and access controls were not established. Audit Report: IG-0737 More...

  5. AUDIT REPORT

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    Audit of the Department of Energy's Management of Contractor Fines, Penalties, and Legal Costs DOE-OIG-16-06 February 2016 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audits and Inspections Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 February 5, 2016 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Rickey R. Hass Acting Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on the "Followup Audit of the Department of Energy's Management of Contractor Fines, Penalties, and Legal

  6. Audits & Inspections | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Audits & Inspections Audits & Inspections Audits & Inspections The Office of Audits and Inspections provides all internal and contracted audit activities, inspections, and reviews for Department programs and operations, including the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The Office also performs all OIG intelligence oversight and reporting as required by Executive Order and statue. The Office works as an agent for

  7. National Energy Audit (NEAT) Users Manual Version 7

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Gettings, M.

    2001-05-10

    Welcome to the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) energy auditing tool, called ''NEAT.'' NEAT, an acronym for National Energy Audit Tool, a program for personal computers that was designed for use by local agencies in the Weatherization Assistance Program. It is an approved alternative audit that meets all auditing requirements set forth by the Program. NEAT is easy to use. It applies engineering and economic calculations to evaluate energy conservation measures for single-family, detached houses or small multifamily buildings. You can use it to rank measures for each individual house, or to establish a priority list of conservation measures for nearly identical housing types. NEAT was written for the Weatherization Assistance Program by Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Many building energy consumption algorithms are taken from Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory's Computerized Instrumented Residential Audit (CIRA), published in 1982 for the Department of Energy. Equipment retrofit conservation measures are based on published reports on various heating retrofits. Heating and cooling system replacement conservation measures are based on the energy ratings of new heating and cooling equipment. The Weatherization Program anticipates that this computer-based energy audit will offer substantial performance improvements to many states who choose to incorporate it into their programs. When conservation measures are evaluated locally according to climate, fuel cost, measure cost, and existing house conditions, the Program will be closer to its goal of assuring the maximum return for every federal dollar spent.

  8. ACQUISITION GUIDE CHAPTER 42.101: AUDIT REQUIREMENTS FOR NON-MANAGEMENT AND OPERATING CONTRACTS

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    A new chapter (42.101) has been added to the Acquisition Guide. It addresses how the Contracting Officer should view the vital, sometimes required by regulation, sometimes required by Department policy, and sometimes dictated by prudence, role of auditors in: source selection in cost-reimbursement contacting; pricing actions for all contract types; and ensuring the Government is reimbursing only costs that are allocable, allowable, and reasonable during cost-reimbursement contract performance.

  9. Microsoft Word - Transmittal of the Certification Audit Report for the Hanford TRU Program.doc

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    389:UFC 2300.00 Department of Energy Carlsbad Field Office P. O. Box 3090 Carlsbad, New Mexico 88221 October 15, 2008 Mr. Steve Zappe, Project Leader Hazardous Waste Bureau New Mexico Environment Department 2905 Rodeo Park Drive East, Building 1 Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505-6303 Subject: Transmittal of the Certification Audit Report for the Hanford TRU Program Dear Mr. Zappe: Enclosed is the Hanford TRU Program Audit Report for the processes performed to characterize and certify waste as required

  10. City of Austin - Residential and Commercial Green Building Requirement...

    Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Savings Category Solar Water Heat Solar Space Heat Solar Photovoltaics Wind (All) Biomass Geothermal Heat Pumps Daylighting Comprehensive MeasuresWhole Building Wind (Small)...

  11. City of Bloomington - Green Building Requirements for Municipal...

    Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    HVAC systems. The Green Buildings Program encourages certification beyond Silver (to Gold or Platinum) when possible. Furthermore, the ordinance establishes that the city's...

  12. A Guide to Energy Audits

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Baechler, Michael C.

    2011-09-01

    Energy audits are a powerful tool for uncovering operational and equipment improvements that will save energy, reduce energy costs, and lead to higher performance. Energy audits can be done as a stand-alone effort or as part of a larger analysis across a group of facilities, or across an owner's portfolio. The purpose of an energy audit (sometimes called an 'energy assessment' or 'energy study') is to determine where, when, why and how energy is used in a facility, and to identify opportunities to improve efficiency. Energy auditing services are offered by energy services companies (ESCOs), energy consultants and engineering firms. The energy auditor leads the audit process but works closely with building owners, staff and other key participants throughout to ensure accuracy of data collection and appropriateness of energy efficiency recommendation. The audit typically begins with a review of historical and current utility data and benchmarking of your building's energy use against similar buildings. This sets the stage for an onsite inspection of the physical building. The main outcome of an energy audit is a list of recommended energy efficiency measures (EEMs), their associated energy savings potential, and an assessment of whether EEM installation costs are a good financial investment.

  13. AUDIT REPORT

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    Issues Management at the Los Alamos Field Office OAI-M-16-02 December 2015 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audits and Inspections Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 December 7, 2015 MEMORANDUM FOR THE MANAGER, LOS ALAMOS FIELD OFFICE FROM: Daniel M. Weeber Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Administration Office of Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Issues Management at the Los Alamos Field Office" BACKGROUND The

  14. AUDIT REPORT

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    Corrective Action Program at the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant OAI-M-16-06 February 2016 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audits and Inspections Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 February 1, 2016 MEMORANDUM FOR THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT FROM: George Collard Deputy Inspector General for Audits and Inspections Office of Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on the "Corrective Action Program at the

  15. Performance Audit

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Audit of Costs Incurred Under the Department of Energy's International Nuclear Cooperation Program Interagency Agreements With the Department of State OAS-FS-15-09 February 2015 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audits and Inspections Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 February 24, 2015 MEMORADUM FOR THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR NUCLEAR ENERGY AND THE ACTING DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF SCIENCE FROM: Rickey R. Hass Deputy Inspector General for Audits and Inspections

  16. AUDIT REPORT

    Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report: "Security Improvements at the Y-12 ... In June 2004, the Office of Inspector General's report on Management of the Department's ...

  17. Microsoft Word - Transmittal of the Certification Audit Report...

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    Drive East, Building 1 Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505-6303 Subject: Transmittal of the Certification Audit Report for the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Program, Audit A-08-19 Dear...

  18. Coverage of Independent Audits of For-Profit Firms

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    COVERAGE OF INDEPENDENT AUDITS FOR OTHER TRANSACTIONS (10 CFR 603) TABLE OF CONTENTS Part 1. General Information What is the purpose of this document? Why does the Federal Government need an audit? Can the audit be integrated with the regular audit of a firm's financial statements? What are the objectives of the audit? What is the source of the requirement for the audit? What should the IPA do if he or she finds that the Defense Contract Audit Agency is performing audits of the firm? Part 2.

  19. City of Denver- Green Building Requirement for City-Owned Buildings

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    The updated Executive Order 123 states that “all buildings constructed, renovated, or maintained with City funds or using City bonding capacity are to be designed, constructed, operated, and main...

  20. City of Houston- Residential and Commercial Green Building Requirements

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    In 2014, the City Council of Houston passed Ordinance No. 2014-5, requiring new residential construction to exceed the energy efficiency requirements under the 2009 International Energy Conservat...

  1. Audit Report: IG-0416 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    6 Audit Report: IG-0416 December 23, 1997 Audit of Support Services Subcontracts at Argonne National Laboratory Departmental policy prohibits the use of subcontracts awarded by management and operating contractors to provide direct support to Headquarters program offices. When support is necessary, program offices are required to use the Headquarters procurement organization, not the management and operating contractors. PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0416 More Documents & Publications Audit

  2. Internal Audit Documents | The Ames Laboratory

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    Internal Audit Internal Audit Documents Internal Audit Charter Internal Audit Policy Post Award Auditing of Cost Reimbursable Subcontracts Policy 2008 Audit Plan 2009 Audit Plan 2010 Audit Plan 2011 Audit Plan 2012 Audit Plan 2013 Audit Plan 2014 Audit Plan 2015 Audit Plan 2016 Audit Plan Audit Implementation Design Plan Corrective Action Plan Procedure

  3. I. GENERAL AUDIT PROGRAM A. PURPOSE AND APPLICABILITY

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    I. GENERAL AUDIT PROGRAM A. PURPOSE AND APPLICABILITY The following General Audit Program provides requirements and guidance for independent audit organizations in conducting program compliance audits of for-profit recipients of federal financial assistance from the Department of Energy (DOE) under DOE's Financial Assistance Rregulations at 10 CFR 600.316. The requirements for financial statement audits of for-profit recipients are not provided for under Regulation 10 CFR 600.316, which applies

  4. AUDIT REPORT

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Treatment of Salt Waste at the Savannah River Site OAS-L-15-09 August 2015 U.S. Department ... Audit Report: "Treatment of Salt Waste at the Savannah River Site" BACKGROUND The ...

  5. National Energy AudiT (NEAT) user`s manual

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Krigger, J.K.; Adams, N.; Gettings, M.

    1997-10-01

    Welcome to the US Department of Energy`s (DOE`s) energy auditing tool called ``NEAT``. NEAT, an acronym for National Energy AudiT, is a program for personal computers that was designed for use by local agencies in the Weatherization Assistance Program. It is an approved alternative audit that meets all auditing requirements set forth by the program as well as those anticipated from new regulations pertaining to waiver of the 40% materials requirements. NEAT is easy to use. It applies engineering and economic calculations to evaluate energy conservation measures for single-family, detached houses or small multifamily buildings. You can use it to rank measured for each individual house, or to establish a priority list of conservation measures for nearly identical housing types. NEAT was written for the Weatherization Assistance Program by Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Many buildings energy consumption algorithms are taken from Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory`s to the computerized Instrumented Residential Audit (CIRA), published in 1982 for the Department of energy. Equipment retrofit conservation measures are based on published reports on various heating retrofits. Heating and cooling system replacement conservation measures are based on the energy ratings of new heating and cooling equipment. The Weatherization Program anticipates that this computer-based energy audit will offer substantial performance improvements to many states who choose to incorporate it into their programs. When conservation measures are evaluated locally according to climate, fuel cost, measure cost, and existing house conditions, the Program will be closer to its goal of assuring the maximum return for every federal dollar spent.

  6. AUDIT REPORT

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    and Oversight of Information Technology Contracts at the Department of Energy's Hanford Site DOE-OIG-16-10 April 2016 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audits and Inspections Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 April 1, 2016 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Rickey R. Hass Acting Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on the "Management and Oversight of Information Technology Contracts at the Department of Energy's Hanford Site"

  7. AUDIT REPORT

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    Management of Information Technology Hardware DOE/IG-0926 October 2014 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audits and Inspections Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 October 30, 2014 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Follow-up on the Department of Energy's Management of Information Technology Hardware" BACKGROUND The Department of Energy and its facility contractors rely on

  8. AUDIT REPORT

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    Management of High-Risk Excess Facilities DOE/IG-0931 January 2015 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audits and Inspections Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 January 23, 2015 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "The Department of Energy's Management of High-Risk Excess Facilities" BACKGROUND Fifty years of nuclear weapons production and energy research during the Manhattan

  9. AUDIT REPORT

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    Procurement of Parts and Materials for the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant at the Hanford Site DOE-OIG-16-03 November 2015 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audits and Inspections Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 November 17, 2015 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Rickey R. Hass Acting Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report: "Procurement of Parts and Materials for the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant at the Hanford

  10. AUDIT REPORT

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    National Laboratory DOE-OIG-16-07 February 2016 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audits and Inspections Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 February 25, 2016 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Rickey R. Hass Acting Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Issues Management at the Los Alamos National Laboratory" BACKGROUND The Department of Energy's Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is part of the National Nuclear Security

  11. Audit Manual (Release 8)

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Deputy Inspector General for Audits and Inspections AUDIT MANUAL Release 8 Revised 2014 Revised 2014 TOC-1 Release 8 OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF AUDITS AUDIT MANUAL TABLE OF CONTENTS Page List of Acronyms ...................................................................................................................LOA-1 PART I -- INTRODUCTION CHAPTER 1 -- INTRODUCTION TO THE AUDIT MANUAL A. Purpose of the Audit Manual

  12. Audit Manual | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Manual Audit Manual 2014 Office of Inspector General Audit Manual PDF icon Audit Manual More Documents & Publications Audit Peer Review 2009 Audit Report: OAS-L-04-13 Audit Report: ...

  13. Analysis of Plug Load Capacities and Power Requirements in Commercial Buildings: Preprint

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Sheppy, M.; Torcellini, P.; Gentile-Polese, L.

    2014-08-01

    Plug and process load power requirements are frequently overestimated because designers often use estimates based on 'nameplate' data, or design assumptions are high because information is not available. This generally results in oversized heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning systems; increased initial construction costs; and increased energy use caused by inefficiencies at low, part-load operation. Rightsizing of chillers in two buildings reduced whole-building energy use by 3%-4%. If an integrated design approach could enable 3% whole-building energy savings in all U.S. office buildings stock, it could save 34 TBtu of site energy per year.

  14. Audit Report: IG-0814 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    for Federal Project Directors Understanding DOE Quality Assurance Requirements and ASME NQA-1 For Application in DOE Nuclear Projects Training Materials Audit Report: DOE...

  15. Audit Resolution and Follow-Up Program

    Broader source: Directives, Delegations, and Requirements [Office of Management (MA)]

    2005-01-24

    This Order establishes requirements and responsibilities for the management of open audits, findings, and recommendations. Supersedes DOE 2300.1B.

  16. Audit Report: IG-0470 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    to the audit recommendations, the Department issued Order 350.1, Contractor Human Resource Management Programs, to require that contractors use one of two quantitative...

  17. US Department of Energy Audit Guidance For Profit Recipients and

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Subrecipients | Department of Energy US Department of Energy Audit Guidance For Profit Recipients and Subrecipients US Department of Energy Audit Guidance For Profit Recipients and Subrecipients Policy Flash 2011-7, which was issued in association with the Office of Risk Management, provided FAQs on forthcoming guidance on audit requirements for for-profit recipients in accordance with 10 CFR 600.316. This Flash transmits the final audit guidance documents on audits of for-profit recipients

  18. Buildings

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    is allowing Commercial Buildings (ISO 50003 - Buildings and Building Complexes) ... SEP program, including associated standards, protocols, and application may be used ...

  19. Review of Selected Home Energy Auditing Tools | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Buildings » Home Energy Score » Home Energy Score Publications » Review of Selected Home Energy Auditing Tools Review of Selected Home Energy Auditing Tools This study reviews widely used energy audit tools that are used to evaluate home improvements and to maximize its operational and energy efficiency. PDF icon auditing_tool_review.pdf More Documents & Publications Analysis Methods and Tools Standing Technical Committee Strategic Plan Challenges and Opportunities To Achieve 50% Energy

  20. Audit Report: IG-0878 | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    Audit Report: IG-0878 Audit Report: IG-0878 December 11, 2012 Follow-up Audit of the Department's Cyber Security Incident Management Program The Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 requires each agency to implement procedures for detecting, reporting and responding to cyber security incidents, including notifying and consulting with the Federal information security incident center, law enforcement agencies and Inspectors General. To meet this requirement and counter the threat

  1. Renewable Energy Requirements for Future Building Codes: Energy Generation and Economic Analysis

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Russo, Bryan J.; Weimar, Mark R.; Dillon, Heather E.

    2011-09-30

    As the model energy codes are improved to reach efficiency levels 50 percent greater than current codes, installation of on-site renewable energy generation is likely to become a code requirement. This requirement will be needed because traditional mechanisms for code improvement, including the building envelope, mechanical systems, and lighting, have been maximized at the most cost-effective limit.

  2. Transaction-based building controls framework, Volume 2: Platform descriptive model and requirements

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Akyol, Bora A.; Haack, Jereme N.; Carpenter, Brandon J.; Katipamula, Srinivas; Lutes, Robert G.; Hernandez, George

    2015-07-31

    Transaction-based Building Controls (TBC) offer a control systems platform that provides an agent execution environment that meets the growing requirements for security, resource utilization, and reliability. This report outlines the requirements for a platform to meet these needs and describes an illustrative/exemplary implementation.

  3. An Analysis of Plug Load Capacities and Power Requirements in Commercial Buildings: Preprint

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    An Analysis of Plug Load Capacities and Power Requirements in Commercial Buildings Preprint Michael Sheppy, Paul Torcellini, and Luigi Gentile-Polese National Renewable Energy Laboratory To be presented at the 2014 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings Pacific Grove, California August 17-22, 2014 Conference Paper NREL/CP-5500-61528 August 2014 NOTICE The submitted manuscript has been offered by an employee of the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC (Alliance), a contractor of the

  4. I. GENERAL AUDIT PROGRAM A. PURPOSE AND APPLICABILITY

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    in advance by the cognizant DOE contracting officer) to a DOE Federal award. L. SANCTIONS No audit costs may be charged to DOE Federal awards when compliance audits required...

  5. BuildingSync | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Commercial Buildings » Analysis Tools » BuildingSync BuildingSync BuildingSync® is a standardized language for commercial building energy audit data that software developers can use to exchange data between audit tools. For information on BuildingSync, please visit https://buildingsync.net. Buildings Home About Emerging Technologies Residential Buildings Commercial Buildings Analysis Tools Standard Energy Efficiency Data Platform Building Performance Database Energy Asset Score OpenStudio

  6. EA-1991: 10 CFR 433 and 10 CFR 435: Green Building Certification Program Requirements

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    This EA originally addressed the sustainable design requirements contained in the Federal building rule. Since the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR), however, the DOE has modified and downscaled this rule to a procedural rule that only addresses only the green building certification requirements. While the final rule is significantly downscaled from the proposed rule, due to the fact that the previous EA was put out for public review, is tied to this rulemaking, and in order to maintain the integrity of the NEPA process, we continue to use the EA process for this rulemaking.

  7. AUDIT REPORT

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    AU Organization Chart AU Organization Chart AU Organization Chart: December 22, 2015 PDF icon AU Organization Chart: December 22, 2015 More Documents & Publications FTCP Senior Technical Safety Manager (STSM) Status Report USW Health Safety and Environment Conference - HSS Workshop Organizational Chart

    Management of the Startup of the Sodium-Bearing Waste Treatment Facility DOE-OIG-16-09 March 2016 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audits and Inspections

  8. Audit Resolution

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    The Office of Science's Management of Information Technology Resources DOE/IG-0831 November 2009 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 November 20, 2009 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: Audit Report on "The Office of Science's Management of Information Technology Resources" BACKGROUND The Department of Energy's Office of Science (Science) and its facility contractors are aggressive users of information technology (IT) to support

  9. Final For-Profit Audit Guidance (FY 2011 - FY 2014) | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Final For-Profit Audit Guidance (FY 2011 - FY 2014) Final For-Profit Audit Guidance (FY 2011 - FY 2014) NOTE THE ATTACHED APPLIES TO AUDITS FOR RECIPIENT'S FYS 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014. The following General Audit Program provides requirements and guidance for independent audit organizations in conducting program compliance audits of for-profit recipients of federal financial assistance from the Department of Energy (DOE) under DOE's Financial Assistance regulations at 10 CFR 600.316. The

  10. AUDIT REPORT

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    ATVM Response to MEMA ATVM Response to MEMA PDF icon ATVM Response to MEMA.pdf More Documents & Publications Interested Parties - MEMA MEMA: Letter MEMA: Appendix to Comments

    Long-Term Surveillance and Maintenance of Uranium Mill Tailings Radiation Control Act of 1978 Title II Sites OAS-L-15-02 October 2014 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audits and Inspections Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 October 23, 2014 MEMORANDUM FOR THE DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF

  11. EISA 432 Energy Audits Best Practices: Software Tools

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Maryl Fisher

    2014-11-01

    Five whole building analysis software tools that can aid an energy manager with fulfilling energy audit and commissioning/retro-commissioning requirements were selected for review in this best practices study. A description of each software tool is provided as well as a discussion of the user interface and level of expertise required for each tool, a review of how to use the tool for analyzing energy conservation opportunities, the format and content of reports generated by the tool, and a discussion on the applicability of the tool for commissioning.

  12. Audit Report: IG-0373

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Audit of Administration of Cooperative Research and Development Agreements at DOE National Laboratories

  13. Audit Report: IG-0893

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Follow-up Audit of the Department of Energy's Financial Assistance for Integrated Biorefinery Projects

  14. Audit Peer Review 2015

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Report on Quality Control Review of the Department of Energy, Office of Inspector General, Audit Organization

  15. Audit Report: IG-0651

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Audit Report on Management of the Department's Personnel Security and Access Control Information Systems

  16. For-Profit Audit Guidance (FY 2010) | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    For-Profit Audit Guidance (FY 2010) For-Profit Audit Guidance (FY 2010) PDF icon Coverage of Independent Audits of For-Profit Firms PDF icon Audits for For-Profit Firms FAQ PDF icon Part IV, Matrix of Compliance Requirements More Documents & Publications Financial Assistance Letter No. FAL 2006-03 Microsoft Word - FAL2006-03.doc Microsoft Word - FAL2006-03.doc

  17. Audit Report: IG-0893 | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    IG-0893 Audit Report: IG-0893 September 9, 2013 Follow-up Audit of the Department of Energy's Financial Assistance for Integrated Biorefinery Projects The Department of Energy's Bioenergy Technologies Office (Program) supports the development of biomass resources into commercially viable biofuels, bioproducts and biopower. The Program provides financial assistance for integrated biorefinery projects to assist in building and operating facilities at each scale of development: pilot, demonstration

  18. Build-

    U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

    0. Cooling Equipment, Number of Buildings for Non-Mall Buildings, 2003" ,"Number of Buildings (thousand)" ,"All Build- ings*","Cooled Build- ings","Cooling Equipment (more than one may apply)" ,,,"Resid- ential- Type Central Air Condi- tioners","Heat Pumps","Indiv- idual Air Condi- tioners","District Chilled Water","Central Chillers","Pack- aged Air Condi- tioning Units","Swamp

  19. Collaboration Leads to State-of-the-Art Energy Auditing Tool: Project Highlights (Fact Sheet)

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Not Available

    2013-03-01

    This fact sheet describes the tablet-based simuwatt Audit tool, which uses NREL's advanced energy modeling framework and building energy audit processes, collaboration tools, in-app media, and private company concept3D's geometric capture software combined with real-time connections to large sets of standardized data to perform building energy audits faster than traditional methods. By integrating the NREL Building Component Library, utility rates, weather information, and energy conservation measures, the tool provides investment-grade audits that cost 75% less than traditional audits and stores the data in a consistent and reusable format.

  20. DOE Audit Guidance For-Profit Financial Assistance Awards (Part IV) Matrix of Compliance Requirements April 2012

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    TYPES OF COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS: CFDA Number* Program Title Activities Allowed or Unallowed Allowable Costs/Cost Principles Cash Management Equipment and Real Property Management Matching, Level of Effort, Earmarking Period of Availability of Federal Funds Procurement/ Suspension/ Debarment Reporting Subrecipient Monitoring Special Tests and Provisions 81.036 Inventions and Innovations Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes 81.041 State Energy Program Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes 81.049

  1. DOE Audit Guidance for For-Profit Financial Assistance Awards (Part I)

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    I) April 2012 1 I. GENERAL AUDIT PROGRAM A. PURPOSE AND APPLICABILITY The following General Audit Program provides requirements and guidance for independent audit organizations in conducting program compliance audits of for-profit recipients of federal financial assistance from the Department of Energy (DOE) under DOE's Financial Assistance regulations at 10 CFR 600.316. The requirements for financial statement audits of for-profit recipients are not provided for under Regulation 10 CFR 600.316,

  2. How to Collect and Examine your Building Data

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    2009-01-18

    This fact sheet provides advice on how to collect and analyze data when conducting an energy audit on a building.

  3. Building

    U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

    DIV. Electricity Consumption and Expenditure Intensities by Census Division, 1999" ,"Electricity Consumption",,,"Electricity Expenditures" ,"per Building (thousand kWh)","per...

  4. Conducting a school energy audit

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    (1) School Energy Audit (2) Home Energy Audit in a Multi-Person Home (3) Personal Energy Audit I focused on the school energy audit. This could be done in conjunction...

  5. Auditing of Programs and Operations

    Broader source: Directives, Delegations, and Requirements [Office of Management (MA)]

    2007-11-09

    To set forth audit requirements and responsibilities for the promotion of economy and efficiency in the administration of or the prevention or detection of fraud, waste, and abuse in programs and operations of the Department of Energy. Supersedes DOE O 224.2.

  6. Build-

    U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

    1. Cooling Equipment, Floorspace for Non-Mall Buildings, 2003" ,"Total Floorspace (million square feet)" ,"All Build- ings*","Cooled Build- ings","Cooling Equipment (more than one may apply)" ,,,"Resid- ential- Type Central Air Condi- tioners","Heat Pumps","Indiv- idual Air Condi- tioners","District Chilled Water","Central Chillers","Pack- aged Air Condi- tioning Units","Swamp

  7. DOE Audit Guidance for For-Profit Financial Assistance Awards...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    ... 13, Reporting Requirements and Communication Considerations, of the AICPA Audit ... T. ENGAGEMENT LETTER The auditor should prepare a written engagement letter for the ...

  8. Audit Report: ER-FS-99-04 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    4 Audit Report: ER-FS-99-04 May 27, 1999 Results of Audit Procedures Performed at the Strategic Petroleum Reserve During the Audit of the Department's Consolidated Fiscal Year 1998 Financial Statements The Government Management Reform Act of 1994 requires that audited financial statements covering all accounts and associated activities of the Department be submitted annually to the Office of Management and Budget. A Departmentwide audit of the consolidated Fiscal Year 1998 financial statements

  9. Audit Report: IG-0692 | Department of Energy

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Audit Report: IG-0692 Audit Report: IG-0692 July 8, 2005 Management of Fossil Energy Cooperative Agreements PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0692 More Documents & Publications Audit...

  10. Professional Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Weatherize Home Energy Audits Professional Home Energy Audits Professional Home Energy Audits Upgrades following an energy audit can save you money and improve the comfort of ...

  11. Audit Report: IG-0381 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    1 Audit Report: IG-0381 December 1, 1995 Audit of Management and Operating Contractor Overtime Costs PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0381 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: ...

  12. Audit Report: IG-0410 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    0 Audit Report: IG-0410 July 15, 1997 Audit of Environmental Restoration at the Los Alamos National Laboratory PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0410 More Documents & Publications Audit ...

  13. U.S. Department of Energy Audits of For-Profit Recipients FAQ

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    The U.S. Department of Energy ("DOE") is providing the following information to assist for-profit recipients of DOE awards in complying with the audit requirements of 10 CFR 600.316. Additional guidance, including the detailed compliance requirements and suggested audit procedures, will be forthcoming from DOE. 1. Q: Are for-profit entities that receive federal awards from DOE required to have compliance audits? Are sub- awardees required to have compliance audits? A: Yes. Under

  14. Microsoft Word - Transmittal of the Certification Audit Report...

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    Drive East, Building 1 Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505-6303 Subject: Transmittal of the Certification Audit Report for the Hanford TRU Program Dear Mr. Zappe: Enclosed is the Hanford...

  15. Functional and operational requirements document : building 1012, Battery and Energy Storage Device Test Facility, Sandia National Laboratories, New Mexico.

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Johns, William H.

    2013-11-01

    This report provides an overview of information, prior studies, and analyses relevant to the development of functional and operational requirements for electrochemical testing of batteries and energy storage devices carried out by Sandia Organization 2546, Advanced Power Sources R&D. Electrochemical operations for this group are scheduled to transition from Sandia Building 894 to a new Building located in Sandia TA-II referred to as Building 1012. This report also provides background on select design considerations and identifies the Safety Goals, Stakeholder Objectives, and Design Objectives required by the Sandia Design Team to develop the Performance Criteria necessary to the design of Building 1012. This document recognizes the Architecture-Engineering (A-E) Team as the primary design entity. Where safety considerations are identified, suggestions are provided to provide context for the corresponding operational requirement(s).

  16. Audit Resolution

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    security controls. The issues we identified were due, at least in part, to inadequate communication and implementation of required cyber security policies by Headquarters and...

  17. AUDIT REPORT

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    ... and, since the NTC was moving from classroom based training towards virtual training, ... recommend that the Director, Office of Management: 1. Require procurement officials to ...

  18. Review of Selected Home Energy Auditing Tools

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    REVIEW OF SELECTED HOME ENERGY AUDITING TOOLS In Support of the Development of a National Building Performance Assessment and Rating Program Prepared for: The U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Prepared by: SENTECH, Inc. (now part of SRA International, Inc.) November 2, 2010 TABLE OF CONTENTS TABLE OF CONTENTS ....................................................................................................... 2 1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  19. Audit Report: IG-0775 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    5 Audit Report: IG-0775 September 12, 2007 National Nuclear Security Administration's Construction of aRadiological/Nuclear Complex for Homeland Security NNSA's Nevada Site Office (Nevada) did not effectively manage the Rad/Nuc CTEC project to ensure that it would be completed on schedule and within cost limitations. Specifically, Nevada did not follow project management requirements and did not adequately administer the Bechtel contract. PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0775 More Documents &

  20. Audit Report: IG-0881 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    1 Audit Report: IG-0881 February 19, 2013 National Nuclear Security Administration Contractor Governance Since July 2007, the Department of Energy (Department) and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) have required contractors to implement self-assessment systems to measure performance and help ensure effective and efficient mission accomplishment. In essence, contractors assessed and evaluated their own performance with some level of Federal oversight. Our audit found that

  1. Audit Report: IG-0881 | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    Audit Report: IG-0881 Audit Report: IG-0881 February 19, 2013 National Nuclear Security Administration Contractor Governance Since July 2007, the Department of Energy (Department) and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) have required contractors to implement self-assessment systems to measure performance and help ensure effective and efficient mission accomplishment. In essence, contractors assessed and evaluated their own performance with some level of Federal oversight. Our

  2. AUDIT REPORT The Department of Energy's Audit Resolution

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    Audit Resolution and Followup Process DOE-OIG-16-08 March 2016 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audits and Inspections Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 March 1, 2016 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Rickey R. Hass Acting Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "The Department of Energy's Audit Resolution and Followup Process" BACKGROUND Audit resolution and followup is an essential step in the audit process. It ensures that

  3. Department of Energy (DOE) Audit Guidance for For-Profit Recipients

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    The attached guidance documents provide the requirements and guidance for independent audit organizations in conducting compliance audits of for-profit recipients of federal financial assistance from DOE for FY 2011 and thereafter. Note that the guidance no longer includes the requirement for 10 CFR 600.316 audits of subrecipients.

  4. Audit Report: WR-B-99-05 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    The objective of this audit was to determine how NREL implemented its LDRD program in relation to Department requirements. PDF icon Audit Report: WR-B-99-05 More Documents & ...

  5. Building America Case Study: Challenges of Achieving 2012 IECC Air Sealing Requirements in Multifamily Dwellings, Upstate New York (Fact Sheet)

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Not Available

    2014-11-01

    While previous versions of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) have included provisions to improve the air tightness of dwellings, for the first time, the 2012 IECC mandates compliance verification through blower door testing. Simply completing the Air Barrier and Insulation Installation checklist through visual inspection is no longer sufficient by itself. In addition, the 2012 IECC mandates a significantly stricter air sealing requirement. In Climate Zones 3 through 8, air leakage may not exceed 3 ACH50, which is a significant reduction from the 2009 IECC requirement of 7 ACH50. This requirement is for all residential buildings, which includes low-rise multifamily dwellings. While this air leakage rate requirement is an important component to achieving an efficient building thermal envelope, currently, the code language doesn't explicitly address differences between single family and multifamily applications. In addition, the 2012 IECC does not provide an option to sample dwellings for larger multifamily buildings, so compliance would have to be verified on every unit. With compliance with the 2012 IECC air leakage requirements on the horizon, several of CARB's multifamily builder partners are evaluating how best to comply with this requirement. Builders are not sure whether it is more practical or beneficial to simply pay for guarded testing or to revise their air sealing strategies to improve compartmentalization to comply with code requirements based on unguarded blower door testing. This report summarizes CARB's research that was conducted to assess the feasibility of meeting the 2012 IECC air leakage requirements in 3 multifamily buildings.

  6. Audit Report: IG-0781

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audit Services Audit Report Continuity of Operations at Bonneville Power Administration DOE/IG-0781 November 2007 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 November 6 , 2007 MEMORANDUM FOR THE ADMINISTRATOR, BONNEVILLE POWER ADMNISTRATION - 2 L ~ ; ; K L & L ~ , ; / FROM: Grego d H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Continuity of Operations at Bonneville Power Administration" BACKGROUND

  7. Audit Manual (Release 8)

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    ... are assigned and the education, skills and experience to ... to deal with changing or unanticipated circumstances. ... Audit documentation is necessary to: 1) provide a systematic ...

  8. Audit Report: IG-0749

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    ... Due to security vulnerability considerations. the report does not make a direct connection ... of Energy and the Under Secretary for Science concurred with the audit recommendations. ...

  9. Audit Report: OAS-L-03-12 | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    2 Audit Report: OAS-L-03-12 March 5, 2003 Department of Energy's Safety Bases for Nuclear FacilitiesMarch 5, 2003 We initiated this audit to determine whether (1) the Department's contractors would meet the April 10, 2003 requirement, and(2) the Department can ensure timely and proper review and implementation of safety basis documents. PDF icon Audit Report: OAS-L-03-12 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: OAS-L-05-03 Audit Report: OAS-L-04-16 Audit Report: OAS-L-03-20

  10. Routine environmental audit of Ames Laboratory, Ames, Iowa

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    1994-09-01

    This document contains the findings identified during the routine environmental audit of Ames Laboratory, Ames, Iowa, conducted September 12--23, 1994. The audit included a review of all Ames Laboratory operations and facilities supporting DOE-sponsored activities. The audit`s objective is to advise the Secretary of Energy, through the Assistant Secretary for Environment, Safety and Health, as to the adequacy of the environmental protection programs established at Ames Laboratory to ensure the protection of the environment, and compliance with Federal, state, and DOE requirements.

  11. Microsoft Word - Transmittal of the Certification Audit Report for the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Program, Audit A-08-19.do

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    535:UFC 2300.00 Department of Energy Carlsbad Field Office P. O. Box 3090 Carlsbad, New Mexico 88221 November 25, 2008 Mr. Steve Zappe, Project Leader Hazardous Waste Bureau New Mexico Environment Department 2905 Rodeo Park Drive East, Building 1 Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505-6303 Subject: Transmittal of the Certification Audit Report for the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Program, Audit A-08-19 Dear Mr. Zappe: Enclosed is the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Program (AMWTP) Audit Report for the

  12. Audit Report: ER-FS-99-03 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    3 Audit Report: ER-FS-99-03 May 25, 1999 Matters Identified at the Savannah River Operations Office During the Audit of the Department of Energy's Consolidated Fiscal Year 1998 Financial Statements The Government Management Reform Act of 1994 requires that audited financial statements covering all accounts and associated activities of the Department be submitted annually to the Office of Management and Budget. A Departmentwide audit of the consolidated Fiscal Year (FY) 1998 financial statements

  13. Audit Report: WR-FS-99-01 | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    FS-99-01 Audit Report: WR-FS-99-01 March 16, 1999 Report On Mater Identified At the Idaho Operations Office During The Audit Of The Department's Consolidated Fiscal Year 1998 Financial Statements The Government Management Reform Act of 1994 requires that the Department of Energy (DOE) annually submit audited financial statements to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). A Departmentwide audit was conducted to determine whether there was reasonable assurance that DOE's consolidated Fiscal

  14. Audit Report: IG-0402 | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    02 Audit Report: IG-0402 April 1, 1997 Audit of the Management of the Department of Energy's Leased Administrative Facilities PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0402 More Documents &...

  15. Audit Report: IG-0560 | Department of Energy

    Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    you had received indicating that the TEF may be over budget and behind schedule. Audit Report: IG-0560 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0713 Audit Report:...

  16. Audit Report: IG-0404 | Department of Energy

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    4 Audit Report: IG-0404 May 7, 1997 Audit of Department of Energy Contractor Occupational Injury and Illness Reporting Practices PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0404 More Documents &...

  17. Audit Report: IG-0395 | Department of Energy

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    5 Audit Report: IG-0395 August 19, 1996 Audit of the Department of Energy's User Facilities PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0395 More Documents & Publications Semiannual Report to...

  18. Audit Report: IG-0390 | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    90 Audit Report: IG-0390 May 8, 1996 Department of Energy Management and Operating Contractor Available Fees PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0390 More Documents & Publications Audit...

  19. Audit Report: IG-0711 | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    the Laboratory. PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0711 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0670 Audit Report: IG-0550 Management Challenges at the Department of Energy, IG-0748...

  20. Audit Report: IG-0380 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Audit Report: IG-0380 October 11, 1995 Audit of the Department of Energy's Transportation Accident Resistant Container Program PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0380 More Documents & ...

  1. Audit Report: IG-0376 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Report: IG-0376 August 2, 1995 Audit of Program Administration by the Office of Energy Research PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0376 More Documents & Publications Audit Report:...

  2. Audit Report: IG-0396 | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    IG-0396 September 13, 1996 Audit of the Department of Energy's Contractor Liability Insurance Costs PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0396 More Documents & Publications Audit Report:...

  3. Audit Report: IG-0389 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Audit Report: IG-0389 April 23, 1996 Summary Audit Report on Lessons Learned From the Superconducting Super Collider Project PDF icon Audit Report: DOEIG-0389 More Documents & ...

  4. Audit Report: IG-0688 | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    in commercial nuclear power plants. PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0688 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: DOEIG-0911 Audit Report: IG-0713 EIS-0283-SA-02: Supplement Analysis

  5. Audit Report: IG-0698 | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    review for potential safety impacts. PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0698 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0848 Audit Report: IG-0739 EIS-0245-SA-02: Supplement Analysis

  6. Audit Report: IG-0405 | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    IG-0405 May 20, 1997 Audit of the Savannah River Site's Quality Control Program for Groundwater Sampling Audit Report: IG-0405 More Documents & Publications Audit Report:...

  7. Audit Report: IG-0371 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Audit Report: IG-0371 April 7, 1995 Audit of the Department of Energy's Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0371 More Documents & Publications...

  8. Writing audit findings: Be reasonable!

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Girvin, N.W.

    1992-05-01

    A customary approach to auditing and reporting deficiencies is to keep a running list of those that are found, evaluate the severity of each, and based on the evidence, document findings or observations or concerns in an audit report. The report is issued and the auditee is normally requested to address ``root cause`` as part of their corrective action. This paper describes a ``root problems`` approach to documenting audit findings that is designed not only to put the QA auditor in a more favorable light, but to more effectively enable the auditee to identify root cause and meaningful corrective action. The positive results of this approach are considerable. You will have fewer findings but those you do have will be substantial. You will cite requirements that sound reasonable and make arguments difficult. If some of the supporting deficiencies (examples) prove to be incorrect, you will still have ample support for the original finding. You will be seen as reasonable individual who can help lead the auditee towards identification of root cause without taking away part of the responsibility. You even have a fair chance of fostering a sense of commitment to quality improvement on the auditee`s part. This in itself, is its own reward.

  9. Writing audit findings: Be reasonable

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Girvin, N.W.

    1992-05-01

    A customary approach to auditing and reporting deficiencies is to keep a running list of those that are found, evaluate the severity of each, and based on the evidence, document findings or observations or concerns in an audit report. The report is issued and the auditee is normally requested to address root cause'' as part of their corrective action. This paper describes a root problems'' approach to documenting audit findings that is designed not only to put the QA auditor in a more favorable light, but to more effectively enable the auditee to identify root cause and meaningful corrective action. The positive results of this approach are considerable. You will have fewer findings but those you do have will be substantial. You will cite requirements that sound reasonable and make arguments difficult. If some of the supporting deficiencies (examples) prove to be incorrect, you will still have ample support for the original finding. You will be seen as reasonable individual who can help lead the auditee towards identification of root cause without taking away part of the responsibility. You even have a fair chance of fostering a sense of commitment to quality improvement on the auditee's part. This in itself, is its own reward.

  10. Decision process for the retrofit of municipal buildings with solar energy systems: a technical guide

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Licciardello, Michael R.; Wood, Brian; Dozier, Warner; Braly, Mark; Yates, Alan

    1980-11-01

    As a background for solar applications, the following topics are covered: solar systems and components for retrofit installations; cost, performance, and quality considerations; and financing alternatives for local government. The retrofit decision process is discussed as follows: pre-screening of buildings, building data requirements, the energy conservation audit, solar system sizing and economics, comparison of alternatives, and implementation. Sample studies are presented for the West Valley Animal Shelter and the Hollywood Police Station. (MHR)

  11. Building America Whole-House Solutions for New Homes: Challenges of Achieving 2012 IECC Air Sealing Requirements in Multifamily Dwellings, Upstate New York

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    In this project, the Consortium for Advanced Residential Buildings team sought to create a well-documented design and implementation strategy for air sealing in low-rise multifamily buildings that would assist in compliance with new building infiltration requirements of the 2012 IECC.

  12. Quality Procedure- Audits

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    This procedure establishes the responsibilities and process for scheduling, planning, performing, and reporting Quality Assurance (QA) audits of EM-QA-001, Environmental Management Quality Assurance Program implementation at EM Headquarters and Field Office programs, facilities and projects.

  13. UMTRCA Title II Audit

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Inspector General (IG) performed an audit during the period of June 2013 through October 2014 to determine if the DOE Office of Legacy Management (LM)...

  14. Audit Report: IG-0623 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    3 Audit Report: IG-0623 October 14, 2003 Reindustrialization of the East Tennessee Technology Park The Community Reuse Organization of East Tennessee (CROET), with Bechtel Jacobs Company, LLC, (Bechtel Jacobs) assistance, has acted as a leasing agent to attract private companies interested in leasing buildings, space, and equipment at the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP). The Department of Energy (Department) leased facilities and equipment to CROET at no cost, and CROET sublet these

  15. Audit Report: IG-0382 | Department of Energy

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    2 Audit Report: IG-0382 December 1, 1995 Audit of the Department of Energy's Site Safeguards and Security Plans PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0382 More Documents & Publications Audit...

  16. Audit Report: IG-0375 | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    375 Audit Report: IG-0375 June 20, 1995 Audit of the Department of Energy's Management of Precious Metals PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0375 More Documents & Publications Audit Report:...

  17. Audit Report: IG-0406 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    6 Audit Report: IG-0406 June 2, 1997 Review of Proposed Subcontract For Outsourcing Information Technology PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0406 More Documents & Publications Inspection Report: IG-0377 Audit Report: IG-0458 Audit Report: IG-04

  18. Audit Report: IG-0559 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    agreement with WSMS beginning in Fiscal Year 1998. PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0559 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0460 Audit Report: ER-B-00-01 Audit Report: IG-0406

  19. Audit Report: IG-0460 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    and (2) performed cost-benefit analyses. PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0460 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: ER-B-00-01 Audit Report: WR-B-00-03 Audit Report: IG-0559

  20. Audit Report: IG-0503 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    accomplish and when the task is to be completed. PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0503 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0498 Audit Report: IG-0510 Audit Report: ER-B-99-06

  1. Audit Report: IG-0494 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Resources Information System (CHRIS) in 1996. PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0494 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: OAS-L-06-14 Audit Report: ER-B-99-06 Audit Report: IG-0485...

  2. Audit Report: IG-0399 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Identification and Disposal of Nonessential Land PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0399 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: ER-B-97-03 Audit Report: IG-0502 Audit Report: IG-0514...

  3. 2009 Audit Plan | The Ames Laboratory

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    09 Audit Plan Document Number: NA Effective Date: 03

  4. 2010 Audit Plan | The Ames Laboratory

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    10 Audit Plan Document Number: NA Effective Date: 06

  5. 2016 Audit Plan | The Ames Laboratory

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    6 Audit Plan Document Number: NA Effective Date: 12

  6. Audit Implementation Design Plan | The Ames Laboratory

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    Audit Implementation Design Plan Document Number: NA Effective Date: 08

  7. Microgrids: An emerging paradigm for meeting building electricityand heat requirements efficiently and with appropriate energyquality

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Marnay, Chris; Firestone, Ryan

    2007-04-10

    The first major paradigm shift in electricity generation,delivery, and control is emerging in the developed world, notably Europe,North America, and Japan. This shift will move electricity supply awayfrom the highly centralised universal service quality model with which weare familiar today towards a more dispersed system with heterogeneousqualities of service. One element of dispersed control is the clusteringof sources and sinks into semi-autonomous mu grids (microgrids).Research, development, demonstration, and deployment (RD3) of mu gridsare advancing rapidly on at least three continents, and significantdemonstrations are currently in progress. This paradigm shift will resultin more electricity generation close to end-uses, often involvingcombined heat and power application for building heating and cooling,increased local integration of renewables, and the possible provision ofheterogeneous qualities of electrical service to match the requirementsof various end-uses. In Europe, mu grid RD3 is entering its third majorround under the 7th European Commission Framework Programme; in the U.S.,one specific mu grid concept is undergoing rigorous laboratory testing,and in Japan, where the most activity exists, four major publiclysponsored and two privately sponsored demonstrations are in progress.This evolution poses new challenges to the way buildings are designed,built, and operated. Traditional building energy supply systems willbecome much more complex in at least three ways: 1. one cannot simplyassume gas arrives at the gas meter, electricity at its meter, and thetwo systems are virtually independent of one another; rather, energyconversion, heat recovery and use, and renewable energy harvesting mayall be taking place simultaneously within the building energy system; 2.the structure of energy flows in the building must accommodate multipleenergy processes in a manner that permits high overall efficiency; and 3.multiple qualities of electricity may be supplied to various buildingfunctions.

  8. SEE Action Series: Local Strategies for Whole-Building Energy...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Energy Audit and Retro-Commissioning Policies for Public and Commercial Buildings Energy Benchmarking, Rating, and Disclosure for Local Governments Energy Performance Benchmarking ...

  9. Better Buildings Residential Network Peer Exchange Call Series...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Southface 3 Call Participants - Non-Members (1 of 2) AAA ENERGY AUDITS AJO AppleBlossom Energy Inc. BKi Blue House Energy Blue Ridge EMC Build ...

  10. Disposal of low-level and low-level mixed waste: audit report

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    1998-09-03

    The Department of Energy (Department) is faced with the legacy of thousands of contaminated areas and buildings and large volumes of `backlog` waste requiring disposal. Waste management and environmental restoration activities have become central to the Department`s mission. One of the Department`s priorities is to clean up former nuclear weapons sites and find more effective and timely methods for disposing of nuclear waste. This audit focused on determining if the Department was disposing of low-level and low-level mixed waste in the most cost-effective manner.

  11. Audit Report: IG-0374 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    4 Audit Report: IG-0374 June 20, 1995 Audit of the DOE's Commercial Laboratory Quality Assurance Evaluation Program PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0374 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0447 Audit Report: OAS-M-05-05 DOE Consolidated Audit Program Flyer

  12. Audit Report: IG-0407 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    7 Audit Report: IG-0407 June 17, 1997 Audit of the Department of Energy's Scientific and Technical Information Process PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0407 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: WR-B-02-02 Audit Report: IG-0826 Audit Report: IG-0526

  13. U.S. Department of Energy - Guide to Financial Assistance - Audit

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Requirements for For-Profit Organizations | Department of Energy - Guide to Financial Assistance - Audit Requirements for For-Profit Organizations U.S. Department of Energy - Guide to Financial Assistance - Audit Requirements for For-Profit Organizations Policy Flash 2011-46, which was issued in association with the Office of Risk Management, provided the final audit guidance documents to assist for-profit recipients in complying with 10 CFR 600.316. In accordance with the recommendation

  14. Coverage of Independent Audits of For-Profit Firms

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    B. Cost Sharing What is the objective of this portion of the audit? What are the compliance requirements for cost sharing? C. Financial Reporting What are the objectives of this ...

  15. Audit of Desktop Computer Acquisitions at the Idaho National...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    require them to pay the lowest possible prices for desktop computers needed to support ... However, the audit showed that Lockheed did not always pay the lowest possible prices for ...

  16. Better Buildings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Better Buildings Better Buildings Hilton Worldwide and Whole Foods Market energy teams SWAP buildings in San Francisco, CA Hilton Worldwide and Whole Foods Market energy teams SWAP buildings in San Francisco, CA In the Better Buildings Challenge SWAP, brought to you by the U.S. Department of Energy, Hilton Worldwide and Whole Foods Market - two industry giants at the top of their game in energy conservation - swap energy teams to conduct an energy audit and uncover energy savings at each other's

  17. Winning a prudence audit

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    Shepherd, S.H. ); Quan, T.F. ); Carroll, D.W.T. )

    1989-11-01

    The greatest hazard that a utility faces from owning a nuclear power plant is not radiation--it is regulation. Retrospective prudence audits have been used by public utility commissions (PUCs) as a basis to disallow recovery of billions of dollars of nuclear plant construction costs. These disallowances have caused severe financial damage to many utilities. Although a final decision on rates has not been made, the Arizona Corporation Commission's (ACC's) auditor recently completed its examination of the construction costs of the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station (PVNGS). The auditor reported that PVNGS was prudently designed and constructed. It concluded that {approximately}1% of the project (approximately $60.2 million out of the plant's overall $5.9 billion cost) was unreasonably expended. The auditor also found that the project management team had actually saved ratepayers over $300 million through exceptional management actions. This is a resounding endorsement of the work of the staff and management of Arizona Public Service (APS), Bechtel, Combustion Engineering, the AFL-CIO, and the hundreds of suppliers and contractors that participated in the construction of PVNGS. It is also a much different result from that of other recent prudence audits. The history, strategy, planning, and conduct of the audit overcame the biases that had produced proposals for large disallowances on other good plants. This paper describes the efforts taken that promoted fair and balanced audit findings (although APS does not endorse all of the audit findings).

  18. DOE Consolidated Audit Program Flyer

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    This flyer briefly summarizes the DOECAP’s program, the type of audits performed and program benefits and goals.

  19. WPN 04-3: DOE-Approved Energy Audits for the Weatherization Assistance Program

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    To inform the network which states have had their energy audit procedures and priority lists re-approved by DOE as required every five years.

  20. USDA Energy Audit and Renewable Energy Development Assistance Grants Informational Webinar

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Learn about the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Energy Audit and Renewable Energy Development Assistance Grants. Attendees will hear about the program purposes and eligibility requirements.

  1. WPN 03-4: DOE-Approved Energy Audits for the Weatherization Assistance Program

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    To inform the network which states have had their energy audit procedures and priority lists re-approved by DOE as required every five years.

  2. Microsoft Word - Transmittal of Final Audit Report A-13-02, SRS-CCP.doc

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    DSM:MAG:13-1490:UFC 2300.00 Department of Energy Carlsbad Field Office P.O. Box 3090 Carlsbad, New Mexico 88221 August 6, 2013 Mr. John E. Kieling, Chief Hazardous Waste Bureau New Mexico Environment Department 2905 Rodeo Park Drive East, Building 1 Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505 Subject: Transmittal of the Final Audit Report for Recertification Audit A-13-02, SRS/CCP Dear Mr. Kieling: This letter transmits the Final Audit Report for Carlsbad Field Office (CBFO) Recertification Audit A-13-02 of the

  3. Integrated Modeling of Building Energy Requirements IncorporatingSolar Assisted Cooling

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    Firestone, Ryan; Marnay, Chris; Wang, Juan

    2005-08-10

    This paper expands on prior Berkeley Lab work on integrated simulation of building energy systems by the addition of active solar thermal collecting devices, technology options not previously considered (Siddiqui et al 2005). Collectors can be used as an alternative or additional source of hot water to heat recovery from reciprocating engines or microturbines. An example study is presented that evaluates the operation of solar assisted cooling at a large mail sorting facility in southern California with negligible heat loads and year-round cooling loads. Under current conditions solar thermal energy collection proves an unattractive option, but is a viable carbon emission control strategy.

  4. ASSESSMENT REPORT Audit Coverage of Cost Allowability for Sandia

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    ... Sandia's Internal Audit (Internal Audit) and Contract Audit Departments are part of its Independent Audit, Ethics, and Business Conduct Center. Consistent with the Strategy, Sandia ...

  5. Audit Report: IG-0632 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    2 Audit Report: IG-0632 December 16, 2003 Modernization of Tritium Requirements Systems The Department of Energy's National Nuclear Secuirty Administration (NNSA) maintains the nation's nuclear weapons stockpile, of which tritium is a vital component. The tritium in certain weapon components must be periodically replaced due to decay. Since halting production in 1988, the Department has met its tritium requirements through a recycling process a tthe Savannah River Site. Hoewever, plans are in

  6. Audit Report: IG-0750 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    50 Audit Report: IG-0750 December 18, 2006 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Program to Oversee Hydroelectric Dams Pursuant to the Federal Power Act, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regulates certain aspects of non-Federal hydroelectric dams. FERC is required to ensure the safety, stability. and integrity of these dams with the goal of protecting life, health, and property from, among other things, instances of sabotage and vandalism. To meet these requirements, FERC

  7. Audit Report: IG-0702 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    2 Audit Report: IG-0702 September 30, 2005 Use of Performance Based Incentives by the Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0702 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0736 Audit Report: IG-0863 Audit Report: IG-0412

  8. Audit Report: IG-0743 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    3 Audit Report: IG-0743 October 18, 2006 Remediation of the Waste Burial Grounds at the Hanford Site PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0743 More Documents & Publications Audit Letter Report: OAS-L-08-07 Audit Report: OAS-RA-L-11-08 Audit Report: IG-0624

  9. Audit Report: IG-0403 | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    3 Audit Report: IG-0403 May 2, 1997 Audit of the Use of Intra-Departmental Requisitions PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0403 More Documents & Publications Semiannual Report to Congress: April 1 - September 30, 1997 Audit Report: OAS-M-04-06 Audit Report: WR-B-05-07

  10. Audit Report: ER-FS-99-04

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    (8-89) EFG (07-90) United States Government Department of Energy Memorandum INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE The Government Management Reform Act of 1994 requires that audited financial statements covering all accounts and associated activities of the Department be submitted annually to the Office of Management and Budget. A Departmentwide audit of the consolidated Fiscal Year 1998 financial statements was conducted by examining internal controls, assessing compliance with laws and regulations,

  11. Audit Report: IG-0728 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    More Documents & Publications Audit Report VEHICLE FLEET MANAGEMENT AT THE IDAHO NATIONALENGINEERING AND ENVIRONMENTAL LABORATORY, WR-B-99-02 Audit Report: WR-B-01-01 Audit Report: ...

  12. Audit Report: IG-0387 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Audit Report: IG-0387 March 22, 1996 Report on Audit of Architect and Engineering Costs at the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0387 More Documents & ...

  13. Audit Report: IG-0750

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Program to Oversee Hydroelectric Dams DOE/IG-0750 December 2006 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 December 18, 2006 MEMORANDUM FOR THE CHAIRMAN, FEDERAL ENERGY FROM: Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Program to Oversee Hydroelectric Dams" BACKGROUND Pursuant to the Federal Power Act, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regulates certain aspects of non-Federal

  14. Audit Report: IG-0805

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    Practice at the Southeastern, Southwestern, and Western Area Power Administrations DOE/IG-0805 November 2008 Department of Energy Washington, DC 2 0 5 8 5 November 2 0 , 2008 MEMORANDUM FOR FROM: lnspector General SUBJECT: Audit Report on "Cyber Security Risk Management Practices at the Southeastern, Southwestern, and Western Area Power Administrations" BACKGROUND The Southeastern, Southwestern, and Western Area Power Administrations provide electrical power to customers in 29 states.

  15. Audit Report: IG-0807

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    Practices at the Bonneville Power Administration DOE/IG-0807 December 2008 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 December 9, 2 0 0 8 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Inspector General SUBJECT: Audit Report on "Cyber Security Risk Management Practices at the Bonneville Power Administration" BACKGROUND The Bonneville Power Administration (Bonneville) provides electrical power to millions of custoniers in eight states in the Pacific Northwest. To support this critical function,

  16. Audit Report: IG-0718 | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    2 Audit Report: IG-0702 September 30, 2005 Use of Performance Based Incentives by the Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0702 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0736 Audit Report: IG-0863 Audit Report: IG-0412

    6 Audit Report: IG-0706 October 17, 2005 Accelerated Tank Waste Retrieval Activities at the Hanford Site The Department will not meet Tri-Party Agreement (Agreement) milestones for the retrieval of waste from the single-shell tanks

  17. Internal Audit | The Ames Laboratory

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    auditing is an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve an organization's operations. It helps an organization accomplish its...

  18. Energy Audits | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Audits Energy Audits September 9, 2008 - 11:30am Addthis John Lippert What does this mean for me? Energy audits can help you determine whether your home wastes energy, and pinpoint where energy is lost -- so you can evaluate what measures you can take to make your home more energy efficient. Autumn officially begins soon, and with it comes cooler weather and fewer hours of daylight. Fall is a great time to start thinking of a home energy audit so that you can prepare your home for winter, saving

  19. Audit Report: OAS-FS-07-02 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    7-02 Audit Report: OAS-FS-07-02 November 13, 2006 Report on the Department of Energy's Fiscal Year 2006 Consolidated Balance Sheet In response to requirements established by the Government Management Reform Act of 1994, the Office of Inspector General engages the independent public accounting for of KMPG LLP to audit the Department of Energy's Fiscal Year (FY) 2006 consolidated balance sheet. The contractor was engages to audit only the balance sheet because a material weakness in financila

  20. Audit Report: OAS-L-10-09 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    9 Audit Report: OAS-L-10-09 September 30, 2010 Subcontract Auditing at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Livermore's contract incorporated Department of Energy Acquisition Regulation clauses 970.5232-3 and 970.5244-1 that required Livermore to provide for periodic post-award audits of cost-reimbursement subcontractors and subcontracts where costs incurred are a factor in determining the amount payable. To ensure the integrity and reliability of contractor cost data, the Office of Inspector

  1. AUDIT REPORT: OAS-L-13-10 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    AUDIT REPORT: OAS-L-13-10 AUDIT REPORT: OAS-L-13-10 June 24, 2013 Fiscal Year 2011 Audit of the Work Performed Under the Work for Others Program at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory The Office of Inspector General contracted with an independent certified public accounting firm, KPMG, LLC (KPMG) to determine whether Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley) met the internal control and compliance requirements established by the Department to achieve the current goals and objectives

  2. Audit Report: OAI-FS-16-01 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    1 Audit Report: OAI-FS-16-01 November 16, 2015 Department of Energy's Fiscal Year 2015 Consolidated Financial Statements Pursuant to requirements established by the Government Management Reform Act of 1994, the Office of Inspector General engaged the independent public accounting firm of KPMG LLP (KPMG) to perform the audit of the Department of Energy's Fiscal Year 2015 Consolidated Financial Statements. KPMG audited the consolidated financial statements of the Department as of September 30,

  3. Audit Report: OAS-FS-14-03 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    3 Audit Report: OAS-FS-14-03 December 12, 2013 Department of Energy's Fiscal Year 2013 Consolidated Financial Statements Pursuant to requirements established by the Government Management Reform Act of 1994, the Office of Inspector General engaged the independent public accounting firm of KPMG, LLP (KPMG) to perform the audit of the Department of Energy's Fiscal Year 2013 Consolidated Financial Statements. KPMG audited the consolidated financial statements of the Department as of September 30,

  4. Audit Report: CR-FS-99-01 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    9-01 Audit Report: CR-FS-99-01 June 15, 1999 Management Report Audit of the Department of Energy's Consolidated Financial Statements for Fiscal Year 1998 As required by the Government Management Reform Act of 1994, we audited the U.S. Department of Energy's (Department) consolidated financial statements as of and for the years ended September 30, 1998 and 1997 to determine whether they presented fairly, in all material respects, the Department's financial position, net cost, changes in net

  5. Audit Report: IG-0535 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    5 Audit Report: IG-0535 December 18, 2001 Management of the Stockpile Surveillance Program's Significant Finding Investigations A prime purpose of the Department of Energy's (Department) Stockpile Stewardship Program is to maintain a "high confidence" in the nuclear weapons stockpile so that the Department can certify to the President that there is no need to resume underground testing. To fulfill the responsibility for the annual reporting and certification requirement, the Directors

  6. Audit Report: IG-0627 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    7 Audit Report: IG-0627 November 24, 2003 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Performance Management The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, as an independent, five-member body, regulates certain aspects of the oil, natural gas, and electricity industries, and licenses hydroelectric projects. As required by the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993, the Commission developed performance goals in four major areas to help guide mission accomplishment: Energy Infrastructure,

  7. Audit Report: IG-0631 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    1 Audit Report: IG-0631 December 12, 2003 Implementation of Indications, Warning, Analysis and Reporting Capability A significant number of the Department of Energy (Department) sites were not taking appropriate action to report computer attacks, probes, or compromises. Specifically, computer incidents were not always being reported to the Computer Incident Advisory Capability (CIAC) as required by Departmental guidance. Office of Inspector General Technology Crimes Section (Technology Crimes)

  8. Audit Report: IG-0661 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    1 Audit Report: IG-0661 September 14, 2004 National Security Laboratories' Annual Reporting of the Nuclear Weapons Stockpile Assessment In 1995, the President established an annual assessment and reporting requirement designed to help ensure that nuclear weapons remain sfe and reliable without underground testing. This process, the Annual Stockpile Assessment, was codified by the Congress as part of the Fiscal Year 2003 National Defense of Energy, in conjuction with the Nuclear Weapon Council

  9. Audit Report: IG-0710 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    0 Audit Report: IG-0710 November 17, 2005 Management of Facility Contractors Assigned to the Washington, D.C. Area Although specifically required by existing policy, program officials from various Department of Energy (Department) organizations did not always adequately justify the need for initial or extended assignments of facility contractor employees to the Washington, D.C. area. Justifications were either not prepared or did not adequately consider alternatives, costs, or fully validate the

  10. Audit Report: IG-0781 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    1 Audit Report: IG-0781 November 6, 2007 Continuity of Operations at Bonneville Power Administration In the event of a major disruption to its nonnal operations, Bonneville must be prepared to continue its essential functions, particularly its power scheduling, tra~lsmission scheduling, and system operations. In this regard, Bonneville is required to follow Federal Preparedness Circular 65 (FPC 65), as prescribed by the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency. Under

  11. Audit Report: IG-0894 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    4 Audit Report: IG-0894 September 30, 2013 Department of Energy Quality Assurance: Design Control for the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant at the Hanford Site The Department is constructing the $12.2 billion Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) to vitrify approximately 56 million gallons of radioactive and chemically hazardous waste stored at the Hanford Site. To ensure the vitrification process is safe for workers, the public and the environment, the Department required the

  12. Audit Report: IG-0419 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    9 Audit Report: IG-0419 April 6, 1998 The Department of Energy's Peer Review Practices Fulfilling the requirements of the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 has presented Federal science agencies with the challenge of defining ways to quantify and evaluate the outcomes of research. Measuring research program performance is particularly important for the Department of Energy because of its substantial investment (approximately $7 billion in Fiscal Year 1996) in research and

  13. Audit Report: IG-0493 | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    3 Audit Report: IG-0493 February 9, 2001 Internet Privacy Recently enacted appropriations law required agency Inspectors General to report within 60 days on the collection of information about individuals accessing agency web sites. With limited exceptions, the Department of Energy is prohibited from collecting personal information from individuals accessing its public web sites, and must post conspicuous privacy notices containing clear and unambiguous explanations of any permissible data

  14. Audit Report: IG-0789 | Department of Energy

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    9 Audit Report: IG-0789 March 13, 2008 Audit Report on Management of the Department's Publicly Accessible Websites The Department of Energy and its prime contractors operate...

  15. Audit Report: IG-0414 | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    414 Audit Report: IG-0414 December 5, 1997 Audit of the Department of Energy's Management of Field Contractor Employees Assigned to Headquarters and Other Federal Agencies The...

  16. Audit Report: IG-0379 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    9 Audit Report: IG-0379 September 8, 1995 Report on Audit of Bonneville Power ... More Documents & Publications EIS-0162: Final Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0145: ...

  17. Audit Report: IG-0863 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Topic: Environmental Cleanup PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0863 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0894 Independent Oversight Review, Waste Treatment and Immobilization ...

  18. Audit Report: IG-0411 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    August 13, 1997 Audit of the Contractor Incentive Programs at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0411 More Documents & Publications John C. ...

  19. Audit Report: IG-0878 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    8 Audit Report: IG-0878 December 11, 2012 Follow-up Audit of the Department's Cyber Security Incident Management Program The Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 ...

  20. Audit Report: IG-0512 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    of this audit was to determine whether the Department has been able to recruit and retain scientific and technical personnel. PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0512 More Documents &...

  1. Routine environmental audit of the Sandia National Laboratories, California, Livermore, California

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Not Available

    1994-03-01

    This report documents the results of the Routine Environmental Audit of the Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, California (SNL/CA). During this audit the activities the Audit Team conducted included reviews of internal documents and reports from preview audits and assessments; interviews with US Department of Energy (DOE), State of California regulators, and contractor personnel; and inspections and observations of selected facilities and operations. The onsite portion of the audit was conducted from February 22 through March 4, 1994, by the DOE Office of Environmental Audit (EH-24), located within the Office of Environment, Safety, and Health (EH). The audit evaluated the status of programs to ensure compliance with Federal, state, and local environmental laws and regulations; compliance with DOE Orders, guidance, and directives; and conformance with accepted industry practices and standards of performance. The audit also evaluated the status and adequacy of the management systems developed to address environmental requirements. The audit`s functional scope was comprehensive and included all areas of environmental management and a programmatic evaluation of NEPA and inactive waste sites.

  2. Building Energy Code

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    In 2006 Iowa enacted H.F. 2361, requiring the State Building Commissioner to adopt energy conservation requirements based on a nationally recognized building energy code. The State Building Code...

  3. BESTEST-EX | Buildings | NREL

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    BESTEST-EX The Building Energy Simulation Test for Existing Homes (BESTEST-EX) is a method for testing home energy audit software and associated calibration methods. BESTEST-EX is one of the tools supporting energy analysis software development, created by NREL on behalf of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Background Residential buildings in the United States accounted for about 22% of national annual primary energy consumption in 2008, according to DOE's Buildings Energy Data Book. Reducing

  4. Audit Report: IG-0388 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    8 Audit Report: IG-0388 April 4, 1996 Audit of Internal Controls Over Special Nuclear Materials PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0388 More Documents & Publications Inspection Report: IG-0384 Inspection Report: IG-0383 Audit Letter Report: OAS-L-09-1

  5. 2008 Audit Plan | The Ames Laboratory

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    8 Audit Plan Document Number: NA Effective Date: 05/2007

  6. 2011 Audit Plan | The Ames Laboratory

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    1 Audit Plan Document Number: NA Effective Date: 06/2010

  7. 2012 Audit Plan | The Ames Laboratory

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    2 Audit Plan Document Number: NA Effective Date: 07/2011

  8. 2013 Audit Plan | The Ames Laboratory

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    3 Audit Plan Document Number: NA Effective Date: 08/2013

  9. 2014 Audit Plan | The Ames Laboratory

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    4 Audit Plan Document Number: NA Effective Date: 01/2014

  10. Audit/Investigation Records | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Audit/Investigation Records Audit/Investigation Records This schedule covers records associated with investigations other than those performed by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG). PDF icon Audit/Investigation Records More Documents & Publications Audit/Investigative Records Schedule (Revision 2) ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS SCHEDULE 18: SECURITY, EMERGENCY PLANNING, AND SAFETY RECORDS ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS SCHEDULE 23: RECORDS COMMON TO MOST OFFICES

  11. Audit Report: IG-0798 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    8 Audit Report: IG-0798 July 15, 2008 Nuclear Weapons Programs Heavy Water Inventory The inventory of heavy water available and sutable for nation security purposes is primarily managed and stored at NNSA's Y-12 National Security Comples in Oak Ridge, Tennesse. Topic: National Security and Safety PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0798 More Documents & Publications Audit Letter Report: OAS-L-09-03 Audit Report: IG-0799 Audit Letter Report: OAS-L-09-16

  12. Audit Report: IG-0799 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    9 Audit Report: IG-0799 July 31, 2008 Sandia National Laboratories Nuclear Weapons Safety Program (U) The following is an unclassified summary of the classified Audit Report on "Sandia National Laboratories Nuclear Weapons Safety Program (DOE/IG-0799, July 31, 2008) Topic: National Security and Safety PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0799 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: OAS-L-13-13 Audit Report: IG-0866 Special Report: IG-0580

  13. Audit Report: OAS-L-08-16 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    6 Audit Report: OAS-L-08-16 August 18, 2008 Agreed-Upon Procedures for Federal Payroll The Office of Management and Budget Bulletin No. 07-04 (Bulletin), "Audit Requirements for Federal Financial Statements," dated September 4, 2007, requires an annual audit of civilian payroll of executive departments and other Government agencies. Auditors are required to follow the agreed-upon procedures in Section I I of the Bulletin to assess the reasonableness of life insurance, health benefits,

  14. Role of Modeling When Designing for Absolute Energy Use Intensity Requirements in a Design-Build Framework: Preprint

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    Hirsch, A.; Pless, S.; Guglielmetti, R.; Torcellini, P. A.; Okada, D.; Antia, P.

    2011-03-01

    The Research Support Facility was designed to use half the energy of an equivalent minimally code-compliant building, and to produce as much renewable energy as it consumes on an annual basis. These energy goals and their substantiation through simulation were explicitly included in the project's fixed firm price design-build contract. The energy model had to be continuously updated during the design process and to match the final building as-built to the greatest degree possible. Computer modeling played a key role throughout the design process and in verifying that the contractual energy goals would be met within the specified budget. The main tool was a whole building energy simulation program. Other models were used to provide more detail or to complement the whole building simulation tool. Results from these specialized models were fed back into the main whole building simulation tool to provide the most accurate possible inputs for annual simulations. This paper will detail the models used in the design process and how they informed important program and design decisions on the path from preliminary design to the completed building.

  15. Audit Report: DOE/IG-0854 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    4 Audit Report: DOE/IG-0854 July 13, 2011 The Department of Energy's K-25 Building Decontamination and Decommissioning Project The East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP), formerly the Oak Ridge Gaseous Diffusion Plant, began operation during World War II as part of the Manhattan Project. As the Department of Energy's missions changed, operations at the Plant ceased and the Department began a massive environmental remediation effort with completion anticipated in 2016. In 2001, the Department

  16. Model Building Energy Code

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    The Energy Efficiency Building Performance Standards (EEBPS) are statewide minimum requirements that all new construction and additions to existing buildings must satisfy. Exceptions include...

  17. Buildings | Open Energy Information

    Open Energy Info (EERE)

    work, live, learn, govern, heal, worship, and play in buildings-and they require enormous energy resources. Related Links Buildings Gateway Retrieved from "http:en.openei.orgw...

  18. Building Energy Code

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    The Connecticut Office of the State Building Inspector establishes and enforces building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing and energy code requirements by reviewing, developing, adopting and...

  19. Laboratory Building.

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    Herrera, Joshua M.

    2015-03-01

    This report is an analysis of the means of egress and life safety requirements for the laboratory building. The building is located at Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) in Albuquerque, NM. The report includes a prescriptive-based analysis as well as a performance-based analysis. Following the analysis are appendices which contain maps of the laboratory building used throughout the analysis. The top of all the maps is assumed to be north.

  20. Audit Report: IG-0553 | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    3 Audit Report: IG-0553 May 2, 2002 Alternative Fuels Use at the Department of Energy Since the 1970s, various strategies have been pursued to address concerns relating to U.S. dependence on foreign petroleum. The Department of Energy, by virtue of its mission, has been designated as a leader in this endeavor. As one element of its effort, the Department has set goals, based on statutory requirements, for replacing its own use of petroleum-based motor fuels with alternative fuels, such as

  1. LPG odorization with an audit trail

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    Astala, A.A.

    1995-12-01

    In this article I have tried to cover a very broad subject in a very limited time while only touching on a few of the ways you could odorize LPG and have an audit trail. I would recommend that if you are interested in this type of odorizing for LPG, you contact your odorant manufacturer and two or three odorant equipment manufacturers and talk to them about what you would like and get their recommendations. By talking to more then one manufacturer you may want to incorporate the ideals of two or three manufacturers into your odorant system to have a system that meets all your needs and requirements.

  2. Computer assisted audit techniques for UNIX (UNIX-CAATS)

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    Polk, W.T.

    1991-12-31

    Federal and DOE regulations impose specific requirements for internal controls of computer systems. These controls include adequate separation of duties and sufficient controls for access of system and data. The DOE Inspector General`s Office has the responsibility to examine internal controls, as well as efficient use of computer system resources. As a result, DOE supported NIST development of computer assisted audit techniques to examine BSD UNIX computers (UNIX-CAATS). These systems were selected due to the increasing number of UNIX workstations in use within DOE. This paper describes the design and development of these techniques, as well as the results of testing at NIST and the first audit at a DOE site. UNIX-CAATS consists of tools which examine security of passwords, file systems, and network access. In addition, a tool was developed to examine efficiency of disk utilization. Test results at NIST indicated inadequate password management, as well as weak network resource controls. File system security was considered adequate. Audit results at a DOE site indicated weak password management and inefficient disk utilization. During the audit, we also found improvements to UNIX-CAATS were needed when applied to large systems. NIST plans to enhance the techniques developed for DOE/IG in future work. This future work would leverage currently available tools, along with needed enhancements. These enhancements would enable DOE/IG to audit large systems, such as supercomputers.

  3. Computer assisted audit techniques for UNIX (UNIX-CAATS)

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    Polk, W.T.

    1991-01-01

    Federal and DOE regulations impose specific requirements for internal controls of computer systems. These controls include adequate separation of duties and sufficient controls for access of system and data. The DOE Inspector General's Office has the responsibility to examine internal controls, as well as efficient use of computer system resources. As a result, DOE supported NIST development of computer assisted audit techniques to examine BSD UNIX computers (UNIX-CAATS). These systems were selected due to the increasing number of UNIX workstations in use within DOE. This paper describes the design and development of these techniques, as well as the results of testing at NIST and the first audit at a DOE site. UNIX-CAATS consists of tools which examine security of passwords, file systems, and network access. In addition, a tool was developed to examine efficiency of disk utilization. Test results at NIST indicated inadequate password management, as well as weak network resource controls. File system security was considered adequate. Audit results at a DOE site indicated weak password management and inefficient disk utilization. During the audit, we also found improvements to UNIX-CAATS were needed when applied to large systems. NIST plans to enhance the techniques developed for DOE/IG in future work. This future work would leverage currently available tools, along with needed enhancements. These enhancements would enable DOE/IG to audit large systems, such as supercomputers.

  4. Audit Report: OAS-L-08-16

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    IDOE F 1325 8 (08.93) United States Government Department of Energy Memorandum DATE. August 18, 2008 Audit Report Number: OAS-L-08- 16 REPLY TO ATTN OF IG-34 (A08FN008) SUBJECT Report on "Agreed-lJpon Procedures for Federal Payroll" TO Director, Office of Human Capital Management, HC- I Director, Policy and Internal Controls Management, NA-66 INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE The Office of Management and Budget Bulletin No. 07-04 (Bulletin), "Audit Requirements for Federal Financial

  5. Understanding Building Infrastructure and Building Operation through DOE Asset Score Model: Lessons Learned from a Pilot Project

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    Wang, Na; Goel, Supriya; Gorrissen, Willy J.; Makhmalbaf, Atefe

    2013-06-24

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is developing a national voluntary energy asset score system to help building owners to evaluate the as-built physical characteristics (including building envelope, the mechanical and electrical systems) and overall building energy efficiency, independent of occupancy and operational choices. The energy asset score breaks down building energy use information by simulating building performance under typical operating and occupancy conditions for a given use type. A web-based modeling tool, the energy asset score tool facilitates the implementation of the asset score system. The tool consists of a simplified user interface built on a centralized simulation engine (EnergyPlus). It is intended to reduce both the implementation cost for the users and increase modeling standardization compared with an approach that requires users to build their own energy models. A pilot project with forty-two buildings (consisting mostly offices and schools) was conducted in 2012. This paper reports the findings. Participants were asked to collect a minimum set of building data and enter it into the asset score tool. Participants also provided their utility bills, existing ENERGY STAR scores, and previous energy audit/modeling results if available. The results from the asset score tool were compared with the building energy use data provided by the pilot participants. Three comparisons were performed. First, the actual building energy use, either from the utility bills or via ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager, was compared with the modeled energy use. It was intended to examine how well the energy asset score represents a buildings system efficiencies, and how well it is correlated to a buildings actual energy consumption. Second, calibrated building energy models (where they exist) were used to examine any discrepancies between the asset score model and the pilot participant buildings [known] energy use pattern. This comparison examined the end use breakdowns and more detailed time series data. Third, ASHRAE 90.1 prototype buildings were also used as an industry standard modeling approach to test the accuracy level of the asset score tool. Our analysis showed that the asset score tool, which uses simplified building simulation, could provide results comparable to a more detailed energy model. The buildings as-built efficiency can be reflected in the energy asset score. An analysis between the modeled energy use through the asset score tool and the actual energy use from the utility bills can further inform building owners about the effectiveness of their buildings operation and maintenance.

  6. Agenda: Investment-Grade Audit Review Workshop | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Agenda: Investment-Grade Audit Review Workshop Agenda: Investment-Grade Audit Review Workshop Document offers the standard agenda for the investment-grade audit review workshop. File Download the Investment-Grade Audit Review Workshop Agenda. More Documents & Publications Agenda: Investment-Grade Audit Midpoint Review Meeting FEMP ESPC Project Development Resource Guide Investment-Grade Audit Kickoff Meeting Sample Agenda

  7. WPN 05-5: DOE-Approved Energy Audits for the Weatherization Assistance Program

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    To inform the network which states have had their energy audit procedures and priority lists re-approved by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as required every five years.

  8. Audit Report: OAS-L-10-01 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    1 Audit Report: OAS-L-10-01 January 8, 2010 Seismic Design of Nuclear Facilities within the Department of Energy The Department of Energy (Department) is required by Federal law...

  9. Audit Report: ER-B-99-07 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    7 Audit Report: ER-B-99-07 May 4, 1999 Maintenance Activities at the Y-12 Plant Department of Energy (Department) policy requires the use of performance measures to assess the...

  10. Manufactured Home Energy Audit (MHEA)Users Manual (Version 7)

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    Gettings, M.B.

    2003-01-27

    The Manufactured Home Energy Audit (MHEA) is a software tool that predicts manufactured home energy consumption and recommends weatherization retrofit measures. It was developed to assist local weatherization agencies working with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Weatherization Assistance Program. Whether new or experienced, employed within or outside the Weatherization Assistance Program, all users can benefit from incorporating MHEA into their manufactured home weatherization programs. DOE anticipates that the state weatherization assistance programs that incorporate MHEA into their programs will find significant growth in the energy and cost savings achieved from manufactured home weatherization. The easy-to-use MHEA uses a relatively standard Windows graphical interface for entering simple inputs and provides understandable, usable results. The user enters information about the manufactured home construction, heating equipment, cooling equipment appliances, and weather site. MHEA then calculates annual energy consumption using a simplified building energy analysis technique. Weatherization retrofit measures are evaluated based on the predicted energy savings after installation of the measure, the measure cost, and the measure life. Finally, MHEA recommends retrofit measures that are energy and cost effective for the particular home being evaluated. MHEA evaluates each manufactured home individually and takes into account local weather conditions, retrofit measure costs, and fuel costs. The recommended package of weatherization retrofit measures is tailored to the home being evaluated. More traditional techniques apply the same package of retrofit measures to all manufactured homes, often the same set of measures that are installed into site-built homes. Effective manufactured home weatherization can be achieved only by installing measures developed specifically for manufactured homes. The unique manufactured home construction characteristics require that each of these measures is evaluated separately in order to devise a package of measures that will result in high energy and dollar savings. MHEA stands apart from other building energy analysis tools in many ways. Calculations incorporated into the computer code specifically address manufactured home heating and cooling load trends. The retrofit measures evaluated by MHEA are all applicable to manufactured homes. Help messages describe common manufactured home weatherization practices as well as provide hints on how to install retrofit measures. These and other features help make MHEA easy to use when evaluating energy consumption and the effects of weatherization retrofit measures for manufactured homes. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory originally developed MHEA for the U.S. Department of Energy Weatherization Assistance Program. Conversion to a Windows-based program with additional modifications has been performed by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Many energy consumption and economic calculations resemble those found in the Computerized Instrumented Residential Audit written by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the National Energy Audit written by Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The calculations are similar in structure but have been altered to more accurately represent a manufactured home's unique energy use characteristics. Most importantly, MHEA helps meet the DOE Weatherization Assistance Program goals to increase client comfort and use federal dollars wisely.

  11. Routine environmental audit of the Y-12 Plant, Oak Ridge, Tennessee

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    1994-09-01

    This report documents the results of the routine environmental audit of the Oak Ridge Y-12 Plant (Y-12 Plant), Anderson County, Tennessee. During this audit, the activities conducted by the audit team included reviews of internal documents and reports from previous audits and assessments; interviews with U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), State of Tennessee regulatory, and contractor personnel; and inspections and observations of selected facilities and operations. The onsite portion of the audit was conducted August 22-September 2, 1994, by the DOE Office of Environmental Audit (EH-24), located within the Office of Environment, Safety and Health (EH). DOE 5482.1 B, {open_quotes}Environment, Safety, and Health Appraisal Program,{close_quotes} establishes the mission of EH-24 to provide comprehensive, independent oversight of DOE environmental programs on behalf of the Secretary of Energy. The ultimate goal of EH-24 is enhancement of environmental protection and minimization of risk to public health and the environment. EH-24 accomplishes its mission by conducting systematic and periodic evaluations of DOE`s environmental programs within line organizations, and by using supplemental activities that strengthen self-assessment and oversight functions within program, field, and contractor organizations. The audit evaluated the status of programs to ensure compliance with Federal, state, and local environmental laws and regulations; compliance with DOE Orders, guidance, and directives; and conformance with accepted industry practices and standards of performance. The audit also evaluated the status and adequacy of the management systems developed to address environmental requirements.

  12. Routine environment audit of the Kansas City Plant, Kansas City, Missouri

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    1994-11-01

    This report documents the results of the routine environmental audit of the Kansas City Plant, Kansas City, Missouri. During this audit the activities the audit team conducted included reviews of internal documents and reports from previous audits and assessments; interviews with U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and contractor personnel; and inspections and observations of selected facilities and operations. The onsite portion of the audit was conducted October 24-November 4, 1994, by the DOE Office of Environmental Audit (EH-24), located within the Office of Environment, Safety, and Health (EH). DOE 5482.1 B, {open_quotes}Environment, Safety, and Health Appraisal Program,{close_quotes} establishes the mission of EH-24, which is to provide comprehensive, independent oversight of Department-wide environmental programs on behalf of the Secretary of Energy. The ultimate goal of EH-24 is enhancement of environmental protection and minimization of risk to public health and the environment. EH-24 accomplishes its mission by conducting systematic and periodic evaluations of the Department`s environmental programs within line organizations and by using supplemental activities that strengthen self-assessment and oversight functions within program, field, and contractor organizations. The audit evaluated the status of programs to ensure compliance with Federal, state, and local environmental laws and regulations; compliance with DOE Orders, guidance, and directives; and conformance with accepted industry practices and standards of performance. The audit also evaluated the status and adequacy of the management systems developed to address environmental requirements.

  13. Professional Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy

    Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Upgrades following an energy audit can save you money and improve the comfort of your home. Upgrades following an energy audit can save you money and improve the comfort of your...

  14. Audit Report: IG-0447 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    July 7, 1999 The U.S. Department of Energy's Audit Follow-up Process Audit follow-up is an integral part of good management. According to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) ...

  15. Audit Report: IG-0457 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Audit Report: IG-0457 January 24, 2000 Follow-up Audit of Program Administration by the Office of Science The Office of Science (SC), formerly known as the Office of Energy ...

  16. Audit Report: IG-0602 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    fiscal year, an increase of 67 percent. PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0602 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: ER-B-00-02 Inspection Report: IG-0719 Special Report: IG-07...

  17. Audit Report: IG-0514 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    of the land. The objective of the audit was to determine if the Department should retain administrative control of the land within the Monument. PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0514...

  18. Audit Report: IG-0418 | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    Audit Report: IG-0418 March 13, 1998 Audit of Alternatives to Testing at the Tonopah Test Range The Office of Inspector General has issued several recent reports concerning ways...

  19. Audit Report: IG-0515 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    15 Audit Report: IG-0515 September 30, 2001 Control of Classified Matter at Paducah From April 2001 through May 2001 the Office of the Inspector General conducted an audit to determine whether the Department and its contractors controlled classified matter at Paducah. The audit report is classified and is available for review by appropriately cleared personnel with the need to know. PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0515 More Documents & Publications Inspection Report: IG-0633 Inspection Report:

  20. AUDIT REPORT Southwestern Federal Power System's Fiscal Year 2013 Financial Statement Audit

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    AUDIT REPORT Southwestern Federal Power System's Fiscal Year 2013 Financial Statement Audit OAS-FS-14-09 July 2014 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audits and Inspections Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 July 1, 2014 MEMORANDUM FOR THE ADMINISTRATOR, SOUTHWESTERN POWER ADMINISTRATION FROM: Daniel M. Weeber Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Administration Office of Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Southwestern Federal

  1. AUDIT REPORT Western Federal Power System's Fiscal Year 2014 Financial Statement Audit

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    4 Financial Statement Audit OAS-FS-15-12 August 2015 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audits and Inspections Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 August 6, 2015 MEMORANDUM FOR THE ADMINISTRATOR, WESTERN AREA POWER ADMINISTRATION FROM: Daniel M. Weeber Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Administration Office of Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report: "Western Federal Power System's Fiscal Year 2014 Financial Statement Audit" The

  2. Audit Peer Review 2009 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    09 Audit Peer Review 2009 September 30, 2009 Subject: Department of Energy, Peer Review for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2009 Reviewer: Social Security Administration, Office of the Inspector General PDF icon Department of Energy Peer Review for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2009 More Documents & Publications Audit Peer Review 2012 Audit Peer Review 2015

  3. Audit Peer Review 2012 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    12 Audit Peer Review 2012 September 30, 2012 Subject: Department of Energy, Peer Review for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2012 Reviewer: Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration PDF icon Department of Energy Peer Review for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2012.pdf More Documents & Publications Audit Peer Review 2015 Audit Peer Review 2009

  4. Audit Report: IG-0392 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    2 Audit Report: IG-0392 July 8, 1996 The Department of Energy Program Offices' Use of Management and Operating Contractor Employees PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0392 More Documents & Publications Semiannual Report to Congress: October 1, 1995 - March 31, 1996 Semiannual Report to Congress: April 1, 1996 - September 30, 1996 Audit Report: IG-FS-96-01

  5. The preparation for and survival of an EPA Title IV and Title V facility audit

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    Facca, G.L.; Faler, M.

    1999-07-01

    As part of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments, major facilities are required to obtain federally enforceable operating permits (Title V). In a separate permitting action, the electric utilities with units generating more then 25 megawatts are required to obtain permits for NO{sub x} and SO{sub x}, the emissions which contribute to acid rain (Title IV). The Title IV permit is included as part of the Title V permit. This paper will use an actual audit experience at a coal fired generation facility as a case study for the preparation for and outcome of an EPA Title IV Level 3 audit. The paper will document the procedures for preparation, the audit process, and the outcome. The audit is part of the EPA's process for review of the record keeping and instrument calibration methods outlined in Title IV. Both types of permits have many different record keeping and monitoring requirements as well as separate reporting requirements which are submitted to both federal; state and local regulatory agencies for review and evaluation. Title IV units include very specific instrument calibration/audit requirements, and Title V has compliance testing and monitoring requirements. Alliant Power was notified in August 1998 of the intent of EPA Region VII to conduct a Level 3 audit at the Lansing Generation Station. The US EPA and the State of Iowa intended to review all Title IV record keeping (Level 1), continuous emission monitoring calibrations and linearity testing (Level 2) and observe the annual Relative Accuracy Testing Audit performed by an outside contractor. In addition, during this facility site visit, the compliance with Title V permit requirements was also audited.

  6. Computerized instrumented residential audit: CIRA Version 1. 0 reference manual

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Not Available

    1982-03-01

    Computerized, Instrumented, Residential Audit (CIRA) is a collection of programs related to building energy analysis and designed for a wide variety of microcomputers. It couples interactive features with simplified computer models of building energy analysis. The program uses data inputs on doors, walls, windows, active and passive solar features, greenhouse, landscape, roof/ceiling, infiltration, HVAC system, subfloor, appliances, and economic information. One output it provides is a design energy analysis of the building, i.e., data on monthly heatig and cooling loads, energy use, infiltration rates and so on. The second type of output is a retrofit package - the base set of retrofits for the building under consideration, given the investment limit, interest rate, etc., that the user has chosen. Described are the computer's engineering methods, economic optimization, program organization and glossary, questions library, retrofit library, weather library, and utility programs. (LEW)

  7. Building Energy Code

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Prior to 1997, South Carolina's local governments adopted and enforced the building codes. In 1997, the law required statewide use of the most up-to-date building codes, which then required the...

  8. Auditing of Programs and Operations

    Broader source: Directives, Delegations, and Requirements [Office of Management (MA)]

    2001-03-22

    To set forth audit responsibilities for the promotion of economy and efficiency in the administration of, or the prevention or detection of fraud, waste, and abuse in, programs and operations of the Department of Energy (DOE). Cancels DOE 2321.1B. Canceled by DOE O 224.2A.

  9. Using compliance audits as the basis for developing an effective mechanical integrity program

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    Kiihne, E.J.; Mannan, M. [RMT/Jones and Neuse, Inc., Austin, TX (United States)

    1996-08-01

    The OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM) rule requires all covered facilities to conduct a compliance audit every three years. In addition, all the audit findings must be resolved within a reasonable time period. The process industry as a whole is lagging behind in compliance with mechanical integrity program requirements as demonstrated by the high number of OSHA citations issued to-date on mechanical integrity-related issues. This paper analyzes the findings of several PSM compliance audits and develops recommendations for developing effective mechanical integrity programs. The six explicit requirements of mechanical integrity, i.e. covered equipment, written procedures, training, inspection and testing, equipment deficiencies, and quality assurance are analyzed in the following manner: Number of OSHA citations in mechanical integrity and the distribution of these citations between the six specific requirements. Comparison of the OSHA citations with the audit findings from PSM compliance audits conducted by the authors. Using the conclusions from the OSHA citations and PSM compliance audits as a basis for developing effective mechanical integrity programs.

  10. Investment-Grade Audit: Review Checklist | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Audit: Review Checklist Investment-Grade Audit: Review Checklist Document serves as a checklist to use when reviewing an investment-grade audit. File Download the checklist. More Documents & Publications Investment-Grade Audit Kickoff Meeting Sample Agenda Agenda: Investment-Grade Audit Review Workshop FEMP Comprehensive ESPC Workshop Presentations

  11. Agenda: Investment-Grade Audit Midpoint Review Meeting | Department of

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Energy Investment-Grade Audit Midpoint Review Meeting Agenda: Investment-Grade Audit Midpoint Review Meeting Standard agenda for investment-grade audit midpoint review meeting. File Download the Investment-Grade Audit Midpoint Review Meeting Agenda. More Documents & Publications Agenda: Preliminary Assessment Kickoff Meeting Investment-Grade Audit Kickoff Meeting Sample Agenda FEMP ESPC Project Development Resource Guide

  12. Intelligent Buildings

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    Brambley, Michael R.; Armstrong, Peter R.; Kintner-Meyer, Michael CW; Pratt, Robert G.; Katipamula, Srinivas

    2001-01-01

    The topic of "intelligent buildings" (IBs) emerged in the early 1980s. Since, the term has been used to represent a variety of related, yet differing topics, each with a slightly different focus and purpose. Wiring and networking-infrastructure companies emphasize the cabling requirements for communication in intelligent buildings and the need to accommodate future needs for higher-speed broadband. Lucent (Lucent 2000) for example, defines an IB as "...one with a completely integrated wiring architecture. A single cabling system that handles all information traffic - voice, data, video, even the big building management systems."

  13. Audit Report: OAS-M-12-04 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    4 Audit Report: OAS-M-12-04 April 30, 2012 The Department of Energy's Renewable Energy Efforts In an effort to promote generation of renewable energy, the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct) requires that by Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 at least 7.5 percent of a Federal agency's annual electricity consumption be from renewable sources. Because of the importance of the Department of Energy's (Department) commitment to sustainability, we initiated this audit to determine whether the Department was

  14. Audit Report: WR-B-97-07 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    7 Audit Report: WR-B-97-07 August 25, 1997 Audit Of Desktop Computer Acquisitions At The Idaho National Engineering And Environmental Laboratory Federal and Department of Energy (Department) acquisition regulations, policies and procedures, as well as the terms of the current contract between the Idaho Operations Office (Idaho) and Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company (Lockheed) require them to pay the lowest possible prices for desktop computers needed to support the overall mission at

  15. Audit Letter Report: OAS-L-09-16 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    6 Audit Letter Report: OAS-L-09-16 August 20, 2009 Follow-up Audit of the Stockpile Surveillance Program The Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration's NNSA stockpile surveillance program provides information on the status of the Nation's nuclear weapons stockpile. The scope, frequency and type of testing necessary to satisfy stockpile surveillance requirements are defined by the three nuclear weapons laboratories, while testing is carried out at seven sites in the weapons

  16. Audit Report: CR-B-97-04 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    5, 1997 Audit OF Controls Over The ADP Support Services Contract The Federal Acquisition Regulation requires the Department of Energy (Department) to ensure that efficient methods and effective cost controls are used over its cost-reimbursement contracts. Our objective was to determine whether the program offices at the Department's Headquarters were managing their Automated Data Processing (ADP) support services contract costs. PDF icon Audit Report: CR-B-97-04 More Documents & Publications

  17. Audit of the Department of Energy's Management of Precious Metals, IG-0375

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    , 1995 IG-1 INFORMATION: Report on "Audit of the Department of Energy's Management of Precious Metals" The Secretary BACKGROUND: The subject report is provided to inform you of our finding and recommendations. The objectives of the audit were to determine if Departmental and contractor officials were identifying and disposing of excess precious metals, ensuring that precious metals custodians adhered to the requirements contained in the Department's property management regulations, and

  18. Audit of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory orders for memorabilia

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    Not Available

    1988-12-23

    We reviewed selected aspects of orders placed by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, a Department of Energy contractor, during 1979--1985 for memorabilia, models, and illustrations and the oversight of those orders by the San Francisco Operations Office (SAN). This review extends earlier audit work at a second Department contractor, Rockwell International, Rocky Flats Plant, Engineering Prototype Group, on which we issued a report dated July 12, 1988. That audit focused on the Prototype Group's providing Livermore with illustrations, models, engineering prototypes, and other articles (mementos, plaques, etc.) during October 1977 through September 1985. Issues arose during that audit which required a separate review at SAN and Livermore, to determine specifically: the propriety of, and SAN oversight of, procurement practices followed by Livermore; the basis for the Livermore orders; the adequacy of reimbursement to the Department for silver used in medallions; and the cost ceilings for memorabilia contained in the Department's contract with the University of California, which operates Livermore for the Department. Limiting the audit scope to the orders Livermore placed with Rockwell's Prototype Group, we reviewed Department and Livermore procedures for acquiring memorabilia. In addition to interviewing SAN and Livermore Legal Counsel, Special Material Office personnel, and Research and Development Program representatives, we examined SMO requisitions, accounts payable listings and related payments, and selected research and development correspondences.

  19. Computerized instrumented residential audit (CIRA/sup TM/)

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    Sonderegger, R C; Garnier, J Y; Dixon, J D

    1982-03-01

    The introduction of microcomputers and the development of user-friendly programs make the task of computer energy consumption in buildings manageable. One such program developed is the Computerized, Instrumented, Residential Audit (CIRA/sup TM/). CIRA is a collection of programs related to building energy analysis and designed for a wide variety of microcomputers. It couples the state-of-the-art in interactive features with the latest developments in simplified computer models of building energy analysis. Features that distinguish CIRA from other computer programs are friendliness, helpfulness, multiple choice, dynamic defaults, and goof-proofing. The computer accepts entries on such house components as walls, windows, doors; roof and subfloor; active and passive solar features; heating and cooling system; information on how the house is oriented and shielded; occupant behavior related to energy use; and prices for the various fuels used. Guides to CIRA inputs and outputs are given. (MCW)

  20. Audit Report on "The Department's Management of Nuclear Materials Provided to Domestic Licensees"

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    2009-02-01

    The objective if to determine whether the Department of Energy (Department) was adequately managing its nuclear materials provided to domestic licensees. The audit was performed from February 2007 to September 2008 at Department Headquarters in Washington, DC, and Germantown, MD; the Oak Ridge Office and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, TN. In addition, we visited or obtained data from 40 different non-Departmental facilities in various states. To accomplish the audit objective, we: (1) Reviewed Departmental and Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) requirements for the control and accountability of nuclear materials; (2) Analyzed a Nuclear Materials Management and Safeguards System (NMMSS) report with ending inventory balances for Department-owned nuclear materials dated September 30, 2007, to determine the amount and types of nuclear materials located at non-Department domestic facilities; (3) Held discussions with Department and NRC personnel that used NMMSS information to determine their roles and responsibilities related to the control and accountability over nuclear materials; (4) Selected a judgmental sample of 40 non-Department domestic facilities; (5) Met with licensee officials and sent confirmations to determine whether their actual inventories of Department-owned nuclear materials were consistent with inventories reported in the NMMSS; and, (6) Analyzed historical information related to the 2004 NMMSS inventory rebaselining initiative to determine the quantity of Department-owned nuclear materials that were written off from the domestic licensees inventory balances. This performance audit was conducted in accordance with generally accepted Government auditing standards. Those standards require that we plan and perform the audit to obtain sufficient, appropriate evidence to provide a reasonable basis for our findings and conclusions based on our audit objective. We believe that the evidence obtained provides a reasonable basis for our findings and conclusions based on our audit objectives. The audit included tests of controls and compliance with laws and regulations related to managing the Department-owned nuclear materials provided to non-Departmental domestic licensees. Because our review was limited it would not necessarily have disclosed all internal control deficiencies that may have existed at the time of our audit. We examined the establishment of performance measures in accordance with Government Performance and Results Act of 1993, as they related to the audit objective. We found that the Department had established performance measures related to removing or disposing of nuclear materials and radiological sources around the world. We utilized computer generated data during our audit and performed procedures to validate the reliability of the information as necessary to satisfy our audit objective. As noted in the report, we questioned the reliability of the NMMSS data.

  1. Building Requirements for State-Funded Buildings

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    New Hampshire enacted legislation (S.B. 409) in July 2010 stipulating that major construction and maintenance projects that receive state funding must meet a high-performance energy and design...

  2. AUDIT REPORT Department of Energy Nuclear Waste Fund's Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Statement Audit

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Energy Nuclear Waste Fund's Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Statement Audit OAI-FS-16-03 December 2015 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audits and Inspections Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 December 1, 2015 MEMORANDUM FOR THE ACTING DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF STANDARD CONTRACT MANAGEMENT FROM: Rickey R. Hass Acting Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Department of Energy Nuclear Waste Fund's Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Statement Audit"

  3. AUDIT REPORT Southwestern Federal Power System's Fiscal Year 2014 Financial Statement Audit

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Southwestern Federal Power System's Fiscal Year 2014 Financial Statement Audit OAS-FS-15-11 June 2015 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audits and Inspections Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 June 12, 2015 MEMORANDUM FOR THE ADMINISTRATOR, SOUTHWESTERN POWER ADMINISTRATION FROM: Daniel M. Weeber Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Administration SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report: "Southwestern Federal Power System's Fiscal Year 2014 Financial

  4. Audit Report: IG-0630 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    0 Audit Report: IG-0630 December 11, 2003 The McNeil Biomass Project The Departmetn of Energy invests about $80 million annualy in biomass programs, focusing on the use of plant-derived organic matter as a renewable energy source. Consistent with the President's national energy policy, the goal of the Department's effort is to make biomass energy a cost-competitive alternative to traditional energy sources. PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0630 More Documents & Publications Audit Report:

  5. Audit Report: IG-0446 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    6 Audit Report: IG-0446 June 18, 1999 Hanford Site Cleanup Objectives Inconsistent With Projected Land Uses The cleanup of the Hanford Site (Hanford) is estimated to take over 50 years at a cost close to $100 billion. Prior reviews have shown that unrealistic land use assumptions can increase cleanup costs. Therefore, the objective of this audit was to determine if the Richland Operations Office (Richland) was cleaning Hanford consistent with projected land uses. PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0446

  6. Audit Report: IG-0417 | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    17 Audit Report: IG-0417 March 13, 1998 Audit of the Department of Energy's Management of Research and Development Integration The Congress, independent task forces, and advisory groups have pointed out the need for the Department to improve its integration of research and development (R&D) projects. In the past, R&D management was carried out by different program offices with the research being performed both internally and externally to the Department. We conducted this audit to

  7. Home audit program: management manual

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    Not Available

    1980-09-01

    Many public power systems have initiated home energy audit programs in response to the requests of their consumers. The manual provides smaller public power systems with the information and specific skills needed to design and develop a program of residential energy audits. The program is based on the following precepts: locally owned public systems are the best, and in many cases the only agencies available to organize and coordinate energy conservation programs in many smaller communities; consumers' rights to energy conservation information and assistance should not hinge on the size of the utility that serves them; in the short run, public power systems of all sizes should offer residential energy conservation assistance to their consumers, because such assistance is desirable, necessary, and in the public interest; and in the long run, such programs will complement national energy goals and will produce economic benefits for both consumers and the public power system. A detailed description of home audit program planning, organization, and management are given. (MCW)

  8. Audit unto others hor ellipsis

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Maday, J.H. Jr.

    1992-05-01

    My first encounter with a quality assurance auditor is reminiscent of an old Dodge commercial. You remember The old sheriff, masked in mirrored sunglasses, paunch hanging over his gun belt, prophesying, You're in a heap o' trouble boy '' Well, my auditor could have been kin to the sheriff; they had the same posture, attitude, and mirrored sunglasses. Plus, my auditor wore a black leather vest and sported a Buffalo Bill'' goatee. While certainly memorable, both gentlemen were far from pleasant. I'm fairly certain that the compliance auditor of old deserved this perceived association with his law enforcement counterpart. Both believed in enforcing the letter of the law, or their interpretations of it. Neither seemed capable of exercising interpretive powers, but instead relied on winning through intimidation, possibly with an eye toward claiming some version of a monthly Quota Award. Is the auditor of today any better perceived Because this first encounter of the worst kind'' made a lasting impression on me, I have dedicated considerable time and effort trying to avoid being perceived as another sheriff when I conduct audits. In my auditing career, I am determined to capitalize on each opportunity to turn negative situations, as experienced by the auditee, into meaningful opportunities for improved performance. I want to treat the auditee the way I want to be treated when I am being audited. (author)

  9. Sandia National Laboratories: Working with Sandia: Contract Audit

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    Audit iSupplier Account Accounts Payable Contract Information Construction and Facilities Contract Audit Working with Sandia Contract Audit Sandia has designated the Contract Audit Department as an independent appraiser responsible for auditing supplier contracts and subcontracts that support the Laboratories' mission. Contract Audit also provides accounting and financial services in the negotiation, administration, and settlement of costs for contracts placed by Sandia Procurement. The

  10. Audit Report: IG-0726 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    of beryllium disease, two of the objectives of the Chronic Beryllium Disease Prevention Program (Prevention Program). PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0726 More Documents &...

  11. Audit Report: IG-0749 | Department of Energy

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    9 Audit Report: IG-0749 December 14, 2006 The Department's Energy, Science,and Environment Sites' Implementationof the Design Basis Threat 'The Department of Energy uses the...

  12. Audit Report: OIG-0884 | Department of Energy

    Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    with safe and reliable nuclear propulsion plants to power warships and submarines. Naval Reactors maintains responsibility ... Topic: National Security & Safety PDF icon Audit Report: ...

  13. Audit Report: IG-0440 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    0 Audit Report: IG-0440 February 4, 1999 Waste Treatment Plans at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory The Idaho National Engineering and Environmental ...

  14. Audit Report: IG-0476 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    6 Audit Report: IG-0476 July 7, 2000 Best Practices for Environmental Management Baseline Development In February 1999, you directed the Office of Environmental Management (EM) to ...

  15. Audit Report: IG-0793 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Topic: Environmental Cleanup PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0793 More Documents & Publications 2010-03 "Sufficient Funding of LANL EM Projects and the Consent Order" 2011-02 ...

  16. Audit Report: IG-0526 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    6 Audit Report: IG-0526 September 26, 2001 Dissemination of Research from the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory In response to a 1995 Office of Inspector General report ...

  17. Audit Report: IG-0752 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    2 Audit Report: IG-0752 January 3, 2007 Certification and Accreditation of Unclassified ... the Department of Energy's environmental, energy, and national security-related missions. ...

  18. Audit Report: IG-0601 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    1 Audit Report: IG-0601 May 27, 2003 Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory's Strategic Initiative Fund We found that Bechtel BWXT Idaho, LLC (Bechtel) used the ...

  19. Audit Report: IG-0554 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    4 Audit Report: IG-0554 May 13, 2002 The Plutonium Stabilization and Packaging System at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site From 1952 to 1989, the Rocky Flats...

  20. Industrial Energy Audit Guidebook: Guidelines for Conducting...

    Open Energy Info (EERE)

    audit, conducting an inventory and measuring energy use, analyzing energy bills, benchmarking, analyzing energy use patterns, identifying energy-efficiency opportunities,...

  1. SRNS Environmental Management System External Audit | Department...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    PDF icon SRNS Environmental Management System External Audit More Documents & Publications ARRA Interfaces with the 2009 SRNS ISMS Phase 2 Verification SRNS-PROCUREMENT-CYCLE-SYSTE...

  2. Audit Report: IG-0880 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    0 Audit Report: IG-0880 February 11, 2013 Management of Los Alamos National Laboratory's Cyber Security Program The Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), operated by the National ...

  3. Audit Report: IG-0474 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Audit Report: IG-0474 June 27, 2000 Experimental Breeder Reactor II Termination Activities ... Reactor Program (Reactor Program) and close the Experimental Breeder Reactor II (EBR II). ...

  4. Audit Report: IG-0484 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    IG-0484 Audit Report: IG-0484 September 22, 2000 Management of the Nuclear Weapons Production Infrastructure Since the cessation of underground testing of nuclear weapons in the...

  5. Audit Report: IG-0468 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Report: IG-0468 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0402 Microsoft Office Outlook - Memo Style Guidance for Fiscal Year 2015 Facilities Information Management System...

  6. Audit Report: IG-0842 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Report on Critical Asset Vulnerability and Risk Assessments at the Power Marketing Administrations--Followup Audit The Department of Energy's largest Power Marketing ...

  7. Audit Report: IG-0513 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    3 Audit Report: IG-0513 July 16, 2001 Financial Assistance for Biomass-to-Ethanol Projects The Department of Energy (Department) has the strategic objective of reducing the...

  8. Audit Report: IG-0479 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    superconducting materials, accelerator technologies, environmental sciences, and super-computing in support of the Department's mission. PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0479 More ...

  9. Audit Report: IG-0500 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    00 Audit Report: IG-0500 April 5, 2001 Virus Protection Strategies and Cyber Security Incident Reporting Information Technology (IT) plays an integral role in the programs and ...

  10. Audit Report: IG-0873 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Audit Report: IG-0873 October 22, 2012 Management of Western Area Power Administration's Cyber Security Program The Department of Energy's Western Area Power Administration ...

  11. Audit Report: IG-0807 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    7 Audit Report: IG-0807 December 9, 2008 Cyber Security Risk Management Practices at the Bonneville Power Administration The Bonneville Power Administration (Bonneville) provides ...

  12. Audit Report: IG-0805 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    5 Audit Report: IG-0805 November 20, 2008 Cyber Security Risk Management Practice at the Southeastern, Southwestern, and Western AreaPower Administrations The Southeastern, ...

  13. Audit Report: IG-0840 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    of Inspector General (OIG) has completed over 350 audits, which included recommendations for corrective actions or improvements in programs, operations, and management functions. ...

  14. Audit Report: IG-0642 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    2 Audit Report: IG-0642 March 18, 2004 Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride Conversion For over 30 years, the Department of Energy (Department) operated geous diffusion plans in Oak...

  15. Audit Report: IG-0810 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    0 Audit Report: IG-0810 January 9, 2009 Potential Uses for Depleted Uranium Oxide The Department of Energy's Office of Environmental Management (EM) manages approximately 700,000...

  16. Audit Report: IG-0589 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    9 Audit Report: IG-0589 March 11, 2003 Transfer of Excess Personal Property From the Nevada Test Site to the Community Reuse Organization Certain excess personal property...

  17. Audit Report: IG-0409 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    More Documents & Publications Semiannual Report to Congress: April 1 - September 30, 1997 Project Development and Finance Course Curriculum Terminology Guide Audit Report: ...

  18. Microsoft Word - Audit Report Repost.doc

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    of the WIPP Hazardous Waste Facility Permit. The report contains the results of the certification audit performed for sampling of Summary Category Group S3000 homogeneous solids...

  19. Audit Report: IG-0568 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    8 Audit Report: IG-0568 September 13, 2002 Remote Access To Unclassified Information Systems Like most private sector and government organizations, the Department of Energy has an ...

  20. Audit Report: IG-0518 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    8 Audit Report: IG-0518 August 30, 2001 Evaluation of Classified Information Systems ... its contractors may affect the nation's economic competitive position, the environment, ...

  1. Audit Report - Department of Energy's Interconnection Transmission...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    ... laboratories through a research call. We conducted reviews of all six projects performed by five organizations, both on-site and remotely. METHODOLOGY To accomplish the audit ...

  2. Audit Report: IG-0508 | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    Audit Report, Stocked Inventory at the Savannah River Site The Department of Energy's (Department) management and operating contractor at the Savannah River Site, Westinghouse ...

  3. Audit Report: IG-0879 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    9 Audit Report: IG-0879 December 21, 2012 Naval Reactors Information Technology System Development Efforts Our review identified continuing system development issues related to the ...

  4. Audit Report: IG-0652 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Audit Report: IG-0652 June 30, 2004 Management of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Information Technology Program In Fiscal Year 2003, the Federal Energy Regulatory ...

  5. Audit Report: IG-0861 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Audit Report: IG-0861 March 26, 2012 Management of Bonneville Power Administration's Information Technology Program The Bonneville Power Administration (Bonneville) provides about ...

  6. Audit Report: IG-0516 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    6 Audit Report: IG-0516 August 23, 2001 Information Technology Support Services Contracts Over the last several years, there have been a number of substantial changes to the ...

  7. Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Weatherize » Home Energy Audits Home Energy Audits A home energy checkup helps owners determine where their house is losing energy and money - and how such problems can be corrected to make the home more energy efficient. A home energy audit, also known as a home energy assessment, can help you understand the whole picture of your home's energy use. An audit can help you determine how much energy your home uses, where your home is losing energy, and which problem areas and fixes you should

  8. Audit Report: IG-0613 | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0613 More Documents & Publications EIS-0200-SA-03: Supplement Analysis EIS-0026-SA-06: Supplement Analysis Transuranic Waste Acceptance Criteria for the ...

  9. Audit Report: IG-0368 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Audit of the Richland Operations Office Site Characterization Program In 1989 the ... to accomplish certain site characterization activities in a cost-effective manner. ...

  10. Audit Report: IG-0424 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Audit Report: IG-0424 August 7, 1998 Architect and Engineering Costs at Los Alamos and ... Department's development of its Improvement Plan for Reducing Architect-Engineering Costs. ...

  11. Audit Report: IG-0586 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Audit Report: IG-0586 February 21, 2003 Information System Development Practices at the ... studies designed to improve business processes before beginning development ...

  12. AUDIT REPORT The Department of Energy's Implementation

    Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    MEMORANDUM FOR THE ACTING DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF TECHNOLOGY TRANSITIONS FROM: Rickey R. Hass Deputy Inspector General for Audits and Inspections Office of Inspector General...

  13. Audit Report: IG-0453 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    The Department constructed the Consolidated Incinerator Facility (CIF) at the Savannah ... The objective of this audit was to determine whether Westinghouse was operating the CIF at ...

  14. Audit Report: IG-0556 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Audit Report: IG-0556 June 6, 2002 Nuclear Materials Accounting Systems Modernization ... NMMSS comprises a major component of the Government's nuclear materials accounting system. ...

  15. Audit Report: IG-0366 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Mountain PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0366 More Documents & Publications Gregory H. Friedman: Before the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economyof the Committee on Energy and...

  16. Audit Report: IG-0498 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    8 Audit Report: IG-0498 March 21, 2001 Bechtel Jacobs Company LLC's Management and ... management and integration contract with Bechtel Jacobs Company LLC (Bechtel Jacobs) for ...

  17. Audit Report: IG-0673 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    IG-0673 Audit Report: IG-0673 February 10, 2005 Transuranic Waste Management at Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos National Laboratory (Los Alamos) has been involved in the...

  18. Audit Report: IG-0653 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    3 Audit Report: IG-0653 June 30, 2004 Management of Oak Ridge Radio Transition Projects Department of Energy sites rely heavily on radio communications to support or facilitate...

  19. Hydropower Advancement Project (HAP): Audits and Feasibility...

    Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Hydropower Advancement Project (HAP): Audits and Feasibility Studies for Capacity and Efficiency Upgrades Office presentation icon 64hapornlsmith.ppt More Documents & ...

  20. Audit Report: IG-0548 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    8 Audit Report: IG-0548 March 26, 2002 Personnel Security Clearances and Badge Access Controls at Department Headquarters Security clearances are granted to ensure that only those...

  1. Audit Report: IG-0866 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    6 Audit Report: IG-0866 May 31, 2012 Integrated Safety Management at Sandia National Laboratories In 1996, the Department of Energy established an Integrated Safety Management ...

  2. Audit Report: IG-0616 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    6 Audit Report: IG-0616 August 13, 2003 Reconfiguration of the Kansas City Plant In 1994, the Department of Energy announced its intention to study options for consolidating...

  3. Audit Report: IG-0637 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    7 Audit Report: IG-0637 February 4, 2004 Electricity Transmission Scheduling at the Bonneville Power Administration The Department of Energy's four power marketing administrations...

  4. Audit Report: IG-0473 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Audit Report: IG-0473 May 31, 2000 Campaigning Activities by Political Appointees In a ... information concerning the political activities conducted by Departmental employees. ...

  5. Audit Report: IG-0839 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    9 Audit Report: IG-0839 September 20, 2010 Environment and Worker Safety Control Systems at the National Nuclear Security Administration's Kansas City Plant The Department of ...

  6. Audit Report: IG-0421 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    The Department of Energy (Department) and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) ... PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0421 More Documents & Publications Safety ...

  7. Internal Audit Policy | The Ames Laboratory

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    Internal Audit Policy Version Number: 2 Document Number: Policy 10300.001 Effective Date: 012014 File (public): PDF icon policy10300 001rev2...

  8. Guidelines Establishing Criteria for Excluding Buildings from the Energy Performance Requirements of Section 543 of the National Energy Conservation Policy Act as Amended by the Energy Policy Act of 2005

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    This document contains the Guidelines Establishing Criteria for Excluding Buildings from the Energy Performance Requirements of Section 543 of the National Energy Conservation Policy Act as Amended by the Energy Policy Act of 2005

  9. Curriculum for Commissioning Energy Efficient Buildings

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Webster, Lia

    2012-09-30

    In July 2010, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) awarded funding to PECI to develop training curriculum in commercial energy auditing and building commissioning. This program was created in response to the high demand for auditing and commissioning services in the U.S. commercial buildings market and to bridge gaps and barriers in existing training programs. Obstacles addressed included: lack of focus on entry level candidates; prohibitive cost and time required for training; lack of hands-on training; trainings that focus on certifications & process overviews; and lack of comprehensive training. PECI organized several other industry players to create a co-funded project sponsored by DOE, PECI, New York State Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA), California Energy Commission (CEC), Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) and California Commissioning Collaborative (CCC). After awarded, PECI teamed with another DOE awardee, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), to work collaboratively to create one comprehensive program featuring two training tracks. NJITs Center for Building Knowledge is a research and training institute affiliated with the College of Architecture and Design, and provided e-learning and video enhancements. This project designed and developed two training programs with a comprehensive, energy-focused curriculum to prepare new entrants to become energy auditors or commissioning authorities (CxAs). The following are the key elements of the developed trainings, which is depicted graphically in Figure 1: Online classes are self-paced, and can be completed anywhere, any time Commissioning Authority track includes 3 online modules made up of 24 courses delivered in 104 individual lessons, followed by a 40 hour hands-on lab. Total time required is between 75 and 100 hours, depending on the pace of the independent learner. Energy Auditor track includes 3 online modules made up of 18 courses delivered in 72 individual lessons, followed by a 24 hour hands-on lab. Total time required is between 50 and 70 hours, depending on the pace of the independent learner. Individual courses can be taken for continuing education credits. Assessments are included for each course, and a score of at least 80% is required for completion. Completion of Modules 1 through 3 is prerequisite for participating in the laboratory. More experienced participants have the option to test out of Modules 1 and 2 and complete Module 3 to progress to the laboratory.

  10. Sandia National Laboratories: Working with Sandia: Contract Audit

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    on the Contractor Bidder Information policies page. For a better understanding of audit material, please view our Glossary of Terms (MS WORD). Sample Letters Audit Engagement...

  11. Cyber Security Audit and Attack Detection Toolkit: National SCADA...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Cyber Security Audit and Attack Detection Toolkit: National SCADA Test Bed May 2008 This project of the cyber security audit and attack detection toolkit is adding control system ...

  12. Audit Report: ER-FS-99-01

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Results of Audit Procedures Performed at Chicago Operations Office During the Audit of the Department’s Consolidated Fiscal Year 1998 Financial Statements

  13. Audits and Quality Control on Multifamily Retrofits | Department...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Audits and Quality Control on Multifamily Retrofits Audits and Quality Control on Multifamily Retrofits Thermal scanning pre- and post-installation ensures an accurate work scope ...

  14. Building Energy Code

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    The Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code (USBC) is a statewide minimum requirement that local jurisdictions cannot amend. The code is applicable to all new buildings in the commonwealth. The...

  15. NEPA audits at the Bonneville Power Administration's office of energy sources

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Baechler, M. )

    1993-01-01

    Since 1984, the Bonneville Power Administration has evaluated the environmental performance of its energy resource acquisition programs. To date, these programs have mostly comprised conservation activities in residential and commercial buildings. In its NEPA documentation for these programs, the agency has established a set of mitigation measures that ensure against adverse environmental impacts. The agency uses the environmental audits to evaluate the programs' performance in meeting the NEPA promises, as well as addressing how well NEPA documents meet the programs' needs and how effectively environmental and program staff interact. The audits are inexpensive and unobtrusive, thus they can be repeated as needed and can be used as a tool to facilitate communication rather than simply to meet administrative rules. As Bonneville moves to an aggressive energy resource acquisition mode, these audits will serve as a model for the ongoing evaluation of environmental performance and may be adopted agency-wide to address regulations beyond NEPA.

  16. City of Scottsdale- Green Building Policy for Public Buildings

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    In 2005, Scottsdale approved a green building policy for new city buildings and remodels. The resolution requires all new, occupied city buildings of any size to be designed, contracted and built...

  17. Buildings | Buildings | NREL

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    Energy Index for Commercial Buildings Welcome to the Energy Index for Commercial Buildings. Data for this tool comes from the Energy Information Administration's (EIA) 2003 Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS). Select categories from the CBECS micro data allow users to search on common building characteristics that impact energy use. Users may select multiple criteria, however if the resulting sample size is too small, the data will be unreliable. If nothing is selected results

  18. Audit Report: OAS-FS-13-02

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Management Letter on the Uranium Enrichment Decontamination and Decommissioning Fund's Fiscal Year 2011 Financial Statement Audit

  19. Audit Report: OAS-L-11-04

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Follow-up Audit of National Nuclear Security Administration's Nuclear Explosive Safety Study Program

  20. Audit Report: OAS-FS-14-07

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Department of Energy's Uranium Enrichment Decontamination and Decommissioning Fund's Fiscal Year 2012 Financial Statement Audit

  1. Audit Report: OAS-FS-09-06

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Uranium Enrichment Decontamination and Decommissioning Fund's Fiscal Year 2006 and 2005 Financial Statement Audit

  2. Building Energy Audit Report for Camp Smith, HI

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Chvala, William D.; De La Rosa, Marcus I.; Brown, Daryl R.; Dixon, Douglas R.

    2010-09-30

    A detailed energy assessment was performed by a team of engineers from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) under contract to the Department of Energy/Federal Energy Management program (FEMP). The effort used the Facility Energy Decision System (FEDS) model to determine how energy is consumed at Camp Smith, identify the most cost-effective energy retrofit measures, and calculate the potential energy and cost savings. This report documents the results of that assessment.

  3. WPN 05-7: Weatherization Assistant [National Energy Audit (Neat) and Manufactured Home Energy Audit (MHEA)] Software Upgrade Availability

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    To provide states with instructions for obtaining the Weatherization Assistance Program's 2005 upgraded audit software package.

  4. Planned Audits and Inspections FY 2013 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Planned Audits and Inspections FY 2013 Planned Audits and Inspections FY 2013 Work Plan for FY 2013 A list of audits and inspections planned for FY 2013 by the U.S. Department of Enery, Office of Inspector General, Office of Audits and Inspections PDF icon Planned Audits and Inspections for FY 2013 More Documents & Publications Work Plan FY 2016 Combined Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 Annual Performance Results and FY 2012 Annual Performance Plan Combined Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 Annual Performance

  5. Audit of controls over Superconducting Super Collider Laboratory subcontractor expenditures

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Not Available

    1993-10-22

    In January 1989 the Department of Energy contracted with Universities Research Association, Inc. to design, construct, manage, operate, and maintain the Superconducting Super Collider Laboratory. Through Fiscal Year 1992, costs for subcontractor goods and services accounted for about 75 percent of the Superconducting Super Collider Laboratory expenditures. The Office of Inspector General evaluated the adequacy of controls in place to ensure that subcontractor costs were reasonable, as required by the contract. The following conclusions were drawn from the audit. The Superconducting Super Collider Laboratory did not consistently exercise prudent business judgment in making subcontractor expenditures. As a result, $60 million in expenditures already made and $128 million planned with commercial subcontractors were, in the authors opinion, unnecessary, excessive, or represented uncontrolled growth. The audit also found inadequate justifications, accountability, and cost controls over $143 million in expenditures made and $47 million planned with other Department of Energy laboratories. Improvements were needed in subcontract administration and internal controls, including appropriate audit coverage of the subcontracts. In addition, Department of Energy guidance concerning procurement actions between the laboratories needed to be established.

  6. Building Energy Code

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    The Maryland Building Performance Standards (MBPS) are adopted by the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) Codes Administration. As required by legislation passed in...

  7. Audit of groundwater monitoring at Hanford

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    1996-11-15

    The Department of Energy (DOE), Richland Operations is responsible for ensuring that its contractors` tasks are mission oriented and are completed at the least cost to the DOE. The objective of this audit was to determine whether Richland was effectively managing its groundwater monitoring activities so that unnecessary duplication would not occur. The audit`s objective was accomplished by: reviewing laws and regulations; interviewing DOE and contractor personnel; examining procurement and accounting procedures; reviewing plans, budgets, and actual expenditures; reviewing utilization of the DOE drilling equipment; observing well drilling activities; comparing drilling cost to other DOE sites; analyzing groundwater monitoring activities; and, reviewing and comparing groundwater reports.

  8. Audit Report: IG-0420 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    0 Audit Report: IG-0420 April 24, 1998 The U.S. Department of Energy's Solar Enterprise Zone To demonstrate the commercial viability of producing and marketing solar generated power, the Department of Energy is supporting the construction of a solar facility in the State of Nevada. The purpose of the audit was to determine if the Department had fully examined the costs and benefits of siting a solar facility at the Nevada Test Site and at alternative sites in Nevada. PDF icon Audit Report:

  9. Audits

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    Involvement & Outreach Expand Involvement & Outreach Doing Business Expand Doing Business Skip navigation links Newsroom About Us Civil Rights - EEO Freedom of Information...

  10. American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) FEMP Technical Assistance US General Serices Administration - Project 193, John W. Bricker Federal Building, Columbus, OH

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Arends, J.; Sandusky, William F.

    2010-05-31

    This report documents the findings from an onsite audit of the John W. Bricker Federal building located in Columbus, Ohio. The Federal landlord for this building is the General Services Administration (GSA). The focus of the audit was to identify various no-cost or low-cost energy efficiency opportunities that, once implemented, would either reduce electrical and gas consumption or increase the operational efficiency of the building. This audit also provided an opportunity to identify potential capital cost projects that should be considered in the future to acquire additional energy (electric and gas) and water savings to further increase the operational efficiency of the building.

  11. Audit Report: IG-0427 | Department of Energy

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    7 Audit Report: IG-0427 September 11, 1998 The U.S. Department of Energy's Prime Contractor Fees on Subcontractor Costs In Fiscal Year 1996, the Department's prime contractors...

  12. Audit Report: IG-0425 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    5 Audit Report: IG-0425 August 20, 1998 The U.S. Department of Energy's Facility Reuse at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site For several decades, the Rocky Flats ...

  13. Audit Report: IG-0624 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    4 Audit Report: IG-0624 Octover 23, 2003 Transuranic Waste Retrieval and Processing at the ... its Tri-Party Agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency and the State of ...

  14. Audit Report: IG-0649 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    9 Audit Report: IG-0649 May 25, 2004 Major Clean-up Projects at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory Over the last 50 years, the Idaho National Engineering ...

  15. Audit Report: IG-0764 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Audit Report: IG-0764 May 4, 2007 Quality Assurance Standards for the Integrated Control Network at theHanford ... order to procure a control system for the integrated control ...

  16. Audit Report: IG-0444 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0444 Deactivation & Decommissioning Knowledge Management Information Tool (D&D KM-IT) Above on the left is K-25, at Oak Ridge before ...

  17. Audit Report: IG-0415 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Audit of Departmental Receipt of Final Deliverables for Grant Awards The Department, as of ... is achieved and that funds are expended in accordance with the terms of the grant award. ...

  18. Audit Report: IG-0582 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    2 Audit Report: IG-0582 January 24, 2003 Personnel Security Clearances and Badge Access Controls at Selected Field Locations At each of the four locations we visited - the Oak...

  19. Audit Report: IG-0511 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    1 Audit Report: IG-0511 July 9, 2001 Research and Development at Lawrence Livermore ... system, has an annual Research and Development (R&D) budget of about 1 billion. ...

  20. Audit Report: IG-0423 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    3 Audit Report: IG-0423 August 10, 1998 Review of the U.S. Department of Energy's ... In the midst of this change, the Department's Information Architecture Program was ...

  1. Audit Report: IG-0462 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    2 Audit Report: IG-0462 February 24, 2000 National Low-Level Waste Management Program Under the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Act of 1980 (Act), States were responsible for ...

  2. Audit Report: IG-0505 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    5 Audit Report: IG-0505 May 25, 2001 Utilization of the Department's Low-Level Waste Disposal Facilities Since the creation of the Department of Energy's nuclear weapons complex,...

  3. Audit Report: IG-0520 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Research performed at the light sources resulted in the publication of over 540 peer-reviewed scientific journal articles in FY 2000. PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0520 More Documents ...

  4. Audit Report: IG-0502 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    2 Audit Report: IG-0502 May 7, 2001 Sale of Land at Oak Ridge Under the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, the U.S. Department of Energy (Department) may sell land in the performance of...

  5. Audit Report: IG-0469 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    9 Audit Report: IG-0469 April 28, 2000 Land Conveyance and Transfer at Los Alamos National Laboratory As part of Public Law 105-119 (Act), which was enacted in November 1997, the...

  6. Audit Report: IG-0729 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    9 Audit Report: IG-0729 May 25, 2006 W76 Life Extension Project The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) is and at risk of not achieving the first production unit for ...

  7. Audit Report: IG-0760 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    0 Audit Report: IG-0760 March 6, 2007 The Department's Wildland Fire Planning and Preparation Efforts All three of the field sites we reviewed had not fully completed mitigation...

  8. Audit Report: IG-0386 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    IG-0386 March 15, 1996 Report on the Scope of the Accident Investigation of the Tristan Fire at the DOE Brookhaven National Laboratory PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0386 More Documents...

  9. Audit Report: IG-0443 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    April 5, 1999 Audit of the U.S. Department of Energy's Funds Distribution and Control System at the Federal Energy Technology Center In Fiscal Year 1998, the Federal Energy ...

  10. Model Investment Grade Audit and Project Proposal

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Information and documents for conducting an investment grade audit to evaluate potential measures and presenting a project proposal for a set of bundled measures that deliver savings to pay for the project over the finance term.

  11. DOE Audit Guidance for For-Profit Financial Assistance Awards (Part II)

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    II) General Compliance Supplement April 2012 1 II. GENERAL COMPLIANCE SUPPLEMENT INTRODUCTION The objectives of most compliance requirements for DOE programs are generic in nature. For example, most programs have eligibility requirements. While the criteria for determining eligibility vary by program, the objective of the compliance requirement that only eligible entities participate is consistent across all programs. Rather than repeat these compliance requirements, audit objectives, and

  12. Audit Report: OAS-M-14-10 | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    10 Audit Report: OAS-M-14-10 August 18, 2014 Procurement of Support Service Contracts for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) leads the Department's efforts to develop and deliver market-driven solutions for energy-saving homes, buildings, and manufacturing; sustainable transportation; and renewable electricity generation. To accomplish its mission, EERE relies on support service contractors to supplement its Federal

  13. Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Home Energy Audits Home Energy Audits A home energy checkup helps owners determine where their house is losing energy and money - and how such problems can be corrected to make the home more energy efficient. A professional technician -- often called an energy auditor -- can give your home a checkup. Items shown here include checking for leaks, examining insulation, inspecting the furnace and ductwork, performing a blower door test and using an infrared camera. Learn more about a professional

  14. Audit Report: IG-0572 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    2 Audit Report: IG-0572 November 4, 2002 Business Management Information System The Department of Energy began development of an integrated, agency-wide business information system in 1998. As originally conceived, the Business Management Information System (BMIS) was to integrate a new core financial management system with other business related systems, such as procurement and human resources, and eliminate a number of legacy program-level business related systems. PDF icon Audit Report:

  15. Audit Report: IG-0713 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    3 Audit Report: IG-0713 December 21, 2005 Status of the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility The audit disclosed that the cost of the Mixed Oxide Fuel Facility (MOX) will significantly exceed the amounts reported to Congress. As of July 2005, the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA's) unvalidated estimate for the design and construction of the MOX Facility was about $3.5 billion, which is $2.5 billion more than reported to Congress in 2002. NNSA's previous estimate of $1 billion

  16. Audit Report: IG-0744 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    4 Audit Report: IG-0744 October 30, 2006 Follow-up Audit on Stockpile Surveillance Testing Significant backlogs existed in each of the three types of tests Surveillance Testing conducted in the Surveillance Testing Program---laboratory tests, flight tests, and component tests---as of September 30? 2005. Laboratory tests are conducted on weapons' non-nuclear systems to detect defects due to handling, aging, manufacturing, or design. Flight tests involve dropping or launching a weapon, with its

  17. Audit Report: IG-0855 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    5 Audit Report: IG-0855 September 27, 2011 Management Alert on Protective Force Training Facility Utilization at the Pantex Plant As part of an ongoing audit to determine whether the Department of Energy is effectively utilizing its protective force training facilities, we determined that the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) Office of Secure Transportation (OST) plans to spend approximately $2 million for a new Physical Training/Intermediate Use of Force (PT/IUF) facility at the

  18. Audit Report: IG-0870 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    0 Audit Report: IG-0870 September 26, 2012 Follow-up Audit of the National Nuclear Security Administration's W76 Nuclear Warhead Refurbishment Program The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) is refurbishing the aging W76 nuclear warhead with the goal of extending the warhead life by 30 years. However, the W76 Life Extension Program (LEP) has experienced significant delays in startup and in achieving production goals. NNSA may be unable to complete the W76 LEP within established

  19. Audit Report: IG-0391 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    1 Audit Report: IG-0391 June 6, 1996 Activities Designed to Recover the Taxpayers' Investment in the Clean Coal Technology Program PDF icon Audit Report: IG-0391 More Documents & Publications Gregory H. Friedman: Before the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment Committee on Science U.S. House of Representatives Semiannual Report to Congress: April 1, 1996 - September 30, 1996 Response to several FOIA requests - Renewable Energy.

  20. Audit Report: IG-0432 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    2 Audit Report: IG-0432 November 20, 1998 The U.S. Department of Energy's Efforts to Increase The Financial Responsibility Of Its Major For-Profit Operating Contractors In 1994, the Departmental contract reform team recommended that the Department's major for-profit operating contractors assume greater financial responsibility. In response, the Department developed model contract provisions to increase contractor financial responsibility and accountability. The objective of the audit was to

  1. Audit Report: IG-0451 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    1 Audit Report: IG-0451 August 13, 1999 Waste Incineration at the Oak Ridge Reservation The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Incinerator is located at the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. It is the only incinerator in the Department of Energy (Department) that is permitted to treat TSCA-regulated, radioactively contaminated polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) waste. The objective of this audit was to determine whether the Department operated the TSCA Incinerator at

  2. Cyber Security Audit and Attack Detection Toolkit

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Peterson, Dale

    2012-05-31

    This goal of this project was to develop cyber security audit and attack detection tools for industrial control systems (ICS). Digital Bond developed and released a tool named Bandolier that audits ICS components commonly used in the energy sector against an optimal security configuration. The Portaledge Project developed a capability for the PI Historian, the most widely used Historian in the energy sector, to aggregate security events and detect cyber attacks.

  3. Audit Report: IG-0766 | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    6 Audit Report: IG-0766 May 24, 2007 The Department's Audit Resolution and Follow-up Process Over the years, the Office of Inspector General has issued findings and recoinmendations addressing numerous aspects of the Department of Energy's programs, operations and management hnctions. In many cases, the Department has concurred with the findings and reported that corrective actions to resolve problems or improve the efficiency of its operations have been implemented. Clearly, ensuring that

  4. Audit Report: IG-0865 | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    Audit Report: IG-0865 Audit Report: IG-0865 May 25, 2012 Efforts by the Department of Energy to Ensure Energy-Efficient Management of its Data Centers The Department had taken certain actions designed to improve the management of its data centers. Our review, however, identified a number of opportunities to improve the energy efficiency of its IT operations. The problems we identified occurred, in part, because the Department had not always established specific goals or performance metrics, or

  5. Audit Report: IG-0873 | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    Audit Report: IG-0873 Audit Report: IG-0873 October 22, 2012 Management of Western Area Power Administration's Cyber Security Program The Department of Energy's Western Area Power Administration (Western) markets and delivers hydroelectric power and related services to 15 states within the central and western United States. To successfully transmit hydroelectric power to customers and local utilities within its territory, Western relies on a number of information systems that support the

  6. California commercial building energy benchmarking

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Kinney, Satkartar; Piette, Mary Ann

    2003-07-01

    Building energy benchmarking is the comparison of whole-building energy use relative to a set of similar buildings. It provides a useful starting point for individual energy audits and for targeting buildings for energy-saving measures in multiple-site audits. Benchmarking is of interest and practical use to a number of groups. Energy service companies and performance contractors communicate energy savings potential with ''typical'' and ''best-practice'' benchmarks while control companies and utilities can provide direct tracking of energy use and combine data from multiple buildings. Benchmarking is also useful in the design stage of a new building or retrofit to determine if a design is relatively efficient. Energy managers and building owners have an ongoing interest in comparing energy performance to others. Large corporations, schools, and government agencies with numerous facilities also use benchmarking methods to compare their buildings to each other. The primary goal of Task 2.1.1 Web-based Benchmarking was the development of a web-based benchmarking tool, dubbed Cal-Arch, for benchmarking energy use in California commercial buildings. While there were several other benchmarking tools available to California consumers prior to the development of Cal-Arch, there were none that were based solely on California data. Most available benchmarking information, including the Energy Star performance rating, were developed using DOE's Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS), which does not provide state-level data. Each database and tool has advantages as well as limitations, such as the number of buildings and the coverage by type, climate regions and end uses. There is considerable commercial interest in benchmarking because it provides an inexpensive method of screening buildings for tune-ups and retrofits. However, private companies who collect and manage consumption data are concerned that the identities of building owners might be revealed and hence are reluctant to share their data. The California Commercial End Use Survey (CEUS), the primary source of data for Cal-Arch, is a unique source of information on commercial buildings in California. It has not been made public; however, it was made available by CEC to LBNL for the purpose of developing a public benchmarking tool.

  7. Audit Report: CR-B-95-05 | Department of Energy

    Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    of the Federal Enegy Regulatory Commission's Office of Chief Accountant Audit Report: CR-B-95-05 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0811 Audit Manual Audit Report:...

  8. Audit Report: ER-B-98-04 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    4 Audit Report: ER-B-98-04 November 24, 1997 Audit Of Selected Government-Funded Grants ... PDF icon Audit Report: ER-B-98-04 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0524 ...

  9. Audit Report: IG-FS-99-01 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    these financial statements based on our audits. PDF icon Audit Report: IG-FS-99-01 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-FS-98-01 Audit Report: IG-0484 Work Plan FY 2016

  10. Audit Report: OAS-L-03-19 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    9 Audit Report: OAS-L-03-19 August 14, 2003 Audit of Recurring Acquisitions at the Chicago ... PDF icon Audit Report: OAS-L-03-19 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: OAS-L-03-17 ...

  11. Audit Report: ER-B-96-02 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Audit Report: ER-B-96-02 Audit Report: ER-B-96-02 June 11, 1996 Audit of Groundwater Remediation Plans at Savannah River PDF icon Audit Report: ER-B-96-02 More Documents &...

  12. Draft For-Profit Audit Guidance (FY 2011) | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Draft For-Profit Audit Guidance (FY 2011) Draft For-Profit Audit Guidance (FY 2011) File For-ProfitAuditGuidance(Part I)Federal Register0.docx File For-ProfitAuditGeneralCo...

  13. Industrial Buildings

    U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

    Industrial Industrial Manufacturing Buildings Industrialmanufacturing buildings are not considered commercial, but are covered by the Manufacturing Energy Consumption Survey...

  14. Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Weatherize » Home Energy Audits » Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits Conduct a home energy audit yourself and prioritize your energy efficiency upgrades. Conduct a home energy audit yourself and prioritize your energy efficiency upgrades. While a professional home energy audit is the best way to determine where your home is losing energy and where you can save, you can conduct your own simple but diligent walk-through and spot many problems in any type of

  15. Better Buildings Neighborhood Program Data and Evaluation Peer...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    ... sign release forms at time of: Invoicing for audits At test-out when the auditor can explain the form in real time * Integrate release data requirements from multiple ...

  16. Audit Report: OAS-L-04-06 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    6 Audit Report: OAS-L-04-06 December 5, 2003 Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act Audit Report Audit Report PDF icon OAS-L-04-06.pdf More Documents & Publications Audit Report: OAS-L-03-05 Audit Report: OAS-L-05-01 Audit Report: OAS-L-03-

  17. Audit Report: WR-B-96-06 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    6 Audit Report: WR-B-96-06 April 2, 1996 Audit of Bonneville Power Administration's Management of Information Resources PDF icon Audit Report: WR-B-96-06 More Documents & Publications Audit of Bonneville Power Administration's Management of Information Resources, WR-B-96-06 Audit Report: IG-0675 Audit Report: ER-B-99-04

  18. Audit Report: WR-B-97-06 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    6 Audit Report: WR-B-97-06 June 9, 1997 Audit of Renovation and New Construction Projects at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory PDF icon Audit Report: WR-B-97-06 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0511 Audit Report: WR-B-98-01 Audit Report: OAS-M-13-06

  19. Audit Report: AP-FS-97-02 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    FS-97-02 Audit Report: AP-FS-97-02 June 6, 1997 Audit of Departmental Integrated Standardized Core Accounting System (DISCAS) Operations at Selected Field Sites PDF icon Audit Report: AP-FS-97-02 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: CR-FS-99-01 Audit Report: ER-FS-99-03 Audit Report: IG-0443

  20. Audit Report: CR-B-95-02 | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    5-02 Audit Report: CR-B-95-02 November 10, 1994 Audit of Management Controls Over Selected Energy Research Major System Acquisitions PDF icon Audit Report: CR-B-95-02 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: ER-B-95-04 Audit Report: IG-0389 Audit Report: IG-0543

  1. Just in Time Webinars: Session 1 – Managing Your Investment-Grade Audit

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    This webinar discusses how to manage an investment-grade audit (IGA) by establishing roles and responsibilities of interdependent team members to achieve a high quality IGA, and using the synergy of contracting and technical team interaction to scope your project requirements and guide proposal development.

  2. NEPA audits at the Bonneville Power Administration`s office of energy resources

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Beachler, M.C.; Patton, J.E.; Alton, C.C.

    1993-05-01

    Since 1984, the Bonneville Power Administration (Bonneville) has evaluated the environmental performance of its energy resource acquisition programs. To date, these programs have mostly comprised conservation activities in residential and commercial buildings. In the environmental documentation for these programs under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), the agency has established a set of mitigation measures that ensure against adverse environmental impacts. The agency uses environmental audits to evaluate the programs` performance in meeting the NEPA promises, and how well NEPA documents meet the programs needs and how effectively environmental and program staff interact. Since 1984 the Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) has conducted 22 of the audits for Bonneville. The audits are inexpensive and unobstrusive; thus they can be repeated as needed and can be used as a tool to facilitate communication rather than simply to meet administrative rules. As Bonneville moves into an aggressive energy resource acquisition mode, these audits will serve as a model for the ongoing evaluation of environmental performance and may be adopted agency-wide to address regulations beyond NEPA.

  3. ESPC ENABLE Final Proposal Requirements

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Document describes the final proposal requirements for consideration by an energy service company (ESCO) for an agency’s Request for Quote/Notice of Opportunity or final proposal. If selected to perform a site investment grade audit, the ESCO will be required to present the findings from the IGA and a project price to the agency in the form of a final proposal.

  4. DOE Audit Guidance for For-Profit Financial Assistance Awards (Part III)

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    III) April 2012 III. PROGRAM-SPECIFIC COMPLIANCE SUPPLEMENTS For fiscal year 2011, no DOE programs have compliance requirements that are distinct from the general compliance requirements included in Part II of this guidance (General Compliance Supplement). Therefore, audits of recipients with fiscal years ending in 2011 should be conducted in accordance with the compliance requirements included in Part II of this guidance. For fiscal years subsequent to 2011, program-specific compliance

  5. Internal Audit Charter Ames Laboratory | The Ames Laboratory

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    Internal Audit Charter Ames Laboratory Version Number: 3 Document Number: Charter 10300.001 Effective Date: 04/2016 File (public): PDF icon Charter 10300.001 Rev 3 Internal Audit Charter.pdf

  6. Task Order Awarded for Audit and Review Services

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Cincinnati – The Department of Energy today awarded a Task Order to KPMG, LLP of McLean, VA for audit/review services that will cover a wide range of auditing services.

  7. Small Business Non-Profit Energy Audit Program

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    This matching grant provides 75% for a level 2 energy audit up to a maximum of $2,500. A Level 2 Energy audit will include quantifications of energy users and losses through a detailed review and...

  8. Audit of Selected Hazardous Waste Remedial Actions Program Costs...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Hazardous Waste Remedial Actions Program Costs, ER-B-97-04 Audit of Selected Hazardous Waste Remedial Actions Program Costs, ER-B-97-04 PDF icon Audit of Selected Hazardous Waste ...

  9. My Energy Audit, Part 2: Windows | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    My Energy Audit, Part 2: Windows My Energy Audit, Part 2: Windows July 9, 2012 - 1:48pm Addthis Stephanie Price Communicator, National Renewable Energy Laboratory Last time I wrote ...

  10. Audit of the Replacement High Level Waste Evaporator at Savannah...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    WASTE EVAPORATOR AT THE SAVANNAH RIVER SITE The Office of Audit Services wants to make the distribution of its audit reports as customer friendly and cost effective as possible. ...

  11. Operations, Audit Resolution, and Internal Controls | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Business Operations » Project Management Coordination Office » Operations, Audit Resolution, and Internal Controls Operations, Audit Resolution, and Internal Controls PMCO oversees critical audit resolution and internal controls compliance and serves as a liaison to the EERE's Operations Council. Goals And Priorities Perform centralized audit resolution on behalf of EERE. Manage the internal controls process for EERE HQ. Blog News Mission Leadership Budget EERE Offices Business Operations

  12. Audit/Investigative Records Schedule (Revision 2) | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Audit/Investigative Records Schedule (Revision 2) Audit/Investigative Records Schedule (Revision 2) This schedule covers both records associated with investigations other than those performed by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) as well as records created by the Department's OIG investigations. PDF icon Audit/Investigative Records Schedule (Revision 2) More Documents & Publications Audit/Investigation Records ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS SCHEDULE 18: SECURITY, EMERGENCY PLANNING, AND

  13. AUDIT REPORT Fiscal Year 2014 Work Performed Under the

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Statement Audit OAI-FS-16-02 November 2015 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audits and Inspections Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 November 18, 2015 MEMORANDUM FOR THE CHAIRMAN, FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION FROM: Rickey R. Hass Acting Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report: "Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Statement Audit" The attached report presents the results

  14. Energy Saver 101 Infographic: Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Energy Audits Energy Saver 101 Infographic: Home Energy Audits August 15, 2013 - 3:19pm Addthis New Energy Saver 101 infographic breaks down a home energy audit, explaining what energy auditors look for and the special tools they use to determine where a home is wasting energy. | Infographic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. New Energy Saver 101 infographic breaks down a home energy audit, explaining what energy auditors look for and the special tools they use to determine where a home is

  15. Audit Report: IG-FS-96-01

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Audit of The U.S. Department of Energy's Consolidated Statement of Financial Position (as of September 30, 1995)

  16. Audit of Bonneville Power Administration's Management of Information

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    Resources, WR-B-96-06 | Department of Energy Bonneville Power Administration's Management of Information Resources, WR-B-96-06 Audit of Bonneville Power Administration's Management of Information Resources, WR-B-96-06 PDF icon wr-b-96-06.pdf More Documents & Publications Audit Report: WR-B-96-06 Audit Report: IG-0675 Audit Report: ER-B-99-04

  17. Audit of Selected Hazardous Waste Remedial Actions Program Costs,

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    ER-B-97-04 | Department of Energy of Selected Hazardous Waste Remedial Actions Program Costs, ER-B-97-04 Audit of Selected Hazardous Waste Remedial Actions Program Costs, ER-B-97-04 PDF icon Audit of Selected Hazardous Waste Remedial Actions Program Costs, ER-B-97-04 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: CR-B-97-04 Audit Report: IG-0443 Semiannual Report to Congress: April 1 - September 30, 1997

  18. Audit report: ER-FS-99-02

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Matters Identified At The Oak Ridge Operations Office During the Audit Of The Department's Consolidated Fiscal Year 1998 Financial Statements

  19. Audit Report: OAS-L-03-14

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Audit of the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's (EE) Grants, Subsidies, and Cost Sharing Arrangements

  20. Audit Report: OAS-FS-13-11

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Department of Energy's Isotope Development and Production for Research and Applications Program's Fiscal Year 2010 Balance Sheet Audit

  1. Industrial Energy Audit Guidebook: Guidelines for Conducting an Energy Audit in Industrial Facilities

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Hasanbeigi, Ali; Price, Lynn

    2010-10-07

    Various studies in different countries have shown that significant energy-efficiency improvement opportunities exist in the industrial sector, many of which are cost-effective. These energy-efficiency options include both cross-cutting as well as sector-specific measures. However, industrial plants are not always aware of energy-efficiency improvement potentials. Conducting an energy audit is one of the first steps in identifying these potentials. Even so, many plants do not have the capacity to conduct an effective energy audit. In some countries, government policies and programs aim to assist industry to improve competitiveness through increased energy efficiency. However, usually only limited technical and financial resources for improving energy efficiency are available, especially for small and medium-sized enterprises. Information on energy auditing and practices should, therefore, be prepared and disseminated to industrial plants. This guidebook provides guidelines for energy auditors regarding the key elements for preparing for an energy audit, conducting an inventory and measuring energy use, analyzing energy bills, benchmarking, analyzing energy use patterns, identifying energy-efficiency opportunities, conducting cost-benefit analysis, preparing energy audit reports, and undertaking post-audit activities. The purpose of this guidebook is to assist energy auditors and engineers in the plant to conduct a well-structured and effective energy audit.

  2. Commissioning in Federal Buildings | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    in Federal Buildings Commissioning in Federal Buildings Commissioning in Federal Buildings Commissioning is a quality-assurance process used to verify that a building performs according to the original design and intent, and meets the needs of the owners and occupants. The commissioning process also prepares building staff to operate and maintain the building. Federal agencies are required to make sure building systems and equipment are commissioned in new construction and existing buildings.

  3. Financial, Audits, and Contracts Services | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Financial, Audits, and Contracts Services Financial, Audits, and Contracts Services The Office of Legacy Management's (LM) Financial, Audits, and Contracts Services (FACS) Team performs the following management functions: Plans, develops, and implements improvements in efficiencies of business processes and identifies opportunities for reengineering or restructuring. Plans, develops, and implements strategic planning efforts, which include analyzing the organization's annual and long-term goals

  4. Audit of Bonneville Power Administration's Management of Information...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Management of Information Resources, WR-B-96-06 PDF icon wr-b-96-06.pdf More Documents & Publications Audit Report: WR-B-96-06 Audit Report: IG-0675 Audit Report: ER-B-99-04

  5. Audit Report: CR-FS-99-01

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    MANAGEMENT REPORT AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY'S CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR FISCAL YEAR 1998 Report Number: CR-FS-99-01 Capital Regional Audit Office Date of Issue: June 15, 1999 Germantown, MD 20874 MANAGEMENT REPORT AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY'S CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR FISCAL YEAR 1998 TABLE OF CONTENTS Page SUMMARY.................................................................................. 1 PART I - APPROACH AND

  6. Building America Webinar: High-Performance Enclosure Strategies...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Ventilation Strategies and Compartmentalization Requirements - Joe Lstiburek Building Science Building America Webinar: High-Performance Enclosure Strategies, Part I: ...

  7. City of Austin- Green Building Policy for Municipal Buildings

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    The City Council of Austin passed a resolution (Resolution No. 000608-43) in June 2000 requiring that all future building projects be built in accordance with the standard of the U.S. Green Build...

  8. American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) FEMP Technical Assistance U.S. General Services Administration Project 195 John Seiberling Federal Office Building and U.S. Courthouse, Akron, Ohio

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Arends, J.; Sandusky, William F.

    2010-05-28

    This report documents the findings from an onsite audit of the John Seiberling Federal building located in Akron, Ohio. The Federal landlord for this building is the General Services Administration (GSA). The focus of the audit was to identify various no-cost or low-cost energy efficiency opportunities that, once implemented, would reduce in either electrical and gas consumption and increase the operational efficiency of the building. This audit also provided an opportunity to identify potential capital cost projects that should be considered in the to acquire additional energy (electric and gas) and water savings to further increase the operational efficiency of the building.

  9. Building Energy Code | Open Energy Information

    Open Energy Info (EERE)

    Building Energy Code Jump to: navigation, search Building energy codes adopted by states (and some local governments) require commercial andor residential construction to adhere...

  10. Building Energy Codes | Open Energy Information

    Open Energy Info (EERE)

    Building Energy Codes Jump to: navigation, search Building energy codes adopted by states (and some local governments) require commercial andor residential construction to adhere...

  11. Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    The Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code includes the statewide minimum requirements that all new construction and additions to existing buildings must satisfy. Exceptions include log homes, ma...

  12. Microsoft Word - Audit Report Repost.doc

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    6:UFC 2300.00 Department of Energy Carlsbad Field Office P. O. Box 3090 Carlsbad, New Mexico 88221 July 15, 2008 Steve Zappe, Project Leader Hazardous Waste Bureau New Mexico Environment Department 2905 Rodeo Park Drive East, Bldg. 1 Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505-6303 Subject: Transmittal of the Carlsbad Field Office Final Audit Report A-08-09 of the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project Dear Mr. Zappe: This letter transmits the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project (AMWTP) Audit Report for the

  13. Better Buildings

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    The Better Buildings Initiative aims to make commercial and industrial buildings 20% more energy efficient by 2020 and accelerate private sector investment in energy efficiency.

  14. Mercantile Buildings

    U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

    Mercantile Characteristics by Activity... Mercantile Mercantile buildings are those used for the sale and display of goods other than food (buildings used for the sales of food are...

  15. Education Buildings

    U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

    Education Characteristics by Activity... Education Education buildings are buildings used for academic or technical classroom instruction, such as elementary, middle, or high...

  16. Riverside County- Sustainable Building Policy

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    In February 2009, the County of Riverside Board of Supervisors adopted Policy Number H-29, creating the Sustainable Building Policy. The Policy requires that all new county building projects...

  17. Energy Standards for State Buildings

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    The State is still required by statute to adopt planning and construction standards for state buildings that conserve energy and optimize the energy performance of new buildings. The standards mu...

  18. #AskEnergySaver: Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Energy Audits #AskEnergySaver: Home Energy Audits January 24, 2014 - 5:48pm Addthis A home energy audit is the first step to improving your home's energy efficiency. Making energy efficiency upgrades identified in a home energy audit can save 5-30 percent on your monthly energy bill while also ensuring the health and safety of your house. | Infographic by <a href="/node/379579">Sarah Gerrity</a>, Energy Department. A home energy audit is the first step to improving your

  19. What Happens After Your Home Energy Audit? | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Happens After Your Home Energy Audit? What Happens After Your Home Energy Audit? January 29, 2014 - 11:45am Addthis Learn more about home energy audits with this Energy 101 video. Ernie Tucker Editor, National Renewable Energy Laboratory How can I participate? If you've taken the time to have a home energy audit done on your house, making some gradual changes can help you save money and energy. So you unwrapped your favorite Christmas present-a shiny new home energy audit-and then found a

  20. Audit Report: OAS-L-04-03 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    3 Audit Report: OAS-L-04-03 November 4, 2003 Audit of Accelerated Remediation of Tank Waste at Hanford The objective of this audit was to determine whether the Department's current plan for immobilizing the Hanford Site's tank waste is cost-effective. PDF icon Audit Report: OAS-L-04-03 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: OAS-L-04-12 Audit Report: IG-0456 Audit Report: OAS-L-04-15

  1. SEE Action Series: Local Strategies for Whole-Building Energy Savings |

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Department of Energy SEE Action Series: Local Strategies for Whole-Building Energy Savings SEE Action Series: Local Strategies for Whole-Building Energy Savings This presentation provides information on Local Strategies for Whole-Building Energy Savings. PDF icon Presentation More Documents & Publications Energy Audit and Retro-Commissioning Policies for Public and Commercial Buildings Energy Benchmarking, Rating, and Disclosure for Local Governments Energy Performance Benchmarking and

  2. Audit Report: OAS-RA-L-11-12 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    2 Audit Report: OAS-RA-L-11-12 September 29, 2011 Implementation of the Recovery Act at the Savannah River Site Overall, we found that Savannah River Site (SRS) generally complied with American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) requirements such as reporting, flow down of requirements to subcontracts, and segregation of funds. According to SRS officials, Recovery Act projects are on schedule, within estimated costs, and goals and objectives are being met. However, we

  3. Audit of Program Administration by the Office of Energy Research, IG-0376

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    , 1995 IG-1 INFORMATION: "Audit of Program Administration by the Office of Energy Research" The Secretary BACKGROUND: Congressional and Departmental initiatives envision improved contract and program performance by requiring program managers to set measurable performance expectations. Congress recognized the need for performance expectations in passing Public Law 103D62 entitled "Government Performance and Results Act of 1993." The Act required agencies to set performance

  4. Audit Report: IG-0537 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    7 Audit Report: IG-0537 December 21, 2001 Telecommunications Infrastructure The Department of Energy has developed an extensive telecommunications infrastructure to support its diverse mission responsibilities. Currently, the Department spends more than $26 million annually to support the telecommunications component of its information technology infrastructure. Approximately $15 million is used to maintain and operate Departmentwide mission- and business-related networks, including classified

  5. Updated Reporting Requirement Checklists and Research Performance Progress

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Report (RPPR) | Department of Energy Reporting Requirement Checklists and Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR) Updated Reporting Requirement Checklists and Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR) Policy Flash 2011-46, transmitted updated copies of the Reporting Requirements Checklist to add coverage for For-Profit audits. This Flash transmits additional updates to the checklists to clarify the submission instructions for the For-Profit audit reports and to make some additional

  6. City of Boulder- Green Points Building Program

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    The Boulder Green Points Building Program is a mandatory residential green building program that requires a builder or homeowner to include a minimum amount of sustainable building components bas...

  7. Building Energy Code

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Colorado is a home rule state, so no statewide energy code exists, although state government buildings do have specific requirements. Voluntary adoption of energy codes is encouraged and efforts...

  8. High Performance Sustainable Building

    Broader source: Directives, Delegations, and Requirements [Office of Management (MA)]

    2011-11-09

    This Guide highlights the DOE O 413.3B drivers for incorporating high performance sustainable building (HPSB) principles into Critical Decisions 1 through 4 and provides guidance for implementing the Order's HPSB requirements.

  9. High Performance Sustainable Building

    Broader source: Directives, Delegations, and Requirements [Office of Management (MA)]

    2011-11-09

    This Guide provides approaches for implementing the High Performance Sustainable Building (HPSB) requirements of DOE Order 413.3B, Program and Project Management for the Acquisition of Capital Assets. Supersedes DOE G 413.3-6.

  10. Manufactured Home Energy Audit user`s manual

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    1997-09-01

    The Manufactured Home Energy Audit (MHEA) is a software tool that predicts manufactured home energy consumption and recommends weatherization retrofit measures. It was developed to assist local weatherization agencies working with the US Department of Energy (DOE) Weatherization Assistance Program. Whether new or experienced, employed within or outside the Weatherization Assistance Program, all users can benefit from incorporating MHEA into their manufactured home weatherization programs. DOE anticipates that the state weatherization assistance programs that incorporate MHEA into their programs will find significant growth in the energy and cost savings achieved from manufactured home weatherization. The easy-to-use MHEA displays a colorful, graphical interface for entering simple inputs and provides understandable, usable results. The user enters information about the manufactured home construction, heating equipment, cooling equipment, and weather site. MHEA then calculates annual energy consumption using a simplified building energy analysis technique. MHEA stands apart from other building energy analysis tools in many ways. Calculations incorporated into the computer code specifically address manufactured home heating and cooling load trends. The retrofit measures evaluated by MHEA are all applicable to manufactured homes. Help messages describe common manufactured home weatherization practices as well as provide hints on how to install retrofit measures. These and other features help make MHEA easy to use when evaluating energy consumption and the effects of weatherization retrofit measures for manufactured homes.

  11. Building Energy Consumption Analysis

    Energy Science and Technology Software Center (OSTI)

    2005-03-02

    DOE2.1E-121SUNOS is a set of modules for energy analysis in buildings. Modules are included to calculate the heating and cooling loads for each space in a building for each hour of a year (LOADS), to simulate the operation and response of the equipment and systems that control temperature and humidity and distribute heating, cooling and ventilation to the building (SYSTEMS), to model energy conversion equipment that uses fuel or electricity to provide the required heating,more » cooling and electricity (PLANT), and to compute the cost of energy and building operation based on utility rate schedule and economic parameters (ECONOMICS).« less

  12. HPXML: A Standardized Home Performance Data Sharing System - Building

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    America Top Innovation | Department of Energy HPXML: A Standardized Home Performance Data Sharing System - Building America Top Innovation HPXML: A Standardized Home Performance Data Sharing System - Building America Top Innovation hpxml.png In the world of home energy analysis, a variety of software tools are available for compiling and evaluating home energy audit data. This means home performance companies need to be fluent in several reporting platforms that span multiple utility

  13. Report on audit of the US Department of Energy`s identification and disposal of nonessential land

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    1997-01-01

    This document presents the results of an audit of four US DOE facilities to determine whether any land holdings are excess to current and anticipated future needs. Facilities audited were the Hanford Site, the Oak Ridge Reservation, the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory, and the Brookhaven Laboratory. Audit findings were that 309,000 acres at the Hanford, Oak Ridge, and Idaho sites were not essential to carrying out current and foreseeable mission requirements. It is recommended that the DOE dispose of the nonessential land holdings, reevaluate requirements for remaining land holdings and dispose of any additional nonessential land, and reevaluate the policy of defining ecosystem management as a valid basis for retaining Department real property. 2 tabs.

  14. Audit Report: OAS-FS-13-07 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    7 Audit Report: OAS-FS-13-07 December 3, 2012 Management Letter on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Fiscal Year 2012 Financial Statement Audit (OUO Not Available for Viewing) More Documents & Publications Audit Report: OAS-FS-14-04 Audit Report: OAS-FS-12-04 Audit Report: OAS-FS-11-04

  15. Audit Report: OAS-L-03-04 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    4 Audit Report: OAS-L-03-04 December 5, 2002 Follow-Up Audit on Internet Privacy PDF icon OAS-L-03-04.pdf More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0493 Audit Report: IG-0639 Audit Report: OAS-L-03-10

  16. Audit Report: OAS-L-03-07 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    7 Audit Report: OAS-L-03-07 December 2, 2002 Audit of Subcontracting Practices at the Savannah River Site PDF icon OAS-L-03-07.pdf More Documents & Publications Audit Report: OAS-L-03-01 Audit Report: OAS-L-06-03 Audit Report: OAS-M-15-07

  17. Audit Report: OAS-L-04-20 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    0 Audit Report: OAS-L-04-20 September 3, 2004 Audit of Selected Financial Assistance Awards in the Office of Science PDF icon OAS-L-04-20.pdf More Documents & Publications Audit Report: OAS-L-05-01 Audit Report: OAS-L-05-05 Audit Report: OAS-L-05-07

  18. Audit Report: OAS-L-05-01 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    1 Audit Report: OAS-L-05-01 December 10, 2004 Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act Audit Report PDF icon OAS-L-05-01.pdf More Documents & Publications Audit Report: OAS-L-06-04 Audit Report: OAS-L-07-09 Audit Report: CR-L-01-06

  19. Audit Report: OAS-L-06-01 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    1 Audit Report: OAS-L-06-01 November 9, 2005 The Department of Energy's Radio Communications Systems PDF icon Audit Report: OAS-L-06-01 More Documents & Publications Audit Letter Report: OAS-L-08-02 Audit Report: OAS-L-08-04 Audit Report: OAS-L-03-04

  20. Audit Report: OAS-L-06-02 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    2 Audit Report: OAS-L-06-02 November 21, 2005 Property Transfers at the East Tennessee Technology Park PDF icon Audit Report: OAS-L-06-02 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: OAS-L-05-08 Audit Report: OAS-L-03-20 Audit Report: OAS-L-03-07