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4.5 Audit Requirements  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Audit Requirements Audit Requirements Audit requirements are now contained in 2 separate sub-sections. Subsection 4.5.1 contains the audit requirements for States, Local Governments and Non-Profit Organizations while subsection 4.5.2 contains the audit requirements for For-Profit Organizations. 4.5.1 Audit Requirements for States, Local Governments and Non-Profit Organizations (a) General. All States, Local Governments and Non-Profit Organizations that expend over $500,000 in Federal funds in any year are required to have a single audit conducted in accordance with OMB Circular A-133. This requirement flows down to subrecipients that meet the dollar threshold. An independent auditor shall perform the audit in accordance with the Government Auditing Standards and must: 1) audit and provide opinions on the fair presentation of the

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Sault Tribe Building Efficiency Energy Audits  

SciTech Connect

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.

Holt, Jeffrey W.

2013-09-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Audits of Local Government Buildings (Louisiana DNR)  

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This paper describes innovations instituted in an ongoing energy auditing program for local government buildings in Louisiana. In order to provide as many audits as possible with the funds available, a two-pronged effort was initiated to reduce the cost of conducting audits and generating audit reports while maintaining high quality results: (1) senior mechanical engineering students were employed and trained as auditors and (2) a microcomputer-based software system was developed to automate much of the analysis, economic decision making, and composition required for the audit reports. In addition to providing a valuable educational tool for the students and a streamlined cost effective means of generating audit reports for local governments, this project can potentially improve the energy efficiency by as much as 1,768 MMBTU/yr per building. These numbers are extrapolated from the results of this program performed in 1986 before the development and use of the microcomputer-based software system.

Bruce, A. C.; Lowther, J. D.; Tarver, E.

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Building Energy Software Tools Directory: AUDIT  

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AUDIT AUDIT AUDIT logo. Calculates monthly and annual heating and cooling costs for residential and light commercial buildings. Virtually any type of cooling and heating system can be simulated by AUDIT including standard DX, evaporative, air source heat pumps, water source heat pumps, and all types of fossil fueled furnaces and boilers (both modulating and on/off controlled). An optional version of AUDIT with appliance capabilities can calculate appliance and hot water energy use as well. AUDIT uses monthly bin weather data and full load cooling hours in its calculations. Weather data for hundreds of cities throughout the world are built-in to AUDIT and additional weather data can be easily added. Along with calculating energy costs, AUDIT also performs an economic analysis that allows you to compare system types and costs over

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Audit of Staffing Requirements for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Staffing Requirements for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, IG-0370 Audit of Staffing Requirements for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, IG-0370 Audit of Staffing Requirements for...

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Pitfalls in Building and HVAC Audits  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The purpose of an energy audit is to identify and analyze areas of energy consumption and to propose methods of conservation. In the process of completing an audit the following areas of consumption should be considered: 0 Building Envelope 0 Air-Handling Systems 0 Chilled Water Systems 0 Boiler Systems 0 Lighting/Electrical Systems Within these areas many potential conservation opportunities can be developed. Quite often opportunities are proposed without thorough analysis and as a result, they do not produce the desired results. When this happens, it is generally due to "pitfalls" or idiosyncrasies of the opportunity that were not considered in proposing the project. The purpose of this paper is to point out some common pitfalls in each of the above areas and to propose some possible alternatives.

Gidwani, B. N.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Audit to Building Objectives  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The purpose of this research is to compare measured, stored, and predicted energy data from the Jerry Yang & Akiko Yamazaki Environment and Energy (Y2E2) building to derive conclusions about its energy performance. The research team, consisting of five graduate and undergraduate students, measured energy performance data from a sample of 107 rooms, which included kitchens, conference rooms, offices, classrooms, labs, and restrooms. The data collected provide detailed information on occupancy, thermal comfort, and energy consumption during a two and a half week period. In addition, the research team extracted stored data from both the utility company’s records and the Y2E2’s SQL database (accessible through SEE-IT software). This research explains the sources for the differences observed in energy performance compared to the predicted model. The major finding of this study is that Y2E2’s energy performance meets the expectations of its efficient design. Overall, plug loads consume a typical proportion of energy, lighting performs beyond ASHRAE standards, and the hybrid Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system sufficiently adheres to the thermal comfort needs of the occupants. Although Y2E2 appears to perform adequately, this study

Brittni Dixon-smith; Angela Kwok; Ryan Satterlee; Felipe Pincheira; Will Howekamp; Brittni Dixon-smith; Angela Kwok; Ryan Satterlee; Felipe Pincheira; Will Howekamp

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Building Energy Software Tools Directory: EASY: Whole House Energy Audit  

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EASY: Whole House Energy Audit EASY: Whole House Energy Audit EASY: Whole House Energy Audit logo. Allows auditors to visually draw plans for dwellings that are being audited. Users can place objects such as doors, windows, and other openings, and specify their attributes for calculations. EASY allows users to identify approved measures for specific objects that are included on the drawings. Once generated, the reports may be printed out or viewed on the screen. EASY has been developed to incorporate the latest in Windows technology and software design methodology in order to increase the ability for a lay person without extensive technical training to complete a complex audit with relative ease and with minimal training. EASY accounts for the varied climates, construction styles and building

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Building Energy Software Tools Directory: AUDIT  

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can calculate appliance and hot water energy use as well. AUDIT uses monthly bin weather data and full load cooling hours in its calculations. Weather data for hundreds of...

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Building Energy Software Tools Directory: National Energy Audit (NEAT)  

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National Energy Audit (NEAT) National Energy Audit (NEAT) A user-friendly, advanced computer audit, the National Energy Audit Tool (NEAT) has been developed by the Buildings Technology Center at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) for the U.S. Department of Energy�s (DOE�s) Weatherization Assistance Program. The computer program is designed for use by State agencies and utilities to determine the most cost-effective retrofit measures for single-family and small multi-family site-built homes to increase the energy efficiency and comfort levels. Examines over 45 envelope, equipment, and baseload measures ranked by SIR after accounting for their interactions. Version 7.x, available in 2001, is fully Windows� compatible with data base format storage of all information and results.

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Simplified Building Energy Model (SBEM): A Tool to Analyse Building...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

list of possible values (Agriculture Efficiency Requirements, Appliance & Equipment Standards and Required Labeling, Audit Requirements, Building Certification, Building Codes,...

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Building Energy Audit Report for Pearl Harbor, HI  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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.

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

2010-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Building Energy Software Tools Directory: National Energy Audit...  

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Tools by Platform PC Mac UNIX Internet Tools by Country Related Links National Energy Audit (NEAT) A user-friendly, advanced computer audit, the National Energy Audit Tool...

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A Personal Data Audit Method through Requirements Engineering  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Organizations using personal data in areas such as in Health Information Systems have, in recent years, shown an increasing interest in the correct protection of these data. It is not only important to define security measures for these sensitive data, ... Keywords: Audit, Data protection, Health Information Systems, Privacy, Requirements Engineering

Miguel A. Martínez; Joaquín Lasheras; Eduardo Fernández-Medina; Ambrosio Toval; Mario Piattini

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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National Energy Audit Tool for Multifamily Buildings Development Plan  

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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.

Malhotra, Mini [ORNL; MacDonald, Michael [Sentech, Inc.; Accawi, Gina K [ORNL; New, Joshua Ryan [ORNL; Im, Piljae [ORNL

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Building Energy Software Tools Directory: HEAT Energy Audit Tool  

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not only compiles data in the field, but produces the reports you need for vendors, inventory control, auditing, invoicing and more. HEAT Energy Audit Tool is flexible,...

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4.5.2 Audit Requirements for For-Profit Organizations  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

.2 Audit Requirements for For-Profit Organizations .2 Audit Requirements for For-Profit Organizations (a) General. All For-Profit Organizations that expend over $500,000 in Federal funds for a CFDA in any year are required to have an audit conducted in accordance with paragraph (b) of 10 CFR 600.316. This requirement flows down to For-Profit subrecipients that meet the dollar threshold. An independent auditor shall perform the audit in accordance with the Government Auditing Standards and must: 1) gain an understanding of internal control structures over Federal programs and 2) audit and provide an opinion on compliance with requirements. The audit generally should be made a part of the regularly scheduled, annual audit of the recipient's financial statements.

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Building security requirements with CLASP  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Traditionally, security requirements have been derived in an ad hoc manner. Recently, commercial software development organizations have been looking for ways to produce effective security requirements.In this paper, we show how to build security ... Keywords: application security, security process, security requirements

John Viega

2005-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Building Energy Software Tools Directory: foAudits  

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alongside other applications installed on your mobile device without conflicts. Keywords Energy audit; Android; iOS; Windows Mobile; WinCE; Web browser ValidationTesting Testing...

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New York City - Green Building Requirements for Municipal Buildings |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Green Building Requirements for Municipal Buildings Green Building Requirements for Municipal Buildings New York City - Green Building Requirements for Municipal Buildings < Back Eligibility Local Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Design & Remodeling Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Bioenergy Solar Windows, Doors, & Skylights Buying & Making Electricity Water Water Heating Wind Program Info State New York Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Provider Mayor's Office of Operations In 2005 New York City passed a law (Local Law No. 86) making a variety of green building and energy efficiency requirements for municipal buildings and other projects funded with money from the city treasury. The building

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

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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.

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

1992-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cook County- LEED Requirements for County Buildings  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

In 2002, Cook County enacted an ordinance requiring all new county buildings and all retrofitted county buildings to be built to LEED standards. Specifically, all newly constructed buildings and...

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High-Performance Building Requirements for State Buildings | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

You are here You are here Home » High-Performance Building Requirements for State Buildings High-Performance Building Requirements for State Buildings < Back Eligibility State Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Bioenergy Manufacturing Buying & Making Electricity Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Heating Water Water Heating Wind Program Info State South Dakota Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Provider Office of the State Engineer In March 2008, South Dakota enacted legislation mandating the use of high-performance building standards in new state construction and renovations. This policy requires that new and renovated state buildings

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Green Building Requirement | Department of Energy  

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Green Building Requirement Green Building Requirement Green Building Requirement < Back Eligibility Commercial Schools State Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Bioenergy Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Heating Buying & Making Electricity Water Heating Wind Program Info State District of Columbia Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Provider District Department of the Environment The District of Columbia City Council enacted [http://dcclims1.dccouncil.us/images/00001/20061218152322.pdf B16-515] on December 5, 2006, establishing green building standards for public buildings and privately-owned commercial buildings of 50,000 square feet or

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City of Chandler - Green Building Requirement for City Buildings |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Chandler - Green Building Requirement for City Buildings Chandler - Green Building Requirement for City Buildings City of Chandler - Green Building Requirement for City Buildings < Back Eligibility Local Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Bioenergy Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Heating Buying & Making Electricity Water Heating Wind Program Info State Arizona Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Provider City of Chandler The mayor and city council of Chandler, AZ adopted Resolution 4199 in June 2008, establishing a requirement for all new occupied city buildings larger than 5,000 square feet to be designed and built to achieve the Silver level

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City of Bloomington- Green Building Requirements for Municipal Buildings  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

In March 2009, the City of Bloomington passed an ordinance establishing the Green Buildings Program. It requires that all new construction and major renovations of city buildings be built to...

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Building Envelope Requirements Overview Page 3-1 3 Building Envelope Requirements  

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. For the building envelope, field verification and diagnostic testing procedures exist for insulation qualityBuilding Envelope Requirements ­ Overview Page 3-1 3 Building Envelope Requirements The building. The principal components of heating loads are building envelope infiltration as well as conduction losses

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Building energy retrofitting: from energy audit to renovation proposals.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

?? Abstract The built environment is responsible for 40% of the global energy demand (1). To reduce building energy consumption, regulations are enhancing the appeal… (more)

Clément, Paul Francois

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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City of Greensburg - Green Building Requirement for New Municipal Buildings  

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Greensburg - Green Building Requirement for New Municipal Greensburg - Green Building Requirement for New Municipal Buildings City of Greensburg - Green Building Requirement for New Municipal Buildings < Back Eligibility Local Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Bioenergy Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Heating Buying & Making Electricity Water Water Heating Wind Program Info State Kansas Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Provider Greensburg City Hall In the aftermath of a May 2007 tornado that destroyed 95% of the city, the Greensburg City Council passed an ordinance requiring that all newly constructed or renovated municipally owned facilities larger than 4,000

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Building HVAC Requirements Overview Page 4-1 4 Building HVAC Requirements  

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Building HVAC Requirements ­ Overview Page 4-1 4 Building HVAC Requirements 4.1 Overview 4 conditioning (HVAC) systems. The requirements are presented in this chapter so that it may serve as a single. 2008 Residential Compliance Manual August 2009 #12;Page 4-2 Building HVAC Requirements ­ Overview 4

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Salt Lake City- High Performance Buildings Requirement  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (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"...

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Energy Audit and Simulated Conservation Opportunities for a Renovated Mixed-Use Academic Building  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper describes an energy audit performed in a 97,760 ft2 (9082 m2) academic building at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). The paper describes the building survey and a simulation of the building’s energy use using eQUEST software calibrated with monthly and hourly utility data. Conclusions of the survey identified problems with the building envelope, indoor air quality, and HVAC controls which were promptly addressed. Nine long-term energy conservation opportunities (ECOs) were identified and evaluated. Five ECOs related to lights, envelope, and HVAC were recommended with a total implementation cost of $165k. It is shown that a savings of 23.7% in overall energy usage can be achieved with a payback of less than 8 years. In addition to energy and economic savings, building performance and occupant comfort are expected to improve.

Bejrowski, M.; Manteufel, R.; Arnold, N.; Rashed-Ali, H.

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Why Energy Audits Aren't Enough: An Energy Management System is Required  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

An evaluation of the energy systems in a plant can be accomplished by different techniques which require different levels of effort. Three alternatives are described: Rational Analysis, Energy Audits and Energy Management by Utility Systems Metering. A progressively greater investment in time and funding is required; however, the results yield more information and greater accuracy about energy usage. It is recommended that the step beyond Energy Audits, an Energy Management System, be taken. The Energy Management System approach is worthwhile, and the additional time and funding will be returned in energy cost reductions.

Haft, A. J.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit of Staffing Requirements for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, IG-0370  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1995 1995 IG-1 INFORMATION: Report on "Audit of Staffing Requirements for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve" The Secretary BACKGROUND: The audit was undertaken in response to a request from the Deputy Secretary of Energy to determine whether current staffing levels for the Reserve were necessary to effectively accomplish current and future anticipated mission requirements. As of May 31, 1994, over 1,650 full-time equivalents were employed by the Department and its contractors to manage and operate Strategic Petroleum Reserve (Reserve) programs. DISCUSSION: We compared Reserve performance levels and staffing practices with those for similar functions in the private sector and other DOE contractors. The audit disclosed that the Reserve staffing levels

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Marin County - Green Building Requirements | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Marin County - Green Building Requirements Marin County - Green Building Requirements Eligibility Commercial Construction Residential Savings For Heating & Cooling Home...

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Building Energy Audit Report, for Hickam AFB, HI  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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.

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

2010-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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City of Dallas- Green Building Requirements for Municipal Buildings  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

In 2003 the Dallas City Council passed a resolution requiring that all new municipal buildings larger than 10,000 square feet be constructed to meet LEED Silver Certification standards. In 2006...

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ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2004 -- Building Envelope Requirements | Building  

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Building Envelope Requirements Building Envelope Requirements This course provides an overview of the building envelope requirements of ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2004. Estimated Length: 60 minutes Presenters: John Hogan, City of Seattle Original Webcast Date: Thursday, June 14, 2007 - 13:00 CEUs Offered: 1.0 AIA/CES LU (HSW); .10 CEUs towards ICC renewal certification. Course Type: Video Downloads: Presentation Slides Video Watch on YouTube Visit the BECP Online Training Center for instructions on how to obtain a certificate of completion. Building Type: Commercial Focus: Compliance Code Version: ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2004 Target Audience: Architect/Designer Builder Code Official Contractor Engineer State Official Contacts Web Site Policies U.S. Department of Energy USA.gov Last Updated: Wednesday, July 18, 2012 - 16:04

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Statutory Requirements | Building Energy Codes Program  

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Site Map Printable Version Development Adoption Compliance Regulations Resource Center Statutory Requirements DOE activities surrounding building energy codes are defined by the following statutory requirements. Specific language outlining federal requirements and associated regulations are outlined below. References are also provided to individual statutes. State Building Energy Efficiency Codes Statutory Authority: Energy Conservation and Production Act (ECPA) (Pub. L. No. 94-385), as amended1 Section 304(a) of ECPA, as amended, provides that when the 1992 Model Energy Code (MEC), or any successor to that code2, is revised, the Secretary must determine, not later than 12 months after the revision, whether the revised code would improve energy efficiency in residential

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City of San Antonio - Green Building Requirement | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

San Antonio - Green Building Requirement City of San Antonio - Green Building Requirement Eligibility Commercial Industrial Multi-Family Residential Residential Savings For Heating...

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Guam - Solar-Ready Residential Building Requirement | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Solar-Ready Residential Building Requirement Guam - Solar-Ready Residential Building Requirement < Back Eligibility Construction Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling...

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Mobile Building Energy Audit and Modeling Tools: Cooperative Research and Development Final Report, CRADA Number CRD-11-00441  

SciTech Connect

Broadly accessible, low cost, accurate, and easy-to-use energy auditing tools remain out of reach for managers of the aging U.S. building population (over 80% of U.S. commercial buildings are more than 10 years old*). concept3D and NREL's commercial buildings group will work to translate and extend NREL's existing spreadsheet-based energy auditing tool for a browser-friendly and mobile-computing platform. NREL will also work with concept3D to further develop a prototype geometry capture and materials inference tool operable on a smart phone/pad platform. These tools will be developed to interoperate with NREL's Building Component Library and OpenStudio energy modeling platforms, and will be marketed by concept3D to commercial developers, academic institutions and governmental agencies. concept3D is NREL's lead developer and subcontractor of the Building Component Library.

Brackney, L.

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mobile Building Energy Audit and Modeling Tools: Cooperative Research and Development Final Report, CRADA Number CRD-11-00441  

SciTech Connect

Broadly accessible, low cost, accurate, and easy-to-use energy auditing tools remain out of reach for managers of the aging U.S. building population (over 80% of U.S. commercial buildings are more than 10 years old*). concept3D and NREL's commercial buildings group will work to translate and extend NREL's existing spreadsheet-based energy auditing tool for a browser-friendly and mobile-computing platform. NREL will also work with concept3D to further develop a prototype geometry capture and materials inference tool operable on a smart phone/pad platform. These tools will be developed to interoperate with NREL's Building Component Library and OpenStudio energy modeling platforms, and will be marketed by concept3D to commercial developers, academic institutions and governmental agencies. concept3D is NREL's lead developer and subcontractor of the Building Component Library.

Brackney, L.

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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High-Performance Building Requirements for State Buildings (South...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

State Buildings Incentive Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Applicable Sector State Government Eligible Technologies Comprehensive MeasuresWhole Building, Biomass,...

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City of Palo Alto - Green Building Requirement (California) ...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Place California Name City of Palo Alto - Green Building Requirement Incentive Type Building Energy Code Applicable Sector Commercial, Multi-Family Residential, Residential...

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Federal Requirements for Sustainable Buildings by Topic | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Topic Topic Federal Requirements for Sustainable Buildings by Topic October 4, 2013 - 4:46pm Addthis For sustainable buildings at Federal agencies, the laws and regulations required for compliance fall under the following topics. Also see Federal Requirements for Sustainable Buildings by Law and Regulation and Guiding Principles for Federal Leadership in High-Performance and Sustainable Buildings. Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reduction GHG reduction requirements for sustainable buildings include: Decreasing agency use of chemicals where such decrease will assist the agency in achieving GHG reduction targets Reducing water and energy use intensity. Also see information on GHG Mitigation Planning for Buildings. Water Use Intensity Water use intensity requirements for sustainable buildings include:

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Office Buildings: Developer's Requirements- Consultant's Solutions  

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Sustainability has recently become a recognized feature in office developments. This lecture will focus on the motivation for a developer to introduce sustainability to a project and also on the approach of MEP consultants to match the new requirements. From a developers point of view many design decisions are based on cost issues. If “sustainable systems” match or exceed other solutions in terms of low investment costs, minimal space requirements or operating costs it is very likely for these systems to be introduced to projects. With the recent interest of tenants in “green issues” sustainability is now also being used as a marketing point for developments. This new market interest has arrived from almost no-where. In a market research from Vivico from (2004) our “typical” tenant did not show any great interest in ecological issues. These new requirements in general demand a quick adaption from investors. Vivico has always shown a great commitment to sustainability. Our track record shows a sound knowledge with technical solution such as geothermal energy systems or developments following comprehensive sustainability criteria from the scheme design through to fit-out. Vivico was also involved in pilot certifications for the German EnEV (European directive on energy performance of buildings. Another important motivation for energy-saving solutions are new government regulations, such as the German EnEV. The focus within project developments is to achieve good energy rating. Unfortunately, the government’s perspective of the EnEV is based on an overall value, the primary energy consumption of a building. As for example the primary energy factor in case of district heating is very much dependant on the “energy quality” of local utility suppliers, this overall value of the EnEV is not only dependant on the commitment of an investor to energy-saving solutions, but also to factors outside his reach. In order to be able to introduce even more “sustainability” to projects, some current problems have to overcome. German legal requirements define summer indoor temperatures and a noncompliance can lead to rent reductions or lease terminations. A softer approach as far as defining temperatures in working environments is concerned could help introduce other energy-saving systems. Some tenant target temperatures are even fixed within the lease contract over and above the legal requirements. If more of our tenants understood the impact of such requirements, provisions for overcapacity within cooling systems could be reduced. The technical part of the lecture gives a brief overview of current options to reach energy efficient and sustainable building solutions. It will be distinguished between active and passive means; for example the reduction of energy usage by using good building design concepts, or using natural resources and highly efficient building technologies to save fossil fuels. New technologies will also be highlighted with a view to future developments. Based on the various options described, a current Vivico Real Estate development, with Ebert- Ingenieure as their MEP-consultants, will be presented. The design process from the first steps and considerations through to the final solutions will be described.

Forster, P.; Arndt, J.

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2007 -- Building Envelope Requirements ...  

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Requirements This course provides an overview of the building envelope requirements of ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2007. Estimated Length: 1 hour, 4 minutes Presenters: John Hogan, City...

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City of Grand Rapids- Green Building Requirements for Municipal Buildings  

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In January 2006, the City of Grand Rapids approved a resolution detailing the city's sustainability policy for public buildings. The resolution directed city personnel to implement the principles...

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Building Requirements for State-Funded Buildings | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

& Cooling Design & Remodeling Other Program Information New Hampshire Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings New Hampshire enacted legislation (SB 409) in July 2010...

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Harris County - LEED Requirement for County Buildings | Department of  

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Harris County - LEED Requirement for County Buildings Harris County - LEED Requirement for County Buildings Harris County - LEED Requirement for County Buildings < Back Eligibility Local Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Program Info State Texas Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Provider Harris County In 2009, the Harris County Commissioners Court approved a measure that requires all new county buildings to meet minimum LEED certification standards. Buildings do not have to register with the the U.S. Green Building Council. The Harris County Facilities and Property Management (FPM) Division also requires all county buildings to meet minimum energy efficiency and sustainability measures, as described in the

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San Bernardino County - Green Building Requirement | Department of Energy  

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Bernardino County - Green Building Requirement Bernardino County - Green Building Requirement San Bernardino County - Green Building Requirement < Back Eligibility Local Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Program Info State California Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings 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 part of the Green County San Bernardino project, which also includes incentives to encourage residents, builders, and businesses to adopt more sustainable practices. Source http://www.dsireusa.org/incentives/incentive.cfm?Incentive_Code=CA73R

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City of Los Angeles - Green Building Retrofit Requirement | Department of  

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Green Building Retrofit Requirement Green Building Retrofit Requirement City of Los Angeles - Green Building Retrofit Requirement < Back Eligibility Local Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Design & Remodeling Heat Pumps Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Insulation Manufacturing Buying & Making Electricity Solar Water Heating Program Info State California Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Provider Los Angeles Department of Water and Power In April 2009, Los Angeles enacted [clkrep.lacity.org/onlinedocs/2006/06-1963_ord_180633.pdf Ordinance 180636], known as the Green Building Retrofit Ordinance. This ordinance was later amended by Ordinance 182259. The law requires all city-owned

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Federal Requirements for Sustainable Buildings | Department of Energy  

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Program Areas » Sustainable Buildings & Campuses » Federal Program Areas » Sustainable Buildings & Campuses » Federal Requirements for Sustainable Buildings Federal Requirements for Sustainable Buildings October 4, 2013 - 4:42pm Addthis Federal agencies have to meet laws and regulations, which set energy management and efficiency requirements for Federal buildings, including reducing energy consumption and increasing the use of renewable energy. Learn about Federal sustainability requirements for buildings and facilities by: Law and regulation Topic. Also learn more about the Guiding Principles for Federal Leadership in High-Performance and Sustainable Buildings. Reporting Federal legislation requires agencies to annually report on facility energy consumption and management. For more information, see Federal Facility

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New York City - Energy Conservation Requirements for Existing Buildings |  

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New York City - Energy Conservation Requirements for Existing New York City - Energy Conservation Requirements for Existing Buildings New York City - Energy Conservation Requirements for Existing Buildings < Back Eligibility Commercial Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Program Info State New York Program Type Building Energy Code Provider New York City Mayor's Office of Operations In December 2009 the New York City Council enacted a series of bills intended to improve the energy efficiency of existing buildings in the city. Each of the four bills addresses a different aspect of improving energy efficiency in the city's buildings as follows: energy conservation

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City of Denver - Green Building Requirement for City-Owned Buildings |  

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Denver - Green Building Requirement for City-Owned Denver - Green Building Requirement for City-Owned Buildings City of Denver - Green Building Requirement for City-Owned Buildings < Back Eligibility Local Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Solar Heating Buying & Making Electricity Water Water Heating Wind Program Info State Colorado Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Provider Greenprint Denver Executive Order 123, signed in October 2007, established the Greenprint Denver Office and the Sustainability Policy for the city. The Sustainability Policy includes several goals and requirements meant to increase the sustainability of Denver by having the city government lead by

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Arizona -- Comparison of Commercial Building Energy Design Requirement...  

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Building Energy Design Requirements for Envelope and Lighting in Recent Versions of ASHRAEIESNA Standard 90.1 and the International Energy Conservation Code, with Application...

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Audit Report: IG-0426 | Department of Energy  

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6 6 Audit Report: IG-0426 September 3, 1998 Disposal of Low-Level and Low-Level Mixed Waste 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. Audit Report: IG-0426 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0527 Audit Letter Report: OAS-L-09-17

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City of Fort Collins - Green Building Requirement for City-Owned Buildings  

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Fort Collins - Green Building Requirement for City-Owned Fort Collins - Green Building Requirement for City-Owned Buildings City of Fort Collins - Green Building Requirement for City-Owned Buildings < Back Eligibility Local Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Bioenergy Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Heating Buying & Making Electricity Water Water Heating Wind Program Info State Colorado Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Provider The City of Fort Collins The City Council of Fort Collins passed a resolution in September 2006, establishing green building goals for new city-owned buildings of 5,000 square feet or more. New buildings must be designed and constructed to

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Exterior Lighting Requirements and COMcheck | Building Energy...  

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Version Development Adoption Compliance Regulations Resource Center Exterior Lighting Requirements and COMcheck This course includes a discussion of the exterior lighting...

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City of Austin - Commercial and Residential Green Building Requirements |  

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You are here You are here Home » City of Austin - Commercial and Residential Green Building Requirements City of Austin - Commercial and Residential Green Building Requirements < Back Eligibility Commercial Multi-Family Residential Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Bioenergy Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Buying & Making Electricity Water Heating Water Heating Wind Program Info State Texas Program Type Building Energy Code Provider Austin Energy '''''Note: The requirements listed below are current only up to the date of last review (see the top of this page). The City of Austin may also make additional requirements depending on the circumstances of a given project.

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Federal Requirements for Sustainable Buildings by Law and Regulation |  

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Law and Law and Regulation Federal Requirements for Sustainable Buildings by Law and Regulation October 4, 2013 - 4:44pm Addthis For sustainable buildings, Federal agencies are required to comply with the following laws and regulations. Also see Federal Requirements for Sustainable Buildings by Topic and Guiding Principles for Federal Leadership in High-Performance and Sustainable Buildings. Executive Order (E.O.) 13514 Signed on October 5, 2009, E.O. 13514-Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy and Economic Performance-expands on Federal energy reduction and environmental performance requirements set in E.O. 13423, as well as outlines specific management strategies to improve sustainability, including managing existing buildings to reduce energy, water and materials

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City of Austin - Green Building Requirement for City Projects | Department  

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Austin - Green Building Requirement for City Projects Austin - Green Building Requirement for City Projects City of Austin - Green Building Requirement for City Projects < Back Eligibility Local Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Bioenergy Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Heating Buying & Making Electricity Water Water Heating Wind Program Info State Texas Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Provider Austin Energy The City Council of Austin passed a resolution ([http://www.cityofaustin.org/edims/document.cfm?id=59126 City Council Resolution No. 000608-43]) in June 2000 requiring that all future building projects be built in accordance with the standard of the Leadership in

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Town of Chapel Hill - Energy Conservation Requirements for Town Buildings |  

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Town of Chapel Hill - Energy Conservation Requirements for Town Town of Chapel Hill - Energy Conservation Requirements for Town Buildings Town of Chapel Hill - Energy Conservation Requirements for Town Buildings < Back Eligibility Construction Local Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Heating Water Heating Program Info State North Carolina Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Provider Town of Chapel Hill The Town of Chapel Hill's energy-conservation ordinance requires that all town-owned buildings be designed to achieve a goal of achieving a Silver level certification as defined by the Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program.

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Identification of Market Requirements of Smart Buildings Technologies for High Rise Office Buildings  

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This paper reports the findings on the identification of market requirements of smart buildings technologies for high rise office buildings in Saudi Arabia including: levels of importance of smart building technologies for office buildings, current practices of utilizing hi-tech smart building technologies in office buildings, required additional features of smart building technologies for office buildings, challenges for integrating smart building technologies for office buildings, major benefits of hi-tech smart buildings technologies for office buildings, and priorities of smart building technologies based on current usage. The paper also reports on key parameters of the comparison of smart office building technologies between Saudi Arabia and developed countries which are based on the survey results for the former and literature review for the latter. This comparison provides in a nutshell a conclusion of the complete survey analysis conducted in this research and at the same time provides an indication on the utilization level of smart office buildings in Saudi Arabia compared to the current practices in developed countries.

Reffat, R. M.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Demand Shifting With Thermal Mass in Large Commercial Buildings: Field Tests, Simulation and Audits  

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The Role of Thermal Mass on the Cooling Load of Buildings.Use of Building Thermal Mass to Offset Cooling Loads. ASHRAEpeak hours, storing cooling in the building thermal mass and

Xu, Peng; Haves, Philip; Piette, Mary Ann; Zagreus, Leah

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Step 1. Know the Requirements | Building Energy Codes Program  

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1. Know the Requirements 1. Know the Requirements Current national model energy codes and standards are limited to the design and construction of buildings. That is, the operation and maintenance of the building, however important that might be to the overall energy usage of the building, is not considered in current national model energy codes and standards.1 This toolkit is focused on the codes and standards called out in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), but most of the principles apply to any code. For the residential build community, ARRA requires states to meet or exceed the 2009 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) or achieve equivalent or greater energy savings. For the commercial build community, states must meet or exceed ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1-2007 (ASHRAE

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Final For-Profit Audit Guidance (FY 2011 and Following)  

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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...

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Part 1, Chapter 4: Security and Audit Architecture  

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... that they can be audited independently of ... for voter-verifiable paper audit trail voting ... Auditing procedures for IVVR systems imposes requirements ...

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) 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...

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City of Chamblee- LEED Requirement for Public and Commercial Buildings  

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In March 2008, the Chamblee City Council voted unanimously to require all private development 20,000 square feet or greater to become LEED certified. Additionally, all future municipal buildings...

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Part I, General Audit Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

and subrecipients of and subrecipients of federal financial assistance from the Department of Energy (DOE). Such compliance audits must be conducted in accordance with the requirements and guidance set forth in Statement on Auditing Standards No. 117, Compliance Audits (SAS 117) and generally accepted government auditing standards (GAGAS). See section C below for more detail. The audit procedures provided in this Audit Program are the minimum necessary for uniform and consistent audit coverage. Auditors conducting audits of entities subject to the requirements of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular No. A-133, Audits of States, Local Governments and Non-Profit Organizations, should not use this Audit Program and should instead refer to the Circular and the

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Enhancing Trust by Enhancing the Audit Process  

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... Focussing on security ? Clear requirements what is to be audited in the audit ? Accreditation of auditors and Certification of CAs Jens Bender ...

2013-04-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Renewable Energy Requirements for Future Building Codes: Options for Compliance  

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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 r

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

2011-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy audits reveal significant energy savings potential in India`s commercial air-conditioned building sector  

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The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) began its Energy Management Consultation and Training (EMCAT) project in India. The EMCAT project began in 1991 as a six-year (1991--1997) project to improve India`s technological and management capabilities for both the supply of energy and its efficient end use. The end-use component of EMCAT aims for efficient energy utilization by industries and other sectors such as the commercial sector. A specific task under the end-use component was to conduct energy surveys/audits in high energy-use sectors, such as air-conditioned (AC) buildings in the commercial sector, and to identify investment opportunities that could improve energy utilization. This article presents results of pre-investment surveys that were conducted at four commercial air-conditioned facilities in 1995. The four facilities included two luxury hotels in New Delhi, and one luxury hotel and a private hospital in Bombay. Energy conservation opportunities (ECOs) were explored in three major energy-using systems in these buildings: air-conditioning, lighting, and steam and domestic hot water systems.

Singh, G.; Presny, D.; Fafard, C. [Resource Management Associates of Madison, Inc., WI (United States)

1997-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparing Commercial Lighting Energy Requirements | Building Energy Codes  

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Comparing Commercial Lighting Energy Requirements Comparing Commercial Lighting Energy Requirements ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2004 and the 2003 International Energy Conservation Code include requirements for interior and exterior lighting in new construction, additions, and alterations for all commercial buildings, including residential structures with four or more stories above grade. Publication Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2009 ta_comparing_commercial_lighting_energy_requirements.pdf Document Details Affiliation: DOE BECP Document Number: PNNL-SA-49098 Focus: Compliance Building Type: Commercial Code Referenced: ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2004 2003 IECC Document type: Technical Articles Target Audience: Architect/Designer Builder Code Official Contractor Engineer Contacts Web Site Policies U.S. Department of Energy USA.gov Last Updated: Wednesday, July 25, 2012 - 15:22

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Integrated Modeling of Building Energy Requirements Incorporating Solar  

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and Renewable Energy, Distributed Energy Program of the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract No. DE-AC02 report LBNL-52753. February 2003. Site information and characteristics EIA (U.S. Energy InformationLBNL-58783 Integrated Modeling of Building Energy Requirements Incorporating Solar Assisted Cooling

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Demand Shifting With Thermal Mass in Large Commercial Buildings:Field Tests, Simulation and Audits  

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The principle of pre-cooling and demand limiting is to pre-cool buildings at night or in the morning during off-peak hours, storing cooling in the building thermal mass and thereby reducing cooling loads and reducing or shedding related electrical demand during the peak periods. Cost savings are achieved by reducing on-peak energy and demand charges. The potential for utilizing building thermal mass for load shifting and peak demand reduction has been demonstrated in a number of simulation, laboratory, and field studies (Braun 1990, Ruud et al. 1990, Conniff 1991, Andresen and Brandemuehl 1992, Mahajan et al. 1993, Morris et al. 1994, Keeney and Braun 1997, Becker and Paciuk 2002, Xu et al. 2003). This technology appears to have significant potential for demand reduction if applied within an overall demand response program. The primary goal associated with this research is to develop information and tools necessary to assess the viability of and, where appropriate, implement demand response programs involving building thermal mass in buildings throughout California. The project involves evaluating the technology readiness, overall demand reduction potential, and customer acceptance for different classes of buildings. This information can be used along with estimates of the impact of the strategies on energy use to design appropriate incentives for customers.

Xu, Peng; Haves, Philip; Piette, Mary Ann; Zagreus, Leah

2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Integrating Renewable Energy Requirements Into Building Energy Codes  

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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.

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

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Spent Nuclear Fuel Project Canister Storage Building Functions and Requirements  

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In 1998, a major change in the technical strategy for managing Multi Canister Overpacks (MCO) while stored within the Canister Storage Building (CSB) occurred. The technical strategy is documented in Baseline Change Request (BCR) No. SNF-98-006, Simplified SNF Project Baseline (MCO Sealing) (FDH 1998). This BCR deleted the hot conditioning process initially adopted for the Spent Nuclear Fuel Project (SNF Project) as documented in WHC-SD-SNF-SP-005, Integrated Process Strategy for K Basins Spent Nuclear Fuel (WHC 199.5). In summary, MCOs containing Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF) from K Basins would be placed in interim storage following processing through the Cold Vacuum Drying (CVD) facility. With this change, the needs for the Hot Conditioning System (HCS) and inerting/pressure retaining capabilities of the CSB storage tubes and the MCO Handling Machine (MHM) were eliminated. Mechanical seals will be used on the MCOs prior to transport to the CSB. Covers will be welded on the MCOs for the final seal at the CSB. Approval of BCR No. SNF-98-006, imposed the need to review and update the CSB functions and requirements baseline documented herein including changing the document title to ''Spent Nuclear Fuel Project Canister Storage Building Functions and Requirements.'' This revision aligns the functions and requirements baseline with the CSB Simplified SNF Project Baseline (MCO Sealing). This document represents the Canister Storage Building (CSB) Subproject technical baseline. It establishes the functions and requirements baseline for the implementation of the CSB Subproject. The document is organized in eight sections. Sections 1.0 Introduction and 2.0 Overview provide brief introductions to the document and the CSB Subproject. Sections 3.0 Functions, 4.0 Requirements, 5.0 Architecture, and 6.0 Interfaces provide the data described by their titles. Section 7.0 Glossary lists the acronyms and defines the terms used in this document. Section 8.0 References lists the references used for this document.

KLEM, M.J.

2000-10-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Do it yourself lighting power survey: lighting power audit for use with the Massachusetts type watts per square foot method of calculating a building's lighting power budget  

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Advantages of the self-audit approach to energy conservation are presented. These are that it is cheaper to do it yourself; the employees become part of the corporate conservation effect; and no one knows the building and its needs better than the occupant. Steps described in the lighting survey procedure are: (1) divide the building into categories; (2) determine the total square footage for each category; (3) assign a power allowance for each category; (4) multiply the total square footage for each category by the respective power allowances; (5) add the budget sub-totals for each category to determine total building budget; and (6) walk through the building room-by-room and calculate the connected lighting load fixture-by-fixture. Some worksheets are provided. (MCW)

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1980-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy efficiency capital requirements for buildings in the United States  

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Estimates of energy savings for any national energy efficiency or environmental improvement program should be based on a reasonable understanding of how much of the market can be served by such a program and what is the total value of investment required (capital requirements) to accomplish the savings claimed by the program. Current information on the energy savings performance and capital requirements of large-scale energy efficiency programs is used to develop a simple framework for analysis of capital requirements and the size of markets (dollar value of the markets) to compare with proposed new initiatives or programs. The comparison provides a reality check on the energy savings claimed. Based on this framework, current energy efficiency efforts and estimates of @p for proposed initiatives are examined. The examination shows that, in the United States, investment requirements for achieving claimed national energy savings goals should be estimated more consistently and that constraints related to the dollar volume of markets do not appear to be considered adequately. The analysis framework is used to show that major growth in costing energy efficiency markets is needed, and that simple reliance on existing approaches such as current utility DSM programs will not be adequate to reach proposed goals. Any nation serious about achieving needed energy use reductions in buildings should have reliable information about the costs of and increase in market size needed for achieving reduction goals. The analysis framework presented here will help improve that reliability.

MacDonald, M.

1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Sandia National Laboratories Supplier Quality Requirements for Build to  

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Supplier Quality Requirements for Build to 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 noted on the Procurement Document. F-42(QP-28)O4 Quality Assurance Supplement to Sandia Contracts and Purchase Orders (- rr -°1 I 11/18/04 1.0 Scope: The scope of this document is designed to establish a level of quality for purchases and hardware procured in the form of built to print items,

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

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Applicable Sector Local Government Eligible Technologies Comprehensive MeasuresWhole Building, Energy Mgmt. SystemsBuilding Controls, Biomass, Daylighting, Geothermal Heat...

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Audit Memo Template  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

May 1, 2013 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 review of my Office of Audits. It is our responsibility, under the Government Auditing Standards, to circulate the results of the peer review to the responsible agency head and to the members of Congress. Attached for your information is a copy of the recently completed peer review. I am pleased to

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Commercial Envelope Requirements of the 2009 IECC | Building Energy Codes  

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9 IECC 9 IECC This training provides an overview of the commercial envelope requirements of the 2009 International Energy Conservation Code. Estimated Length: 56 minutes Presenters: Eric Makela, Britt/Makela Group Original Webcast Date: Thursday, September 3, 2009 - 13:00 CEUs Offered: 1.0 AIA/CES LU (HSW); .10 CEUs towards ICC renewal certification. Course Type: Video Downloads: Video Transcript Presentation Slides Video Watch on YouTube Visit the BECP Online Training Center for instructions on how to obtain a certificate of completion. Building Type: Commercial Focus: Compliance Code Version: 2009 IECC Target Audience: Architect/Designer Builder Code Official Contractor Engineer State Official Contacts Web Site Policies U.S. Department of Energy USA.gov Last Updated: Thursday, June 28, 2012 - 15:52

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Commercial Mechanical Requirements of the 2006 IECC | Building Energy Codes  

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6 IECC 6 IECC This training provides an overview of the commercial mechanical requirements of the 2006 International Energy Conservation Code. Estimated Length: 58 minutes Presenters: Eric Makela, Britt/Makela Group Original Webcast Date: Thursday, June 22, 2006 - 13:00 CEUs Offered: 1.0 AIA/CES LU (HSW); .10 CEUs towards ICC renewal certification. Course Type: Video Downloads: Presentation Slides Video Watch on YouTube Visit the BECP Online Training Center for instructions on how to obtain a certificate of completion. Building Type: Commercial Focus: Compliance Code Version: 2006 IECC Target Audience: Architect/Designer Builder Code Official Contractor Engineer State Official Contacts Web Site Policies U.S. Department of Energy USA.gov Last Updated: Thursday, June 28, 2012 - 15:51

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Residential Requirements of the 2009 IECC | Building Energy Codes Program  

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09 IECC 09 IECC This training includes an overview of the residential requirements of the 2009 International Energy Conservation Code. Estimated Length: 1 hour, 9 minutes Presenters: Todd Taylor, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Original Webcast Date: Tuesday, June 16, 2009 - 13:00 CEUs Offered: 1.0 AIA/CES LU (HSW); .10 CEUs towards ICC renewal certification. Course Type: Video Downloads: Video Transcript Presentation Slides Video Watch on YouTube Visit the BECP Online Training Center for instructions on how to obtain a certificate of completion. Building Type: Residential Focus: Compliance Code Version: 2009 IECC Target Audience: Architect/Designer Builder Code Official Contractor Engineer Federal Official State Official Contacts Web Site Policies U.S. Department of Energy

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Energy Audits in Process Units  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Emphasis is placed on practical considerations in the effective organization and execution of a successful in-house energy audit of a process unit, based upon experience gained in several such audits of Gulf Coast petrochemical units. Staffing requirements, membership qualifications, probable time span for the audit, cost-benefit ratios, and necessary line management commitment are discussed. The scope and importance of pre-audit preparation and related responsibilities are explained. Activities of the Audit Team are likely to fall naturally into six general phases, each of which is reviewed in detail.

Corwin, J. D.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Application of Building Precooling to Reduce Peak Cooling Requirements  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A building cooling control strategy was developed and tested for a 1.4 million square foot (130,000 square meter) office building located in Hoffman Estates, IL. The goal of the control strategy was to utilize building thermal mass to limit the peak cooling load for continued building operation in the event of the loss of one of the four central chiller units. The algorithm was first developed and evaluated through simulation and then evaluated through tests on two identical buildings. The east building utilized the existing building control strategy while the west building used the precooling strategy developed for this project. Consistent with simulation predictions, the precooling control strategy successfully limited the peak load to 75 % of the cooling capacity for the west building, while the east building operated at 100 % of capacity. Precooling of the building mass provided an economical alternative to the purchase of an additional chiller unit. The estimated cost of installing an additional chiller was approximately $500,000. Computer models developed for this project also showed that precooling based upon cooling cost minimization could result in savings of approximately $25,000 per month during the peak cooling season. The building model was validated with experimental results and could be used in the development of a cost minimization strategy.

Kevin R. Keeney; James E. Braun, Ph.D.

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audits & Inspections | Department of Energy  

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Audits & Inspections 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 positive change and continuous improvement in the Department's management and program operations; and strives to provide reliable, credible financial and performance information to senior Department management, the Congress and taxpayers. The Office of Audits and Inspections consists of a Headquarters

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Step 4. Design a building to meet the requirements of the applicable energy  

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4. Design a building to meet the requirements of the applicable energy 4. Design a building to meet the requirements of the applicable energy code Designing a building to meet the requirements of the energy code can impact the look, feel, and function of the building. Energy codes also affect the design of all building systems separately and collectively. It is very important that the professionals responsible for designing the building envelope, lighting, and HVAC work together to consider interactions to best control overall building energy use. Integrated design, although not a requirement of the model codes and standards, is critical to minimizing initial project cost and being as effective as possible. WBDG.org, a web-based portal from the National Institute of Building Sciences that provides information on whole-building design, defines the

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Abstract - Enhancing Trust by Enhancing the Audit Process  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... including network security requirements Topic: Enhancing Trust by Enhancing the Audit Process Authors: Kerstin Schönherr ...

2013-03-12T23:59:59.000Z

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City of Grand Rapids - Green Building Requirements for Municipal...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

January 2006, the City of Grand Rapids approved a resolution detailing the city's sustainability policy for public buildings. The resolution directed city personnel to implement...

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Commercial Mechanical Requirements of the 2012 IECC | Building...  

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Building Type: Commercial Focus: Compliance Code Version: 2012 IECC Target Audience: ArchitectDesigner Builder Code Official Contractor Engineer State Official Contacts Web Site...

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Commercial Envelope Requirements of the 2006 IECC | Building...  

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Building Type: Commercial Focus: Compliance Code Version: 2006 IECC Target Audience: ArchitectDesigner Builder Code Official Contractor Engineer State Official Contacts Web Site...

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Commercial Envelope Requirements of the 2012 IECC | Building...  

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Building Type: Commercial Focus: Compliance Code Version: 2012 IECC Target Audience: ArchitectDesigner Builder Code Official Contractor Engineer State Official Contacts Web Site...

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Commercial Mechanical Requirements of the 2009 IECC | Building...  

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Building Type: Commercial Focus: Compliance Code Version: 2009 IECC Target Audience: ArchitectDesigner Builder Code Official Contractor Engineer State Official Contacts Web Site...

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A Guide to Energy Audits  

SciTech Connect

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.

Baechler, Michael C.

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Plant control building design requirements specification (RADL Item 7-26)  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The room areas required for the upper level of the building are identified and described. Architectural/structural and electrical requirements are stated, as are requirements for the space HVAC system. (LEW)

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1980-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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1. Revised Guide Chapter 70.4, Cooperative Audit Strategy:  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Revised Guide Chapter 70.4, Cooperative Audit Strategy: Revised Guide Chapter 70.4, Cooperative Audit Strategy: Establishes a requirement for the contractor to provide an Internal Audit Design for each 5-year period of a contract. The design is to consist of: (1) Organizational placement of the internal audit function to assure functional independence; (2) Size, experience, and educational requirements of audit staff; (3) Audit standards to be applied; (4) (5) (6) allo (7) a. Plan for internal audit function over 5-year period; Plan for audit of allowable costs; Use ofDCAA for supplementing audit of prime or subcontract wable costs; and Schedule for peer review. b. Provides detailed standards for the Annual Audit Plan. c. Provides detailed standards for the Annual Audit Report. 2.AL 2005-04, Class Deviation to Reflect Changes to the Cooperative Audit Strategy,

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LoanSTAR Monitoring and Analysis Program Building Energy Monitoring Workbook Submitted to the Texas Governor’s Energy Office by the Improved Energy Audit Process Task (Aug. 1992)  

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This building energy monitoring workbook has been prepared for the Texas Governor's Energy Office by the Improved Energy Audit Task of the LoanSTAR Monitoring and Analysis Program. This workbook is intended to be a stand-alone survival guide to acquiring energy use and environmental data in buildings. It includes monitoring procedures and data analysis routines developed for the Texas LoanSTAR program and is copyrighted for distribution in the public domain.

Haberl, J. S.; Lopez, R.; Sparks, R. J.

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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City of Austin - Green Building Requirement for City Projects...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

them to achieve the highest appropriate LEED rating without requiring additional appropriations from the City Council. The resolution further required the City Manager to...

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Multi-Building Microgrids for a Distributed Energy Future in Portugal  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

from services buildings energy audits. The data was obtainedtool typically used in energy audit engineering or research

Mendes, Goncalo

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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City of Austin- Commercial and Residential Green Building Requirements  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

'''''Note: The requirements listed below are current only up to the date of last review (see the top of this page). The City of Austin may also make additional requirements depending on the...

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2006 IECC Prescriptive Requirements | Building Energy Codes Program  

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Code (IECC) envelope requirements are not coupled to the home''s glazing area percentage. A home with modest glazing area, say 13% of floor area, will likely require a more...

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Commercial Lighting Requirements of the 2012 IECC | Building...  

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Version Development Adoption Compliance Regulations Resource Center Commercial Lighting Requirements of the 2012 IECC The materials for this course may be used for in-person...

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Commercial Lighting Requirements of the 2009 IECC | Building...  

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Version Development Adoption Compliance Regulations Resource Center Commercial Lighting Requirements of the 2009 IECC This training provides an overview of the commercial...

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Commercial Lighting Requirements of the 2006 IECC | Building...  

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Version Development Adoption Compliance Regulations Resource Center Commercial Lighting Requirements of the 2006 IECC This training provides an overview of the commercial...

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Phase II Audit Report - Energy & Water Audits of LLNL Facilities  

SciTech Connect

This report describes Phase II of a project conducted for the Mechanical Utilities Division (UTel), Energy Management Program at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) by Architectural Energy Corporation (AEC). The overall project covers energy efficiency and water conservation auditing services for 215 modular and prefabricated buildings at LLNL. The primary goal of this project is to demonstrate compliance with DOE Order 430.2A, Contractor Requirements Document section 2.d (2) Document, to demonstrate annual progress of at least 10 percent toward completing energy and water audits of all facilities. Although this project covers numerous buildings, they are all similar in design and use. The approach employed for completing audits for these facilities involves a ''model-similar building'' approach. In the model-similar building approach, similarities between groups of buildings are established and quantified. A model (or test case) building is selected and analyzed for each model-similar group using a detailed DOE-2 simulation. The results are extended to the group of similar buildings based on careful application of quantified similarities, or ''extension measures''. This approach leverages the relatively minor effort required to evaluate one building in some detail to a much larger population of similar buildings. The facility wide energy savings potential was calculated for a select set of measures that have reasonable payback based on the detailed building analysis and are otherwise desirable to the LLNL facilities staff. The selected measures are: (1) HVAC Tune-up. This is considered to be a ''core measure'', based on the energy savings opportunity and the impact on thermal comfort. All HVAC units in the study are assumed to be tuned up under this measure. See the Appendix for a detailed calculation by building and HVAC unit. (2) HVAC system scheduling. This is also considered to be a ''core measure'', based on the energy savings opportunity and ability to control units centrally during a shelter-in-place event. All HVAC units in the study are assumed to be controlled under this measure. See the Appendix for a detailed calculation by building and HVAC unit. (3) Cool roof. Savings estimates for the measure were applied to all roofs scheduled for replacement in the LLNL deficiency list. See the Appendix for a detailed calculation by building. (4) Window shading. Savings estimates for the measure were applied to all non-north facing windows. Although the simple payback is not a good for this measure, it should be considered for the associated benefits on thermal comfort and to alleviate some of the zoning and thermostat placement issues. (5) HVAC upgrade at normal replacement. Savings estimates for the measure were applied to all HVAC units scheduled for replacement on the LLNL deficiency list. A total of 642 units (about 55% of the total) are on the replacement list, so this represents a major opportunity. See the Appendix for a detailed calculation by building and HVAC unit. (6) Indirect/direct evaporative cooling. Savings estimates for the measure were applied to all HVAC units scheduled for replacement on the LLNL deficiency list. See the Appendix for a detailed calculation by building and HVAC unit. Due to the magnitude of the potential energy savings, this measure should be considered as the new generation IDEC systems become commercially available. (7) Super T-8's. Savings estimates for this measure were applied to all buildings in the study, assuming that the new generation lamps will be rotated in during normal lamp replacement operations. See the Appendix for a detailed calculation by building. (8) Occupancy sensors. Savings estimates for this measure were applied to buildings surveyed as candidates for occupancy sensors during the Level 1 audits. See the Appendix for a detailed calculation by building. (9) Remaining Lighting. Savings for this measure were calculated for each eligible fixture identified during the Lev

Horst, B I; Jacobs, P C; Pierce, S M

2005-08-03T23:59:59.000Z

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City of Houston- Green Building Requirements for New Municipal Structures  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

In June 2004 the Houston City Council passed a resolution requiring adherence to the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) guidelines in the construction or renovation of municipal...

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Lighting/HVAC interactions and their effects on annual and peak HVAC requirements in commercial buildings  

SciTech Connect

Lighting measures is one effective strategy for reducing energy use in commercial buildings. Reductions in lighting energy have secondary effects on cooling/heating energy consumption and peak HVAC requirements; in general, they increase the heating and decrease cooling requirements of a building. Net change in a building`s annual and peak energy requirements, however, is difficult to quantify and depends on building characteristics, operating conditions, climate. This paper characterizes impacts of lighting/HVAC interactions on annual and peak heating/cooling requirements of prototypical US commercial buildings through computer simulations using DOE-2.1E building energy analysis program. Ten building types of two vintages and nine climates are chosen to represent the US commercial building stock. For each combination, a prototypical building is simulated with two lighting power densities, and resultant changes in heating and cooling loads are recorded. Simple concepts of Lighting Coincidence Factors are used to describe the observed interactions between lighting and HVAC requirements. (Coincidence Factor (CF) is ratio of changes in HVAC loads to those in lighting loads, where load is either annual or peak load). The paper presents tables of lighting CF for major building types and climates. These parameters can be used for regional or national cost/benefit analyses of lighting- related policies and utility DSM programs. Using Annual CFs and typical efficiencies for heating and cooling systems, net changes in space conditioning energy use from a lighting measure can be calculated. Similarly, Demand CFs can be used to estimate the changes in HVAC sizing, which can then be converted to changes in capital outlay using standard-design curves; or they can be used to estimate coincident peak reductions for the analysis of the utility`s avoided costs. Results from use of these tables are meaningful only when they involve a significantly large number of buildings.

Sezgen, A.O.; Huang, Y.J.

1994-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Efficiency Evaluation and Planning for Existing Buildings |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Energy Energy Efficiency Evaluation and Planning for Existing Buildings Energy Efficiency Evaluation and Planning for Existing Buildings October 4, 2013 - 4:51pm Addthis For meeting Federal sustainability requirements, agencies can use evaluation methods-such as benchmarking and energy audits-and planning to make their existing buildings energy efficient. To comply with energy reduction requirements agencies should follow a few basic steps: Benchmark buildings Conduct energy audits Create an action plan Monitor progress. This is a cyclical process that will need to be continually updated. For meeting water use reduction requirements in buildings, see Water Efficiency. Benchmark Buildings The first step in managing a building stock's sustainability is to benchmark buildings. Benchmarking allows buildings to be compared for

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Energy Efficiency Evaluation and Planning for Existing Buildings |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Program Areas » Sustainable Buildings & Campuses » Energy Program Areas » Sustainable Buildings & Campuses » Energy Efficiency Evaluation and Planning for Existing Buildings Energy Efficiency Evaluation and Planning for Existing Buildings October 4, 2013 - 4:51pm Addthis For meeting Federal sustainability requirements, agencies can use evaluation methods-such as benchmarking and energy audits-and planning to make their existing buildings energy efficient. To comply with energy reduction requirements agencies should follow a few basic steps: Benchmark buildings Conduct energy audits Create an action plan Monitor progress. This is a cyclical process that will need to be continually updated. For meeting water use reduction requirements in buildings, see Water Efficiency. Benchmark Buildings The first step in managing a building stock's sustainability is to

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Residential Energy Audits  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A series of events coupled with the last five years experience performing Residential Conservation Service (RCS) audits have resulted in renewed efforts by utilities to evaluate the role of residential energy audits. There are utilities where the RCS program is considered very successful; however, the majority of utilities have found that the costs far exceed the benefits. Typically, the response rates are low (less than 1% per year for Texas utilities), the audits primarily reach upper income persons, and consumers only implement the low-cost recommendations. The Texas PUC is on record as being opposed to the RCS as well as the Commercial and Apartment Conservation Service (CACS) and now requires Energy Efficiency Plans with detailed cost and savings information on utility end user programs.

Brown, W.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evolution of an environmental audit program  

SciTech Connect

Environmental audits are discussed. Within todays corporate culture, auditors and auditees alike, have been assigned stewardship over the environment. Audits provide a quality assurance check to contribute to the verification process, helping to ensure the management practices associated with the environmental management system are in place, functioning, and adequate. The objective of the audit is to help improve the effectiveness of that basic management system while at the same time determining compliance with the environmental requirements. Performing the audit in a well documented manner, using technique knowledgeable teams, will provide defendable benefits should the audit be challenged and will enhance the credibility of the existing environmental management system.

Maday, J.H.; Kuusinen, T.L.

1991-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Resolution  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Department's WinSAGA System for Department's WinSAGA System for Energy Grants Management Under the Recovery Act OAS-RA-10-05 March 2010 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 March 25, 2010 MEMORANDUM FOR THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY, ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY FROM: Rickey R. Hass Deputy Inspector General for Audit Services Office of Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Management Controls over the Department's WinSAGA System for Energy Grants Management Under the Recovery Act" BACKGROUND As a result of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act), the Department of Energy (Department) received $8.1 billion for formula grant programs supporting

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Internal Audit Services  

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Internal Audit Services Internal Audit Services Berkeley Lab Internal Audit Services Internal Audit Services Berkeley Lab Contacts Organizational Chart IAS Search Staff Only Lab Search Phone Book A-Z Index Privacy and Security Notice "Internal 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 objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes." The Institute of Internal Auditors Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing About IAS | Audit Committee | Audit Planning | Ethics & Investigations | External Audit Coordination Advisory Services | Other Relevant Audit Links | Contacts | Organizational

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Audit Report: IG-0632 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) 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...

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Audit Report: IG-0493 | Department of Energy  

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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...

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Audit Report: IG-0523 | Department of Energy  

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3 Audit Report: IG-0523 September 17, 2001 Sandia National Laboratories Personal Property Accountability The Department of Energy (Department) requires its contractors to track...

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Audit Report: IG-0458 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

8 Audit Report: IG-0458 February 15, 2000 In-Vitro Bioassay Services at Department of Energy Facilities Federal regulations require that routine bioassay programs be established...

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Audit Followup 020904  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Audit Resolution Audit Resolution Process DOE/IG-0639 February 2004 Audit Resolution Process Details of Finding ........................................................................1 Recommendations and Comments .............................................5 Appendices 1. Objective, Scope, and Methodology ......................................6 2. Prior Audit Reports .................................................................7 3. Management Comments ........................................................8 THE DEPARTMENT'S AUDIT RESOLUTION PROCESS TABLE OF CONTENTS Page 1 Recommendation Resolution and Closure Process The Department of Energy's (Department) current audit resolution process does not always ensure timely and appropriate closure of audit

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Audit report: ER-FS-99-02 | Department of Energy  

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Operations Office During the Audit Of The Department's Consolidated Fiscal Year 1998 Financial Statements The Government Management Reform Act of 1994 requires that audited...

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Audit Report: IG-0840 | Department of Energy  

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40 40 Audit Report: IG-0840 September 23, 2010 The Department of Energy's Audit Resolution and Follow-up Process The Department of Energy's audit resolution and follow-up process provides an important mechanism for assisting management in improving the performance of the Department and its programs. Over the last 5 years, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed over 350 audits, which included recommendations for corrective actions or improvements in programs, operations, and management functions. Ensuring that these recommendations are addressed and resolved timely is a critical component of the audit process. With this goal in mind, Department Order 224.3, Audit Resolution and Followup Program, generally requires that audit reports and all associated recommendations be closed within one year and that

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Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

in building envelopes. June 8, 2012 Have You Ever Gotten an Energy Assessment for Your Home? Earlier this week, Stephanie shared the first part of her story about the energy audit...

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

SciTech Connect

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.

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

2011-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: OAS-L-11-02 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Audit Report: OAS-L-11-02 Audit Report: OAS-L-11-02 Audit Report: OAS-L-11-02 February 9, 2011 The Department of Energy's Energy Conservation Efforts The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA) requires Federal agencies to apply energy efficiency measures to Federal buildings so that by Fiscal Year (FY) 2015, each agency's energy intensity is reduced by 30 percent from the baseline established in FY 2003. Energy intensity is calculated as the energy consumption in British Thermal Units (BTUs) per gross square foot of the Federal buildings. The Department of Energy's (Department) FY 2003 energy consumption baseline for its sites around the Nation was 23 trillion BTUs, supplied by energy acquired at an annual cost of around $229 million. If the Department achieves the 30 percent energy

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Enterprise-Wide Audit-Data Management  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Direct Auditing Devices • Normalize Audit Data • Reduce Audit Data • Store Audit Data • Detect Local Events • Report Local Events ...

2012-10-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Audits for For-Profit Firms FAQ  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

(Updated 12/31/2010) (Updated 12/31/2010) 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 Regulation 10 CFR 600.316, a for-profit entity is required to have a compliance audit for any fiscal year it expends $500,000 or more in financial assistance awards 1 provided by any component of the U.S. Department of Energy. This requirement also applies to sub-awardees that receive DOE funds through a pass-

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Audits | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Audits Audits Audits The Audit Resolution team (AR Team) manages the audit coordination and resolution activities for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE). They coordinate Recovery Act audits, non-Recovery Act audits, Single Audits and the execution of audit resolution and follow-up activities. The AR Team reviews, and evaluates program operations, activities, and internal controls to ensure effective controls and compliance with policies and best practice. The AR Team collects and validates corrective action data and artifacts to support closure of audit recommendations. Responsibilities Resolves and coordinates all audits Updates all audit statuses on relevant enterprise tracking systems Follows up and coordinates with program offices and field elements

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Building Technologies Program Website | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Building Technologies Program Website Building Technologies Program Website Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Building Technologies Program Website Focus Area: Energy Efficiency Topics: Best Practices Website: www1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/index.html Equivalent URI: cleanenergysolutions.org/content/building-technologies-program-website Language: English Policies: "Deployment Programs,Regulations" is not in the list of possible values (Deployment Programs, Financial Incentives, Regulations) for this property. DeploymentPrograms: Technical Assistance Regulations: "Building Codes,Appliance & Equipment Standards and Required Labeling" is not in the list of possible values (Agriculture Efficiency Requirements, Appliance & Equipment Standards and Required Labeling, Audit Requirements, Building Certification, Building Codes, Cost Recovery/Allocation, Emissions Mitigation Scheme, Emissions Standards, Enabling Legislation, Energy Standards, Feebates, Feed-in Tariffs, Fuel Efficiency Standards, Incandescent Phase-Out, Mandates/Targets, Net Metering & Interconnection, Resource Integration Planning, Safety Standards, Upgrade Requirements, Utility/Electricity Service Costs) for this property.

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Regulations and Audit Opinions: Evidence from EU Banking Institutions  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this study, we empirically investigate the relationship between financial and auditing requirements, capital requirements, official supervisory power, and the likelihood of receiving a qualified audit opinion. The sample consists of 71 qualified financial ... Keywords: Banking institutions, EU, Qualified audit opinion, Regulations

Chrysovalantis Gaganis; Fotios Pasiouras; Charalambos Spathis

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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I. GENERAL AUDIT PROGRAM A. PURPOSE AND APPLICABILITY  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

of federal financial 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 only to program compliance audits. As such, this Audit Program and all compliance supplements (Parts II and III of this guidance) do not apply to financial statement audits. Audits of financial statements are allowable as indirect costs if the recipient normally has financial statement audits. However, DDOE is not requiring an audit of financial statements solely to address the requirements of Regulation 10 CFR 600.316., nor are financial statement audits allowable as direct costs to satisfy the requirements of Regulation 10 CFR

135

Audit Report on "Hanford Site Radiation and Hazardous Waste Training...  

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in radiation andor hazardous waste that was not required. Audit Report on "Hanford Site Radiation and Hazardous Waste Training", WR-B-00-06 More Documents & Publications Audit...

136

National Energy Audit (NEAT) | Open Energy Information  

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National Energy Audit (NEAT) National Energy Audit (NEAT) Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: National Energy Audit Agency/Company /Organization: United States Department of Energy Partner: Oak Ridge National Laboratory Sector: Energy Focus Area: Buildings, Energy Efficiency Resource Type: Software/modeling tools User Interface: Desktop Application Website: apps1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/tools_directory/software.cfm/ID=304/pa Cost: Free Language: English References: http://apps1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/tools_directory/software.cfm/ID=304/pagename=alpha_list Logo: National Energy Audit The computer program is designed for use by State agencies and utilities to determine the most cost-effective retrofit measures for single-family and small multi-family site-built homes to increase the energy efficiency and

137

Internal Audit Process  

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7 Internal Audit Process 110304 Page 1 of 7 EOTA - Business Process Document Title: Internal Audit Process Document Number: P-007 Rev. 110304 Document Owner: Elizabeth Sousa...

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Wisconsin Tribe Performing State-Wide Audits on 'Energy Wasters' |  

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Wisconsin Tribe Performing State-Wide Audits on 'Energy Wasters' Wisconsin Tribe Performing State-Wide Audits on 'Energy Wasters' Wisconsin Tribe Performing State-Wide Audits on 'Energy Wasters' August 24, 2010 - 11:00am Addthis Ho-Chunk Nation is conducting audits throughout Wisconsin to find energy wasters such as decrepit HVAC units. | File photo Ho-Chunk Nation is conducting audits throughout Wisconsin to find energy wasters such as decrepit HVAC units. | File photo Stephen Graff Former Writer & editor for Energy Empowers, EERE What are the key facts? Ho-Chunk Nation received a $392,200 block grant under Recovery Act for energy audits. 30 tribal buildings will be audited across Nation's lands and audit recommendations could save tribes up to 30 percent on energy bills. Drive through Wisconsin, and you're bound to catch a glimpse of one of the

139

Audit Resolution  

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Office of Science's 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 fundamental research in areas such as energy, environmental remediation and computational sciences. Of its $4 billion Fiscal Year 2008 budget, Science spent about $287 million to manage its IT program. This included cyber security activities, acquisition of hardware and software, and support

140

TOPIC Brief BUILDING TECHNOLOGIES PROGRAM Residential Duct Insulation and Sealing Requirements TOPIC BRIEF 1  

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Duct Insulation and Sealing Requirements TOPIC BRIEF 1 Duct Insulation and Sealing Requirements TOPIC BRIEF 1 Residential Duct Insulation and Sealing Requirements Studies show that duct air leakage results in major energy losses. A ll versions of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) require ducts, air handlers, filter boxes, and air cavities used as ducts to be sealed, and reference Chapter 16 of the International Residential Code for details on air sealing. This sealing is required on all ducts and other air distribution components regardless of whether they are located inside or outside the conditioned living space. For single-family homes and other low-rise residential buildings, the 2009 and 2012 IECC have duct insulation and sealing requirements in Section 403.2. Both codes require insulation

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141

Audit Report: IG-0881 | Department of Energy  

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Audit Report: IG-0881 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 audit found that despite at least 5 years of effort, NNSA and its support offices and site contractors had not yet implemented fully functional and effective contractor assurance systems. During recent Office of Inspector General (OIG) reviews, we identified significant

142

Audit Report: IG-0631 | Department of Energy  

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1 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) and Federal counterintelligence officials were also not always notified of incidents as appropriate. Audit Report: IG-0631 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0500 The Department's Cyber Security Incident Management Program, IG-0787 Audit Report: IG-0787

143

2. audit committee bylaws  

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PROMOTING THE GLOBAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING PROFESSIONS CONCERNED WITH MINERALS,METALS,AND MATERIALS. AUDIT COMMITTEE ...

144

Audit Committee - TMS  

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Audit Committee ... Electronic Packaging and Interconnection Materials, ---- Energy Conversion and Storage, ---- Magnetic Materials, ---- Nanomaterials, ---- Thin ...

145

IT auditing in e-government  

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We first motivate the need for innovative IT auditing approaches for E-Government. Then we define the requirements and propose an own IT auditing concept for E-Government projects. It is based on established risk management procedures, project management ...

Reinhard Riedl; Manuel Juen

2006-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

146

Audit Report: IG-0623 | Department of Energy  

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Audit Report: IG-0623 Audit Report: IG-0623 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 facilities to commercial companies. CROET attracted tenants with innovative leasing arrangements such as favorable lease terms for buildings where commercial entities assumed some or all of the responsibility for cleanup activities. Audit Report: IG-0623

147

A Location-Based Secure Spatial Audit Policy Model  

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Besides RBAC, securing access to data in location-based services and mobile applications requires the definition of spatially aware audit policy model. In Spatial DBMS applications, spatial query based on spatial predication is main object of secure ... Keywords: spatial database, spatial audit, audit policy, spatial relation

Zhang Pingping; Ju Shiguang; Chen Weihe

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

148

Audit Resolution  

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Accounting and Reporting for the Accounting and Reporting for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act by the Department of Energy's Funding Recipients OAS-RA-10-06 April 2010 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 April 1, 2010 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Accounting and Reporting for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act by the Department of Energy's Funding Recipients" BACKGROUND The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) was established to jumpstart the U.S. economy, create or save millions of jobs, and invest in the Nation's energy future. The Department of Energy received approximately $37 billion through the Recovery Act

149

Audit Resolution  

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Industrial Carbon Capture and Industrial Carbon Capture and Storage Program Funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act OAS-RA-13-15 March 2013 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 March 21, 2013 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "The Department of Energy's Industrial Carbon Capture and Storage Program Funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act" INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE The Department of Energy received nearly $1.5 billion through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) to invest in clean industrial technologies and sequestration projects through the Industrial Carbon Capture and Storage Program (Carbon Program). The National Energy Technology Laboratory awarded 46 cooperative agreements to a

150

Audit Resolution  

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West Virginia West Virginia OAS-RA-11-09 June 2011 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 June 13, 2011 MEMORANDUM FOR THE ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY FROM: Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "The Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program Funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in the State of West Virginia" BACKGROUND The Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program (Weatherization Program) received $5 billion under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) to improve the energy efficiency of residences owned or occupied by low-income persons. The Department subsequently awarded a three-year Recovery Act Weatherization Program grant of

151

ALL SHADED FIELDS ARE REQUIRED U.S. Department of Energy Commercial Building Energy Asset Score 2013 Pilot  

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ALL SHADED FIELDS ARE REQUIRED ALL SHADED FIELDS ARE REQUIRED U.S. Department of Energy Commercial Building Energy Asset Score 2013 Pilot Data Collection Form Version: 6/14/2013 Building Name: Data collected by: Email, phone: Date of Data Collection: HOW TO USE THIS DATA COLLECTION FORM This form is intended to facilitate your data collection. The Energy Asset Scoring Tool uses the "block" concept to simplify your building geometry. Most buildings can be scored as one block un- less at least one of the follow situations applies: a. The building has sections with different numbers of floors Example: A portion of the building is 3 story and the other portion is 10 story. b. Different parts of the building are served by different HVAC systems Example: A portion of the building uses a local chiller, the other portion uses packaged DX

152

An Auditable Metering Scheme for Web Advertisement Applications  

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This paper proposes a cryptographic mechanism for metering the duration and/or the number of instances of running a data process. This mechanism has the following property: knowing a secret, one can validate a piece of metering evidence in constant units of time while without the secret the job of generating a valid piece of evidence requires time indicated by a value in the evidence. Because the mechanism utilises a well-known computational complexity problem, the meter based on it can be implemented in software yet is tamper-resistant. We will address the use of this mechanism in building an auditable metering scheme for finding the popularity of web sites. The scheme is suitable for rapidly increasing web advertisement applications. We will also discuss the related security issues and mention some other applications, which can benefit by using the mechanism. Keywords: Auditable metering, Web advertisement, Tamper-resistant software, Lightweight security. 1

Liqun Chen; Wenbo Mao

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

153

LoanSTAR Energy Auditing: Update and Changes  

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Annual savings identified by detailed LoanSTAR audits during the period January, 1989 -December, 1991 are $13.7 million with an investment cost of $46.1 million. These savings represent retrofit projects in state-owned buildings, local government-owned facilities, and independent school districts, accounting for 80%, 16%, and 4% of the investment cost, respectively. A summary of retrofit projects by type is presented and modifications to chillers and chilled water systems account for 26% of the savings and 32% of the cost, followed by lighting retrofits which account for 24% of the savings and 24% of the cost. The Governor's Energy Office has implemented changes to simplify the audit process by eliminating some calculations. Independent calculations and maintenance and operating procedures calculations are no longer required, and some retrofit projects may depend on standard paybacks to identify cost savings.

Heffington, W. M.; Athar, A.; Britton, A. J.; Nutter, D. W.; Stuewe, C.

1992-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

154

Review of Selected Home Energy Auditing Tools  

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REVIEW OF SELECTED HOME 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 .......................................................................................... 3 2. INTRODUCTION ............................................................................................................. 4 3. ENERGY AUDIT TOOL TYPES ................................................................................. 5

155

Cyber Security Audit and Attack Detection Toolkit: Bandolier and  

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Cyber Security Audit and Attack Detection Toolkit: Bandolier and Cyber Security Audit and Attack Detection Toolkit: Bandolier and Portaledge, March 2010 Cyber Security Audit and Attack Detection Toolkit: Bandolier and Portaledge, March 2010 This project of the cyber security audit and attack detection toolkit will employ Bandolier Audit Files for optimizing security configurations and the Portaledge event detection capability for energy control systems. By building configuration audit and attack detection capabilities into tools already used by the energy sector, Bandolier and Portaledge offer energy asset owners low-cost and easily integrable control systems security solutions. Energy system operators can optimize the security of their control system configuration using Bandolier Security Audit Files, which assess the current configuration against an optimal security configuration.

156

Internal Audit Preparation Worksheet  

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2 Internal Audit Preparation Job Aid 11_0304 Page 1 of 5 2 Internal Audit Preparation Job Aid 11_0304 Page 1 of 5 EOTA - Business Form Document Title: Internal Audit Preparation Job Aid Document Number: F-012 Rev. 11_0304 Document Owner: Elizabeth Sousa Backup Owner: Melissa Otero Approver(s): Melissa Otero Parent Document: P-007, Internal Audit Process Notify of Changes: Internal Auditors Referenced Document(s): F-011 Internal Audit Report F-012 Internal Audit Preparation Job Aid 11_0304 Page 2 of 5 Revision History: Rev. Description of Change A Initial Release 11_0304 Change title from Worksheet to Job Aid and changed revision from alpha to numeric for consistency. F-012 Internal Audit Preparation Job Aid 11_0304 Page 3 of 5 Internal Audit Preparation Worksheet F-012 Internal Audit Preparation Job Aid 11_0304 Page 4 of 5

157

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

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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.

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158

Master Plan and Energy Audits at a Large Texas Medical Campus  

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Energy Engineering Associates, Inc. was engaged by the Facilities Resource Management Department at a large medical center in Houston, TX to assist with the development of an Energy Management Master Plan and subsequent individual Detailed Building Energy Audits. The Master Plan summarized our methodology for disaggregation of historical energy use by building and end use. We also defined our proposed system for prioritizing buildings for the individual Detailed Building Energy Audits. We proposed a 5-year plan of action to complete detailed audits of existing building inventory and complete energy efficiency retrofit projects to achieve 32 percent reduction in total energy use. The Master Plan called for maximizing incentive payments from the local electric service provider, and for targeting the maximum available funds over the 5-year period. To maximize the return on investment in energy efficiency, the manpower and financial resources were targeted toward the best projects. EEA developed a strategy to assess the current performance of the buildings by evaluating historical utility consumption and building infrastructure data. The energy efficiency targets or benchmarks were established for each building based upon relevant variables. Finally, an analysis of the current performance versus targeted performance was made to define the gap between current usage and targeted efficiency level. Baseline energy consumption models were developed for most of the buildings based upon the HVAC system type installed in the facility. The “Bin Temperature” model calculated the cooling and heating requirements for the buildings based upon local Houston weather data and operating schedule assumptions for lighting and internal loads. The assumptions for internal loads and lighting were calibrated with short term building sub-meter data. Daily and weekly schedule assumptions were verified and total internal loads defined by the meter information. The types of energy savings projects were categorized into the following six groups: 1. Hot Deck Fans 2. Heat Recovery 3. Variable Ventilation 4. Central Plant Projects 5. Commissioning and Controls 6. Lighting Projects

Simpson, K.; Stinson, M.; Haag, S.; Hart, M.

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

159

Audit Report: IG-0444 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4 4 Audit Report: IG-0444 May 19, 1999 The U.S. Department of Energy's Large-Scale Demonstration and Deployment Projects The Department of Energy has about 7,000 surplus buildings that will eventually require deactivation and decommissioning (D&D). The estimated cost of D&D for the Department's surplus facilities is over $11 billion with an additional $20 billion to stabilize, deactivate and decommission facilities which are currently active. The Office of Environmental Management is responsible for assuring that adequate technologies are available to address these D&D needs. Through the development and widespread deployment of new technologies, the Department has established a goal of reducing D&D costs by approximately $1 billion by 2006.

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Audit Report: IG-0783  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Beryllium Surface Contamination at Beryllium Surface Contamination at the Y-12 National Security Complex DOE/IG-0783 December 2007 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 December 1 7 , 2007 MEMORANDUM FOR TI4 SECRETARY FROM: Gregory &- H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Beryllium Surface Contamination at the Y- 12 National Security Complex" INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE Since the 1950s, beryllium processing has been an important part of the mission of the Department of Energy's Y- 12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Y-12 has made widespread use of beryllium in its activities. As a consequence, the Department's worker safety programs have recognized the possibility that beryllium remains in buildings as

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161

BUILDING PROCTOR December 2009  

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­ 1 Facilities Management Directory.......................................................................Maintenance ...............................................Maintenance ­ 15 Building Audit System to Facilities Management Dispatch Office (491-0077) who, in turn, addresses the maintenance needs. The building

162

ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2007 -- Lighting and Power Requirements | Building  

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Lighting and Power Requirements Lighting and Power Requirements This course provides an overview of the lighting and power requirements of ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2007. Estimated Length: 60 minutes Presenters: Eric Richman, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Original Webcast Date: Thursday, January 10, 2008 - 13:00 CEUs Offered: 1.0 AIA/CES LU (HSW); .10 CEUs towards ICC renewal certification. Course Type: Video Downloads: Presentation Slides Video Watch on YouTube Visit the BECP Online Training Center for instructions on how to obtain a certificate of completion. Building Type: Commercial Focus: Compliance Code Version: ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2007 Target Audience: Architect/Designer Builder Code Official Contractor Engineer State Official Contacts Web Site Policies U.S. Department of Energy USA.gov

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Internal Audit Preparation Worksheet  

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9 Vendor Audit Schedule 07_1211 1 of 3 9 Vendor Audit Schedule 07_1211 1 of 3 EOTA - Business Form Document Title: Vendor Audit Schedule Document Number: ADMF-009 Rev. 07_1211 Document Owner: Elizabeth Sousa Backup Owner: Melissa Otero Approver(s): Melissa Otero Parent Document: ADMP-002 Notify of Changes: MGT ADM Referenced Document(s): N/A ADMF-009 Vendor Audit Schedule 07_1211 2 of 3 Revision History: Rev. Description of Change A Initial Release 07_1211 Changed some formatting of form. ADMF-009 Vendor Audit Schedule 07_1211 3 of 3 Vendor Audit Schedule Audit #: Enter Company: Criteria: ISO 9001:2008 Standard Date: Team: Audit Lead: Objective: Scope: 1) Business/Quality System 2) Vendor Process 3) Order Processing Day/Date: Enter Arrive @ Facility

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Lighting energy audit workbook  

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A simple test to determine the need for a lighting energy audit is followed by how-to information on conducting the audit, identifying savings opportunities, and developing an energy management plan for lighting.

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

165

Audit Report: IG-0486 | Department of Energy  

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6 6 Audit Report: IG-0486 October 27, 2000 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Dam Safety Program Under the Federal Power Act, as amended, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) is responsible for ensuring that over 2,500 non-Federal hydroelectric dams under its jurisdiction are properly constructed, operated and maintained. To determine whether the dams' physical structures are maintained in a safe manner to protect the public, the Commission performs onsite inspections to identify evidence of damage or other conditions that could impair proper project operation or violate license requirements. Audit Report: IG-0486 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0750 Audit Report: IG-0744 Follow-up Audit on Stockpile Surveillance Testing, IG-0744

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Audit Report: IG-0623 | Department of Energy  

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3 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 facilities to commercial companies. CROET attracted tenants with innovative leasing arrangements such as favorable lease terms for buildings where commercial entities assumed some or all of the responsibility for cleanup activities. Audit Report: IG-0623 More Documents & Publications

167

Field Test Evaluation of Conservation Retrofits of Low-Income, Single-Family Buildings in Wisconsin: Audit Field Test Implementation and Results  

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This report describes the field test of a retrofit audit. The field test was performed during the winter of 1985-86 in four South Central Wisconsin counties. The purpose of the field test was to measure the energy savings and cost effectiveness of the audit-directed retrofit program for optimizing the programs benefit-to-cost ratio. The audit-directed retrofit program is described briefly in this report and in more detail by another report in this series (ORNL/CON-228/P3). The purpose of this report is to describe the methods and results of the field test. Average energy savings of the 20 retrofitted houses are likely (0.90 probability) to lie between 152 and 262 therms/year/house. The most likely value of the average savings is 207 therms/year/house. These savings are significantly (p < .05) smaller than the audit-predicted savings (286 therms/year/house). Measured savings of individual houses were significantly different than predicted savings for half of the houses. Each house received at least one retrofit. Thirteen of the 20 retrofitted houses received a new condensing furnace or blown-in wall insulation; all but two of the houses received one or more minor retrofits. The seven houses which received condensing furnaces saved, on average, about as much as predicted, but three of the seven houses had significantly more or less savings than predicted. The six houses which received wall insulation saved, on average, about half as much as predicted. The remaining houses which received only minor retrofits saved, on average, less than predicted, but the difference was not significant. Actual retrofit costs were close to expected costs. Overall measured energy savings averaged 15 therms/year per hundred retrofit dollars invested. Houses which received wall insulation or a condensing furnace did slightly better, and the houses which received only minor retrofits did poorly. When estimated program costs were included, average savings dropped to about 13 therms/year/per hundred dollars. The uncertainty associated with the energy savings means that these comparisons of savings and costs also have large uncertainties.

McCold, L.N.

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

168

Final Draft of RACER Audit  

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This document describes the approach Waste and Environmental Services - Environmental Data and Analysis plans to take to resolve the issues presented in a recent audit of the WES-EDA Environmental Database relative to the RACER database. A majority of the issues discovered in the audit will be resolved in May 2011 when the WES-EDA Environmental Database, along with other LANL databases, are integrated and moved to a new vendor providing an Environmental Information Management (EIM) system that allows reporting capabilities for all users directly from the database. The EIM system will reside in a publicly accessible LANL cloud-based software system. When this transition occurs, the data quality, completeness, and access will change significantly. In the remainder of this document, this new structure will be referred to as the LANL Cloud System In general, our plan is to address the issues brought up in this audit in three ways: (1) Data quality issues such as units and detection status, which impinge upon data usability, will be resolved as soon possible so that data quality is maintained. (2) Issues requiring data cleanup, such as look up tables, legacy data, locations, codes, and significant data discrepancies, will be addressed as resources permit. (3) Issues associated with data feed problems will be eliminated by the LANL Cloud System, because there will be no data feed. As discussed in the paragraph above, in the future the data will reside in a publicly accessible system. Note that report writers may choose to convert, adapt, or simplify the information they receive officially through our data base, thereby introducing data discrepancies between the data base and the public report. It is not always possible to incorporate and/or correct these errors when they occur. Issues in the audit will be discussed in the order in which they are presented in the audit report. Clarifications will also be noted as the audit report was a draft document, at the time of this response.

Paige, Karen Schultz [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Gomez, Penelope E. [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

169

Audit Report: IG-0396 | Department of Energy  

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

170

Audit Report: IG-0405 | Department of Energy  

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5 Audit Report: 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...

171

Audit Report: IG-0371 | Department of Energy  

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

172

Audit Report: IG-0375 | Department of Energy  

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

173

Audit Report: IG-0407 | Department of Energy  

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7 Audit Report: IG-0407 June 17, 1997 Audit of the Department of Energy's Scientific and Technical Information Process Audit Report: IG-0407 More Documents & Publications Audit...

174

Audit Report: IG-0382 | Department of Energy  

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

175

Audit Report: IG-0374 | Department of Energy  

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4 Audit Report: IG-0374 June 20, 1995 Audit of the DOE's Commercial Laboratory Quality Assurance Evaluation Program Audit Report: IG-0374 More Documents & Publications Audit...

176

Audit Report: IG-0410 | Department of Energy  

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

177

Spent Nuclear Fuel project stage and store K basin SNF in canister storage building functions and requirements. Revision 1  

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This document establishes the functions and requirements baseline for the implementation of the Canister Storage Building Subproject. The mission allocated to the Canister Storage Building Subproject is to provide safe, environmentally sound staging and storage of K Basin SNF until a decision on the final disposition is reached and implemented

Womack, J.C.

1995-10-24T23:59:59.000Z

178

SNAP Building Requirments for SNAP 2, 4, 8, and 10A Programs  

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System descriptions, construction summary sheets, composite program schedules, overall building functions, and individual sheets showing purpose, construction features, and work loads of each building.

1961-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

179

Audit Report: IG-0750  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Federal Energy Regulatory 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 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 developed its Dam Safety and Security Programs to inspect and review

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Analytical laboratory quality audits  

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Analytical Laboratory Quality Audits are designed to improve laboratory performance. The success of the audit, as for many activities, is based on adequate preparation, precise performance, well documented and insightful reporting, and productive follow-up. Adequate preparation starts with definition of the purpose, scope, and authority for the audit and the primary standards against which the laboratory quality program will be tested. The scope and technical processes involved lead to determining the needed audit team resources. Contact is made with the auditee and a formal audit plan is developed, approved and sent to the auditee laboratory management. Review of the auditee's quality manual, key procedures and historical information during preparation leads to better checklist development and more efficient and effective use of the limited time for data gathering during the audit itself. The audit begins with the opening meeting that sets the stage for the interactions between the audit team and the laboratory staff. Arrangements are worked out for the necessary interviews and examination of processes and records. The information developed during the audit is recorded on the checklists. Laboratory management is kept informed of issues during the audit so there are no surprises at the closing meeting. The audit report documents whether the management control systems are effective. In addition to findings of nonconformance, positive reinforcement of exemplary practices provides balance and fairness. Audit closure begins with receipt and evaluation of proposed corrective actions from the nonconformances identified in the audit report. After corrective actions are accepted, their implementation is verified. Upon closure of the corrective actions, the audit is officially closed.

Kelley, William D.

2001-06-11T23:59:59.000Z

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181

Audit Costs for the 1986 Texas Energy Cost Containment Program  

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Direct program costs for detailed audits of 13.5 million square feet of institutional building space in the 1986 Texas Energy Cost Containment Program were $0.047/SF. The building area was 63 percent simple (offices, schools, and universities) and 37 percent complex (medical buildings and power plants). Allowing for the influence of one large facility which received less-extensive treatment due to previous work, thorough audits were obtained for an average cost of $0.050/SF. Large medical buildings (greater than about 170,000 square feet) were audited for $0.050/SF or less, and program costs for survey audits of 17.2 million square feet were $0.0028/SF. The effect on audit costs of complexity of recommended modifications, amount of savings determined, amount of implementation costs, building size, and building complexity are discussed. Primary effects on audit costs are size and complexity of buildings. Program guidelines limited consideration of projects with greater than a four year payback.

Heffington, W. M.; Lum, S. K.; Bauer, V. A.; Turner, W. D.

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

182

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

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I) 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, which applies only to program compliance audits. As such, this Audit Program and all compliance supplements (Parts II and III of this guidance) do not apply to financial statement audits. DOE is not requiring an audit of financial statements solely to

183

Audit Report: ER-B-99-01 | Department of Energy  

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1 1 Audit Report: ER-B-99-01 December 21, 1998 Decontamination and Decommissioning at the East Tennessee Technology Park The East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP) contains about 400 buildings with approximately 14.4 million square feet of space. Almost 90 percent of the space is comprised of buildings that are currently undergoing or are planned for decontamination and decommissioning (D&D). Departmental policy requires that D&D projects be prioritized based on employee and public health and safety, protection of the environment, compliance with environmental laws and regulations, cost-effectiveness, and future site plans. The objective of this audit was to determine whether the Oak Ridge Operations Office (Operations Office) reduced health, safety, and

184

How well do home energy audits serve the homeowner?  

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How well do home energy audits serve the homeowner? How well do home energy audits serve the homeowner? Title How well do home energy audits serve the homeowner? Publication Type Conference Proceedings LBNL Report Number LBNL-5712E Year of Publication 2012 Authors Ingle, Aaron, Mithra M. Moezzi, Loren Lutzenhiser, and Richard C. Diamond Conference Name 2012 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings Date Published 05/2012 Conference Location Pacific Grove, CA, USA Abstract Home energy audits administered by utilities and government typically provide homeowners with lists of technical upgrade recommendations intended to increase the technical energy efficiency of the house. Audits proceed with assessment of physical characteristics, subsequently processed with a computational model and transformed into a report, sometimes customized by the auditor. While the design of an energy audit reflects program and policy points of view - balancing program cost with expected program savings, educating people about the value of energy efficiency, etc. - it is crucial to consider the criteria for a good home energy audit and recommendations from homeowners' points of view. How well do home energy audits currently meet these criteria? How well do asset-based assessments match what homeowners seem to want? We consider these questions based on a study of 286 homeowners who participated in a Seattle City Light home energy audit program. Findings suggest that there is substantial opportunity to reorient audit programs to better fit the realities of why homeowners undertake energy audits and retrofits. In the Seattle City Light program, participating homeowners found certain elements of the audit they received - interaction with professional auditors, blower door testing, and customized, specific upgrade recommendations - to be more compelling than the standardized and quantitative elements. Rather than being engaged with increasing energy efficiency, as invited by an asset perspective and asset-based efficiency scores, homeowners wanted to build better understanding of their home's energy use and to learn how to solve specific problems, especially reflecting their household's actual energy use practices.

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Audit Report: IG-0878 | Department of Energy  

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Audit Report: IG-0878 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 posed by cyber attacks, the Department's Office of the Chief Information Officer, the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and a number of field sites established organizations to provide expertise in preventing, detecting, responding to and recovering from cyber security incidents. In

186

Texas State Building Energy Code: Analysis of Potential Benefits and Costs of Commercial Lighting Requirements  

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The State Energy Conservation Office of Texas has asked the U.S. Department of Energy to analyze the potential energy effect and cost-effectiveness of the lighting requirements in the 2003 IECC as they consider adoption of this energy code. The new provisions of interest in the lighting section of IECC 2003 include new lighting power densities (LPD) and requirements for automatic lighting shutoff controls. The potential effect of the new LPD values is analyzed as a comparison with previous values in the nationally available IECC codes and ASHRAE/IESNA 90.1. The basis for the analysis is a set of lighting models developed as part of the ASHRAE/IES code process, which is the basis for IECC 2003 LPD values. The use of the models allows for an effective comparison of values for various building types of interest to Texas state. Potential effects from control requirements are discussed, and available case study analysis results are provided but no comprehensive numerical evaluation is provided in this limited analysis effort.

Richman, Eric E.; Belzer, David B.; Winiarski, David W.

2005-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: IG-0752  

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Certification and Accreditation of Certification and Accreditation of Unclassified Information Systems DOE/IG-0752 January 2007 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 January 3, 2007 MEMORANDUM FOR THF, SECRETARY / k c , A ~ n 1 7 FROM: Greg ry H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Certification and Accreditation of Unclassified Information Systems" BACKGROUND Inforn~ation systems are essential to accomplishing the Department of Energy's environmental, energy, and national security-related missions. Actions to protect these systems from increasingly sophisticated attacks have become critically important to the Department and each of its subordinate organizations. The certification and accreditation (C&A) process, required by Federal law and Departmental guidance, is designed to

188

Mercury audit at Rocky Mountain Arsenal  

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This report presents the results of an environmental compliance audit to identify potential mercury-containing equipment in 261 building and 197 tanks at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal (RMA). The RMA, located near Denver, Colorado, is undergoing clean up and decommissioning by the Department of the Army. Part of the decommissioning procedure is to ensure that all hazardous wastes are properly identified and disposed of. The purpose of the audit was to identify any mercury spills and mercury-containing instrumentation. The audit were conducted from April 7, 1992, through July 16, 1992, by a two-person team. The team interviewed personnel with knowledge of past uses of the buildings and tanks. Information concerning past mercury spills and the locations and types of instrumentation that contain mercury proved to be invaluable for an accurate survey of the arsenal. The team used a Jerome{reg_sign} 431-X{trademark} Mercury Vapor Analyzer to detect spills and confirm locations of mercury vapor. Twelve detections were recorded during the audit and varied from visible mercury spills to slightly elevated readings in the corners of rooms with past spills. The audit also identified instrumentation that contained mercury. All data have been incorporated into a computerized data base that is compatible with the RMA data base.

Smith, S.M.; Jensen, M.K. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States); Anderson, G.M. [Rocky Mountain Arsenal, Denver, CO (United States)

1994-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft Word - LM00-505 Assemble a schedule of audits, inspections, visits within cross-cutting areas.doc  

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Task Order LM00-505 Task Order LM00-505 Control Number 11-0642 June 30, 2011 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Legacy Management ATTN: Steven Schiesswohl Task Order Manager 11025 Dover Street, Suite 1000 Westminster, CO 80021-5573 SUBJECT: Contract No.: DE-AM01-07LM0060, S.M. Stoller Corporation (Stoller) Task Order LM00-505, Reuse and Property Management Transmittal of Rating Plan Deliverable: "Assemble a schedule of audits/inspections/ visits within cross-cutting areas using a consolidated approach for the number of trips and personnel required for these types of activities in order to be more cost effective (Examples: sustainability audits - water, energy, HPSB; security audits, FIMS site inspections, building condition assessments, etc.). Schedule to be provided by July 1, 2011."

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/ United States Government Department of Energy Memorandum DATE: August 8, 2005 Audit Report Number OAS-L-05-12  

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United States Government Department of Energy United States Government Department of Energy Memorandum DATE: August 8, 2005 Audit Report Number OAS-L-05-12 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-32 (A05AL036) SUBJECT: Audit Report on "Limited Life Component Exchange Program" TO: Deputy Administrator for Defense Programs, National Nuclear Security Administration INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE The goal of the Limited Life Component Exchange (LLCE) Program is to schedule, build and deliver limited life components such as tritium reservoirs and neutron generators. In order for weapon systems to remain operational, these components must be periodically replaced. The objective of this audit was to determine whether the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) limited life component exchange program has sufficient capacity to provide all components needed to meet stockpile requirements.

191

HOSPITAL ENERGY AUDITS: A BIBLIOGRAPHY  

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J.W. "Professional Energy Audit Points Way to $100,000to) I '-.J Spielvogel (Energy Audits) W I Stein Stroeh Total1974 February; 18:57-9. "Energy Audit Procedures. Ii Federal

Pollack, R. I.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

192

Conducting Your Own Energy Audit  

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Why should you or anyone be interested in conducting a time intensive energy audit. What equipment is needed? When should you get started? Who should do it? The answer to Why is that energy costs are cutting into a company’s profit every minute of every day. Inefficient energy usage is like having money lost or stolen. Energy costs may account for up to 25% of a company’s expenses and hundreds of thousands of dollars a year. To answer What will be discussed later in this paper. The answer to When is that the energy audit needs to be done now! Every day and month of delay is throwing money away that could be put back into the business or distributed as profit. To answer Who should do the study depends on the complexity and size of the utility bill. Large utility bills, $100,000 or more, or a large facility, 100,000 square feet or more, may indicate the skills of a professional energy engineer are required to analyze the facility’s energy consumption and recommend the proper energy conservation measures needed. Smaller facilities usually can be energy analyzed by company personnel who have some energy training. This paper is written to assist those personnel in conducting their own energy audits. Even larger facilities may decide to do an in-house energy audit before they hire outside assistance in order to get an idea of the amount and cost of energy being used and possible savings. This can be compared to the cost of the outside energy audit.

Phillips, J.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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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...

194

Assessment of Building Energy-Saving Policies and Programs in China During the 11th Five Year Plan  

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of the inspection or energy audit are borne by the centralstatistics, performing energy audits, and certifying theMOHURD also carried out an energy audit of 768 buildings and

Zhou, Nan

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

195

Assessment of Building Energy-Saving Policies and Programs in China During the 11th Five Year Plan  

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of the inspection or energy audit are borne by the centralstatistics, performing energy audits, and certifying theMOHURD also carried out an energy audit of 768 buildings and

Zhou, Nan

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

196

Operation of Energy Efficient Residential Buildings Under Indoor Environmental Quality Requirements  

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This paper is devoted to the influence of Indoor Environmental Quality, [IEQ] requirements associated with occupation regimes on the criterion of energy demand s for HVAC (Heating, Ventilating and Air-Conditioning) central systems that were constructed for student hostels as a residential building in Cairo, Egypt. The paper focuses on the effects of occupation rate profiles with IEQ thermal parameters; (those are air dry-bulb temperatures, relative humidity, fresh air requirements, and local air velocities), on yearly energy demands. It is applied on, in-service, real project as a case study "10-Stories Hostel of 6000 m2 built-up area" that is utilized by Non-Local students as a transferred Egyptian citizens [ EC ] from different governorates. It was concluded that. during energy simulation, occupation rate schedules and operation profiles for each source of heat inside space shall simulate the reality. These profiles and schedules should be added to the local energy code as a guideline for designers. Although in this case study results from simulation task reach the real bills, but sometimes, with multi-use apartments there is another required schedule for the Pre-Action days. Those days before holidays and feasts on which the air conditioning system shall operate in a certain procedure for cleaning or scavenging. Another important issue is the effect of Effective Temperatures [ET] (Temperature for constant thermal sensations) that could implement to reduce the cooling capacity by increasing the room temperature against indoor relative humidity for the same comfort sensation. These two concepts will save 17% to 22% of the project total energy demand, In addition to introducing new design criteria for acceptable indoor conditions in the new rural developed zones in Egypt and similar regions.

Medhat, A. A.; Khalil, E. E.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

197

Utility Line Inspections and Audits  

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Utility Line Inspections and Audits provides utility engineers with a concise reference for the pros, cons, and how to related to performing various line inspections and audits.

2007-03-21T23:59:59.000Z

198

Buildings  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) advances building energy performance through the development and promotion of efficient, affordable, and high impact technologies, systems, and practices. The...

199

Security auditing course development  

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As people increasingly depend on computers and network systems, security auditing has become one of the most effective security practices to achieve defense-in-depth in organizations. It follows an effective process to measure policies, procedures ... Keywords: IT audit, IT education, curriculum development, security

Yin Pan

2007-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Eastern Audits Division  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Work Plan for FY 2014 Work Plan for FY 2014 Eastern Audits Division  Follow-up of the Reindustrialization Program at East Tennessee Technology Park  Audit of the Department's Management of High-Risk Property  Audit of the Department's Efforts to Reduce Mercury Contamination at the Y-12 National Security Complex  Non-conforming Equipment and Parts at the Savannah River Site  Audit of the Department's Facility Contractors' Use of No Bid Subcontracts  Decontamination and Decommissioning Activities at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory  The Department's Audit Resolution and Follow-up Process  Legacy Management Activities at Selected Sites  Department's Contract Awards Made to Alaska Native Corporation  Readiness of the Saltstone Disposal Facility at the Savannah River Site

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Audit Report: IG-0835 | Department of Energy  

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Audit Report: IG-0835 Audit Report: IG-0835 Audit Report: IG-0835 July 1, 2010 The Department of Energy's Opportunity for Energy Savings Through Improved Management of Facility Lighting The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) highlighted the importance of reducing the Nation's dependence on foreign oil and conserving scarce energy resources. The Department of Energy, as the designated lead agency for promoting new technologies, providing leadership for energy conservation and helping Federal agencies reduce energy costs, plays a pivotal role in achieving the Recovery Act's energy related goals. The Department spends nearly $300 million per year in energy costs for its 9,000 buildings at 24 sites. Electricity costs, totaling $190 million, account for close to two-thirds of the Department's total energy

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Audit Report: IG-0481 | Department of Energy  

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81 81 Audit Report: IG-0481 September 12, 2000 The Decontamination and Decommissioning Contract at the East Tennessee Technology Park The East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP), formerly known as the K-25 Site, contains about 400 buildings and 4,700 acres on the Oak Ridge Reservation. The K-25 Site was established in 1942 to produce enriched uranium. Since the production mission ended in 1987, the Oak Ridge Operations Office (Operations Office) has focused on environmental management of the site. Audit Report: IG-0481 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0611 Preliminary Notice of Violation, BNFL, Inc - EA-2003-01 Above on the left is K-25, at Oak Ridge before and after the 844,000 sq-ft demolition. In addition, on the right: K Cooling Tower at Savannah River Site demolition.

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HVAC system analysis: energy audit review  

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Although most energy audits do not investigate HVAC systems in as much detail as would most design consultants, audit data can be most informative. For certain types of buildings, air-conditioning energy usage can be estimated by its absence from energy bills during winter months, and heating energy usage can be estimated by its absence from energy bills during the summer months. Cooling and heating energy usage can be even more accurately broken down when a fossil fuel is used for heating while electrical energy is used for cooling. It is easy to establish fairly accurate energy consumption estimates for lighting, fan motors, and pumps; this can be done by verifying their loads and multiplying them by known operating hours. The numerous notes contained in some energy audits may also provide ideas for retrofitting energy-consuming areas.

Harmon, K.S.

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

204

Routine environmental audit of Ames Laboratory, Ames, Iowa  

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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.

1994-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

205

Lab Helps FAA Build Energy-Efficient Control Towers | Department of Energy  

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Lab Helps FAA Build Energy-Efficient Control Towers Lab Helps FAA Build Energy-Efficient Control Towers Lab Helps FAA Build Energy-Efficient Control Towers April 23, 2010 - 10:57am Addthis With help from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and its subcontractor, Redhorse Corporation, the agency that keeps our country's airports running is bolstering its energy efficiency. The Federal Aviation Administration is developing building plans that save energy - and money - at five airports in the western U.S. Government agencies are required by law to audit their buildings, so the FAA saw some Recovery Act funding as an opportunity to help fund its energy audits. Air traffic control towers are a vital service for travelers, keeping air traffic free of accidents. Their accompanying base buildings house administrative offices and support systems.

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Building Energy Software Tools Directory: New Tools  

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Energy Auditing & Sales Tool, home energy assessments, energy analysis, home performance, residential retrofits 2013-05-17 MyVerdafero Utility Optimization, building performance,...

207

NSTec Internal Audit  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

United States Government Department of Energy Memorandum DATE: June 8, 2011 Audit Report Number: OAS- L-11-04 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-36 (A10LV009) SUBJECT: Audit Report on the "Follow-up Audit of National Nuclear Security Administration's Nuclear Explosive Safety Study Program" TO: Manager, Pantex Site Office INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE One of the primary missions of the Department of Energy's (Department) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) is to maintain the safety, security, and reliability of the nation's nuclear weapons stockpile. Many of the nuclear explosive operations related to this mission, including assembly, disassembly, surveillance, refurbishment, and dismantlement of nuclear weapons, are performed at the Pantex Plant

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LoanSTAR Energy Conservation Audits: January 1989 - August 1990  

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Fourteen audit reports, covering seventy buildings and Texas' Governor's mansion, have been accepted as a part of the Texas LoanSTAR Program. Task 1 (the first of five) is responsible for audit reviews and assignments. One hundred forty-five energy cost reduction measures (ECRMs) and maintenance and operation recommendations (M&Os) have been identified which can result in significant amounts of electrical energy, demand and natural gas savings. Costs savings are $1,882,000/yr and the investment cost is $5,566,000 for an overall simple payback of 3.0 years. The ECRMs and M&Os have been categorized as well as the types of buildings involved. The cost for auditing the 5.2 million square feet was $0.054 per square foot. Problems associated with audit reports are also discussed.

Nutter, D. W.; Britton, A. J.; Muraya, N. K.; Heffington, W. M.

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

209

Audit Report: IG-0878 | Department of Energy  

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8 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 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 posed by cyber attacks, the Department's Office of the Chief Information Officer, the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and a number of field sites established organizations to provide expertise in preventing, detecting, responding to and recovering from cyber security incidents. In

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Audit predictions of commercial lighting and plug loads  

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Energy audits may be conducted at low or no cost to point our cost-effective conservation measures that could be adopted by the building owners. Alternatively, evaluating of the level of conservation measures that should be installed at utility expense. The energy and peak load savings resulting from audit programs are influenced by both the rate of adoption and the installed effectiveness of conservation measures recommended by audits. The accuracy of savings predicted by the audits has long been in question, and affects both the rate of adoption (via ''word-of-mouth'' and media communication of customer satisfaction) as well as the actual benefits to the utility for installed measures. Hence, assessing the accuracy of the audits is an essential element in the implementation and evaluation of effective audit programs designed to utilize the conservation resource. This paper presents an end-use view of audit accuracy for lighting and plug loads. Other analysis of the data from the overall building point of view has been conducted elsewhere. 3 refs., 8 figs., 3 tabs.

Pratt, R.G.

1989-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

211

Audit Report: IG-0387 | Department of Energy  

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

212

Audit Report: IG-0390 | Department of Energy  

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

213

Audit Report: IG-0404 | Department of Energy  

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

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Audit Report: IG-0380 | Department of Energy  

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

215

Audit Report: IG-0402 | Department of Energy  

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

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Audit Report: IG-0395 | Department of Energy  

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

217

Industrial Energy Audit Guidebook: Guidelines for Conducting...  

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Industrial Energy Audit Guidebook: Guidelines for Conducting an Energy Audit in Industrial Facilities Jump to: navigation, search Name Industrial Energy Audit Guidebook: Guidelines...

218

Audit Report: IG-0572 | Department of Energy  

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program-level business related systems. Audit Report: IG-0572 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0436 Office of Inspector General Quarterly Report Audit Report: IG-0686...

219

A Comprehensive Energy Audit of a Large Production Unit in Six Weeks  

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Past energy audits of petrochemical plant production units at Union Carbide have demonstrated that the key to an effective, comprehensive audit of a large production unit is to minimize the time period requirement for the team activity. This paper describes a comprehensive energy audit performed in six weeks on a large and relatively new production unit. This audit resulted in identifying and evaluating 62 opportunities reducing annual energy usage by $2,000.000.

Korich, R. D.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

220

Safety audit of refrigerated liquefied gas facilities  

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An Exxon Research and Engineering Co. comprehensive review of engineering practices and application of safety requirements at Exxon's world-wide refrigerated liquefied hydrocarbon gas storage and handling installations, which included a field audit of about 90 tanks at 30 locations, showed that catastrophic tank failure was not a credible event with properly operated and maintained tanks designed, constructed, and tested in accordance with API Standard 620, Design and Construction of Large Welded Low-Pressure Storage Tanks, although supplemental requirements were suggested to further enhance safety. The review also showed that any meaningful safety audit should be comprehensive and must include all facilities with careful attention to detail. The review embraces products of -1 to -167C and included LNG, ethylene, LPG, and LPG olefins. Recent and proposed LNG safety legislation; some field audit results; and recommendations as to design, construction, and operation of LNG and LPG storage facilities, marine terminals, and tankers, are also discussed.

Feely, F.J.; Sommer, E.C.; Marshall, B.T.; Palmer, A.J.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: OAS-L-11-03 | Department of Energy  

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3 3 Audit Report: OAS-L-11-03 March 8, 2011 Audit of National Security Technologies, LLS Internal Audit Function National Security Technologies, LLC (NSTec), has managed and operated the Nevada National Security Site since July 1, 2006, for the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) Nevada Site Office. NSTec is a joint venture between Northrop Grumman Corporation (Northrop Grumman), AECOM, CH2M Hill, and Nuclear Fuel Services. The contract requires NSTec to establish and maintain an independent internal audit function and to develop an Internal Audit Implementation Design that describes the audit organization, lines of reporting, oversight responsibilities, and auditing standards to be followed. Topic: Management & Administration Audit Report: OAS-L-11-03

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Audit Report: IG-0376 | Department of Energy  

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6 Audit Report: IG-0376 August 2, 1995 Audit of Program Administration by the Office of Energy Research Audit Report: IG-0376 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0457...

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Frequently Asked Questions for DOE FY 2011 For-Profit Audit Guidance  

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for DOE FY 2011 For-Profit Audit Guidance for DOE FY 2011 For-Profit Audit Guidance June 2012 Questions Relating to Subrecipient Audit Requirements: Question # 1: We wanted to confirm our understanding based on a review of the Policy Flash 2012-39. If a for-profit subrecipient has expended DOE funding from a local University (i.e. funding not received directly from DOE), our understanding is that the subrecipient would not be subject to the DOE For-Profit audit requirement (DOE Audit Guide). Response # 1: This is correct. Subrecipients are not required to have 10 CFR 600.316 audits. That is, only direct awards from DOE are subject to the DOE Audit Guide and it does not apply to subawards. Question # 2: Consider the following example: XYZ For-Profit Entity has three DOE awards with

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

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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.

Marnay, Chris; Firestone, Ryan

2007-04-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Metering Audit Procedure  

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This paper describes the recent audit of the utility distribution meters in a petrochemical plant. These meters measure the steam, condensate, natural gas, water, nitrogen and air flows to the different process units within the plant. This audit started as an attempt to resolve discrepancies between the 650 PSIG steam distribution and supply meters. Theoretically the sum of the 650 PSIG steam flows to the units should have matched the total of the steam supplied to the plant. However, in this plant the monthly totals of the distribution were consistently 15% - 25% lower than the supply meter totals. The plant is billed on the basis of the supply meters. Therefore, these discrepancies represented a significant utility cost, approximately $150,000 a year, that was arbitrarily allocated among the different units. The plant commissioned an audit of the 650 PSIG distribution and supply meters. The purpose of this audit was to: 1. Certify that there were no users not monitored by the existing distribution meters. 2. Verify the operability and accuracy of the meters. Hopefully, the results of the audit would allow the plant to account for at least 90% of the steam supplied. This accounting was necessary for equitable distribution of utility costs and accurate determination of unit production costs. The project was eventually expanded to include all utility streams. The audit of the following utilities was funded and implemented due to their relatively high unit costs: 650 PSIG steam, 200 PSIG steam, natural gas, and nitrogen. The audit of the other utilities is planned but a schedule has not been established.

Whitaker, W. S.

1987-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fermilab | Directorate | Internal Audit Services | Internal Audit Process  

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Internal Audit Process Internal Audit Process What happens during an internal audit? Announcement Before an audit begins, we distribute an announcement letter to those who will serve as our primary audit contacts. The letter briefly outlines the preliminary audit objectives, and the general audit process. Planning Planning is the first phase of the audit. During planning, we review policies and procedures in order to gain an understanding of how work is accomplished. We typically conduct several transaction walk-throughs by tracing transactions from beginning to end. Policies, procedures, walk-throughs, and discussions with personnel enable us to identify controls and assess associated risks. The planning phase helps us fine-tune our approach and finalize our work program. It is our goal to use electronic data whenever possible. Frequently we

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Audit Report: IG-0627 | Department of Energy  

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7 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, Competitive Markets, Market Oversight, and Resource Management. In support of its goals, the Commission established about 45 annual performance measures and a number of related targets. Audit Report: IG-0627 More Documents & Publications Semiannual Report to Congress: October 1, 2003 - March 31, 2004

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Photovoltaic and solar-thermal technologies in residential building codes, tackling building code requirements to overcome the impediments to applying new technologies  

SciTech Connect

This report describes the building code requirements and impediments to applying photovoltaic (PV) and solar-thermal technologies in residential buildings (one- or two-family dwellings). It reviews six modern model building codes that represent the codes to be adopted by most locations in the coming years: International Residential Code, First Draft (IRC), International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), International Mechanical Code (IMC), International Plumbing Code (IPC), International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC), and National Electrical Code (NEC). The IRC may become the basis for many of the building codes in the United States after it is released in 2000, and it references the other codes that will also likely become applicable at that time. These codes are reviewed as they apply to photovoltaic systems in buildings and building-integrated photovoltaic systems and to active-solar domestic hot-water and space-heating systems. The first discussion is on general code issues that impact the s e technologies-for example, solar access and sustainability. Then, secondly, the discussion investigates the relationship of the technologies to the codes, providing examples, while keeping two major issues in mind: How do the codes treat these technologies as building components? and Do the IECC and other codes allow reasonable credit for the energy impacts of the technologies? The codes can impact the implementation of the above technologies in several ways: (1) The technology is not mentioned in the codes. It may be an obstacle to implementing the technology, and the solution is to develop appropriate explicit sections or language in the codes. (2) The technology is discussed by the codes, but the language is confusing or ambiguous. The solution is to clarify the language. (3) The technology is discussed in the codes, but the discussion is spread over several sections or different codes. Practitioners may not easily find all of the relevant material that should be considered. The so lution is to put all relevant information in one section or to more clearly reference relevant sections. (4) The technology is prohibited by the code. Examples of this situation were not found. However, energy credit for some technologies cannot be achieved with the requirements of these codes. Finally, four types of future action are recommended to make the codes reviewed in this report more accommodating to renewable energy technologies: (1) Include suggested language additions and changes in the codes; (2) Create new code sections that place all of the requirements for a technology in one section of an appropriate code; (3) Apply existing standards, as appropriate, to innovative renewable energy and energy conservation technologies; and (4) Develop new standards, as necessary, to ease code compliance. A synergy may be possible in developing suitable code language changes for both photovoltaic and solar hot-water systems. The installation of rooftop photovoltaic panels and solar hot- water collectors involves many overlapping issues. Roof loading, weather tightness, mounting systems, roof penetrations, and similar concerns are identical for both technologies. If such work can be coordinated, organizations supporting both technologies could work together to implement the appropriate revisions and additions to the codes.

Wortman, D.; Echo-Hawk, L. [authors] and Wiechman, J.; Hayter, S.; Gwinner, D. [eds.

1999-10-04T23:59:59.000Z

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OCR Audit Program: 2012 HIPAA Privacy and Security Audits  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Background • Structure • Audit Subject Selection ... OCR 16 Breakdown of First 20 Auditees Level 1 Entities ... enabled clinical /business work streams ...

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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.

NONE

1998-09-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Audits that Make a Difference  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper presents guidance on how to perform internal audits that get management's attention and result in effective corrective action. It assumes that the reader is already familiar with the basic constructs of auditing and knows how to perform them. Instead, it focuses on additional techniques that have proven to be effective in our internal auditing program. Examples using a theoretical audit of a calibration program are included.

Malsbury, Judith

1999-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Integrated Modeling of Building Energy Requirements IncorporatingSolar Assisted Cooling  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

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.

Firestone, Ryan; Marnay, Chris; Wang, Juan

2005-08-10T23:59:59.000Z

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HIPAA 2013 - 2012 Audits of Covered Entity Compliance with ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Accepted Government Auditing Standards (The Yellow Book) ... audit criteria ... 5 Page 6. Who Can Be Audited? Any Covered Entity ...

2013-05-20T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE O 224.2A, Auditing of Programs and Operations  

Directives, Delegations, and Requirements

To set forth audit requirements and responsibilities for the promotion of economy and efficiency in the administration of or the prevention or detection of ...

2007-11-09T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE O 224.3, Audit Resolution and Follow-Up Program  

Directives, Delegations, and Requirements

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

2005-01-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: WR-FS-97-03 | Department of Energy  

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Flats Field Office During the Audit of the Department's Consolidated Fiscal Year 1996 Financial Statements The Government Management Reform Act of 1994 requires that the...

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Draft For-Profit Audit Guidance (FY 2011) | Department of Energy  

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II)Federal Register0.docx PartIIIFor-ProfitAuditGuidanceFederalRegister0.docx MatrixofComplianceRequirements-ConsolidatedFederalRegister0.xlsx More Documents &...

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What are the requirements for duct leakage testing? | Building Energy Codes  

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requirements for duct leakage testing? requirements for duct leakage testing? Both the 2009 and 2012 IECC require duct tightness to be verified. Verification can take place via either a post-construction test or a rough-in test. For the post-construction test, leakage measurement must be made across the entire system, including the manufacturer's air handler enclosure, with all register boots taped or sealed at a test pressure of 0.1 inches w.g. (25 Pa). The 2009 IECC limits the leakage to outdoors to less than or equal to 8 cfm per 100 ft2 of conditioned floor area or total leakage less than or equal to 12 cfm per 100 ft2 of conditioned floor area. The 2012 IECC only contains a requirement for total leakage of less than or equal to 4 cfm per 100 ft2 of conditioned floor area. For the rough-in test, leakage measurement is made across the system, with

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Audit Report: IG-0468 | Department of Energy  

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8 8 Audit Report: IG-0468 April 26, 2000 Facilities Information Management System In July 1995, the Department of Energy implemented a $2 million corporate database which was to contain up-to-date, reliable and comprehensive real property information. The specific intent was to provide the Department's decisionmakers at Headquarters and in the field with the data needed to make informed judgments regarding the management of the Department's real property inventory. At the time of our audit, the database, the Facilities Information Management System (FIMS), included over 100 million gross square feet of building space, 2 million acres of land, $7 billion worth of other structures and facilities, and $900 million of deferred maintenance items. With its multi-billion dollar inventory of real property at sites

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1969 AUDIT OF SRP RADIOACTIVE WASTE  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

969 AUDIT OF SRP RADIOACTIVE WASTE 969 AUDIT OF SRP RADIOACTIVE WASTE bY C . Ashley A p r i l 1970 Radiological Sciences Division Savannah River Laboratory E. 1. du Pont de Nemours & Co. Aiken, South Carolina 29801 DISCLAIMER Portions of this document may be illegible in electronic image products. Images are produced from the best avaiiable original document. . . . CONTENTS Page I n t r o d u c t i o n . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Summary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Releases t o t h e Atmosphere . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 S e p a r a t i o n s Areas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 TNX and Building 773-A . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Reactor Areas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Releases t o E f f l u e n t Streams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 S e p a r a t i o n s Areas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 DArea . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 R e a c t o r A r e a s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

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Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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Energy Audits Energy 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 energy and money in the process. The main purpose of an energy audit is to determine whether your home wastes energy, and to pinpoint where energy is being lost so you can evaluate what measures you can take to make your home more energy efficient. Audits also determine the efficiency of your home's heating

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Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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Energy Audits Energy 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 energy and money in the process. The main purpose of an energy audit is to determine whether your home wastes energy, and to pinpoint where energy is being lost so you can evaluate what measures you can take to make your home more energy efficient. Audits also determine the efficiency of your home's heating

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Building Energy Software Tools Directory: Snugg Pro  

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Expertise Required BPI certification is recommended but not required. Users Through Xcel Energys Home Energy Audit Program in Colorado, over 100 contractors have performed...

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Analysis of 2009 International Energy Conservation Code Requirements for Residential Buildings in Utah  

SciTech Connect

The 2009 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) contains several major improvements in energy efficiency over the current Utah code, the 2006 IECC. The most notable changes are improved duct sealing and efficient lighting requirements. A limited analysis of these changes resulted in estimated savings of $168 to $188 for an average new house in Utah at recent fuel prices.

Cole, Pamala C.; Lucas, Robert G.

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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OAS-FS-07-02 OAS-FS-07-02 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 control and reporting resulted in a disclaimer of opinion on the FY 2005 Audit of the Department's Consolidated Financial Statements. Audit Report: OAS-FS-07-02 More Documents & Publications Financial Statement: OAS-FS-07-02 Audit Report: OAS-FS-12-04 Audit Report: OAS-FS-11-04

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Advanced Benchmarking for Complex Building Types: Laboratories as an Exemplar  

SciTech Connect

Complex buildings such as laboratories, data centers and cleanrooms present particular challenges for energy benchmarking because it is difficult to normalize special requirements such as health and safety in laboratories and reliability (i.e., system redundancy to maintain uptime) in data centers which significantly impact energy use. For example, air change requirements vary widely based on the type of work being performed in each laboratory space. We present methods and tools for energy benchmarking in laboratories, as an exemplar of a complex building type. First, we address whole building energy metrics and normalization parameters. We present empirical methods based on simple data filtering as well as multivariate regression analysis on the Labs21 database. The regression analysis showed lab type, lab-area ratio and occupancy hours to be significant variables. Yet the dataset did not allow analysis of factors such as plug loads and air change rates, both of which are critical to lab energy use. The simulation-based method uses an EnergyPlus model to generate a benchmark energy intensity normalized for a wider range of parameters. We suggest that both these methods have complementary strengths and limitations. Second, we present"action-oriented" benchmarking, which extends whole-building benchmarking by utilizing system-level features and metrics such as airflow W/cfm to quickly identify a list of potential efficiency actions which can then be used as the basis for a more detailed audit. While action-oriented benchmarking is not an"audit in a box" and is not intended to provide the same degree of accuracy afforded by an energy audit, we demonstrate how it can be used to focus and prioritize audit activity and track performance at the system level. We conclude with key principles that are more broadly applicable to other complex building types.

Mathew, Paul A.; Clear, Robert; Kircher, Kevin; Webster, Tom; Lee, Kwang Ho; Hoyt, Tyler

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

247

Building Energy Software Tools Directory: AUDIT  

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Tools by Country Australia Austria Belarus Belgium Brazil Canada Chile China Czech Republic Denmark Finland France Germany India Ireland Israel Italy Japan Netherlands New Zealand...

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Audit Letter Report: OAS-L-09-12 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2 2 Audit Letter Report: OAS-L-09-12 July 23, 2009 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, amended august 25, 2008, 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 11 of the Bulletin to assess the reasonableness of life insurance, health benefits, and retirement with holdings and contributions. Topic: Management and Administration Audit Letter Report: OAS-L-09-12 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: OAS-L-08-16 Agreed-lJpon Procedures for Federal Payroll, OAS-L-08-16 Audit Report: OAS-L-07-14

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Proposed simplified methods for predicting thermal behaviour and energy consumption of buildings. Technical memo  

SciTech Connect

The paper which is based on the exhaustive measurements taken to assess the energy requirements and the associated thermal comfort of a large hotel in Scotland shows that while bulk metering can provide an indication of building and system performance, the only reliable way to assess thermal performance is to undertake an energy audit on a microscopic level. Such an audit should be part of a continuous monitoring program and may be used to provide the necessary date from which a simple model of the building may be constructed. From the analysis presented, general laws governing the energy requirements for process, meeting building heat loss and maintaining services, etc. are expressed in simple forms for monitoring purposes.

Humphries, M.R.; Saluja, S.N.; Missenden, J.F.; Flynn, D.F.

1978-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: IG-0753  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Resolution of Significant Finding Resolution of Significant Finding Investigation Recommendations DOE/IG- November 2002 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audit Services Recovery of Costs for the Proprietary Use of the Advanced Photon Source DOE/IG-0753 January 2007 Department of Energy Washing<~n, DC 20585 January 11, 2007 MEMORANDUM FOR TEE SECRETARY FROM: Greg + ? * y . n e man Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Recovery of Costs for the Proprietary Use of the Advanced Photon Source1' BACKGROUND The Department of Energy is responsible for the operation of the Advanced Photon Source, a light source user facility at the Argonne National Laboratory. The facility was, until recently, operated for the Department by the University of Chicago. It is currently

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Analysis of 2009 International Energy Conservation Code Requirements for Residential Buildings in Kansas City, Missouri  

SciTech Connect

The 2009 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) contains several major improvements in energy efficiency over the 2006 IECC. The notable changes are: (1) Improved duct sealing verified by testing the duct system; (2) Increased duct insulation; (3) Improvement of window U-factors from 0.40 to 0.35; and (4) Efficient lighting requirements. An analysis of these changes resulted in estimated annual energy cost savings of about $145 a year for an average new house. Construction cost increases are estimated at $655. Home owners will experience an annual cost savings of close to $100 a year because reduction to energy bills will more than compensate for increased mortgage payments and other costs.

Lucas, Robert G.

2011-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

252

Energy Audit Equipment  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The tools (equipment) needed to perform an energy audit include those items which assist the auditor in measuring the energy used by equipment or lost in inefficiency. Each tool is designed for a specific measurement. They can be inexpensive simple tools or expensive technically complex or multifunctional tools. In general, tools are needed which measure light, temperature and humidity, electricity, air flow, heat loss, and general energy information.

Phillips, J.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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 Regulation 10 CFR 600.316, a for-profit entity is required to have a compliance audit for any fiscal year it expends at least $500,000 in financial assistance awards 1 provided by any component of the U.S. Department of Energy. This requirement also applies to sub-awardees that receive DOE funds through a pass-through entity.

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Audit Report: IG-0811 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1 1 Audit Report: IG-0811 January 14, 2009 Washington Savannah River Company, LLC, Internal Audit Function The Washington Savannah River Company, LLC (WSRC), served as the management and operating contractor for the Department of Energy's Savannah River Site (SRS) from April 1, 1989, to July 3 1, 2008. [n accordance with the terms of its contract, WSRC expended Federal filnds for the operation and maintenance of SRS. WSRC was required to account for all filnds advanced by the Department and to safeguard Government assets in its care. Also, as required by its contract, WSRC was to annually prepare a Statement qfC'osl.~In curred und ('laimed, which it submitted to the Department for all Federal funds expended during the year. For Fiscal Year (FY) 2007, WSRC

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Audit Report: IG-0368 | Department of Energy  

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8 8 Audit Report: IG-0368 March 20, 1995 Audit of the Richland Operations Office Site Characterization Program In 1989 the Secretary of Energy changed the mission of the Richland Operations Office (Richland) from supporting weapons production to environmental restoration and waste management. Richland's new mission required close coordination with Federal and State Environmental Regulatory Agencies. On May 15, 1989, Richland, the Washington State Department of Ecology, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency negotiated and signed the Hanford Federal Facility Agreement and Consent Order (Tri-Party Agreement). Through this agreement, Richland was required to survey Hanford for contaminants, analyze samples, and determine the most cost-effective method to clean up the waste identified. The objective of

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Analysis of 2009 International Energy Conservation Code Requirements for Residential Buildings in Mesa, Arizona  

SciTech Connect

The 2009 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) contains several major improvements in energy efficiency over the 2006 IECC and the 2003 IECC. The notable changes are: (1) Improved duct sealing verified by testing the duct system; (2) Increased duct insulation; (3) Improvement of window U-factors from 0.40 to 0.35; and (4) Efficient lighting requirements. An analysis of these changes resulted in estimated annual energy cost savings of $145 a year for an average new house compared to the 2003 IECC. This energy cost saving decreases to $125 a year for the 2009 IECC compared to the 2006 IECC. Construction cost increases (per home) for complying with the 2009 IECC are estimated at $1256 relative to the 2003 IECC and $800 for 2006 IECC. Home owners will experience an annual cost savings of about $80 a year by complying with the 2009 IECC because reduction to energy bills will more than compensate for increased mortgage payments and other costs.

Lucas, Robert G.

2011-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Updating Texas Energy Cost Containment Audit Reports  

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In 1984 and 1986, 35.3 million square feet of state owned buildings were audited to identify cost saving retrofit projects. Originally intended for direct legislative funding or bond sales, funding became available in 1989 through oil overcharge moneys in a program known as LoanSTAR. Due to the time between the audits and availability of funds, update of the reports for current energy and equipment cost, and for accomplishment of projects was necessary. Audits in 1984 and 1986 identified total savings of $21.3 million per year and investment costs of $42.3 million per year. The 1989 update revealed retrofit projects remaining worth $10.9 million per year in savings and costing $30.5 million. The reduction in savings and costs is primarily due to changes in prices and accomplishment of projects. The methodology for updating prices and surveying facility energy contacts to determine accomplishment will be discussed. Both the accomplishment of maintenance and operation (M&O) type projects and capital-intensive retrofit/measures will be discussed. For example, the surveys revealed that 69% of 291 M&O's have already been accomplished, along with 24% of the 750 retrofit/measures.

Burke, T. E.; Heffington, W. M.

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: IG-0447 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

7 Audit Report: IG-0447 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...

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Audit Report: IG-0403 | Department of Energy  

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3 Audit Report: IG-0403 May 2, 1997 Audit of the Use of Intra-Departmental Requisitions Audit Report: IG-0403 More Documents & Publications Semiannual Report to Congress: April 1 -...

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Audit Report: IG-0394 | Department of Energy  

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4 Audit Report: IG-0394 August 19, 1996 Special Audit of Pension Plans for Department of Energy Contract Employees of the University of California Audit Report: IG-0394 More...

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261

Audit Report: IG-0399 | Department of Energy  

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9 Audit Report: IG-0399 January 8, 1997 Audit of the U.S. Department of Energy's Identification and Disposal of Nonessential Land Audit Report: IG-0399 More Documents &...

262

Plant energy auditing | ENERGY STAR  

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track, and benchmark Improve energy performance ENERGY STAR industrial partnership Energy guides Energy efficiency and air regulation Plant energy auditing Industrial...

263

Environmental Compliance Audit& Assessment Program Manual  

SciTech Connect

This document describes the elements, schedule, roles, and responsibilities of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) Environmental Compliance Audit & Assessment Program (ECAAP). The ECAAP has been developed to meet the requirements of DOE Order 450.1A,1 and Executive Order 13423.2 These referenced Orders stipulate that government agencies must develop environmental compliance audit programs to monitor and improve compliance with environmental regulations. As stated specifically in the DOE Order, as a part of a DOE facility's Environmental Management System (EMS), 'An environmental compliance audit and review program that identifies compliance deficiencies and root causes of non-compliance' shall be developed and implemented. The ECAAP has also been developed to satisfy LBNL's institutional technical assurance assessment requirements promulgated in the Environment, Safety and Health (ES&H) Self-Assessment Program (LBNL/PUB-5344) and described by the ES&H Technical Assurance Program (TAP) Manual (LBNL/PUB-913E). The ES&H TAP Manual provides the framework for systematic reviews of ES&H programs with the intent to provide assurance that these programs comply with their guiding regulations, are effective, and are properly implemented. As required by the DOE and Executive Orders and by LBNL's TAP, the goal of the ECAAP is to identify environmental regulatory compliance deficiencies and to determine their respective causes. The ECAAP then provides a means of correcting any deficiencies identified, and leads to continually improving environmental compliance performance.

Thorson, Patrick; Baskin, David; Borglin, Ned; Fox, Robert; Wahl, Linnea; Hatayama, Howard; Pauer, Ronald

2009-03-13T23:59:59.000Z

264

Audit Report: IG-0878 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) 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...

265

Audit of Departmental Integrated Standardized Core Accounting...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Audit of Departmental Integrated Standardized Core Accounting System (DISCAS) Operations at Selected Field Sites, AP-FS-97-02 Audit of Departmental Integrated Standardized Core...

266

Audit Report: IG-0570 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

the facility's reliability. Audit Report: IG-0570 More Documents & Publications Fiscal Year 2010 Agency Financial Report Audit Report: OAS-L-08-01 Data Center Optimization Plan...

267

Audit Report: IG-0799 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

IG-0799 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...

268

Audit Report: IG-0670 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Audit Report: IG-0670 Audit Report: IG-0670 January 3, 2005 Well Decommissioning Activities at the Hanford Site Hanford site waste has contaminated the groundwate through various...

269

Audit Report: IG-0876 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Audit Report: IG-0876 Audit Report: IG-0876 November 6, 2012 The Department of Energy's Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Programs The...

270

Audit Report: IG-0417 | Department of Energy  

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7 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...

271

Audit Report: IG-0494 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Audit Report: IG-0494 Audit Report: IG-0494 February 13, 2001 The U.S. Department of Energy's Corporate Human Resource Information System The Department of Energy maintains...

272

Audit Report: IG-0379 | Department of Energy  

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Report: IG-0379 September 8, 1995 Report on Audit of Bonneville Power Administration's Energy Resource Programs Audit Report: IG-0379 More Documents & Publications EIS-0145:...

273

Audit Report: IG-0416 | Department of Energy  

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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...

274

Audit Report: IG-0366 | Department of Energy  

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15, 1995 Audit of Management of the Site Characterization Program at Yucca Mountain Audit Report: IG-0366 More Documents & Publications EIS-0250-S1: Draft Supplemental...

275

Audit Report: IG-0414 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

IG-0414 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...

276

Audit Report: IG-0392 | Department of Energy  

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2 Audit Report: IG-0392 July 8, 1996 The Department of Energy Program Offices' Use of Management and Operating Contractor Employees Audit Report: IG-0392 More Documents &...

277

Audit Report: IG-0669 | Department of Energy  

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activities. Audit Report: IG-0669 More Documents & Publications Management Challenges at the Department of Energy, IG-0667 Special Report: IG-0667 Audit Report: IG-0670...

278

Environmental Compliance Audit & Assessment Program Manual  

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Audit & Assessment Program Manual • C-5 Appendix C. ExamplesAudit & Assessment Program Manual Prepared by: Environment,1 Original Issue All Rename manual; allow for internal and

Thorson, Patrick

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

279

Audit Report: IG-0799 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) 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...

280

Audit Report: IG-0651 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1 Audit Report: IG-0651 June 18, 2004 Audit Report on Management of the Department's Personnel Security and Access Control Information Systems For several years, the Office of...

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281

Audit of EPA Protocol Gas Suppliers  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... 2008 NIST was chosen as the independent analytical laboratory for EPA audits. ... Only a limited number of vendors were sampled for the 2006 audit. ...

2012-10-22T23:59:59.000Z

282

Does Customer Auditing Help Chinese Workers?  

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and Alberto Brause. 2007. Does monitoring improve labourDoes Customer Auditing Help Chinese Workers? Guojun He* andworkers well-being. Auditing does not affect the suppliers’

He, Goujun; Perloff, Jeffrey M.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

283

Audit Report: IG-0789 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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...

284

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

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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.

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1994-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

285

FEBRUARY 21, 2013 AUDIT REPORT  

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FEBRUARY 21, 2013 AUDIT REPORT REPORT NO. IG-13-009 (ASSIGNMENT NO. A-12-014-00) OFFICE OF AUDITS Unallocated Future Expenses #12;FEBRUARY 21, 2013 REPORT NO. IG-13-009 OVERVIEW MARS ATMOSPHERE AND VOLATILE and In Tracking Their Performance," May 4, 2008. #12;FEBRUARY 21, 2013 REPORT NO. IG-13-009 CONTENTS INTRODUCTION

286

Audit Report: IG-0807  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Practices at the Bonneville Power 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, Bonneville makes extensive use of a number of information systems to conduct various activities, including financial management, operation of extensive electricity transmission systems, and marketing and transferring wholesale electrical power. Some of

287

Audit Report: IG-0749  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Energy, Science, Energy, Science, and Environment Sites' Implementation of the Design Basis Threat DOE/IG-0749 December 2006 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 December 14, 2006 MEMORANDUM FOR .13HEfiECREJARY 4 - Crregor . Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "'I'he Department's Energy, Science, and Environment Sites' Implenneritation of the Design Basis Threat" BACKGROUND 'Phe Department of Energy uses the "Design Basis Threat" (DBT) process to guide and manage its safeguards and security program throughout the complex. The DBT identifies the most credible threats posed by adversaries to highly sensitive and classified Departmental qssets and operations. In essence, the DBT sets the standards that site

288

Audit Report: IG-0773  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Confirmatory Bioassay Testing at Confirmatory Bioassay Testing at Selected Sites DOE/IG-0773 August 2007 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 August 17, 2007 MEMORANDUM FOR FROM: Inspector General S U BJ ECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Confirmatory Bioassay Testing at Selected Sites" BACKGROUND The Department of Energy maintains a significant inventory of radioactive substances at facilities throughout the United States. To help ensure the safety of its workforce, the Department established a two-tiered approach to biological or "bioassay" testing of workers to determine whether and to what extent they may have absorbed radioactive material. The more intense process mandates biological testing and applies to the

289

Audit Report: IG-0758  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2, 2007 2, 2007 MEMORANDUM FOR FROM: Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "The National Nuclear Security Administration's Implementation of the Federal Information Security Management Act" BACKGROUND The National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) mission includes maintaining and enhancing the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile, reducing global danger from weapons of mass destruction, and providing safe and effective nuclear propulsion. To achieve its mission goals, the NNSA utilizes many classified and unclassified computer networks and individual systems. Given the sensitivity of the infonnation residing on these networks and systems, strong cyber security measures are essential for protecting operational, personally identifiable, and other critical data from compromise. In Fiscal

290

Audit Report: IG-0805  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Practice at the Southeastern, 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. To support this critical function, the Power Marketing Administrations (PMAs) utilize infornlation systems to conduct various activities, including financial management, marketing, and transferring wholesale electrical power across the Nation's electrical grids. In particular, Southwestern and

291

Audit Report: IG-0787  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

The Department's Cyber Security The Department's Cyber Security Incident Management Program DOE/IG-0787 January 2008 Department sf Energy Washington, DC 20585 January 1 6 , 2008 MEMORANDUM FOR THE, SECRETARY FROM: /%* Greg y H. riedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "The Department's Cyber Security Incident Management Program'' BACKGROUND The Department of Energy operates numerous interconnected computer networks and systems to help accon~plish its strategic missions in the areas of energy, defense, science, and the environment. These systems are frequently subjected to sophisticated cyber attacks that could potentially affect the Department's ability to carry out its mission. During Fiscal Year 2006, the Department experienced 132 incidents of sufficient severity

292

Compressed Air Audits using AIRMaster  

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Air compressors are a significant industrial energy user and therefore a prime target for industrial energy audits. The project goal was to develop a software tool, AIRMaster, and supporting methodology for performing compressed air system audits. Seven field audits were conducted to refine the software and methodology as well as assess the savings potential of six common Operation and Maintenance measures. Audit results yielded significant savings with short payback periods. Total estimated savings for the project were 4,056,000 kWh or 49.2% of annual compressor energy for a cost savings of $152,000. Total implementation costs were $94,700 for a project payback period of 0.6 years. Capital benefits of delaying or avoiding the cost of a new compressor might double the energy benefits if a new compressor is being considered. The methodology proved to be a simple and effective audit tool.

Wheeler, G. M.; McGill, R. D.; Bessey, E. G.; Vischer, K.

1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

293

Audit Report: IG-0501 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1 1 Audit Report: IG-0501 May 2, 2001 Remediation and Closure of the Miamisburg Environmental Management Project With the end of the cold war, the Miamisburg Environmental Management Project (MEMP), formerly known as the Mound Plant, was transferred by the Department of Energy (Department), from Defense Programs to Environmental Management. The emphasis at MEMP is now accelerated cleanup and transition of facilities and property to the local community. Congress requires the Department to request adequate funding to keep the project on schedule for closure by 2006 or earlier. Under these provisions, any savings resulting from the accelerated closure of the MEMP can be retained and used for cleanup activities at other Department closure sites. Audit Report: IG-0501

294

Audit Report: IG-0437 | Department of Energy  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

7 7 Audit Report: IG-0437 January 25, 1999 Aircraft and Air Service Management Programs The Department of Energy's (Department) Albuquerque Operations Office (Albuquerque) owns seven aircraft that support defense programs, research and development efforts, emergency response programs, and official travel of Government and contractor employees. An Office of Inspector General (OIG) report, issued in 1994, identified concerns with Albuquerque's cost for air service. Since that report, there have been reductions in cost and personnel indicating changes in air service requirements. We conducted this audit to determine (1) whether costs to operate Albuquerque's aircraft were excessive and (2) if individual aircraft in the fleet were justified. On January 7, 1999, the OIG issued a separate report on its Review of the U.S.

295

Audit Report: IG-0842 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2 2 Audit Report: IG-0842 October 7, 2010 Report on Critical Asset Vulnerability and Risk Assessments at the Power Marketing Administrations--Followup Audit The Department of Energy's largest Power Marketing Administrations (PMAs), Bonneville, Western Area, and Southwestern, provide wholesale electric power to utilities for use in homes, hospitals, financial institutions and military installations. Serving the electricity supply needs of millions of citizens in the western part of the United States, these PMAs maintain an elaborate and extensive infrastructure that includes electrical substations, high-voltage transmission lines and towers, and power system control centers. To protect these assets, the PMAs follow safety and security requirements established by the Department, the North American

296

Audit Report: IG-0842 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

842 842 Audit Report: IG-0842 October 7, 2010 Report on Critical Asset Vulnerability and Risk Assessments at the Power Marketing Administrations--Followup Audit The Department of Energy's largest Power Marketing Administrations (PMAs), Bonneville, Western Area, and Southwestern, provide wholesale electric power to utilities for use in homes, hospitals, financial institutions and military installations. Serving the electricity supply needs of millions of citizens in the western part of the United States, these PMAs maintain an elaborate and extensive infrastructure that includes electrical substations, high-voltage transmission lines and towers, and power system control centers. To protect these assets, the PMAs follow safety and security requirements established by the Department, the North American

297

Audit Report: IG-0439 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

IG-0439 IG-0439 Audit Report: IG-0439 February 4, 1999 The U. S. Department of Energy's Implementation of the Government Performance and Results Act The Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 (Results Act) was enacted to improve Federal program effectiveness and public accountability by promoting a new focus on results-oriented management. The Results Act requires plans that define the mission, long-term goals, and shorter-term performance measures. Further, the Act envisions that there will be an apparent relationship between this information and specific activities listed in the Department's budget requests. Taken together, these elements should clearly describe the outputs and outcomes the Department expects to deliver for the resources expended. The objectives of this audit

298

Audit Report: IG-0583 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

583 583 Audit Report: IG-0583 January 27, 2003 Management of Beryllium Metal Supply The Department of Energy (Department) uses beryllium metal to fabricate weapons components and to facilitate a number of weaponsrelated experiments. Based on its analysis of the President's 2001 Nuclear Posture Review, the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) estimated that it would need approximately 90 tons of beryllium metal to meet mission requirements over the next 30 years. About 50 tons of the material is currently available for purchase from the Defense Department's National Defense Stockpile. Because the only domestic producer of beryllium metal from ore ceased production in 2000, NNSA had been uncertain how it would overcome the perceived shortfall. Audit Report: IG-0583

299

Audit Report: IG-0419 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

19 19 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 development activities. The Research Roundtable, in 1995, observed that the results of research could be evaluated using the performance indicators of relevance, productivity, and quality. One method for doing so is formal, objective evaluation by independent reviewers, or peer review. The objective of the audit was to

300

Audit Report: IG-0439 | Department of Energy  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

39 39 Audit Report: IG-0439 February 4, 1999 The U. S. Department of Energy's Implementation of the Government Performance and Results Act The Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 (Results Act) was enacted to improve Federal program effectiveness and public accountability by promoting a new focus on results-oriented management. The Results Act requires plans that define the mission, long-term goals, and shorter-term performance measures. Further, the Act envisions that there will be an apparent relationship between this information and specific activities listed in the Department's budget requests. Taken together, these elements should clearly describe the outputs and outcomes the Department expects to deliver for the resources expended. The objectives of this audit

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301

Audit Report: IG-0460 | Department of Energy  

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0 0 Audit Report: IG-0460 February 17, 2000 The Department's Management and Operating Contractor Make-or-Buy Program In 1994, the Department of Energy's (Department) Contract Reform Team concluded that savings could accrue to the government if certain operating functions not essential to the Department's core mission were performed by outside contractors. Over the next several years, the Department initiated actions that required management and operating (M&O) contractors to identify, categorize, and evaluate all of their functions and prepare make-or-buy plans to obtain supplies and services on a least-cost basis subject to program specific make-or-buy criteria. The objective of this audit was to determine whether the Department's M&O contractors (1)

302

Audit Report: IG-0773 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3 3 Audit Report: IG-0773 August 17, 2007 Confirmatory Bioassay Testing at Selected Sites The Department of Energy maintains a significant inventory of radioactive substances at facilities throughout the United States. To help ensure the safety of its workforce, the Department established a two-tiered approach to biological or "bioassay" testing of workers to determine whether and to what extent they may have absorbed radioactive material. The more intense process mandates biological testing and applies to the relatively few workers with significant exposure risk. When significant exposures are not expected - the situation at most sites and upon which this audit focused - the Department's contractors are required to develop a program to ensure that controls are effective in reducing exposures to radioactive

303

Audit Report: IG-0583 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3 3 Audit Report: IG-0583 January 27, 2003 Management of Beryllium Metal Supply The Department of Energy (Department) uses beryllium metal to fabricate weapons components and to facilitate a number of weaponsrelated experiments. Based on its analysis of the President's 2001 Nuclear Posture Review, the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) estimated that it would need approximately 90 tons of beryllium metal to meet mission requirements over the next 30 years. About 50 tons of the material is currently available for purchase from the Defense Department's National Defense Stockpile. Because the only domestic producer of beryllium metal from ore ceased production in 2000, NNSA had been uncertain how it would overcome the perceived shortfall. Audit Report: IG-0583

304

Industrial Energy Audit Basics by an Energy Auditor  

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The purpose of an energy audit is the first step in energy cost control. There are two types of energy audits - Traditional and Investment grades. The process of an energy audit consists of collecting and then processing data, specifying changes, and finally producing an action plan. Before visiting the site utility bills need to be obtained. Building information and weather data should be gathered and any information on major equipment should be gathered. When the auditor goes to the site, safety if of prime importance. Before starting a walk-thru, a meeting with plant managers and equipment operators should take place, then the collecting of data. After returning to the office the data is analyzed and energy conservation opportunities are developed and a report written. A Traditional energy audit is technical. It is a snapshot that assumes all conditions stay the same. It is about 75 percent accurate. It consists of all the steps above but its weaknesses is that it is focused on equipment, ignoring the human element, and is generic in its recommendations. No commitment is obtained from management and no measurement or verification is established. The Investment Grade audit is the Traditional audit plus Risk Assessment. It reduces uncertainty, increases consistency, and produces a 95 to 115 percent accuracy. It looks at ancillary equipment, provides a maintenance program, and looks at future plans. The Investment Grade audit considers the PEOPLE factor which includes management commitment, operator training, budget, and maintenance. It also considers Financial and Legal factors as well as Air Quality issues. Generally, utility bills should exceed $500,000 to justify an Investment Grade audit. Time is also an issue in that money is going out in fees and expenses and not coming in as savings. There must also be a project manager assigned to coordinate communications. The Investment Grade audit makes continuous commissioning and performance contracting possible. With the high cost of energy today, energy audits are a worthwhile consideration for any business. Know what is available in the market and who is qualified. You are loosing money every hour equipment is operating inefficiently.

Phillips, J.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

305

Audit Report: OAS-FS-10-02 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2 2 Audit Report: OAS-FS-10-02 November 12, 2009 Report on "The Department of Energy's FiscalYear 2009 Consolidated Financial Statements" This is to inform you that the Department of Energy's (Department) Consolidated Financial Statements for Fiscal Year (FY) 2009 have received an unqualified opinion. Pursuant to requirements established by the Government Management Reform Act of 1994, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) engaged the independent public accounting firm of KPMG LLP (KPMG) to perform an audit of the Department's FY 2009 Consolidated Financial Statements. The audit was performed in accordance with auditing standards generally accepted in the United States of America; the standards applicable to financial audits contained in the Government Auditing

306

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

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9-01 9-01 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 Year (FY) 1998 financial statements were free of material misstatements. We conducted a portion of the Departmentwide audit at the Idaho Operations Office (Idaho) and its management and operating contractor, Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company (Lockheed). Audit Report: WR-FS-99-01

307

Audit Report: DOE/IG-0893  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

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

308

A methodology to pre-screen commercial buildings for potential energy savings using limited information  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Typical energy audits are sufficiently expensive and time-consuming that many owners and managers of buildings are not willing to invest the time and money required for a full audit. This dissertation provides a methodology to identify buildings with large potential energy savings using limited information, specifically, utility bills, total area and weather data. The methodology is developed based on the hypothesis: if a commercial building is properly designed, constructed, operated, and maintained, the measured energy consumption should approximately match the simulated value for a typical building of the same size with the most efficient HVAC system; otherwise, there may be potential for energy savings. There are four steps in the methodology: 1) testing to determine whether the utility bills include both weather-dependent and weatherindependent loads; 2) separating weather-dependent and weather-independent loads when both are present in the same data; 3) determining the main type of HVAC system; 4) estimating potential energy savings and recommending an energy audit if appropriate. The Flatness Index is selected to test whether the utility bills include both weatherdependent and weather-independent loads. An approach to separate the utility bills based on thermal balance is developed to separate utility bills into weather-dependent and weather-independent loads for facilities in hot and humid climates. The average relative error in estimated cooling consumption is only 1.1% for 40 buildings in Texas, whereas it is -54.8% using the traditional 3P method. An application of fuzzy logic is used to identify the main type of HVAC system in buildings from their 12-month weatherdependent energy consumption. When 40 buildings were tested, 18 systems were identified correctly, seven were incorrect and the HVAC system type cannot be identified in 15 cases. The estimated potential savings by the screening methodology in eight large commercial buildings were compared with audit estimated savings for the same buildings. The audit estimated savings are between 25% - 150% of the potential energy savings estimated by the screening procedure in seven cases. The other two cases are less accurate, indicating that further refinement of the method would be valuable. The data required are easily obtained; the procedure can be carried out automatically, so no experience is required. If the actual type of HVAC system, measured weather-dependent, and weather-independent energy consumption are known, the methodology should work better.

Zhu, Yiwen

2005-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

309

Audit Report: IG-0518 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

8 8 Audit Report: IG-0518 August 30, 2001 Evaluation of Classified Information Systems Security Program All information processed, transmitted, stored, or disseminated by or on behalf of the Department of Energy (Department) on automated information systems requires some level of protection. The loss or compromise of information entrusted to the Department or its contractors may affect the nation's economic competitive position, the environment, national security, Department missions, or citizens of the United States. In response to the increasing threat to Federal information systems, the Government Information Security Reform Act (GISRA) was enacted in October 2000. GISRA specifically requires that national security or other classified information systems be evaluated annually by an independent

310

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1 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 and Departmental policy to design nuclear facilities to reduce the risk of potential nuclear hazards to workers, the public, and the environment in the event of an earthquake. To this end, the Department has issued Orders, Guides and Technical Standards and adopted national consensus standards and building codes to govern the design of its nuclear facilities and to mitigate the potential impact of earthquakes and othe rnatural phenomena. Specifically, the Department requires designers to use site-specific seismic and geological data in the design of its nuclear facilities. Such data includes historic seismic activity of the region, characterization of

311

Building Energy Efficiency Policies (BEEP) Database | Open Energy  

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Building Energy Efficiency Policies (BEEP) Database Building Energy Efficiency Policies (BEEP) Database Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Building Energy Efficiency Policies (BEEP) Database Focus Area: Energy Efficiency Topics: Best Practices Website: www.sustainablebuildingscentre.org/pages/beep Equivalent URI: cleanenergysolutions.org/content/building-energy-efficiency-policies-b Language: English Policies: "Deployment Programs,Financial Incentives,Regulations" is not in the list of possible values (Deployment Programs, Financial Incentives, Regulations) for this property. DeploymentPrograms: Training & Education Regulations: "Building Certification,Building Codes,Enabling Legislation,Energy Standards,Incandescent Phase-Out" is not in the list of possible values (Agriculture Efficiency Requirements, Appliance & Equipment Standards and Required Labeling, Audit Requirements, Building Certification, Building Codes, Cost Recovery/Allocation, Emissions Mitigation Scheme, Emissions Standards, Enabling Legislation, Energy Standards, Feebates, Feed-in Tariffs, Fuel Efficiency Standards, Incandescent Phase-Out, Mandates/Targets, Net Metering & Interconnection, Resource Integration Planning, Safety Standards, Upgrade Requirements, Utility/Electricity Service Costs) for this property.

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Microgrids: An emerging paradigm for meeting building electricity and heat requirements efficiently and with appropriate energy quality  

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in the Evolving Electricity Generation and Deliveryfor meeting building electricity and heat requirementswas funded by the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy

Marnay, Chris; Firestone, Ryan

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microgrids: An emerging paradigm for meeting building electricity and heat requirements efficiently and with appropriate energy quality  

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customer load profiles, energy tariff structures, and fuelenergy services in the building, the local economic environment, e.g. utility tariffs,

Marnay, Chris; Firestone, Ryan

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The RFF Home Energy Audit and Retrofit Survey...............................................................  

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Commercial and residential buildings are responsible for 42 percent of all U.S. energy consumption and 41 percent of U.S. CO2 emissions. Engineering studies identify several investments in new enegy-efficiency equipment or building retrofits that would more than pay for themselves in terms of lower future energy costs, but homeowners and businesses generally do not have good information about how to take advantage of these opportunities. Energy auditors make up a growing industry of professionals who evaluate building energy use and provide this information to building owners. This paper reports the results of a survey of nearly 500 home energy auditors and contractors that Resources for the Future conducted in summer 2011. The survey asked about the characteristics of these businesses and the services they provide, the degree to which homeowners follow up on their recommendations, and the respondents ’ opinions on barriers to home energy retrofits and the role for government. Findings from the survey suggest that the audit industry only partially is filling the information gap. Not enough homeowners know about or understand audits, and the follow-through on recommendations once they do have audits is incomplete. But the survey findings suggest that low energy prices and the high cost of retrofits may be more responsible for these outcomes than failures of information.

Karen Palmer; Margaret Walls; Hal Gordon; Todd Gerarden

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: IG-0781  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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 'lhe Bonneville Power Administration (Bonneville) markets and delivers wholesale hydroelectric power. Currently, Bonneville provides about 40 percent of the power sold in the Pacific Northwest region of the U.S. and it operates over three-fourths of the region's high-voltage transmission facilities. In the event of a major disruption to its nonnal operations, Bonneville must be prepared

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Audit Report: IG-0768  

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Facility Contractor Acquisition and Facility Contractor Acquisition and Management of Information Technology Hardware DOE/IG-0768 June 2007 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 J u n e 2 2 , 2007 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: + e Greg ry . n e man Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Facility Contractor Acquisition and Management of Information Technology Hardware" BACKGROUND The Department of Energy relies heavily on information technology (IT) to accomplish its science, weapons, energy supply and environmental mission objectives. In the past three years, the Department has spent more than $400 million on IT hardware to facilitate these efforts. Items routinely acquired by the Department included desktop and laptop computers and associated peripherals, personal digital assistants, and network

317

Audit Report: IG-0771  

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Security Over Personally Identifiable Security Over Personally Identifiable Information DOE/IG-0771 July 2007 Department of Energy 'Sv'ashinyton, DC 20585 J u l y 30, 2007 MEMORAhTDUM FOR FROM: inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Security over Personally Identifiable Information" Industry experts have reported that more than 100 million personal privacy records have been lost or stolen over the past two years, including information maintained by corporations, educational institutions, and Federal government agencies. In fact, over the past several years, the Department of Energy has experienced the loss of personal privacy records. On June 23,2006, in response to security incidents involving the loss or compromise of sensitive personal information by several Federal agencies, the Office of

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Audit Report: IG-0743  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1 1 - &i Grounds at the Hanford Site October 2006 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 October 18, 2006 MEMOKilNDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: reg ry . Friedman Ajakcl, Inspector General SIJBJ EC-1': INFORMATION: Audit Report on " Kemediatio~i of the Waste Burla1 Grounds at the Hanford Site" BACKGKOUN D In the lc!50's and 19601s, operations at the Department of Energy's Hanfortl. Washington Site gencr;ltcd large amounts of radioactive waste. tianford cstuhlished waste burial grounds, designated as sites 6 1 8- I O and 6 18- 1 1 , which received n ~ ~ c l e n r waste from fuel Libric,ltion research and developn~ent activities during this period. Based on historical inl<,rniation available about the origin of the waste, the burial gl-ounds,

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Audit Report: IG-0786  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Department of Energy's Receipt of Department of Energy's Receipt of Royalty Oil DOE/IG-0786 January 2008 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 January 4 , 2008 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: reg y . rledman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on the "Department of Energy's Receipt of Royalty Oil" BACKGROUND The Department of Energy's Strategic Petroleum Reserve is a critical component of this Nation's energy security strategy. Established in 1975 in the aftermath of the oil embargo, the Reserve is one of the primary means of assuring U.S. energy stability and security in the event of a petroleum production or import disruption. The Department of Interior operates a Royalty-in-Kind program designed to handle oil

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Audit Report: IG-0810  

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Potential Uses for Depleted Uranium Potential Uses for Depleted Uranium Oxide DOE/IG-0810 January 2009 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 January 9 , 2009 MEMORANDUM FOR - I THYSECRETARY - FROM: Inspector General SUBJECT': INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Potential Uses For Depleted Uranium Oxide" BACKGROUND The Department of Energy's Office of Environmental Management (EM) manages approximately 700,000 metric tons of depleted uranium hexafluoride at the gaseous diffusion plants located near Paducah, Kentucky. and Portsmouth, Ohio. It plans to convert the depleted uranium hexafluoride to a stable material. The conversion process will produce approximately 55 1,000 metric tons of depleted uranium oxide - a relatively stable form that can be handled and disposed of by direct burial or, potentially, used in

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Building Agent Software  

Energy savings achieved via occupant behavioral changes could be as high as 25%, and could rival savings achieved by technological measures. For example, energy audits often show that more than 50% of the energy used in a building is consumed at ...

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

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audit performed for remote-handled (RH) Summary Category Group (SCG) S5000 debris waste. The audit was conducted August 5 - 7, 2008. An electronic version of audit...

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2014-02-20: Internal Auditing Best Practices  

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... IDENTIFY internal auditing criteria (Section 4.14) in ... effective internal management system audit within your ... with conducting internal audits or review ...

2013-08-28T23:59:59.000Z

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2013-10-31: Internal Auditing Best Practices  

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... IDENTIFY internal auditing criteria (Section 4.14) in ... effective internal management system audit within your ... with conducting internal audits or review ...

2013-08-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Behavioral Perspectives on Home Energy Audits: The Role of Auditors...  

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on Home Energy Audits: The Role of Auditors, Labels, Reports, and Audit Tools on Homeowner Decision---Making. Title Behavioral Perspectives on Home Energy Audits: The Role of...

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Department Department of Energy's Financial Assistance for Integrated Biorefinery Projects DOE/IG-0893 September 2013 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audits and Inspections Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 September 9, 2013 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Follow-up Audit of the Department of Energy's Financial Assistance for Integrated Biorefinery Projects" BACKGROUND 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

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Behavioral Perspectives on Home Energy Audits: The Role of Auditors, Labels, Reports, and Audit Tools on Homeowner Decision Making  

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Perspectives  on  Home  Energy  Audits         Page   158  in  the  effect  of  home  energy  audits:  Theory  and  Perspectives  on  Home  Energy  Audits         Page   159  

Ingle, Aaron

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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9 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 General (OIG), the Office of the Chief Financial Officer, the Office of Procurement and Assistance Management, and the Contractor Internal Audit Council, developed the Cooperative Audit Strategy (Strategy). The Strategy became a contractual requirement under Department of Energy Acquisition Regulation 970.5232-3, in November 2004,

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

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OAS-L-10-09 OAS-L-10-09 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 General (OIG), the Office of the Chief Financial Officer, the Office of Procurement and Assistance Management, and the Contractor Internal Audit Council, developed the Cooperative Audit Strategy (Strategy). The Strategy became a contractual requirement under

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

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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.

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

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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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.

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

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Increasing Federal Office Building Water Efficiency, Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) (Fact Sheet)  

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Quick guide to increasing Federal office building water efficiency, water management planning, performing a water audit, calculating a water balance, and best management practices.

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2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Buildings Research - NREL Teams with concept3D to Develop...  

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NREL's Larry Brackney Applying NREL's advanced energy modeling framework and building energy audit processes, collaboration tools, and in-app media and concept3D's geometric...

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Audit Report: IG-0736 | Department of Energy  

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6 6 Audit Report: IG-0736 August 16, 2006 The Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management's Corrective Action Program Under the Department of Energy's (Department's) Corrective Action Program (CAP), the Yucca Mountain Project staff was instructed to report potential conditions adverse to quality (hereafter referred to as conditions) or safety into the Program database. Potential conditions include all failures, deficiencies, defective items, safety issues, and nonconformances with Quality Assurance requirements, which could affect the quality of the supporting technical information. As an alternative, employees who wish their identity to remain confidential can report potential conditions through the Employee Concerns Program (ECP). However, all conditions

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Audit Report: IG-0673 | Department of Energy  

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3 3 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 development, production, and maintenance of the Nation's nuclear weapons stockpile for over six decades. Research, development, and fabrication of weapons components produced a massive quantity of waste material, including over 40,000 drums of transuranic waste. This waste is composed primarily of protective clothing, tools, equipment, and sludges contaminated with manmade radioactive elements such as plutonium. Materials contaminated with transuranic elements pose health and safety risks that require storage and disposal in highly regulated facilities, such as the Waste Isolation Pilot

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Audit Report: IG-0841 | Department of Energy  

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1 1 Audit Report: IG-0841 September 30, 2010 The Department's Information Technology Capital Planning and Investment Control Activities The Department of Energy spends approximately $2.2 billion annually on information technology (IT) resources to help accomplish its science, security, energy supply and environmental mission objectives. The Department's capital planning and investment control (CPIC) process is an essential tool for managing IT investments. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requires that agencies implement a well-managed CPIC process to enhance the ability to properly set spending priorities, control investments and evaluate the success of those investments once completed. As part of its current focus on eliminating under-performing investments,

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Audit Report: IG-0483 | Department of Energy  

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3 3 Audit Report: IG-0483 September 22, 2000 The Department's "Implementation of Presidential Decision Directive 63, Critical Infrastructure Protection" In 1997, a Presidential Commission on Critical Infrastructure Protection concluded that the national critical infrastructures - energy, banking, transportation, vital human services, and telecommunications - were vulnerable to attack through the malicious use of commonly available tools. On May 22, 1998, as a result of the Commission's findings, the President issued Presidential Decision Directive 63 (PDD 63), Critical Infrastructure Protection. PDD 63 required Federal agencies to take action to eliminate significant vulnerabilities, especially cyber-related, and to assure the continuity and viability of the nation's critical infrastructures. The

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Audit Report: IG-0818 | Department of Energy  

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8 8 Audit Report: IG-0818 August 4, 2009 Protection of the Department of Energy's Unclassified Sensitive Electronic Information The Department of Energy and its contractors store and process massive quantities of sensitive information to accomplish national security, energy, science, and environmental missions. Sensitive unclassified data, such as personally identifiable information (PII), official use only, and unclassified controlled nuclear information require special handling and protection to prevent misuse of the information for inappropriate purposes. Industry experts have reported that more than 203 million personal privacy records have been lost or stolen over the past three years, including information maintained by corporations, educational institutions, and

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Coverage of Independent Audits of For-Profit Firms  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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...

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Building Energy Software Tools Directory: kW-Field  

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kW-Field kW-Field kW-Field is a tablet-based touch screen field tool for professionals conducting commercial and industrial energy audits. Screen Shots Keywords Commercial Energy Auditing Field Software Validation/Testing See users below Expertise Required A two-day in-person training course on use of the tool is strongly recommended, applicable for building professionals of all backgrounds and experience levels. Users Customers include Large Energy Service Companies (ESCOs), Utilities, Engineering Firms, Consultancies, Corporate Energy Managers, etc. Approximately 15 customers representing ~100 users. Audience Professionals conducting on-site assessments of commercial and industrial facilities for the purpose of identifying opportunities to implement energy savings technologies and practices.

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Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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April 4, 2012 April 4, 2012 This Month on Energy Savers: March 2012 We also covered some driving tips to help save money at the pump, ideas for new parents, and unveiled how you can connect with energy savings tips on the go. April 2, 2012 Energy 101: Home Energy Checkup (Text Version) The text version for the Home Energy Checkup 101 video. April 2, 2012 Blower door test during a home energy audit. Credit: Holtkamp Heating & A/C, Inc. Blower Door Tests Professional energy auditors use blower door tests to help determine a home's airtightness. April 2, 2012 The Brookhaven National Laboratory developed the PFT (PerFluorocarbon tracer gas) technique to measure changes over time when determining a building's air-infiltration rate. PFT Air Infiltration Measurement Technique

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Audit Report: IG-0822 | Department of Energy  

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22 22 Audit Report: IG-0822 September 10, 2009 Management of Energy Savings Performance Contract Delivery Orders at the Department of Energy The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act established a series of energy-related goals, one of which was to make Federal facilities more energy efficient. The use of the Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) concept, a mechanism for financing large scale energy improvements in Federal facilities, is likely to be an integral part of this effort. Under this arrangement, a private-sector energy services company (ESCO) develops and installs energy improvements in exchange for a share of future savings. Typical improvements include: energy efficient lighting; building management control systems; and, heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning

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Audit Report: IG-0822 | Department of Energy  

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Report: IG-0822 Report: IG-0822 Audit Report: IG-0822 September 10, 2009 Management of Energy Savings Performance Contract Delivery Orders at the Department of Energy The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act established a series of energy-related goals, one of which was to make Federal facilities more energy efficient. The use of the Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) concept, a mechanism for financing large scale energy improvements in Federal facilities, is likely to be an integral part of this effort. Under this arrangement, a private-sector energy services company (ESCO) develops and installs energy improvements in exchange for a share of future savings. Typical improvements include: energy efficient lighting; building management control systems; and, heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning

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Audit Report: IG-0513 | Department of Energy  

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3 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 vulnerability of the U.S. economy to disruptions in energy supplies. As one way of meeting this objective, the Department has had a biomass-to-ethanol (biomass) conversion program for several years. Working under the Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, the Office of Fuels Development manages the biomass program, which had a goal to build a full-scale commercial biomass production facility by 2000. To meet this goal, the Department awarded financial assistance to two firms during 1997 and 1998. This assistance was provided through cost-sharing cooperative agreements. One firm has received $4 million and the other has

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Audit Report: IG-0835 | Department of Energy  

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5 5 Audit Report: IG-0835 July 1, 2010 The Department of Energy's Opportunity for Energy Savings Through Improved Management of Facility Lighting The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) highlighted the importance of reducing the Nation's dependence on foreign oil and conserving scarce energy resources. The Department of Energy, as the designated lead agency for promoting new technologies, providing leadership for energy conservation and helping Federal agencies reduce energy costs, plays a pivotal role in achieving the Recovery Act's energy related goals. The Department spends nearly $300 million per year in energy costs for its 9,000 buildings at 24 sites. Electricity costs, totaling $190 million, account for close to two-thirds of the Department's total energy

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Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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October 15, 2010 October 15, 2010 Energy 101: Home Energy Assessments Take an inside look at just what takes place with a home energy audit. October 14, 2010 Energy 101: Home Energy Assessment September 2, 2010 Upping Efficiency Standards, Lowering Utility Bills An overview of the Department of Energy's efforts for appliance standards. August 26, 2010 The Energy Doctor Is In: Home Check-Ups to Save You Money Why a home energy assessment can save you some serious cash. August 3, 2010 The Kane County Judicial Center is one building that received retrofits to save the county energy with a Recovery Act-funded block grant. | Photo courtesy of Kane County One Grant, Nine Energy Efficiency Programs for Illinois County West of Chicago, one Illinois municipality is putting its $2.2 million

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Audit Report: IG-0418 | Department of Energy  

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8 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...

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Audit Report: OAS-FS-12-07 | Department of Energy  

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7 7 Audit Report: OAS-FS-12-07 March 15, 2012 Performance Audit of the Department of Energy's Improper Payment Reporting in the Fiscal Year 2011 Agency Financial Report To fulfill the Office of Inspector General's Audit Responsibilities we contracted with the independent public accounting firm of KPMG, LLP to express an opinion on whether the Department of Energy (Department) met the Office of Management and Budget's criteria for compliance with the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act (IPERA). The objective of this audit was to complete an evaluation of the accuracy and completeness of agency reporting, and evaluate agency performance in reducing and recapturing improper payments under IPERA. This audit found that the Department did not comply with the requirements of IPERA pertaining to site

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Audit Report: OAS-M-13-01 | Department of Energy  

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Audit Report: OAS-M-13-01 » Audit Report: OAS-M-13-01 Audit Report: OAS-M-13-01 » Audit Report: OAS-M-13-01 Audit Report: OAS-M-13-01 March 15, 2013 Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant's Waste Diversion Efforts Executive Order 13423, Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Management, mandates that each Federal facility maintain a cost-effective waste prevention and recycling program. Further, Executive Order 13514, Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance, requires that Federal agencies achieve a 50 percent diversion rate for construction and demolition materials and debris and a 50 percent rate for non hazardous solid waste by the end of Fiscal Year 2015. The Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant (Paducah) operations are carried out by three prime contractors and each plays a contributing role in the

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U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audit Services  

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Summary of Special Report Summary of Special Report National Security Technologies, LLC Internal Audit Implementation Design This document provides a summary of a Special Report that is not publicly releasable. Public release is controlled pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act. OAS-M-07-05 August 2007 This is u surnrnurji of Special Report, OAS-M-07-Oj, entitled "Nutional Security Tec/znofog~es, L2LC' Internrrl Audit Implementatiotl Design." The rotnplete report is not rr\~uiluble.for public disclosure. BACKGROUND Generally accepted government auditing standards and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards) require audit activities to be independent and auditors to be objective in performing their

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

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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.

Gettings, M.B.

2003-01-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: IG-0728 | Department of Energy  

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8 8 Audit Report: IG-0728 May 17, 2006 The Department's Utilization of Fleet Vehicles The Department of Energy's (Department) Property Management Regulations require fleets of vehicles to be kept at the minimum necessary to meet programmatic needs. To that end, they require that organizations establish controls to help ensure the most economical utilization of vehicles. While fleet managers are allowed to establish local utilization standards that are less than those specified by the Department, they are also required to maintain utilization records, review utilization at least annually and identify all vehicles failing to meet local use objectives. Once underused vehicles are identified, fleet managers must take prompt action to reassign them to higher use areas, dispose of them, or justify the continued need

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

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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.

1994-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Semiannual report to Congress on Inspector General Audit Reports, October 1, 1994--March 31, 1995  

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This is the Secretary of Energy`s twelfth Semiannual Report to Congress submitted under the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended. Pursuant to the Inspector General Act Amendments of 1988 (Public Law 100-504), agency heads are to report to Congress on the status of final action taken on audit report recommendations. This report complements a report prepared by the Department`s Office of Inspector General that provides information on audit reports issued during the period and on the status of management decisions made on Inspector General audit reports. During the period covered by this report, October 1, 1994 through March 31, 1995, the Department took final action on 32 operational, financial, and preaward audit reports. At the end of the period 90 reports awaited final action. Final action was taken on four contract and financial assistance audits, leaving four reports requiring final action at the end of the period. This report has three sections. The first section outlines significant audit resolution and followup accomplishments achieved by the Department during the reporting period. The second section contains the statistical tables that illustrate the status of final action on Inspector General audit reports. The third lists the audit reports that are one year or more past management decision and have not completed final action. This section also provides the status of corrective actions on each of these reports.

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1995-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: ER-B-98-02 | Department of Energy  

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2 2 Audit Report: ER-B-98-02 October 24, 1997 Audit of Environmental Monitoring and Health Physics Laboratories at the Savannah River Site The Environmental Monitoring and Health Physics Laboratories at the Department of Energy's (Department) Savannah River Site are over 40 years old and are approaching the end of their useful lives. The managing and operating contractor, Westinghouse Savannah River Company (Westinghouse), and the Savannah River Operations Office (Operations Office) proposed to build two new facilities to replace them. We conducted this audit to determine whether the construction of new laboratories was the most cost-effective alternative to accomplish the site's environmental monitoring and health physics missions. Audit Report: ER-B-98-02

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Audit Report: ER-B-98-02 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

ER-B-98-02 ER-B-98-02 Audit Report: ER-B-98-02 October 24, 1997 Audit of Environmental Monitoring and Health Physics Laboratories at the Savannah River Site The Environmental Monitoring and Health Physics Laboratories at the Department of Energy's (Department) Savannah River Site are over 40 years old and are approaching the end of their useful lives. The managing and operating contractor, Westinghouse Savannah River Company (Westinghouse), and the Savannah River Operations Office (Operations Office) proposed to build two new facilities to replace them. We conducted this audit to determine whether the construction of new laboratories was the most cost-effective alternative to accomplish the site's environmental monitoring and health physics missions. Audit Report: ER-B-98-02

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

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DSM:MAG:13-1490:UFC 2300.00 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 Savannah River Site Central Characterization Program (SRS/CCP) for processes performed to characterize and certify waste in accordance with the Waste Isolation

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GAO Audit Reports | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

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GAO Audit Reports GAO Audit Reports Budget Budget Home About Budget by Program GAO Audit Reports External Links Contact Information Budget U.S. Department of Energy SC-41/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-3541 F: (301) 903-9524 More Information » GAO Audit Reports Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page America COMPETES - GAO-11-127R (October 2010) .pdf file (1012KB) Technology Transfer - GAO-09-548 (June 2009) .pdf file (656KB) Science Project Management - GAO-08-641 (May 2008) .pdf file (912KB) Fusion Energy - GAO-08-30 (October 2007) .pdf file (2.7MB) Climate Change Research Data Sharing - GAO-07-1172 (September 2007) .pdf file (1.3MB) SBIR - GAO-07-38 (October 2006) .pdf file (628KB) Last modified: 3/18/2013 10:59:29 AM

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Variability of building environmental assessment tools on evaluating carbon emissions  

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With an increasing importance of sustainability in construction, more and more clients and designers employ building environmental assessment (BEA) tools to evaluate the environmental friendliness of their building facilities, and one important aspect of evaluation in the BEA models is the assessment of carbon emissions. However, in the absence of any agreed framework for carbon auditing and benchmarking, the results generated by the BEA tools might vary significantly which could lead to confusion or misinterpretation on the carbon performance of a building. This study thus aims to unveil the properties of and the standard imposed by the current BEA models on evaluating the life cycle carbon emissions. The analyses cover the (i) weighting of energy efficiency and emission levels among various environmental performance indicators; (ii) building life cycle stages in which carbon is taken into consideration; (iii) objectiveness of assessment; (iv) baseline set for carbon assessment; (v) mechanism for benchmarking the emission level; and (v) limitations of the carbon assessment approaches. Results indicate that the current BEA schemes focus primarily on operational carbon instead of the emissions generated throughout the entire building life cycle. Besides, the baseline and benchmark for carbon evaluation vary significantly among the BEA tools based on the analytical results of a hypothetical building. The findings point to the needs for a more transparent framework for carbon auditing and benchmarking in BEA modeling. - Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Carbon emission evaluation in building environmental assessment schemes are studied. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Simulative carbon emission is modeled for building environmental assessment schemes. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Carbon assessments focus primarily on operational stage instead of entire lifecycle. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Baseline and benchmark of carbon assessment vary greatly among BEA schemes. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer A more transparent and comprehensive framework for carbon assessment is required.

Ng, S. Thomas, E-mail: tstng@hkucc.hku.hk; Chen Yuan, E-mail: chenyuan4@gmail.com; Wong, James M.W., E-mail: jmwwong@hku.hk

2013-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Prospects to Reduce the Use of Energy by 50% in Existing Office Buildings  

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A comprehensive feasibility study indicates that it is possible to reduce the energy used in Swedish office buildings by 50% within an acceptable economic framework. A recent project managed by an advisory group to The Swedish Energy Agency comprises comprehensive audits, calculations and implementation with the focus to reduce the use of energy in five different office buildings. The average annual use of energy (heat + electricity) before measures is of the order of 200 kWh/m2 and the expected resulting use of energy after measures is on average of the order of 100 kWh/m2 total building area. The required investments to reduce the use of energy by 50% is estimated to be of the order of 100 €/m2 total building area. The paper presents a description of the overall project approach, the studied buildings and the most typical measures, associated investment costs and internal rate of return on the investments.

Dalenback, J.; Abel, E.

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Federal and state regulatory requirements for the D&D of the Alpha-4 Building, Y-12 Plant, Oak Ridge, Tennessee  

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) has begun the decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) of Building 9201-4 (Alpha-4) at the Oak Y-12 Plant, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, The Alpha-4 Building was used from 1953--1962 to house a column exchange (Colex) process for lithium isotope separation. This process involved electrochemical and solvent extraction processes that required substantial quantities of mercury. Presently there is no law or regulation mandating decommissioning at DOE facilites or setting de minimis or ``below regulatory concern`` (BRC) radioactivity levels to guide decommissioning activities at DOE facilities. However, DOE Order 5820.2A, Chap. V (Decommissioning of Radioactively Contaminated Facilities), requires that the regulatory status of each project be identified and that technical engineering planning must assure D&D compliance with all environmental regulations during cleanup activities. To assist in the performance of this requirement, this paper gives a brief overview of potential federal and state regulatory requirements related to D&D activities at Alpha-4. Compliance with other federal, state, and local regulations not addressed here may be required, depending on site characterization, actual D&D activities, and wastes generated.

Etnier, E.L.; Houlberg, L.M.; Bock, R.E.

1994-03-04T23:59:59.000Z

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

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4 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 estimated that it would decontaminate and decommission (D&D) - a process which readies a building for demolition - both the K-25 building and its sister facility, the K-27 building, at a cost of $460 million. In 2002, the Department developed a plan to accelerate closure of

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

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

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)

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1982-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Local, state governments get serious about energy audits  

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In June, the city of Austin, Texas, joined San Francisco and Berkeley, Calif., in requiring an energy audit before an owner can sell an existing home. The Austin ordinance, costing some $200-300 on average, applies to any single-family home older than 10 years and requires an audit of its air conditioning and heating system, insulation and air-tightness, among other things. The seller is obliged to provide the findings to potential buyers but is not obliged to necessarily fix any identified deficiencies. In contrast, the California cities, which pioneered a similar requirement in the 1980s, require sellers to fix recommended upgrades prior to selling the unit to a prospective buyer. Many cities around the country are looking into similar ordinances as an effective means of fixing leaking ducts, poorly installed and operating heating and cooling systems, and inadequate insulation that are prevalent in older homes.

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2009-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: IG-0413 | Department of Energy  

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3 3 Audit Report: IG-0413 October 17, 1997 Audit of Funding for Advanced Radioisotope Power Systems The Department of Energy's (Department) Advanced Radioisotope Power Systems Program maintains the sole national capability and facilities to produce radioisotope power systems for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the Department of Defense, and other Federal agencies. For the past seven years the program emphasis has been on providing power systems for NASA's Cassini mission to Saturn, which was launched earlier this month. We initiated this audit to determine whether the Department received proper reimbursement from NASA for the radioisotope power systems produced. Audit Report: IG-0413 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0540

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Audit Report: IG-0750 | Department of Energy  

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IG-0750 IG-0750 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 developed its Dam Safety and Security Programs to inspect and review safety and security efforts for about 2,600 dams. Of this number, over 900 are considered so significant or high hazard that if breached, loss of life and substantial economic and energy production disruption could result.

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Radiological audit of remedial action activities at the processing sites Mexican Hat, Utah and Monument Valley, Arizona. Audit date: May 3--7, 1993, Final report  

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The Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action (UMTRA) Project`s Technical Assistance Contractor (TAC) performed a radiological audit of the Remedial Action Contractor (RAC), MK-Ferguson and CWM Federal Environmental Services, Inc., at the processing sites in Mexican Hat, Utah, and Monument Valley, Arizona. This audit was conducted May 3--7, 1993, by Bill James and Gerry Simiele of the TAC. Three site-specific findings and four observations were identified during the audit and are presented in this report. The overall conclusion from the audit is that the majority of the radiological aspects of the Mexican Hat, Utah, and Monument Valley, Arizona, remedial action programs are performed adequately. However, the findings identify that there is some inconsistency in following procedures and meeting requirements for contamination control, and a lack of communication between the RAC and the DOE on variances from the published remedial action plan (RAP).

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1993-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HOSPITAL ENERGY AUDITS: A BIBLIOGRAPHY  

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solar energy for heating water, heating space, cooling buildings,a solar system capable of heating and cooling the building.building load, and weather data to predict the performance of the solar heating

Pollack, R. I.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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AUDIT REPORT: OAS-L-13-10 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 of the Work for Others (WFO) Program. KPMG concluded that, except for the finding detailed in the attached report, Berkeley implemented internal controls and compliance procedures in Fiscal Year 2011 that met the Department of Energy's (Department) WFO Program requirements, as stated in Department regulations, guidance, and

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

AUDIT REPORT: OAS-L-13-10 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 of the Work for Others (WFO) Program. KPMG concluded that, except for the finding detailed in the attached report, Berkeley implemented internal controls and compliance procedures in Fiscal Year 2011 that met the Department of Energy's (Department) WFO Program requirements, as stated in Department regulations, guidance, and

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Audit Report: ER-B-99-06 | Department of Energy  

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6 6 Audit Report: ER-B-99-06 April 14, 1999 Bechtel Jacobs Payroll Creation The Oak Ridge Operations Office (Operations Office) awarded a contract to the Bechtel Jacobs Company, LLC (Bechtel Jacobs) in December 1997. The terms of the contract require Bechtel Jacobs to create new jobs in the Oak Ridge area with a cumulative payroll of $427 million through Fiscal Year (FY) 2003. In FY 1998, the contract required Bechtel Jacobs to create $11 million in new payroll. The objective of the audit was to determine if Bechtel Jacobs met its commitment to create at least $11 million in new payroll in the Oak Ridge, Tennessee area through September 30, 1998. Audit Report: ER-B-99-06 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0498 Semiannual Report to Congress: April 1 - September 30, 1999

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DOE Audit Guidance for For-Profit Financial Assistance Awards (Part II)  

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II) 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 suggested audit procedures for each program, they are provided once in this part. For each program in this Compliance Supplement (this Supplement), the program-specific compliance guidance section (Part III of this guidance) contains additional information about the compliance requirements that arise from laws

373

TST (Technical Specialist for Audits and Surveys Training) Version 1.0  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

TST Version 1.0 provides personnel who serve as Technical Specialists with the training required to support audits and surveys. Description TST Version 1.0 was developed as a joint project of EPRI Plant Support Engineerings Joint Utility Task Group (JUTG) and the Nuclear Procurement Issues Committee (NUPIC). Engineering involvement in the audit process is a critical factor consistently emphasized in applicable U.S. Regulatory documents. This course was developed to enhance the effectiveness of this invol...

2008-05-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: IG-0496 | Department of Energy  

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6 6 Audit Report: IG-0496 February 27, 2001 Sale of Enriched Uranium at the Fernald Environmental Management Project In October 1997, the prime contractor at the Fernald Environmental Management Project (Fernald), Fluor Fernald, Inc. (Fluor), accepted competitive bids for the sale of 978 metric tons of enriched uranium located at Fernald. For this sale, Fluor was required to repackage, weigh, sample, and deliver the material to the winning bidder on the Department of Energy's (Department) behalf. The Department authorized Fluor to offset costs that were directly related to the sale and return the net proceeds to the U.S. Treasury (Treasury). Fluor estimated that the sale would realize net proceeds of $5 million to $7 million for return to the Treasury. This

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Audit Report: IG-0863 | Department of Energy  

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3 3 Audit Report: IG-0863 April 25, 2012 The Department of Energy's $12.2 Billion Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant - Quality Assurance Issues - Black Cell Vessels The Office of Inspector General received allegations concerning aspects of the quality assurance program at the Department of Energy's (Department) $12.2 billion Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) project in Hanford, Washington. Our review substantiated the allegation. In short, we found that the Department had procured and installed vessels in WTP that did not always meet quality assurance and/or contract requirements. For the vessels that we reviewed, we identified multiple instances where quality assurance records were either missing or were not traceable to the specific area or

376

Audit Report: IG-0752 | Department of Energy  

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2 2 Audit Report: IG-0752 January 3, 2007 Certification and Accreditation of Unclassified Information Systems Information systems are essential to accomplishing the Department of Energy's environmental, energy, and national security-related missions. Actions to protect these systems from increasingly sophisticated attacks have become critically important to the Department and each of its subordinate organizations. The certification and accreditation (C&A) process, required by Federal law and Departmental guidance, is designed to ensure that the agency's inforniation systems are secure prior to beginning operation and that they remain so throughout their lifecycle. The process involves determining whether system controls are in place and operating as intended, identifying weaknesses, mitigating them to the maximum extent

377

Audit Report: IG-0542 | Department of Energy  

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2 2 Audit Report: IG-0542 January 28, 2002 Soil Washing at the Ashtabula Environmental Management Project The RMI Titanium Company's Earthline Technology Division (RMI) is the Department of Energy's (Department) environmental restoration contractor at the Ashtabula Environmental Management Project (AEMP) in Ashtabula, Ohio. RMI owns the Ashtabula property, formerly known as the RMI Extrusion Plant, where the firm processed uranium for the Department and its predecessor agencies. In March 1993, the Department awarded RMI a sole-source, costreimbursable contract to clean the extrusion plant and adjacent grounds to a level that permits release of the site for unrestricted use. The contract requires that RMI complete the project on or about March 31, 2003. The Department estimated the project would cost about $237 million to

378

Audit Report: IG-0815 | Department of Energy  

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5 5 Audit Report: IG-0815 May 6, 2009 Office of Secure Transportation DC-9 Aircraft Refurbishment The National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) Office of Secure Transportation (OST) maintains a fleet of seven aircraft to transport sensitive items, equipment and security personnel. Based on increasing requirements for transporting components and security personnel, OST decided to add a heavy transport aircraft to meet the Department's weapons surety and emergency response missions. In 2004, as a replacement following the sale of a portion of its fleet, OST acquired a DC-9 cargo aircraft that had been excessed by the U.S. military. Prior to integrating the DC-9 into its fleet, NNSA ordered a refurbishment of the aircraft. This refurbishment project was to permit the aircraft to be certified to civil air standards

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Audit Report: IG-0648 | Department of Energy  

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8 8 Audit Report: IG-0648 May 21, 2004 The Department's Reporting of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses One of the Department of Energy's operating goals is to enusre the safetly of its over 100,000 workers. To that end, the Department has developed a number of measures to identify trends and patters in occupational injuries and illnesses and to gauge overall safety performance. Each quarter, the Office of Environment, Safety and Health reports Departmental trend information (including the National Nuclear Security Administration) using a number of widely recognized occupational safety performance indicators such as total recordable case rate and the lost workday case rate. These mesausres track work-related injuries and illnesses that require days away from work, restricted work activity, or medical treatement beyond first

380

Audit Report: IG-0565 | Department of Energy  

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5 5 Audit Report: IG-0565 August 27, 2002 Salt Processing Project at the Savannah River Site As a result of Cold War weapons production, the Department of Energy accumulated millions of gallons of high-level waste that now require treatment and final disposal. At the Department's Savannah River Site, there are approximately 38 million gallons of high-level waste, including 35 million gallons of salt waste and 3 million gallons of sludge. To treat the salt waste, the Department originally planned to process the waste through the Savannah River Site's In-Tank Precipitation Facility so that cesium and other radionuclides could be removed. However, in February 1998, the Department suspended operation of the In-Tank Precipitation Facility because it could not be operated safely.

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Audit Report: IG-0616 | Department of Energy  

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6 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 production operations throughout the complex. In response, the contractor at the Kansas City Plant submitted a plan to significantly reduce the size of its operations. In March 1997, the Department approved Kansas City's Stockpile Management Restructuring Initiative (SMRI), currently estimated to cost $138 million. The Department's approval was based on projected operational savings of $35.4 million per year, generated by consolidating similar production processes and equipment, allowing for a reduction in both the floor space and the workforce needed to achieve required production levels. The Department

382

Audit Report: IG-0841 | Department of Energy  

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IG-0841 IG-0841 Audit Report: IG-0841 September 30, 2010 The Department's Information Technology Capital Planning and Investment Control Activities The Department of Energy spends approximately $2.2 billion annually on information technology (IT) resources to help accomplish its science, security, energy supply and environmental mission objectives. The Department's capital planning and investment control (CPIC) process is an essential tool for managing IT investments. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requires that agencies implement a well-managed CPIC process to enhance the ability to properly set spending priorities, control investments and evaluate the success of those investments once completed. As part of its current focus on eliminating under-performing investments,

383

Audit Report: IG-0764 | Department of Energy  

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4 4 Audit Report: IG-0764 May 4, 2007 Quality Assurance Standards for the Integrated Control Network at theHanford Site's Waste Treatment Plant In November 2001, Bechtel National issued a purchase order to procure a control system for the integrated control network at the Waste Treatment Plant (Plant). The integrated control network is an automated system that monitors the quality and safety of systems and processes of the Plant. The control system, which is a critical component of the integrated control network, monitors the status of pumps, mixers, and flow rates of the waste through the treatment process. Bechtel National identified the integrated control network as affecting the quality of immobilized high-level radioactive waste. Departmental Orders require the establishment of quality

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Audit Report: IG-0779 | Department of Energy  

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9 9 Audit Report: IG-0779 October 18, 2007 Selected Aspects of the East Tennessee Technology Park's Security Clearance Retention Process The Department of Energy uses a formal process of security clearances to help prevent unauthorized access to sites and facilities that niaintain or store classified information and/or special nuclear material. As part of this process, security badges are issued to indicate whethcr the individual possesses a security clearance and, as a consequence, whctlier access to agency facilities is permitted. In addition, the Department maintains a Central Personnel Clearance Index to track security clearance information. In virtually all circumstances, policy requires that security clearances be terminated when an individual ends their association with the Department. A

385

Audit Report: IG-0804 | Department of Energy  

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4 4 Audit Report: IG-0804 November 18, 2008 The Resolution of Significant Finding Investigation Recommendations (U) Maintaining and enhancing the safety, reliability and performance of the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile is vital to national security. The Nuclear Weapons Stockpile Plan. issued annually by the President, directs the Department of Energy to ensure that the Nation's nuclear weapons inventory continues to serve its essential deterrence role. When an anomaly in the stockpile is identified which may affect its safety. security, or reliability. the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) requires that a Significant Finding Investigation (SFI) be performed to identi6 causes and document corrective actions to be taken. According to the US.

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Audit Report: IG-0616 | Department of Energy  

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6 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 production operations throughout the complex. In response, the contractor at the Kansas City Plant submitted a plan to significantly reduce the size of its operations. In March 1997, the Department approved Kansas City's Stockpile Management Restructuring Initiative (SMRI), currently estimated to cost $138 million. The Department's approval was based on projected operational savings of $35.4 million per year, generated by consolidating similar production processes and equipment, allowing for a reduction in both the floor space and the workforce needed to achieve required production levels. The Department

387

Audit Report: IG-0771 | Department of Energy  

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1 1 Audit Report: IG-0771 July 30, 2007 Security Over Personally Identifiable Information Industry experts have reported that more than 100 million personal privacy records have been lost or stolen over the past two years, including information maintained by corporations, educational institutions, and Federal government agencies. In fact, over the past several years, the Department of Energy has experienced the loss of personal privacy records. On June 23,2006, in response to security incidents involving the loss or compromise of sensitive personal information by several Federal agencies, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued a memorandum recommending that agencies strengthen controls over the protection of Personally Identifiable Information (PII). OMB specifically required agencies to

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Audit Report: IG-0690 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

0 0 Audit Report: IG-0690 May 20, 2005 Contractor Post-Retirement Health Benefits at the Oak Ridge Reservation The Department of Energy (Department), including the National Requirements Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), was inconsistent in its reimbursement for contractor post-retirement health benefit costs. Further, as a result of these inconsistencies, contractors were reimbursed for unreasonable costs. Specifically, while NNSA reimbursed BWXT Y-12, LLC (BWXT Y-12) for the post-retirement health benefits of corporate transferees, the Oak Ridge Operations Office (Operations Office) disallowed similar costs from the Bechtel Jacobs Company, LLC (Bechtel Jacobs) contract for the East Tennessee Technology Park and denied a request from UT-Battelle, LLC (UT-Battelle), to provide similar benefits for the

389

Audit Report: IG-0797 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

97 97 Audit Report: IG-0797 July 2, 2008 Implementation of Integrated Safety Management at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Safety is one of the Department of Energy's top priorities. In 1996. the Department of Energy established an Integrated Safety Management (ISM) system whereby its contractors plan, perform, assess, and improve the safe conduct of work. However, due to inconsistent implementation of ISM and recurring deficiencies that led to serious accidents, the Department issued guidance in 2001 and 2006 to assist contractors in their implementation of ISM and to improve safety. As part of ISM, the Department requires contractors to: 1) develop and implement controls over identified hazards, 2) perform work within defined hazard controls, and 3) provide feedback on

390

Audit Report: IG-0698 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

8 8 Audit Report: IG-0698 September 9, 2005 Sludge Removal Operations at the Hanford Site's K Basins The sludge removal phase of the Spent Nuclear Fuels (SNF) Project and Cost has experienced schedule delays and cost increases. For example, the original Tri-Party Agreement (TPA) milestone called for sludge removal to begin by December 2002; however, Fluor was unable to begin operations until July 2004 - 18 months later than planned. In April 2003, Fluor initiated the final step towards beginning sludge removal operations. This step, called the Operational Readiness Review (ORR), required an assessment to verify that an adequate state of readiness had been achieved to begin startup of sludge removal operations. Due to numerous deficiencies, the ORR was halted shortly after it started. Deficiencies included instances where

391

Audit Report: IG-0866 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

6 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 (ISM) system intended to prevent or reduce occupational injuries, illnesses and accidents by providing safe and healthy workplaces. As part of ISM, the Department requires its facility contractors, such as Sandia National Laboratories (Sandia), to define work processes, enhance safety, and hold managers responsible for implementing ISM. Since 1997 and continuing into 2011, the Department had self-reported numerous deficiencies with Sandia's ISM implementation and execution; and that these problems often occurred at the line manager level in the contractor's chain of command. We found that Sandia had not fully

392

Audit Report: IG-0586 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

6 6 Audit Report: IG-0586 February 21, 2003 Information System Development Practices at the Bonneville and Western Area Power Administrations Our review of 11 major projects (see Appendix 1) disclosed that information systems development activities were not always consistent with Federal requirements or guidance. We found development problems with nine of the projects. For example: * Key planning activities such as cost-benefit analyses had not been performed for eight of the projects we reviewed; * Evaluations of suitability of potential software solutions were often inadequate or had not been performed; * Many projects were not adequately monitored and controlled throughout their lifecycle, and project baselines and plans were not revisited in light of scope changes or delays; and, *

393

Audit Report: IG-0787 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

7 7 Audit Report: IG-0787 January 16, 2008 The Department's Cyber Security Incident Management Program The Department of Energy operates numerous interconnected computer networks and systems to help accomplish its strategic missions in the areas of energy, defense, science, and the environment. These systems are frequently subjected to sophisticated cyber attacks that could potentially affect the Department's ability to carry out its mission. During Fiscal Year 2006, the Department experienced 132 incidents of sufficient severity to require reporting to law enforcement, an increase of 22 percent over the prior year. These statistics, troubling as they may be, are not unique to the Department; they are, in fact, reflective of a trend in cyber attacks throughout the government.

394

Audit Report: IG-0510 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

0 0 Audit Report: IG-0510 July 9, 2001 Use of Performance-Based Incentives at Selected Departmental Sites The Department of Energy (Department) began to incorporate performance-based incentive fees into its major management contracts after the 1994 Contract Reform report recommended the use of performancebased management contracts. The performance-based incentive approach ties elements of the contractor's profits to the achievement of specific technical performance objectives, delivery schedules, or cost control objectives. Thus, fees paid to contractors should bear a direct relationship to performance and require that each incentive have objective performance metrics and an objective evaluation of contractor performance. Successful use of performance-based incentives should also result in

395

Audit Report: IG-0863 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

IG-0863 IG-0863 Audit Report: IG-0863 April 25, 2012 The Department of Energy's $12.2 Billion Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant - Quality Assurance Issues - Black Cell Vessels The Office of Inspector General received allegations concerning aspects of the quality assurance program at the Department of Energy's (Department) $12.2 billion Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) project in Hanford, Washington. Our review substantiated the allegation. In short, we found that the Department had procured and installed vessels in WTP that did not always meet quality assurance and/or contract requirements. For the vessels that we reviewed, we identified multiple instances where quality assurance records were either missing or were not traceable to the specific area or

396

Environmental Audit of the Alaska Power Administration  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report documents the results of the Comprehensive Baseline Environmental Audit of the Alaska Power Administration (APA) headquartered in Juneau, Alaska. This Audit was conducted by the US Department of Energy`s (DOE`s) Office of Environmental Audit (EH-24) from August 24 to December 8, 1992. The scope of the Audit was comprehensive, covering all environmental programs and activities with the exception of those relating to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Specifically considered was the compliance status of APA regarding Federal, state, and local statutes and regulations, DOE Orders and Directives, and best management practices. The technical disciplines addressed by the Audit were: air, surface water/drinking water, groundwater, waste management, toxic and chemical materials, quality assurance, inactive waste sites, and environmental management. Due to the nature of the activities carried out at the two Federal hydroelectric projects operated by APA, the area of radiation was not investigated during the Audit.

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1992-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

397

Environmental Audit of the Alaska Power Administration  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report documents the results of the Comprehensive Baseline Environmental Audit of the Alaska Power Administration (APA) headquartered in Juneau, Alaska. This Audit was conducted by the US Department of Energy's (DOE's) Office of Environmental Audit (EH-24) from August 24 to December 8, 1992. The scope of the Audit was comprehensive, covering all environmental programs and activities with the exception of those relating to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Specifically considered was the compliance status of APA regarding Federal, state, and local statutes and regulations, DOE Orders and Directives, and best management practices. The technical disciplines addressed by the Audit were: air, surface water/drinking water, groundwater, waste management, toxic and chemical materials, quality assurance, inactive waste sites, and environmental management. Due to the nature of the activities carried out at the two Federal hydroelectric projects operated by APA, the area of radiation was not investigated during the Audit.

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1992-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

398

Joint Responses to Audit Response Requests  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

documenting the NRC Staff s conclusions regarding a pre-application audit of Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and Duke Energy Carolinas (Duke) combined license (COL) application preparation activities, conducted from July 30- August 3, 2007. Because TVA's Bellefonte COL application and Duke's Lee Nuclear COL application were prepared in close coordination through NuStart and the AP 1000 Design Centered Work Group (DCWG), and because these two COL applications were prepared by the same contractor, the audits were performed essentially simultaneously. The referenced audit report requested that the audit response requests (ARRs) be addressed prior to or as part of the respective COL application submittals. Responses to the ARRs are enclosed. The ARRs in the audit report did not directly impact the content of the COL applications, and the timing of the issuance of the audit report did not facilitate a response prior to the filing of the applications.

Juan Peralta Chief; Tennessee Valley

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

399

Home audit program: management manual  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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)

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1980-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

400

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

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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.

None

2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Internal Audit Preparation Worksheet  

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1 Materials Production Checklist 10_0630 Page 1 of 3 1 Materials Production Checklist 10_0630 Page 1 of 3 EOTA - Business Form Document Title: Materials Production Checklist Document Number: ISDF-041, Rev. 10_0630 Document Owner: Vickie Pleau Backup Owner: Melissa Otero Approver(s): Melissa Otero Parent Document: ISDP-002, Training Production Process Notify of Changes: ISD Referenced Document(s): ITTP-012 Graphic Design Support ISDF-XXX Materials Production Checklist 10_0630 Page 2 of 3 Revision History: Rev. Description of Change 10_0630 Initial Release NOTE: The form listed below is intended to serve as an example for Materials Production. This form may be modified to accommodate specific course requirements. The date required and requestor fields must remain unchanged.

402

Audit Report: IG-0551 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1 Audit Report: IG-0551 April 12, 2002 The Department of Energy's Pit Production Project The Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) is responsible...

403

Audit Report: OIG-0884 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

OIG-0884 Audit Report: OIG-0884 April 12, 2013 Management of Naval Reactors' Cyber Security Program The Naval Reactors Program (Naval Reactors), an organization within the National...

404

Audit Report: IG-0880 | Department of Energy  

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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...

405

Audit Report: IG-0588 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

8 Audit Report: IG-0588 March 3, 2003 Treatment of Mixed Incinerable Waste We found the Department of Energy (Department) was not treating its mixed incinerable solid waste...

406

Audit Report: IG-0747 | Department of Energy  

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requesting refineries. The Reserve's total response was almost 21 million barrels of crude oil being made available to refiners through loans and sales. Audit Report: IG-0747 More...

407

Process Energy Audit for Large Industries  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper discusses the author's approach to energy audits of large industries. Five large industrial segments, with energy intensive processes have been selected as examples. Items include: 1) the general methodology of conducting comprehensive industrial energy audit, 2) how one can identify energy efficiency opportunities, and 3) illustrate a few case study examples of energy conservation measures implemented in some of the industries, and 4) the importance of quality assurance/quality control in an energy audit. I will restrict this discussion to only electrical energy audit.

Chari, S.

1993-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

408

Audit Report: IG-0558 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

8 Audit Report: IG-0558 June 7, 2002 Cost Sharing at the Ashtabula Environmental Management Project From 1952 through 1988, RMI Titanium Company (RMI), a private company, performed...

409

Audit Report: IG-0424 | Department of Energy  

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4 Audit Report: IG-0424 August 7, 1998 Architect and Engineering Costs at Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories The 1993 National Performance Review Report recommended...

410

Audit Report: IG-0706 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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...

411

Audit Report: IG-0866 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

IG-0866 Audit Report: IG-0866 May 31, 2012 Integrated Safety Management at Sandia National Laboratories In 1996, the Department of Energy established an Integrated Safety...

412

Audit Report: IG-0881 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) 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...

413

Audit Report: IG-0684 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4 Audit Report: IG-0684 April 14, 2005 Deactivating and Decommissioning Facilities at the Savannah River Site In September 2003, Westinghouse issued the current version of the...

414

Audit Report: IG-0670 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

0 Audit Report: IG-0670 January 3, 2005 Well Decommissioning Activities at the Hanford Site Hanford site waste has contaminated the groundwate through various migration paths. The...

415

Audit Report: IG-0641 | Department of Energy  

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1 Audit Report: IG-0641 March 12, 2004 The Department's Basic Protective Force Training Program The emphasis on homeland security and protection of national assets, especially...

416

Audit Report: IG-0562 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2 Audit Report: IG-0562 July 22, 2002 Synchrotron Radiation Light Sources at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Stanford Linear Accelerator Center The Department of Energy's...

417

Audit Report: IG-0577 | Department of Energy  

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7 Audit Report: IG-0577 December 18, 2002 Planned Characterization Capability At The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP), located near Carlsbad, New...

418

Audit Report: IG-0453 | Department of Energy  

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3 Audit Report: IG-0453 October 13, 1999 Waste Incineration at the Savannah River Site The Department constructed the Consolidated Incinerator Facility (CIF) at the Savannah River...

419

Audit Report: IG-0454 | Department of Energy  

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4 Audit Report: IG-0454 December 15, 1999 Waste Incineration at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory The Waste Experimental Reduction Facility (WERF)...

420

Audit Report: IG-0798 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

98 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...

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421

Audit Report: IG-0879 | Department of Energy  

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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...

422

Audit Report: IG-0826 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

IG-0826 Audit Report: IG-0826 September 30, 2009 Cooperative Research and Development Agreements at the Department of Energy's Office of Science Laboratories Technology transfer,...

423

Audit Report: IG-526 | Department of Energy  

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Sciences Laboratory In response to a 1995 Office of Inspector General report entitled, Audit of Department of Energy's Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory (EMSL),...

424

Audit Report: IG-0575 | Department of Energy  

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5 Audit Report: IG-0575 November 18, 2002 Resolution of Significant Finding Investigation Recommendations Since 1992, the Department of Energy (Department) and the National Nuclear...

425

Audit Report: IG-0571 | Department of Energy  

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1 Audit Report: IG-0571 October 9, 2002 Idaho Settlement Agreement Activities The task of cleaning up contaminated sites and disposing of radioactive waste, as reported in the...

426

Audit Report: IG-0550 | Department of Energy  

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0 Audit Report: IG-0550 April 3, 2002 Disposition of the Department's Excess Facilities During the course of nuclear weapons production, the Department of Energy (Department) and...

427

Audit Report: IG-0522 | Department of Energy  

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2 Audit Report: IG-0522 September 11, 2001 The Plutonium Immobilization Plant at the Savannah River Site In September 2000, the United States and the Russian Federation entered...

428

Audit Report: IG-0511 | Department of Energy  

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1 Audit Report: IG-0511 July 9, 2001 Research and Development at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (Livermore), a major component of the...

429

Audit Report: IG-0566 | Department of Energy  

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6 Audit Report: IG-0566 September 9, 2002 National Nuclear Security Administration's Test rediness Program Prior to 1992, the Department of Energy relied on underground testing at...

430

Audit Report: IG-0421 | Department of Energy  

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1 Audit Report: IG-0421 July 21, 1998 The Department of Energy's Interagency Agreement with the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences The Department of Energy...

431

Audit Report: IG-0652 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

IG-0652 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...

432

Audit Report: IG-0540 | Department of Energy  

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0 Audit Report: IG-0540 January 14, 2002 Advanced Radioisotope Power Systems Program The Department of Energy's Advanced Radioisotope Power Systems (ARPS) program maintains the...

433

Audit Report: IG-0568 | Department of Energy  

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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...

434

Audit Report: IG-0761 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

761 Audit Report: IG-0761 March 26, 2007 The Department of Energy's Management of Contractor Intergovernmental Personnel and Change of Station Assignments The Department of...

435

Audit Report: IG-0812 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

IG-0812 Audit Report: IG-0812 February 17, 2009 The Department of Energy's Loan Guarantee Program for Innovative Energy Technologies The Energy Policy Act of 2005 (Energy Policy...

436

Writing User-Friendly Energy Audit Reports  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Energy audits don't save money and energy for companies unless the recommendations are implemented. Audit reports should be designed to encourage implementation, but often they impede it instead. In this paper, the authors discuss their experience with writing industrial energy audit reports and suggest some ways to make the reports more user-friendly. The goal in writing an audit report should not be the report itself; rather, it should be to achieve implementation of the report recommendations and thus achieve increased energy efficiency and energy cost savings for the customer.

Capehart, L. C.; Capehart, B. L.

1994-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

437

Audit Report: IG-0489 | Department of Energy  

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9 Audit Report: IG-0489 November 28, 2000 AmericiumCurium Vitrification Project At The Savannah River Site In 1994, the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB) recommended...

438

Audit Report: IG-0541 | Department of Energy  

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1 Audit Report: IG-0541 January 15, 2002 Remediation and Closure of the Ashtabula Environmental Management Project The RMI Titanium Company's Earthline Technology Division (RMI) is...

439

Audit Report: IG-0535 | Department of Energy  

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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...

440

Audit Report: IG-0452 | Department of Energy  

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2 Audit Report: IG-0452 September 16, 1999 Nuclear Material Protection, Control, and Accounting Program Since 1994, the Department of Energy (Department) and its national...

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441

Audit Report: IG-0484 | Department of Energy  

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4 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 early...

442

Audit Report: IG-0548 | Department of Energy  

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548 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...

443

Audit Report: IG-0494 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4 Audit Report: IG-0494 February 13, 2001 The U.S. Department of Energy's Corporate Human Resource Information System The Department of Energy maintains integrated human resource...

444

Audit Report: IG-0749 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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...

445

Audit Report: IG-0725 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

5 Audit Report: IG-0725 April 19, 2006 Information Technology Support Services at the Department of Energy's Operating Contractors Several issues detracted from the Department of...

446

Audit Report: IG-0676 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

6 Audit Report: IG-0676 February 14, 2005 Department of Energy Contractor Home Office Expenses Our review of five contracts for national laboratories and disclosed that the...

447

Audit Report: IG-0686 | Department of Energy  

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86 Audit Report: IG-0686 April 21, 2005 Development and Implementation of the Department's Enterprise Architecture The Department of energy, has not fully feveloped and implemented...

448

Audit Report: IG-0726 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

6 Audit Report: IG-0726 April 20, 2006 Implementation of the Department of Energy's Beryllium-Associated Worker Registry The data in the Department of Energy's (Department)...

449

Audit Report: IG-0652 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2 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...

450

Audit Report: IG-0860 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

0 Audit Report: IG-0860 February 28, 2012 The Department of Energy's Implementation of Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12...

451

Audit Report: IG-0761 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1 Audit Report: IG-0761 March 26, 2007 The Department of Energy's Management of Contractor Intergovernmental Personnel and Change of Station Assignments The Department of Energy's...

452

Audit Report: IG-0876 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

6 Audit Report: IG-0876 November 6, 2012 The Department of Energy's Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Programs The Department of Energy's...

453

Audit Report: IG-0827 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

7 Audit Report: IG-0827 October 14, 2009 The Department's Management of the ENERGY STAR Program The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act) authorized about 300...

454

Audit Report: IG-0750 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) 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...

455

Audit Report: IG-0689 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

689 Audit Report: IG-0689 May 12, 2005 Selected Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Projects Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) project officials were not always...

456

Audit Report: IG-0553 | Department of Energy  

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of petroleum-based motor fuels with alternative fuels, such as compressed natural gas, propane, ethanol, bio-diesel, and electricity. Audit Report: IG-0553 More Documents &...

457

Audit Report: IG-0798 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

IG-0798 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...

458

Audit Report: IG-0513 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

13 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...

459

Audit Report: IG-0675 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

75 Audit Report: IG-0675 February 11, 2005 The Department's Federal Purchase Card Program at Headquarters The Department of Energy's (Department) Headquarters Card Program purchase...

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Audit of construction management at the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory  

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The Secretary of Energy`s streamlining initiatives, coupled with established policy, require the Idaho Operations Office (Idaho) to ensure that its construction projects are necessary and justified. Accordingly, the objectives of this audit were to determine if Idaho was validating project plans; identifying and evaluating construction project alternatives; and reassessing the need for planned construction in accordance with the Laboratory`s decreasing mission needs.

1995-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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461

Building Requirements for State-Funded Buildings  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

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

462

Development and Application of Expert Systems in Audit Services  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The authors evaluate research and development in the design of expert systems for the audit domain, providing an overview of the domain of expert judgment involved in the audit process. A framework used to present and analyze work to date and to guide ... Keywords: audit complexity, audit domain, audit process, auditing, expert judgment, expert system validation, expert systems, future efforts, knowledge acquisition, knowledge representation, representational forms, rule-based systems

E. L. Denna; J. V. Hansen; R. D. Meservy

1991-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: OAS-L-03-04 | Department of Energy  

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4 Audit Report: OAS-L-03-04 December 5, 2002 Follow-Up Audit on Internet Privacy OAS-L-03-04.pdf More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0493 Audit Report: IG-0639 Audit...

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

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7 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 the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (Laboratory). The purpose of this audit was to determine Idaho's and Lockheed's success in achieving this price goal. Audit Report: WR-B-97-07 More Documents & Publications Semiannual Report to Congress: April 1 - September 30, 1997

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Audit Report: OAS-FS-13-12 | Department of Energy  

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2 2 Audit Report: OAS-FS-13-12 March 14, 2013 Performance Audit of the Department of Energy's Improper Payment Reporting in the Fiscal Year 2012 Agency Financial Report We contracted with an independent public accounting firm, KPMG LLP, to express an opinion on whether the Department of Energy (Department) met the Office of Management and Budget's criteria for compliance with the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act (IPERA). The objective of this audit was to complete an evaluation of the accuracy and completeness of agency reporting, and evaluate agency performance in reducing and recapturing improper payments under IPERA. This audit found that the Department complied with the requirements of IPERA. Furthermore, KPMG noted two observations for improvement regarding the Department's improper

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Cyber Security Audit and Attack Detection Toolkit: Bandolier...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Cyber Security Audit and Attack Detection Toolkit: Bandolier and Portaledge, March 2010 Cyber Security Audit and Attack Detection Toolkit: Bandolier and Portaledge, March 2010 This...

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Audit of the Contractor Incentive Programs at the Rocky Flats...  

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at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site, IG-0411 Audit of the Contractor Incentive Programs at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site, IG-0411 Report on "Audit...

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Audit Report on "Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride Conversion," DOE...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Marketing Administration Other Agencies You are here Home Audit Report on "Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride Conversion," DOEIG-0642 Audit Report on "Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride...

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Audit of Department of Energy International Charter Flights,...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

of Department of Energy International Charter Flights, IG-0397 Audit of Department of Energy International Charter Flights, IG-0397 In our November 1994 report entitled, "Audit of...

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AUDIT OF SELECTED GOVERNMENT-FUNDEDGRANTS AND CONTRACTSAT PRINCETON...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

AUDIT OF SELECTED GOVERNMENT-FUNDEDGRANTS AND CONTRACTSAT PRINCETON UNIVERSITYERS, ER-B-98-04 AUDIT OF SELECTED GOVERNMENT-FUNDEDGRANTS AND CONTRACTSAT PRINCETON UNIVERSITYERS,...

471

Audit Report Waste Incineration at the Oak Ridge Reservation...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Administration Other Agencies You are here Home Audit Report Waste Incineration at the Oak Ridge Reservation, DOEIG-0451 Audit Report Waste Incineration at the Oak Ridge...

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Audit of the Department of Energy's User Facilities, IG-0395...  

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Energy's Leased Administrative Facilities, IG-0402 Audit Report on "Cost Sharing at Basic Energy Sciences' User Facilities", DOEIG-0441 Audit of the Department of Energy's...

473

Audit of the Department of Energy's Contractor Liability Insurance...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Contractor Liability Insurance Costs, IG-0396 Audit of the Department of Energy's Contractor Liability Insurance Costs, IG-0396 Audit of the Department of Energy's Contractor...

474

Audit of Department of Energy Contractor Occupational Injury...  

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Contractor Occupational Injury and Illness Reporting Practices, IG-0404 Audit of Department of Energy Contractor Occupational Injury and Illness Reporting Practices, IG-0404 Audit...

475

Energy Audit Practices in China: National and Local Experiences...  

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Energy Audit Practices in China: National and Local Experiences and Issues Title Energy Audit Practices in China: National and Local Experiences and Issues Publication Type Report...

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Small Business Energy Audit Program | Department of Energy  

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Small Business Energy Audit Program Small Business Energy Audit Program Eligibility Commercial Local Government Nonprofit Maximum Rebate 5,000 Program Information Wyoming Program...

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Audit of the Department of Energy's Scientific and Technical...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Scientific and Technical Information Process, IG-0407 Audit of the Department of Energy's Scientific and Technical Information Process, IG-0407 Audit of the Department of Energy's...

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Audit of the Department of Energy's Transportation Accident Resistant...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Transportation Accident Resistant Container Program, IG-0380 Audit of the Department of Energy's Transportation Accident Resistant Container Program, IG-0380 Audit of the...

479

Audit of the Department of Energy's Environmental Molecular Sciences...  

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Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, IG-0371 Audit of the Department of Energy's Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, IG-0371 Audit of the Department of Energy's...

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Behavioral Perspectives on Home Energy Audits: The Role of Auditors, Labels, Reports, and Audit Tools on Homeowner Decision Making  

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energy  audit  modeling  tools  and  tool-­? generated  guidance,  in  combination  with  auditor  perspectives  on  the  business  energy  audits.  The  latter  does  not  have  their  interests  involved  with  businesses.  

Ingle, Aaron

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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481

Audit Manual release 3.0  

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This manual consolidates into one document the policies, procedures, standards, technical guidance and other techniques to be followed by the Assistant Inspector General for Audits and staff in planning and conducting audit work within DOE and in preparing related reports on behalf of the Office of Inspector General.

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1993-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

482

Making the audit work for you  

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These slides presented at an Environmental Auditing Conference, focus on one aspect of environmental auditing: its important role in the even broader practice of Environmental Management. The use of audits by the Department of Energy will be examined within the context of sound environmental management to illustrate the delicate practice of Making the Audit Work for You.'' A summary of the main points to be covered follows. (1) Brief description of DOE Environmental Audit process; disciplines covered, DOE Orders reviewed, management/operations evaluated. (2) Brief discussion of DOE/Secretary Watkin's Tiger Team initiative as the cornerstone of his plan to strengthen the Department's Environment, Safety, and Health (ESH) programs. (3) Examples given of the types of findings presented in each of these areas, along with brief examples of root causes, lessons learned, trends, and noteworthy practices. (4) Discussion of the relationships between environmental audits, safety and health assessments, and management and organization assessments. (5) Discussion of Environmental Auditing/Assessment and its recurring role in the Environmental Management continuum. (6) DOE is cited as an example of an organization that uses audits as a powerful environmental management tool to help achieve its objectives and multiple goals.

Wilczynski, E.J.

1991-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

483

Energy Audits on Prince Edward Island  

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High energy costs and uncertain supplies force industrial operators to seek out energy waste to keep costs down. The Enersave for Industry and Commerce program assists Prince Edward Island industries through an energy audit and grant program. A typical audit shows how one processor doubled his output with no increase in energy use.

Hall, N. G.; Gillis, D.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

484

Building Energy Software Tools Directory: BuildingAdvice  

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BuildingAdvice BuildingAdvice BuildingAdvice™ is a user-friendly, Web-based platform designed to assess building energy performance and identify and quantify energy savings opportunities. Target buildings are in the 5k-200k sq. ft. range, with scalability up to 1mm sq. ft. The platform combines 1) portable wireless sensor packages for capture of real-time building data, 2) automated entry of weather data, 3) manual entry of basic building information, and 4) proprietary EnGen™ energy modeling software. Output is a suite of comprehensive reports that benchmark against CBECS; provide key performance parameters including Energy Star rating, energy usage index, energy cost per square foot, and carbon emissions; provide ASHRAE Level II audits that quantify energy usage in four areas of

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Audit Report: IG-0425 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

25 25 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 Environmental Technology Site (Site) operated as part of the Nation's nuclear weapons production complex. In 1989, however, the Department of Energy (DOE) ceased production at the Site and, by 1992, DOE began transitioning Rocky Flats to a cleanup mode. DOE's goal is to convert the Site to beneficial use in a manner that is safe, environmentally and socially responsible, physically secure, and economical. We initiated this audit to determine whether the Site was maximizing its reuse of excess facilities. Audit Report: IG-0425 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0612 Audit Report: WR-B-00-02

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Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Weatherization » Home Energy Audits Weatherization » 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 home energy audit. A home energy audit, also known as a home energy assessment, is the first step to assess how much energy your home consumes and to evaluate what measures you can take to make your home more energy efficient. An assessment will show you problems that may, when corrected, save you

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Audit Report: IG-0425 | Department of Energy  

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5 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 Environmental Technology Site (Site) operated as part of the Nation's nuclear weapons production complex. In 1989, however, the Department of Energy (DOE) ceased production at the Site and, by 1992, DOE began transitioning Rocky Flats to a cleanup mode. DOE's goal is to convert the Site to beneficial use in a manner that is safe, environmentally and socially responsible, physically secure, and economical. We initiated this audit to determine whether the Site was maximizing its reuse of excess facilities. Audit Report: IG-0425 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: WR-B-00-02 Audit Report: IG-0612

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Professional Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Professional Home Energy Audits Professional Home Energy Audits Professional Home Energy Audits November 26, 2013 - 4:59pm Addthis Learn about the steps and benefits of a comprehensive home energy assessment in this video. Read the text version. What does this mean for me? A professional energy audit gives you a thorough picture of where your home is losing energy and what you can do to save money. You can save 5%-30% on your energy bill by making upgrades following a home energy assessment. You may be eligible for state, local, or utility incentives to assist with your home energy audit. Visit the Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency to find out. How does it work? An energy auditor will walk through your home, review your bills, and conduct a blower door test or thermographic scan.Some utilities offer

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Audit Report: IG-0816 | Department of Energy  

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Audit Report: IG-0816 Audit Report: IG-0816 Audit Report: IG-0816 June 23, 2009 Fire Protection Deficiencies at Los Alamos National Laboratory The Department of Energy's Los Alamos National Laboratory (Los Alamos) maintains some of the Nation's most important national security assets, including nuclear materials. Many of Los Alamos' facilities are located in close proximity to one another, are occupied by large numbers of contract and Federal employees, and support activities ranging from nuclear weapons design to science-related activities. Safeguarding against fires, regardless of origin, is essential to protecting employees, surrounding communities, and national security assets. Topic: National Security and Safety Audit Report: IG-0816 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0837

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Audit Report: IG-0441 | Department of Energy  

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1 1 Audit Report: IG-0441 March 16, 1999 Cost Sharing at Basic Energy Sciences' User Facilities The Department of Energy's Office of Basic Energy Sciences (BES) funds the construction and operation of 17 designated user facilities that are recognized as being critical to scientific research. BES provides the base-operating budget for its user facilities and generally makes the facilities available on a no-charge basis to all qualified researchers. The objective of the audit was to determine whether the Department could enhance scientific research at BES user facilities by seeking more opportunities for cost sharing. Audit Report: IG-0441 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0562 Audit Report: IG-0753 Semiannual Report to Congress: October 1, 1998 - March 31

491

Improved Audit Implementation Through Programmed Report Delivery  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Studies of energy audit recommendations have identified four primary barriers to implementation, perceived process interference, finances, organizational changes, and knowledge limitations leading to a bias against innovative technologies. To address these barriers, Georgia Tech engineers providing industrial audits have begun a program of delivering audit reports instead of mailing them. Although report delivery does not directly confront barriers relating to organization changes, it can be effective in dealing with the other three barriers. The delivery process is automated by using a personal computer and overhead projector to display relevant audit calculations, graphs, and tables as well as images of recommended equipment and maintenance concerns. The program elements can be modified depending on the plant and audit report contents.

Brown, M. L.; Gurta, M. E.; Meffert, W. A.

1995-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Professional Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Professional Home Energy Audits Professional Home Energy Audits Professional Home Energy Audits November 26, 2013 - 4:59pm Addthis Learn about the steps and benefits of a comprehensive home energy assessment in this video. Read the text version. What does this mean for me? A professional energy audit gives you a thorough picture of where your home is losing energy and what you can do to save money. You can save 5%-30% on your energy bill by making upgrades following a home energy assessment. You may be eligible for state, local, or utility incentives to assist with your home energy audit. Visit the Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency to find out. How does it work? An energy auditor will walk through your home, review your bills, and conduct a blower door test or thermographic scan.Some utilities offer

493

U.S. Department of Energy Office of Audit Services  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Management Challenges at the Management Challenges at the Department of Energy DOE/IG-0580 December 2002 Audit Report Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Performance Management DOE/IG-0627 November 2003 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 November 24, 2003 MEMORANDUM FOR THE CHAI COMMISSION FROM: Gregory H. Friedman N, FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Performance Management" BACKGROUND 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

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Audit Report: DOE/IG-0838 | Department of Energy  

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Report: DOE/IG-0838 Report: DOE/IG-0838 Audit Report: DOE/IG-0838 September 3, 2010 Follow-up Audit on Retention and Management of the Department of Energy's Electronic Records The Department of Energy is required by statute (44 USC Chapter 31) to establish and maintain an effective records management program that comports with regulations established by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). The Department's employees and contractors have increasingly relied on electronic mail (e-mail) and other electronic records as a primary means of performing their duties. A comprehensive records management program ensures that records documenting agency business are created or captured, organized and maintained to facilitate their use and available when needed. To aid in this process, records management

495

Audit Letter Report: OAS-L-09-06  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Memorandum Memorandum DATE. March 6, 2009 De~artment of Enerav Audit Report Number: OAS-L-09-06 REPLY TO A T ~ N OF IG-30 (A08FN005) SUBJECT: Audit Report on "Federal R4anagers1 Financial Integrity P.ctf' TO: Chief Financial Officer, CF- I 'The Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act (FMFIA) of 1982 requires agency heads to provide an annual assurance statement on whether internal control and financial systems provide reasonable assurance that the integrity of Federal programs and operations is protected. [n response. the Department of Energy (Department) developed a program for evaluating the adequacy of its internal controls and determining whether they conform to the principles and standards established by the Office of Management and Budget and the Government

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Audit Report: DOE-IG-0890 | Department of Energy  

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DOE-IG-0890 DOE-IG-0890 Audit Report: DOE-IG-0890 July 2, 2013 Follow-up Audit on Term Assignments of Contractor Employees The Department of Energy frequently assigns facility contractor personnel to the Washington, DC, area on a temporary basis when program officials consider it necessary to obtain technical expertise not available locally. Commonly referred to as term assignments, the estimated cost of all such assignments for Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 was over $37 million, all of which was reimbursed by the Department. Federal officials authorizing such assignments are required to ensure that costs for assignees are reasonable when compared to other means of acquiring the necessary knowledge and experience. The Department's management of term assignments had improved since the 2005

497

Pedestrian and traffic safety in parking lots at SNL/NM : audit background report.  

SciTech Connect

This report supplements audit 2008-E-0009, conducted by the ES&H, Quality, Safeguards & Security Audits Department, 12870, during fall and winter of FY 2008. The study evaluates slips, trips and falls, the leading cause of reportable injuries at Sandia. In 2007, almost half of over 100 of such incidents occurred in parking lots. During the course of the audit, over 5000 observations were collected in 10 parking lots across SNL/NM. Based on benchmarks and trends of pedestrian behavior, the report proposes pedestrian-friendly features and attributes to improve pedestrian safety in parking lots. Less safe pedestrian behavior is associated with older parking lots lacking pedestrian-friendly features and attributes, like those for buildings 823, 887 and 811. Conversely, safer pedestrian behavior is associated with newer parking lots that have designated walkways, intra-lot walkways and sidewalks. Observations also revealed that motorists are in widespread noncompliance with parking lot speed limits and stop signs and markers.

Sanchez, Paul Ernest

2009-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

498

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  

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Guidelines Establishing Criteria for Excluding Buildings 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 January 27, 2006 These guidelines and accompanying criteria fulfill the requirement under Section 543(c)(3) of the National Energy Conservation Policy Act (NECPA) as amended by the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPACT). Section 543(c)(3) states that the Secretary of Energy shall issue guidelines that establish criteria for exclusions from the energy performance requirement for a fiscal year, any Federal building or collection of Federal buildings, within the statutory framework provided by the law. The purpose of these guidelines is to clarify and explicate, as necessary, the statutory

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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  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Guidelines Establishing Criteria for Excluding Buildings 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 January 27, 2006 These guidelines and accompanying criteria fulfill the requirement under Section 543(c)(3) of the National Energy Conservation Policy Act (NECPA) as amended by the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPACT). Section 543(c)(3) states that the Secretary of Energy shall issue guidelines that establish criteria for exclusions from the energy performance requirement for a fiscal year, any Federal building or collection of Federal buildings, within the statutory framework provided by the law. The purpose of these guidelines is to clarify and explicate, as necessary, the statutory

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Applying the Systems Engineering Process for Establishing Requirements for the Safety and Health Monitoring System of the Waste Solidification Building at the Savannah River Site  

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The Safety and Health Monitoring (SHM) System technical basis document for the Waste Solidification Building (WSB) was developed by the Westinghouse Savannah River Company design team. The WSB is being designed and built to support the waste disposal needs of the Pit Disassembly and Conversion Facility (PDCF) and the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility (MFFF) at the Savannah River Site (SRS) in South Carolina. The main mission of the WSB is to process the radiological liquid waste streams from the PDCF and the MFFF into a solid waste form. The solid waste form, concrete encased waste, is acceptable for shipment and disposal as transuranic (TRU) waste at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) and as Low Level Waste (LLW) at on-site disposal areas. The SHM System will also handle the job control waste from the PDCF, the MFFF, and the WSB. The SHM System will serve the WSB by monitoring personnel radiation exposure and environmental releases. The WSB design used HPT design support in determining the air monitoring equipment required for the WSB. The Systems Engineering (SE) process was applied to define the functions and requirements necessary to design and operate the SHM System. The SE process is a proven disciplined approach that supports management in clearly defining the mission or problem, managing system functions and requirements, identifying and managing risk, establishing bases for informed decision making, and verifying that products and services meet customer needs. This SE process applied to the SHM System was a major effort encompassing requirements analysis and interface control. Use of the SE process combined with HPT design input resulted in well-defined requirements t