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Building Energy Software Tools Directory: AUDIT  

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

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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Sault Tribe Building Efficiency Energy Audits  

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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 Audit Results for Residential Building Energy Efficiency  

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Energy Audit Results for Residential Building Energy Efficiency Forrest City Phases I and II This report analyses complete energy audit results from 28 homes within the Forest City residential complex. Relationships between temperature, humidity, comfort, and energy consumption are detailed. Recommendations

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

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

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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STATE-PARAMETER IDENTIFICATION PROBLEMS FOR ACCURATE BUILDING ENERGY AUDITS  

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STATE-PARAMETER IDENTIFICATION PROBLEMS FOR ACCURATE BUILDING ENERGY AUDITS Jordan Brouns1 calibration. The present paper investigates the use of such techniques to derive an energy audit procedure fails to predict accurately the real energy performance, mostly due to great uncertainties in the input

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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

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

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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Building Energy Audit Report for Pearl Harbor, HI  

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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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Audit Procedures for Improving Residential Building Energy Efficiency  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Audit Procedures for Improving Residential Building Energy Efficiency This report analyses Sustainability Program Subtask 3.5.1: Residential Energy Efficiency Deliverable 1 Prepared by The University Delivery and Energy Reliability As part of Cooperative Agreement No. DE-EE0003507 Under Task 3.5: Energy

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A methodology for a thermal energy building audit  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The present paper introduces a new method for the certification of the energy consumption of a building recording its energy behavior. The method utilizes energy indices such as Index of Thermal Charge or Index of Energy Disposition to simulate the heat losses of the building and the heat flow because of the temperature difference (?T) from the inner to outer space. The present method and the algorithm that is implemented could be used as a part of a building energy audit or as a single audit method. Additionally it could be used for the inspection of the energy efficiency in public or municipal buildings. The forenamed method is currently under investigation by the present research team.

Pantelis N. Botsaris; Spyridon Prebezanos

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Audits of Local Government Buildings (Louisiana DNR)  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

to their buildings in the form of a written audit report resulting from an on-site survey of each building. The reports are provided at no cost to the local government. Because funds available to local governments for implementation of energy conservation... number of clients with detailed audit reports requiring a large number of professional and clerical man-hours per report, and serving a large number of clients with less detailed reports that require fewer man-hours for site visits, analysis...

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

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A simplified energy audit technique for generic buildings  

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A simplified energy audit technique for generic buildings is developed. The premise is that buildings in similar climates and with similar patterns of use and thermal characteristics (structural mass and R-value) should have similar total energy usages if operated in an energy efficient manner. The deviation in the actual total energy usage from that expected for energy-efficient operation can then be examined, in conjunction with the findings of a building walk-through, in order to identify opportunities for energy conservation. The index used for comparison is the Energy Utilization Index (EUI), the total site energy used for per square foot per year. The procedure is illustrated by application to the generic class of Mississippi public school buildings. Validation is achieved by examining the sensitivity of building parameters and energy usage and by observations made in using the simplified procedure. The results show that the simplified technique gives results with as much fidelity as more labor intensive energy-auditing procedures and that the the technique is viable for generic classes of buildings.

Hodge, B.K.; Steele, W.G. Jr.; King, R.

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Green Energy Audit, a new procedure for the sustainable auditing of existing buildings integrated with the LEED Protocols  

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Energy audits of buildings are the most effective tool to promote energy retrofitting measures for existing buildings, which are major consumers of energy in cities. Energy audits have multiple goals, including reducing energy consumption, managing costs, and environmental impact. The methodology of Green Energy Audit proposed defines an approach that is somewhat different from the traditional one. The added value lies in the word green, a word that refers to and summarises a common concept: sustainability. The proposed method is not intended to be a new energy auditing procedure, but rather a new and more modern interpretation of the classic methodology. The sustainability achieved by applying a retrofit measure is assessed with reference to the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Protocol. The Green Energy Audit integrates two strategic elements, energy and environment, by mixing the energy audit and LEED methodologies. This synergy strengthens the role of the classic energy audit by providing a method that not only optimise the energy performance of existing buildings but also achieve a green retrofit of buildings, making buildings, and so future cities, more sustainable. A case study of the application of this method is discussed in this paper.

Giuliano DallO; Alessandro Speccher; Elisa Bruni

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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)

Clment, Paul Francois

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of Environmental Temperature Change on Building Energy Audit Measurements  

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A study is made on how environmental temperature changes affect measurements on heat-transfer resistance at bounding surfaces, as this is a major characteristic measured in energy auditing for domestic and indust...

Yu. A. Chistyakov

2002-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Experiences with a High-Fidelity Wireless Building Energy Auditing Network  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Experiences with a High-Fidelity Wireless Building Energy Auditing Network Xiaofan Jiang, Minh Van to determine and audit the energy envelope of an active labo- ratory. Classic WSN issues of coverage structuring principle is the un- derlying load tree, and a variety of techniques are described to disambiguate

Dutta, Prabal

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Enhancing energy efficiency in public buildings: The role of local energy audit programmes  

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Abstract In the objective of reaching the nearly zero-energy buildings target set by the European Union, municipalities cover a crucial role in advocating and implementing energy-efficient measures on a local scale. Based on a dataset of 322 municipalities in Northern Italy, we carried out a statistical analysis to investigate which factors influence the adoption of energy efficiency in municipal buildings. In particular, the analysis focuses on four categories of factors: (i) capacity building for energy efficiency, (ii) existing structure and competences for energy efficiency, (iii) technical and economic support for energy efficiency, and (iv) spill-over effect caused by adoption of easier energy-efficient measures. Our results show that capacity building through training courses and technical support provided by energy audits affect positively the adoption of energy efficiency in municipal buildings. The size of the municipal authority, the setting of local energy policies for residential buildings and funding for energy audits are not correlated with energy efficiency in public buildings, where the plucking of low hanging fruit often prevails over more cost-effective but long-term strategies. Finally, our results call for the need to promote an efficient knowledge management and a revision of the Stability and Growth Pact.

Eleonora Annunziata; Francesco Rizzi; Marco Frey

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy audit, an approach to apply the concept of green building for a building in Jordan  

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Abstract An energy audit for one department at the faculty of Engineering and Technology at the University of Jordan has been conducted as a way to apply the concept of green building to an existing structure. According to the Jordanian green building code, a classification for the green building has been carried out according to its saving in energy and water in addition to the other factors such as indoor quality and material. The heating and cooling loads were calculated and the results were compared with the values for the same building after amendments to the windows and walls. The insulation for external walls of the building has been introduced in addition the double glazing instead of the current single glass windows for the building. The electricity for the lighting consumption of this building was obtained and analyzed and the potential of utilizing a lighting sensor for different halls and rooms was studied and analyzed. The boiler performance has been studied and an estimation of efficiency enhancement was proposed. It has been found that choosing a larger window area facing south, east and west can save more energy in winter and decreasing the heating costs using a certain types of double glazing, while decreasing the glazing area facing north can save money and energy. Also, it has been found that the payback period for the annual saving in fuel and electricity bills is less than 3 years. The needed investment for obtaining the energy saving is shown in the paper.

K. Hassouneh; A. Al-Salaymeh; J. Qoussous

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Oneida Tribe Energy Audits  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

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

Olson, Ray [Energy Controls Manager; Schubert, Eugene [Policy Analyst

2014-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Building Energy Audit Report, for Hickam AFB, HI  

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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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ENERGY AUDIT ofGEFLE VAPEN.  

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?? The energy audit is a very interesting and complex work. The building energy audit is defined as a process to evaluate where the energy (more)

Sui, Chen

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy audit of an educational building in a hot summer climate  

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The building considered in this case study is a 2-story educational facility with a total floor area of 7020 square meter located in a harsh hot summer climate (State of Kuwait) and served by 4 air-cooled reciprocating chillers. Energy audit techniques were carried out by an energy audit team (EAT) to identify any energy conservation opportunities (ECOs). Level 1 (walk-through assessment) and level 2 (survey and data analysis) audits were conducted over all building zones. These levels of assessments proved that the building and its mechanical and electrical systems were improperly maintained and inefficiently operated. The building assessment produced a list of \\{ECOs\\} classified as non-retrofitting (no or minimal cost) and retrofitting (with cost) recommendations. Interestingly, the non-retrofitting \\{ECOs\\} saved 6.5% of the building's annual energy consumption, while the retrofitting \\{ECOs\\} can save up to 49.3%; this results in a 52% total saving. The savings were calculated using a building simulation software (DesignBuilder). Finally, a cost analysis of the findings was performed; the result showed a pay-back period of less than 6 months for both non-retrofitting and the most effective retrofitting actions.

Ali Alajmi

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A study to optimize the potential impact of residential building energy audits  

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The Colorado College Energy Audit and Retrofit Program is a non-profit ... teaches students the science and mechanics involved in energy audits and retrofit work through servicelearning and ... community. The me...

Amanda L. Wierzba; Mark A. Morgenstern; Sally A. Meyer

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Pitfalls in Building and HVAC Audits  

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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...

Gidwani, B. N.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Building Energy Audit Report for Camp Smith, HI  

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

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

2010-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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A Guide to Energy Audits  

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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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Methods of Energy Auditing for Dwellings  

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Basic methods are given for energy auditing on dwellings. The heat-transfer resistances of ... structures are basic characteristics to be determined in energy auditing for dwellings and industrial buildings. Deta...

N. I. Khanov; L. A. Semenov; Yu. A. Chistyakov

2002-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audits | Department of Energy  

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

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

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

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

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

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National Energy Audit (NEAT) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

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

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HOSPITAL ENERGY AUDITS: A BIBLIOGRAPHY  

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J.W. "Professional Energy Audit Points Way to $100,0001974 February; 18:57-9. "Energy Audit Procedures. Ii FederalConsultants, Inc. "The Energy Audit: Energy Management."

Pollack, R. I.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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

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  

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

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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Audit Report: IG-0382 | Department of Energy  

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

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:...

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Audit Report: IG-0692 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

IG-0692 Audit Report: IG-0692 July 8, 2005 Management of Fossil Energy Cooperative Agreements Audit Report: IG-0692 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0670 Audit...

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Audit Report: IG-0396 | Department of Energy  

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

96 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...

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Audit Report: IG-0375 | Department of Energy  

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

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:...

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Audit Report: IG-0407 | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Audit Report: IG-0407 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 &...

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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...

Phillips, J.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

U.S. Department of Energy's Technical Assistance Program and SEE Action hosted this webinar on August 30, 2012, on retro-commissioning for energy efficiency in commercial buildings.

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Rural Development Energy Audit & Renewable Energy Development...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Rural Development Energy Audit & Renewable Energy Development Assistance Webinar Rural Development Energy Audit & Renewable Energy Development Assistance Webinar January 21, 2015...

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Master Plan and Energy Audits at a Large Texas Medical Campus  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

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...

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

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Small Business Energy Audit Program  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This matching grant provides 75% for a level 2 energy audit up to a maximum of $2,500. A Level 2 Energy audit will include quantifications of energy users and losses through a detailed review and...

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Review of Selected Home Energy Auditing Tools  

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

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

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Data and Analytics to Inform Energy Retrofit of High Performance Buildings  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

commercial building energy audits, second edition, 2011. [industry. Traditional energy audit or analysis methods arethree progressive levels of energy audits: (1) walk-through

Hong Ph.D., Tianzhen

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Kirloskar unveils energy audit website  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Kirloskar Brothers Ltd (KBL) has launched an energy audit services website for pumps and motors at www.pumpenergyaudit.com.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: IG-0379 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

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

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Audit Report: IG-0380 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

0 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 & Publications...

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Audit Report: IG-0402 | Department of Energy  

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

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-0390 | Department of Energy  

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

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:...

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Audit Report: IG-0404 | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

IG-0404 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 &...

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Audit Report: IG-0395 | Department of Energy  

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

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...

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Multi-Building Microgrids for a Distributed Energy Future in Portugal  

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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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Energy Metering Audit Procedure  

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Energy Meterilg Audtt Procedure Wiliam S Whitaker Engineering Specialist T X E INC. laPorte Texas INTROOUCI'ION This paper describes the recent audit of the utility distriooticn meters in a petrochanica1 plant. These meters measure the steam..., cx:ndensate, natural gas, water, nitrogen and air flCMS to the different process units within the plant. This audit started as an attellPt to resolve discrepan::ies between the 650 PSIG steam distriootion and supply meters. Theoretically the sum...

Whitaker, W. S.

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

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

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

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Audit Report: IG-0376 | Department of Energy  

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

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-0407...

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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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#AskEnergySaver: Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Energy Audits AskEnergySaver: Home Energy Audits January 24, 2014 - 5:48pm Addthis A home energy audit is the first step to improving your home's energy efficiency. Making energy...

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Audit Report: IG-0623 | Department of Energy  

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

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

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Audit Report: IG-0835 | Department of Energy  

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

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-0623 | Department of Energy  

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

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

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Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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

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-0860 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

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

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Audit Report: IG-0417 | Department of Energy  

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

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...

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Audit Report: IG-0789 | Department of Energy  

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

89 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...

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Audit Report: IG-0447 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

47 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-0399 | Department of Energy  

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

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 &...

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Audit Report: IG-0394 | Department of Energy  

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

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

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

Energy Audit and Retro-Commissioning Policies for Public and Commercial Buildings August 30, 2012 2 | TAP Webinar eere.energy.gov What is TAP? DOE's Technical Assistance Program...

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

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://sbdcnet.org/index.php?option=com_doc man&Itemid=269&task=doc_download&gid =406 (accessed August, 2008). Hirsch,J., 2003, eQUEST, Quick Energy Simulation Tool: Introductory Tutorial, James J. Hirsch and Associates. Available online at: http://www.doe2.com/download/equest/eQUE STv3...-40_Tutorial.exe , (accessed May 2006). RSMeans, 2002. RSMeans Mechanical Cost Data. 25 th Annual Edition. Kingston, MA: Construction Publishers and Consultants. ASHRAE, 2003. ASHRAE Handbook: HVAC Applications. Atlanta, GA: American Society...

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

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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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Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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

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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Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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

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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BuildingSync File Download | Department of Energy  

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

energy audit data, developed using the standard energy data terminology defined in the Building Energy Data Exchange Specification (BEDES). Learn more about BuildingSync or view...

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Professional Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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

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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Professional Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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

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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LoanSTAR Energy Conservation Audits: January 1989 - August 1990  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

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...

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

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Industrial Energy Audit Basics by an Energy Auditor  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

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...

Phillips, J.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Manual | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Audit Manual 2009 Office of Inspector General Audit Manual Audit Manual More Documents & Publications Attachment FY2011-46(1) OPAM Audit Peer Review 2009 Audit Report: OAS-L-04-13...

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Energy audit of irrigation networks  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The relationship between water and energy in water distribution systems (WDS) has been a growing concern among energy and water experts. Among the different strategies to improve waterenergy efficiency in water distribution networks, energy audits are of paramount importance as they quantify water flow requirements, the amount of energy consumed to meet demand and leakage and friction losses. Previous work has presented the energy audit process for urban WDS and this energy audit is extended to irrigation networks here. This work analyses the most common types of irrigation emitters (sprinklers and pressure compensating and non-pressure compensating drippers), hydrant specifications, irrigation management systems (on-demand or rigid scheduled), and energy losses due to friction in pipes, control valves and irrigation hydrants. The energy audit does not assess whether management of the network is optimal, but analyses the energy consumption. Some of the performance indicators have already been defined for agricultural water networks, some are identical to those of urban WDS, but in addition, a new one is presented that disaggregates the energy dissipated into three terms, energy losses in pipelines, in hydraulic valves and in irrigation hydrants. These indicators show information necessary to better understand the performance of the irrigation network under study, to carry out a deep analysis of energy consumption and to allow for comparison with similar systems. The paper presents the analysis of a real case study conducted on the irrigation network of the garden of the Universidad Politcnica de Valencia.

Miguel A. Pardo; Juan Manzano; Enrique Cabrera; Jorge Garca-Serra

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Enabling Building Energy Auditing Using Adapted Occupancy Ankur Kamthe, Varick Erickson, Miguel A. Carreira-Perpi~nan and Alberto Cerpa  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Algorithms, Machine Learning, Measurement Keywords Model Adaptation, Occupancy, HVAC, Energy Saving 1 years and do not meet current energy effi- ciency construction standards [12]. So, not only do buildings ventilation based on occupancy data has been shown to reduce HVAC energy usage by 10-15% [4]. Stud- ies have

Cerpa, Alberto E.

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Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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

Energy Efficiency » Homes » Home Weatherization » Home Energy Energy Efficiency » Homes » Home Weatherization » Home Energy Audits Home Energy Audits November 26, 2013 Professional Home Energy Audits A home energy audit is the first step to assessing how much energy your home consumes and to deciding what measures you can take to make your home more energy efficient. October 28, 2013 William Stewart, with Veterans Green Jobs, blows cellulose insulation in the interior walls of a Lakewood, Colorado, home. This home is part of the Energy Department's Weatherization Assistance Program that supports energy efficiency upgrades to low-income homes in Denver. | Photo courtesy of Dennis Schroeder, NREL. Weatherization Saves Families Energy and Money In honor of National Weatherization Day, we're highlighting how energy

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

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

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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2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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Audit Report: IG-0429 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Audit Report: IG-0429 Audit Report: IG-0429 October 16, 1998 The U.S. Department of Energy's X-Change 1997: The Global D&D Marketplace Conference The Department of Energy and...

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Audit Report: IG-0443 | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

443 Audit Report: IG-0443 April 5, 1999 Audit of the U.S. Department of Energy's Funds Distribution and Control System at the Federal Energy Technology Center In Fiscal Year 1998,...

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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...

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

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Conducting Your Own Energy Audit  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

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 companys profit every minute...

Phillips, J.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PROGRESS IN ENERGY EFFICIENT BUILDINGS  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Engineers, 5th Energy Audit Symposium and Productivitycontributions. Numerous energy audits have taken placeabout the accuracy of energy audit procedures used to

Wall, L.W.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: IG-0689 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

89 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...

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Audit Report: IG-0435 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Audit Report: IG-0435 Audit Report: IG-0435 January 7, 1999 Review of the U.S. Department of Energy's Aircraft Activities On October 19, 1998, you asked that the Office of...

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Monitoring-based HVAC Commissioning of an Existing Office Building for Energy Efficiciency  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

6] Alajmi A. Energy audit of an educational building in aA, Bruni E. The Green Energy Audit, a new procedure for theequipment. Both an energy audit and commissioning are

Wang, Liping

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A review of methods to match building energy simulation modelsto measured data  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Younger W. Handbook of energy audits. 7th ed.. Lilburn, GA:for commercial building energy audits. 2nd ed. Atlanta, GA:B. Investment grade energy audit. In: Proceedings of the

Coakley, Daniel; Raftery, Paul; Keane, Marcus

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

E-Print Network [OSTI]

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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Review of Selected Home Energy Auditing Tools  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This study reviews widely used energy audit tools that are used to evaluate home improvements and to maximize its operational and energy efficiency.

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Audit Report: IG-0630 | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

policy, the goal of the Department's effort is to make biomass energy a cost-competitive alternative to traditional energy sources. Audit Report: IG-0630 More Documents &...

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Audit Report: IG-0494 | Department of Energy  

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

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...

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The Energy Audit Process & State Applications  

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

The Energy Audit Process & State Applications May 23 rd , 2013 DOE's State and Local Technical Assistance Program 2 DOE's Technical Assistance Program * Strategic Energy Planning *...

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The Energy Audit  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The chapter summarises the potential environmental impact of energy use. Growth in energy utilisation is essential for economic development, but efficient use of energy can minimise energy consumption. The key fe...

R. S. Barratt

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Achieving Energy Efficiency in Exis0ng Buildings How achieve significant commercial building energy efficiency?  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

� Led BU Energy Audit over past 3 years � University Sustainability CommiAchieving Energy Efficiency in Exis0ng Buildings �How achieve significant commercial building energy efficiency? Focus on HVAC. �Our solu0on

Hutyra, Lucy R.

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Audit Report: IG-0835 | Department of Energy  

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

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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Audit Report: IG-0822 | Department of Energy  

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

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-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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Industrial Energy Audit Guidebook: Guidelines for Conducting an Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Industrial Energy Audit Guidebook: Guidelines for Conducting an Energy Industrial Energy Audit Guidebook: Guidelines for Conducting an Energy Audit in Industrial Facilities Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Industrial Energy Audit Guidebook: Guidelines for Conducting an Energy Audit in Industrial Facilities Agency/Company /Organization: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Sector: Energy Focus Area: Energy Efficiency, Industry Resource Type: Guide/manual Website: china.lbl.gov/sites/china.lbl.gov/files/LBNL-3991E.Industrial%20Energy Industrial Energy Audit Guidebook: Guidelines for Conducting an Energy Audit in Industrial Facilities Screenshot References: Industrial Energy Audit Guidebook[1] "This guidebook provides guidelines for energy auditors regarding the key elements for preparing for an energy audit, conducting an inventory and

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Audit Costs for the 1986 Texas Energy Cost Containment Program  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

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...

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

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Saver 101 Infographic: Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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

Saver 101 Infographic: Home Energy Audits Saver 101 Infographic: Home Energy Audits Energy Saver 101 Infographic: Home Energy Audits August 15, 2013 - 3:19pm Addthis New Energy Saver 101 infographic breaks down a home energy audit, explaining what energy auditors look for and the special tools they use to determine where a home is wasting energy. | Infographic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. New Energy Saver 101 infographic breaks down a home energy audit, explaining what energy auditors look for and the special tools they use to determine where a home is wasting energy. | Infographic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Rebecca Matulka Rebecca Matulka Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs What are the key facts? A home energy audit is the first step to saving energy and money.

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USDA Energy Audit and Renewable Energy Development Assistance...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

USDA Energy Audit and Renewable Energy Development Assistance Grants USDA Energy Audit and Renewable Energy Development Assistance Grants February 12, 2015 5:00PM EST U.S....

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Audit Report: IG-0840 | Department of Energy  

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

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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Energy Audit of Ludvigsbergsskolan.  

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?? Students of Ludvigsbergsskolan have complained that it was cold in classrooms during winters, but actually the energy consumption (electricity and district heating) of the (more)

Li, Liang

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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-0635 | Department of Energy  

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5 Audit Report: IG-0635 January 13, 2004 Safeguards Over Sensitive Technology The Department of Energy's national laboratories have diverse missions that range from national...

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Audit Report: IG-0566 | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

566 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...

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Audit Report: IG-0458 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

58 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 Report: IG-0761 | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

IG-0761 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...

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Audit Report: IG-0676 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

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...

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Audit Report: IG-0588 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

588 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...

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Audit Peer Review 2012 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

12 Audit Peer Review 2012 September 30, 2012 Subject: Department of Energy, Peer Review for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2012 Reviewer: Treasury Inspector General for Tax...

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Audit Peer Review 2009 | Department of Energy  

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09 Audit Peer Review 2009 September 30, 2009 Subject: Department of Energy, Peer Review for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2009 Reviewer: Social Security Administration,...

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Audit Report: IG-0550 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

550 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...

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Audit Report: IG-0568 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

68 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...

124

Audit Report: IG-0572 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

572 Audit Report: IG-0572 November 4, 2002 Business Management Information System The Department of Energy began development of an integrated, agency-wide business information...

125

Energy Audit of a Water System Network  

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The energy audit of water networks has to be focused... i - Operational schedule of pumping stations and available storage to atte...

Edmundo Koelle

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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

46.3 Million in 46.3 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Alaska Part of nearly $8 billion in Recovery Act funding for energy efficiency efforts nationwide that will create 100,000 jobs and cut energy bills for families March 12, 2009 Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $127.3 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Alabama Part of nearly $8 billion in Recovery Act funding for energy efficiency efforts nationwide that will create 100,000 jobs and cut energy bills for families September 23, 2008 Six Places to Find Help with Your Energy Costs Read about six resources that can help you save energy and money in your home. September 16, 2008 Two Stories of Successful Energy Audits Energy audits -- a first-hand look at how they can help your family save

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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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Energy Audit of an Industrial Site: A Case Study  

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Abstract In order to reduce energy consumptions for sustainable and energy-efficient manufacturing, continuous energy audit and process tracking of industrial machines are essential. Compared to other non-residential buildings that have been widely researched, industrial buildings are generally characterized by larger thermal loads, ventilation losses and pollution control requirements. This paper presents the results of a preliminary energy audit carried out on 8 large industrial buildings of a famous car manufacturing holding in Italy. Energy demand for heating varied from 6 to just over 74 kWh/m3year among the buildings of the site. The energy audit enabled to build a specific factory energy model which has been used in order to analyze the impact of various energy saving actions on the primary energy consumptions of the site. It has been demonstrated that in this specific case the improvement of the building envelopes and the optimization of the performances of the existing HVAC systems can determine a reduction of gas consumption up to 15% per year with a predicted annual economic saving of the order of 100000 ; the total simple pay-back time of the proposed thermal retrofitting is evaluated to be less than 6 years

Matteo Dongellini; Cosimo Marinosci; Gian Luca Morini

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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

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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

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Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits June 24, 2013 - 4:27pm Addthis Conduct a home energy audit yourself and prioritize your energy efficiency upgrades. Conduct a home energy audit yourself and prioritize your energy efficiency upgrades. What does this mean for me? A simple do-it-yourself walk-through can help you pinpoint where energy is being wasted in your home and help you set your energy priorities A professional energy audit will provide a more thorough assessment of your home's energy use and potential areas where you can save You can save 5%-30% on your energy bill by making upgrades following a home energy assessment While a professional home energy audit is the best way to determine where your home is losing energy and where you can save, you can conduct your own

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Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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

Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits June 24, 2013 - 4:27pm Addthis Conduct a home energy audit yourself and prioritize your energy efficiency upgrades. Conduct a home energy audit yourself and prioritize your energy efficiency upgrades. What does this mean for me? A simple do-it-yourself walk-through can help you pinpoint where energy is being wasted in your home and help you set your energy priorities A professional energy audit will provide a more thorough assessment of your home's energy use and potential areas where you can save You can save 5%-30% on your energy bill by making upgrades following a home energy assessment While a professional home energy audit is the best way to determine where your home is losing energy and where you can save, you can conduct your own

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Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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

Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits June 24, 2013 - 4:27pm Addthis Conduct a home energy audit yourself and prioritize your energy efficiency upgrades. Conduct a home energy audit yourself and prioritize your energy efficiency upgrades. What does this mean for me? A simple do-it-yourself walk-through can help you pinpoint where energy is being wasted in your home and help you set your energy priorities A professional energy audit will provide a more thorough assessment of your home's energy use and potential areas where you can save You can save 5%-30% on your energy bill by making upgrades following a home energy assessment While a professional home energy audit is the best way to determine where your home is losing energy and where you can save, you can conduct your own

134

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...

Hall, N. G.; Gillis, D.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Two Stories of Successful Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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

Two Stories of Successful Energy Audits Two Stories of Successful Energy Audits Two Stories of Successful Energy Audits September 16, 2008 - 3:37pm Addthis Elizabeth Spencer Communicator, National Renewable Energy Laboratory Hello, everyone! Last week, John Lippert gave an excellent and extremely thorough overview of the energy audit process, including what an audit is, how it works, and how you can find an auditor. To further emphasize how an energy audit can help you, I decided to go out and interview two people here in the office who had energy audits done to their homes. The two people I interviewed lived in very different areas, with very different homes, and yet their energy audits identified significant areas for improvement for both of them. This only goes to prove that no matter how efficient you think you are, or how new your home may be, you can

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Two Stories of Successful Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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Two Stories of Successful Energy Audits Two Stories of Successful Energy Audits Two Stories of Successful Energy Audits September 16, 2008 - 3:37pm Addthis Elizabeth Spencer Communicator, National Renewable Energy Laboratory Hello, everyone! Last week, John Lippert gave an excellent and extremely thorough overview of the energy audit process, including what an audit is, how it works, and how you can find an auditor. To further emphasize how an energy audit can help you, I decided to go out and interview two people here in the office who had energy audits done to their homes. The two people I interviewed lived in very different areas, with very different homes, and yet their energy audits identified significant areas for improvement for both of them. This only goes to prove that no matter how efficient you think you are, or how new your home may be, you can

137

Energy Efficient Retrofits and Green Building Practices  

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. Moreover, the increase in demand is also causing rise in pollution levels. Therefore, the subject of energy efficient retrofits and green building practices is becoming increasingly important. Based on the latest walkthrough energy audit it is proven...

Rahman, M.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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

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Audit Report: IG-0881 | Department of Energy  

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

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

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Energy Information Handbook: Applications for Energy-Efficient Building Operations  

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an energy management and energy audit; Chapter 8 Energyan energy management and energy audit; Chapter 8 Energyan energy management and energy audit; Chapter 8 Energy

Granderson, Jessica

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: IG-0444 | Department of Energy  

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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-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

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Updating Texas Energy Cost Containment Audit Reports  

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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...

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

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Olefin Unit's Energy Audit and Implementation  

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-year $44 million capital program which resulted from the Audit. Reorganization of the Olefin unit technical staff to complete the energy conservation program is covered. Several techniques being used to insure operator and maintenance commitment to energy...

Buehler, J. H.

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy guides | ENERGY STAR Buildings & Plants  

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guides guides Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial energy management Small business Service providers Service and product providers Verify applications for ENERGY STAR certification Design commercial buildings Energy efficiency program administrators Commercial and industrial program sponsors Associations State and local governments Federal agencies Tools and resources Training In this section Get started with ENERGY STAR Make the business case Build an energy management program Measure, track, and benchmark Improve energy performance ENERGY STAR industrial partnership Energy guides Energy efficiency and air regulation Plant energy auditing Industrial service and product providers

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

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of Understanding about Energy Audit, Energy Conservation2009. China Enterprise Energy Audits: Current Status andReviewing Enterprise Energy Audit Report and Energy Saving

Shen, Bo

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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National Energy AudiT (NEAT) user`s manual  

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

Krigger, J.K.; Adams, N. [Saturn Resource Management, Helena, MT (United States); Gettings, M. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States). Energy Div.

1997-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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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-0425 | Department of Energy  

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

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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Tools for Assessing Building Energy Use in Industrial Plants  

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This presentation will cover a brief history of building energy measures savings potential for industrial plants and briefly characterize building energy measures and their savings identified over approximately the past 15 years in energy audits...

Martin, M.; MacDonald, M.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: IG-0502 | Department of Energy  

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

2 2 Audit Report: IG-0502 May 7, 2001 Sale of Land at Oak Ridge Under the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, the U.S. Department of Energy (Department) may sell land in the performance of identified programmatic functions. The functions specified in the Atomic Energy Act include encouraging scientific and industrial progress, controlling special nuclear material, encouraging utilization of atomic energy for peaceful purposes, promoting the common defense, and the administration of programs that implement these functions. The objective of this audit was to determine if the sale of land was an appropriate use of the special authorities granted under the Atomic Energy Act. Audit Report: IG-0502 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0399 EA-1113: Final Environmental Assessment (Addendum)

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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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Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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February 28, 2013 February 28, 2013 The Greater Philadelphia region's historic buildings and homes are among the most significant in American history, but they predate modern energy-efficient designs by centuries. In fact, some buildings have been found to leak air at a rate 10 times that of typical buildings their size. But it takes a lot to make older buildings more energy efficient and comfortable. Expensive, up-front out-of-pocket costs for energy efficiency improvements have been a barrier to reducing Greater Philadelphia buildings' energy use in the past.

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Audit Report: IG-0430 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

0 Audit Report: IG-0430 November 5, 1998 The U.S. Department of Energy's Project Hanford Management Contract Costs and Performance To offset the negative impact of downsizing its...

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Audit Report: IG-0727 | Department of Energy  

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

7 Audit Report: IG-0727 May 12, 2006 Management of Spent Nuclear Fuel at the Savannah River Site The Department of Energy's (Department) spent nuclear fuel Operations program at...

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Audit Report: IG-0467 | Department of Energy  

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

7 Audit Report: IG-0467 April 6, 2000 The U.S. Department of Energy's Global Climate Change Activities The President's Climate Change Proposal of October 1997 and the United...

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Audit Report: IG-0505 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

05 Audit Report: IG-0505 May 25, 2001 Utilization of the Department's Low-Level Waste Disposal Facilities Since the creation of the Department of Energy's nuclear weapons complex,...

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Audit Report: IG-0553 | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

553 Audit Report: IG-0553 May 2, 2002 Alternative Fuels Use at the Department of Energy Since the 1970s, various strategies have been pursued to address concerns relating to U.S....

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Audit Report: IG-0427 | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

7 Audit Report: IG-0427 September 11, 1998 The U.S. Department of Energy's Prime Contractor Fees on Subcontractor Costs In Fiscal Year 1996, the Department's prime contractors...

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Audit Report: IG-0560 | Department of Energy  

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

0 Audit Report: IG-0560 June 24, 2002 The Department of Energy's Tritium Extraction Facility On March 19, 2002, you asked the Office of Inspector General to conduct an expedited...

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Audit Report: IG-0436 | Department of Energy  

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

6 Audit Report: IG-0436 January 19, 1999 The U.S. Department of Energy's Procurement and Assistance Data System The Procurement and Assistance Data System (PADS) is the...

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Audit Report: IG-0546 | Department of Energy  

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

6 Audit Report: IG-0546 March 20, 2002 Accounting for Sealed Sources of Nuclear Material Provided to Foreign Countries Through the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, the Department of...

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Audit Report: IG-0405 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

05 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...

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Evaluations of energy audits and the regulator  

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The empirical basis of this article is the energy audit evaluations carried out by AKF over the last decade. These evaluations were undertaken in a rather traditional manner as assessment of the outcome of an intervention, the aim being to answer the question: How much energy was saved as a result of the audit, and what was the result from an economic viewpoint? To a varying degree, information on the decision-making process within the audit schemes (e.g. control and sanctions) and the organisational context was also included. The present article briefly describes the evaluations, then analyses the resulting response by the energy authorities using three decision-making theories: the rational model for decisions, Wilson's dynamic model, and Stigler's agency capture model. It is demonstrated that these three models together explain the fate of the evaluated audit schemes, e.g. why loss-making schemes have been upheld or expanded.

Anders Larsen; Mette Jensen

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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forthcoming. Industrial Energy Audit Guidebook: Guidelines2009. China Enterprise Energy Audits: Current Status andOverview of Enterprise Energy Audits, August 21, 2006.

Shen, Bo

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

167

Improving Energy Efficiency of Compressed Air System Based on System Audit  

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50 compressed air system energy audits completed by Shanghai50 compressed air system energy audits completed by Shanghaiof compressed air energy audits conducted by the Shanghai

Shanghai, Hongbo Qin; McKane, Aimee

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The energy-cum-environment audit: Concept, approach and advantages  

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An energy audit is a fundamental step of the energy conservation programme in any industrial plant or energy consuming facility. An energy-cum-environment audit is an analogous step of a programme aimed at conser...

S. C. Bhattacharya

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Home Energy Audits: Making Homes More Energy Efficient and Comfortable |  

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

Home Energy Audits: Making Homes More Energy Efficient and Home Energy Audits: Making Homes More Energy Efficient and Comfortable Home Energy Audits: Making Homes More Energy Efficient and Comfortable March 21, 2013 - 12:00pm Q&A Have a story about improving your home's energy efficiency? Share your story with us & it could be the next one we profile on energy.gov! Share your story Addthis Learn how a home energy audit is helping Seth Budick and his family save money on their energy bills, reduce their carbon footprint and make their home more comfortable. | Photo courtesy of Seth Budick. Learn how a home energy audit is helping Seth Budick and his family save money on their energy bills, reduce their carbon footprint and make their home more comfortable. | Photo courtesy of Seth Budick. Rebecca Matulka Rebecca Matulka

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Home Energy Audits: Making Homes More Energy Efficient and Comfortable |  

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

Home Energy Audits: Making Homes More Energy Efficient and Home Energy Audits: Making Homes More Energy Efficient and Comfortable Home Energy Audits: Making Homes More Energy Efficient and Comfortable March 21, 2013 - 12:00pm Q&A Have a story about improving your home's energy efficiency? Share your story with us & it could be the next one we profile on energy.gov! Share your story Addthis Learn how a home energy audit is helping Seth Budick and his family save money on their energy bills, reduce their carbon footprint and make their home more comfortable. | Photo courtesy of Seth Budick. Learn how a home energy audit is helping Seth Budick and his family save money on their energy bills, reduce their carbon footprint and make their home more comfortable. | Photo courtesy of Seth Budick. Rebecca Matulka Rebecca Matulka

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apply to program Energy audit and  

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and loans Qualified contractors preform retrofit Reduced energy costs Design of a Building Energy Efficiency to improve the energy efficiency of informal buildings. Building energy efficiency can be improved through of these buildings were built with poor construction and waste significant amounts of energy. This wasted energy

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Audit Report: IG-0528 | Department of Energy  

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

8 8 Audit Report: IG-0528 October 5, 2001 Stockpile Surveillance Testing In 1993, the President and Congress reaffirmed the moratorium on underground nuclear testing and directed that a science-based Stockpile Stewardship Program be developed to maintain the nation's stockpile of nuclear weapons. The Department of Energy's (Department) plan for the Stockpile Stewardship Program describes it as one of the most complex, scientific-technical programs ever undertaken. The program consists of surveillance, experimentation, computation, and production. Its focus is to maintain "high confidence" in the safety and reliability of the stockpile without nuclear testing. Audit Report: IG-0528 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0744 Follow-up Audit on Stockpile Surveillance Testing, IG-0744

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Audit Report: IG-0554 | Department of Energy  

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

4 4 Audit Report: IG-0554 May 13, 2002 The Plutonium Stabilization and Packaging System at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site From 1952 to 1989, the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site (Rocky Flats) produced nuclear weapons components for the Department of Energy. In January 1992, the primary mission of the site changed from nuclear weapons production to site cleanup and closure. A prerequisite to closure is the removal of 9,800 kilograms of plutonium metals and oxides stored at the site. Rocky Flats estimates that these metals and oxides will be packaged into 1,900 containers which, as currently planned, will be shipped to the Department's Savannah River Site. Audit Report: IG-0554 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0659 Audit Report: IG-0411

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Audit Report: IG-0508 | Department of Energy  

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8 8 Audit Report: IG-0508 July 27, 2001 Audit Report, Stocked Inventory at the Savannah River Site The Department of Energy's (Department) management and operating contractor at the Savannah River Site, Westinghouse Savannah River Company (Westinghouse), is responsible for managing the majority of the Department's missions and associated stocked inventory at the site. As of March 2001, Westinghouse maintained about 4.1 million items in its stocked inventory. These items have an acquisition value of about $64 million. Westinghouse estimated the cost directly related to storing these items to be about $700,000 annually. The objective of this audit was to evaluate Westinghouse's management of the stocked inventory at the Savannah River Site. Audit Report: IG-0508

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Audit Report: IG-0528 | Department of Energy  

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

28 28 Audit Report: IG-0528 October 5, 2001 Stockpile Surveillance Testing In 1993, the President and Congress reaffirmed the moratorium on underground nuclear testing and directed that a science-based Stockpile Stewardship Program be developed to maintain the nation's stockpile of nuclear weapons. The Department of Energy's (Department) plan for the Stockpile Stewardship Program describes it as one of the most complex, scientific-technical programs ever undertaken. The program consists of surveillance, experimentation, computation, and production. Its focus is to maintain "high confidence" in the safety and reliability of the stockpile without nuclear testing. Audit Report: IG-0528 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0744 Follow-up Audit on Stockpile Surveillance Testing, IG-0744

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Audit Report: IG-0622 | Department of Energy  

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

622 622 Audit Report: IG-0622 September 30, 2003 The Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Facility Contract at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory In 1996, the Department of Energy awarded a $912 million fixed-price contract to BNFL, Inc. for services associated with a planned Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Facility (AMWTF) at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL). The bulk of this amount, $569 million, was for construction of the AMWTF and its processing equipment. Although construction of AMWTF was completed in December 2002, as of June 2003 the facility was not yet fully operational. Audit Report: IG-0622 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0611 Audit Report: IG-0649 Semiannual Report to Congress: April 1 to September 30, 2003

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Audit Report: IG-0816 | Department of Energy  

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

6 6 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 Audit Report: OAS-M-13-04

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Audit Report: IG-0647 | Department of Energy  

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

Audit Report: IG-0647 Audit Report: IG-0647 Audit Report: IG-0647 April 22, 2004 System Development Activities at Selected Management Contractors The Department of Energy relies extensively on information technology to manage its programs and functions. Systems and applications support virtually every aspect of the Department's diverse mission, covering activities ranging from business and financial processes to assuring the reliability of the Nation's nuclear stockpile. To place the magnitude of this effort in context, in Fiscal Year 2002, the Department expended $2.3 billion on information technology, or about 11 percent of its overall budget. Of this amount, $1.1 billion was specifically dedicated to resource development, modernization and enhancement. Audit Report: IG-0647

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Audit Report: IG-0481 | Department of Energy  

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

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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Tax Deduction for Home Energy Audits and Energy Efficiency Improvements |  

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

Tax Deduction for Home Energy Audits and Energy Efficiency Tax Deduction for Home Energy Audits and Energy Efficiency Improvements Tax Deduction for Home Energy Audits and Energy Efficiency Improvements < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Other Maximum Rebate $1,000 per return per year; $2,000 cumulatively per taxpayer Program Info Start Date 01/01/2009 State Missouri Program Type Personal Deduction Rebate Amount 100% of the cost of eligible improvements In July 2008, Missouri enacted legislation allowing homeowners to take an income tax deduction of the cost of home energy audits and associated energy efficiency improvements. The tax deduction is valid for expenses incurred on or after January 1, 2009. Any deduction shall be claimed for the tax year in which the qualified home energy audit was conducted or in

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181

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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Audit Report: IG-0788 | Department of Energy  

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

8 8 Audit Report: IG-0788 February 28, 2008 Nanoscale Materials Safety at the Department's Laboratories The National Nanotechnology Initiative was established as a multi-agency research and development program in 200 1. As a part of the Initiative, the Department of Energy (Energy) is in the process of constructing Nanoscale Science Research Centers at six national laboratories. In addition to funding the construction and operation of these facilities, the Department funds nanotechnology projects at six other national laboratories. Topic: Human Resources Audit Report: IG-0788 More Documents & Publications Environment, Safety, and Health Special Review, Department of Energy Laboratories - August 2008 Volume II, Environment, Safety, and Health Special Review of Work Practices

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Energy Management A Program of Energy Conservation for the Community College Facility  

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Monitoring Setting Goals Energy Audit Communication BuildingC Performing an Energy Audit D Energy Conservation Checklistusage survey Perform an energy audit of past usage Month 2:

Authors, Various

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Standard Energy Efficiency Data (SEED) Platform: A Tool for Jurisdictions to Track and Transact Energy Data  

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for Commercial Building Energy Audits. American Society ofbenchmarking, energy audits, Demand Side Management (DSM)activities such as energy audits, energy benchmarking, DSM

Taylor, Cody

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: IG-0370 | Department of Energy  

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

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

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Audit Report: IG-0387 | Department of Energy  

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

87 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 &...

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Audit Report: IG-0411 | Department of Energy  

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

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

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

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

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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Energy Audits in Process Units  

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:$M:.:....-_ Yrs. ---:%:::....__ Plant Dept M 3 Btu/yr $ 1112 Feed Clr Bypass 80 85 40 -0- 0.0 100 80 85 40 -0 1121 Feed Points 180 300 62 -0- 0.0 90 260 385 102 -0 1124 Raw Mtl Hx 500 600 300 20 0.1 50 760 985 402 20 115 Vacuum Pump 3.6 95 1110 200-lb Cond..., There are some key words in this definition; if it is assumed that the members of the audit team the first is "in-depth". An audit of this sort are devoting 30-50% of their time to this responsi is not a superficial review; it does require a bility...

Corwin, J. D.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: IG-0813 | Department of Energy  

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

3 3 Audit Report: IG-0813 February 18, 2009 The Department's Management of Nuclear Materials Provided to Domestic Licensees Since the 1 9501s, the Department of Energy and its predecessor agencies have provided nuclear materials, including various forms of uranium and plutonium, to academic institutions, conlmercial facilities and other government agencies. The Atomic Energy Act of 1954 provided authority for these materials to be loaned or leased for research, educational or medical purposes, or for other projects consistent with the Department's mission. As of the end of September 2007, 101 domestic facilities had Departmentowned nuclear materials in their possession. Topic: National Security and Safety Audit Report: IG-0813 More Documents & Publications

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A systematic indoor air quality audit approach for public buildings  

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On the other hand, the European Parliament and Council approved a directive on the energy performance of buildings 2002/91/EC (EPBD...2002), which introduced the obligation of energy certification of buildings. H...

Ehsan Asadi; Manuel C. Gameiro da Silva

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Technology Deployment - Building Energy Systems  

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

Building Energy Systems Building Energy Systems NREL experts develop comprehensive energy assessments, models, and tools to optimize building systems across energy efficiency and renewable energy while also improving occupant comfort, safety, and productivity. Northeast Denver Housing Center Northeast Denver Housing Center NREL Identifies PV for 28 Affordable Housing Units Boulder County Housing Authority Boulder County Housing Authority NREL Recommendations Lead to 153 Net Zero Energy Residences Expertise and Knowledge NREL offers technical assistance and project development support by working closely with industry partners to research, develop, and deploy advanced building technologies. Examples include: Building Energy Audits and Assessments NREL provides technical assistance, guidelines, checklists, and data

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Audit Report: IG-0414 | Department of Energy  

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4 4 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 Department of Energy (Department) has spent at least $76 million annually for field contractor employee support in Headquarters and other Federal agencies. The employees were to provide technical expertise and experience critical to Department operations and programs. Overall, the audit was performed to determine if the Department was managing the use of field contractor employees assigned to Headquarters and other Federal agencies. Specifically, it was to determine whether the Department reviews and evaluates the costs for the use of contractor employees, is reimbursed for contractors working at other Federal agencies, and had implemented

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Building Energy Modeling  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Building energy simulationphysics-based calculation of building energy consumptionis a multi-use tool for building energy efficiency.

195

Energy Efficient Buildings Hub  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Energy Efficient Buildings HUB Lunch Presentation for the 2013 Building Technologies Office's Program Peer Review

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Audit Report: IG-0539 | Department of Energy  

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

9 9 Audit Report: IG-0539 January 11, 2002 Passive Magnetic Resonance Anomaly Mapping at Environmental Management Sites The Department of Energy's Office of Environmental Management supports the development and deployment of innovative environmental cleanup technologies. Environmental Management's Office of Science and Technology (OST) manages and directs a national program that provides the scientific foundation, new approaches, and new technologies that are intended to significantly reduce the risk, cost, and schedule for completion of the Department's cleanup mission. OST's policy is to perform peer reviews to evaluate the technical merit and plausibility of new technologies prior to expending Department resources on field tests. Audit Report: IG-0539 More Documents & Publications

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Audit Report: IG-0525 | Department of Energy  

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5 5 Audit Report: IG-0525 September 24, 2001 Hazardous Materials Management and Emergency Response Training and Education Center's Marketing Program The Fiscal Year (FY) 1994 National Defense Authorization Act authorized the establishment of Hazardous Materials Management and Emergency Response (HAMMER) Training and Education Centers at Department of Energy sites to provide training for handling hazardous materials. The legislation envisioned HAMMER training centers as user facilities for the Department, other federal agencies, and regional response personnel. The only center built to date is located at the Hanford Site in Richland, Washington. This center, opened in September 1997, has an average annual operating budget of $5.5 million. Audit Report: IG-0525

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Audit Report: IG-0666 | Department of Energy  

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

666 666 Audit Report: IG-0666 November 30, 2004 Audit Report on "The Los Alamos Neutron Science Center" The Los Alamos Neutron Science Center (LANSCE), located at Los Alamos National Laboratory (Los Alamos), was constructed in 1972. LANSCE is a national user facility that provices pulsed protons and spallation neutrons for defense and civilian research and related applications. Its primary mission is to support the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) stockpile stewardship activities; the Oiffice of Science in the areas of neutron scattering and nuclear physcis research; and, the Office of Nuclear Energy, Science and Technology in radioactive isotope production. NNSA provided $65 million of LANSCE's $90 million Fiscal Year 2003 budget and

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Audit Report: IG-0611 | Department of Energy  

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

1 1 Audit Report: IG-0611 July 7, 2003 Waste Reduction Plans for the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory Since the early 1970s, the Department of Energy has stored about 65,000 cubic meters of transuranic (TRU) waste and mixed low-level waste at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL), near Idaho Falls, Idaho. Most of the waste was generated at the Rocky Flats Plant near Denver, Colorado, and was shipped to the INEEL in drums and boxes. The preponderance of waste is stored on asphalt pads and covered with soil to form earthen-covered berms. Audit Report: IG-0611 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0527 EIS-0290: Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement

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Audit Report: IG-0574 | Department of Energy  

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

4 4 Audit Report: IG-0574 November 14, 2002 Calutron Isotope Production Capabilities In August 2002, the Department of Energy (Department) formalized its plan to permanently disable the only domestic facility capable of producing electromagnetically enriched stable isotopes. The Department intended to dismantle the equipment in the facility, called calutrons, and rely on existing isotope inventories, isotopes produced by Russia, or the adaptation of other isotope separation technologies to meet the domestic demand for stable isotopes. This plan was based on the premise that the calutrons were excess to mission needs and not economical. Audit Report: IG-0574 More Documents & Publications Office of Inspector General Quarterly Report Audit Report: IG-0709 Semiannual Report to Congress: October 1, 2002 - March 31, 2003

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Audit Report: IG-0457 | Department of Energy  

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7 7 Audit Report: IG-0457 January 24, 2000 Follow-up Audit of Program Administration by the Office of Science The Office of Science (SC), formerly known as the Office of Energy Research (ER), is responsible for approving and managing research projects funded at the Department's national laboratories. The laboratories submit field proposals for research projects to the SC for funding consideration. The proposals are evaluated and selected for funding by SC program managers, with support from a peer review process. The program managers approve the tasks and provide work authorizations and other funding guidance to the laboratories after specific projects have been selected. In FY 1999, SC provided $1.7 billion to the laboratories for research projects. Audit Report: IG-0457

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Audit Report: IG-0520 | Department of Energy  

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0 0 Audit Report: IG-0520 August 31, 2001 Peer-Reviewed Scientific Literature Generated at the Department's Light Sources The Department of Energy (Department) operates four light source facilities which are used to conduct experiments in disciplines such as chemistry, biology, and physics. In Fiscal Year (FY) 2000, the light sources, located at Argonne National Laboratory, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, received $172 million in funding and served over 5,000 users. Research performed at the light sources resulted in the publication of over 540 peer-reviewed scientific journal articles in FY 2000. Audit Report: IG-0520 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: WR-B-02-02

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Audit Report: IG-0718 | Department of Energy  

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

8 8 Audit Report: IG-0718 January 30, 2006 Management of the Department's Desktop Computer Software Enterprise License Agreements Enterprise license agreements had not been effectively used by the Department of Energy (Department) for managing the acquisition and maintenance of desktop software across the complex. Specifically, the Department had not taken full advantage of existing software agreements and had not established new agreements for commonly used applications. In addition, five of the sites we reviewed acquired and paid annual maintenance fees for software that was never used. Other sites could not always track and document the extent to which they used acquired software licenses Audit Report: IG-0718 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0463

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Audit Report: IG-0639 | Department of Energy  

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

9 9 Audit Report: IG-0639 February 17, 2004 The Department's Audit Resolution Process At the Department of Energy, as with all government agencies, correcting internal control weaknesses is essential to improving the effectiveness and efficiency of activities. Over the past several years, the Office of Inspector General and the U.S. General Accounting Office have issued a number of findings and recommendations addressing numerous aspects of the Department's programs, operations, and management functions. In many cases, the Department concurred with the findings and took or is in the process of taking corrective actions to resolve problems or improve the efficiency of its operations. Audit Report: IG-0639 More Documents & Publications Semiannual Report to Congress: October 1, 2003 - March 31, 2004

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Audit Report: IG-0457 | Department of Energy  

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

57 57 Audit Report: IG-0457 January 24, 2000 Follow-up Audit of Program Administration by the Office of Science The Office of Science (SC), formerly known as the Office of Energy Research (ER), is responsible for approving and managing research projects funded at the Department's national laboratories. The laboratories submit field proposals for research projects to the SC for funding consideration. The proposals are evaluated and selected for funding by SC program managers, with support from a peer review process. The program managers approve the tasks and provide work authorizations and other funding guidance to the laboratories after specific projects have been selected. In FY 1999, SC provided $1.7 billion to the laboratories for research projects. Audit Report: IG-0457

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Audit Report: IG-0470 | Department of Energy  

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0 0 Audit Report: IG-0470 May 11, 2000 Follow-up Audit of Health Benefit Costs at the Department's Management and Operating Contractors In Calendar Year (CY) 1998, the Department of Energy (Department) spent about $480 million to provide health benefits for employees of its contractors. In 1994, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) evaluated the system in place at that time to determine if contractor employee health benefit costs were reasonable. In our June 1994 report, DOE/IG-0350, Audit of Health Benefit Costs at the Department's Management and Operating Contractors, we reported that the Department paid more than its fair share of management and operating contractors' employee health benefit costs. We recommended that the Department (1) publish quantitative measurement

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Audit Report: IG-0412 | Department of Energy  

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2 2 Audit Report: IG-0412 October 20, 1997 Audit of the Contractor Incentive Program at the Nevada Operations Office The Department of Energy (Department) is using performance-based contracts to address problems associated with its traditional management and operating contracts. Under this approach, contractor performance is to be evaluated against performance measures which are clearly stated, results-oriented, and established prior to performance. The performance measures, which reflect the Department's expectations of the contractor, are the basis for rewarding superior contractor performance through the use of incentive fees. The purpose of our audit was to determine whether performance-based contracting, as incorporated in the Bechtel Nevada Corporation (Bechtel) contract for the management of the Department's

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Audit Report: IG-0609 | Department of Energy  

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

09 09 Audit Report: IG-0609 June 25, 2003 Utility System Leases at the East Tennessee Technology Park In the early 1990s, the Department of Energy (Department) began to transition some of its sites and facilities from missions in support of nuclear weapons production to environmental cleanup. At about the same time, legislation was enacted establishing regional community reuse organizations throughout the country. These organizations were established to assist local communities with the transition from economic dependence on the Federal government to reliance on private industry. The Community Reuse Organization of East Tennessee (CROET) was established for this purpose. Audit Report: IG-0609 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0623 EA-1175: Final Environmental Assessment

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Audit Report: IG-0622 | Department of Energy  

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

2 2 Audit Report: IG-0622 September 30, 2003 The Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Facility Contract at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory In 1996, the Department of Energy awarded a $912 million fixed-price contract to BNFL, Inc. for services associated with a planned Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Facility (AMWTF) at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL). The bulk of this amount, $569 million, was for construction of the AMWTF and its processing equipment. Although construction of AMWTF was completed in December 2002, as of June 2003 the facility was not yet fully operational. Audit Report: IG-0622 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0611 Semiannual Report to Congress: April 1 to September 30, 2003

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

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

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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Building Technologies Office: Advancing Building Energy Codes  

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Building Energy Codes Building Energy Codes Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Building Technologies Office: Advancing Building Energy Codes to someone by E-mail Share Building Technologies Office: Advancing Building Energy Codes on Facebook Tweet about Building Technologies Office: Advancing Building Energy Codes on Twitter Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Advancing Building Energy Codes on Google Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Advancing Building Energy Codes on Delicious Rank Building Technologies Office: Advancing Building Energy Codes on Digg Find More places to share Building Technologies Office: Advancing Building Energy Codes on AddThis.com... Popular Links Success Stories Previous Next Lighten Energy Loads with System Design. Warming Up to Pump Heat.

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EISA 432 Energy Audits Best Practices: Software Tools  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

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

Maryl Fisher

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Building Energy Software Tools Directory: BuildingAdvice  

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

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

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

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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Industrial Energy Audit Basics by an Energy Auditor  

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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...

Phillips, J.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Building Technologies Office: Building Energy Optimization Software  

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Energy Audit Helps Small Company Stay Competitive | Department of Energy  

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

Energy Audit Helps Small Company Stay Competitive Energy Audit Helps Small Company Stay Competitive Energy Audit Helps Small Company Stay Competitive January 12, 2010 - 12:22pm Addthis Joshua DeLung What are the key facts? The recommended improvements from an energy audit are saving the West Linn Paper Company in Oregon an annual cost of about $380,000. In tough economic times, employers across the country are looking for ways to save money and avoid layoffs. By improving energy efficiency, which also helps the environment and ultimately improves our country's security, companies can cut costs - not jobs. West Linn Paper Company in West Linn, Ore., achieves an annual cost savings of about $380,000 thanks to improvements made at the recommendation of the Energy Now through a 2006 Save Energy Now assessment. The savings

218

Audit Report: IG-0846 | Department of Energy  

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

6 6 Audit Report: IG-0846 January 26, 2011 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Monitoring of PowerGrid Cyber Security Congress passed the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (Energy Policy Act), giving the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) jurisdiction to conduct oversight of the bulk power system, commonly referred to as the bulk electric system or power grid, including the approval of mandatory cyber security reliability standards. The bulk electric system consists of approximately 1,600 entities operating at 100 kilovolts or higher. The system does not, however, include distribution to end-users, as that function remains under the jurisdiction of state public utility commissions. Topic: National Security & Safety Audit Report: IG-0846 More Documents & Publications

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Audit Report: IG-0846 | Department of Energy  

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

846 846 Audit Report: IG-0846 January 26, 2011 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Monitoring of PowerGrid Cyber Security Congress passed the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (Energy Policy Act), giving the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) jurisdiction to conduct oversight of the bulk power system, commonly referred to as the bulk electric system or power grid, including the approval of mandatory cyber security reliability standards. The bulk electric system consists of approximately 1,600 entities operating at 100 kilovolts or higher. The system does not, however, include distribution to end-users, as that function remains under the jurisdiction of state public utility commissions. Topic: National Security & Safety Audit Report: IG-0846 More Documents & Publications

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Audit Report: IG-0709 | Department of Energy  

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

9 9 Audit Report: IG-0709 November 17, 2005 Management of the Department's Isotope Program Dating back to the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, the Development Isotopes Department of Energy's (Department) predecessor agency, the Atomic Energy Commission, was authorized to distribute stable and radioactive isotopes at no charge to assist and encourage research on peaceful uses of isotopes involving medical therapy. More recently, the 1990 Energy and Water Appropriations Act consolidated all isotope production and distribution activities under one Department Program and established a revolving fund for the Isotope Program. Congress authorized this fund to, among other things, produce isotopes for use in research and development (R&D). Audit Report: IG-0709 More Documents & Publications

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221

My Energy Audit, Part 1: Heating | Department of Energy  

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

My Energy Audit, Part 1: Heating My Energy Audit, Part 1: Heating My Energy Audit, Part 1: Heating June 6, 2012 - 2:05pm Addthis Stephanie Price Communicator, National Renewable Energy Laboratory My utility company offers a free energy audit, of which I finally took advantage. It was mostly discussion about different ways to save energy, with inspection of a few areas of the house (not quite as comprehensive as the utility company's website indicated it would be, but it was, after all, free). The auditor had a table of my electric bills for the last two years (I forgot to ask for a copy, but I've got several years' worth of bills, and I've started to create my own table anyway). It clearly showed that my winter bills are very high compared to my summer bills. Since I don't have air conditioning, the difference is primarily due to furnace use during the

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My Energy Audit, Part 1: Heating | Department of Energy  

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

My Energy Audit, Part 1: Heating My Energy Audit, Part 1: Heating My Energy Audit, Part 1: Heating June 6, 2012 - 2:05pm Addthis Stephanie Price Communicator, National Renewable Energy Laboratory My utility company offers a free energy audit, of which I finally took advantage. It was mostly discussion about different ways to save energy, with inspection of a few areas of the house (not quite as comprehensive as the utility company's website indicated it would be, but it was, after all, free). The auditor had a table of my electric bills for the last two years (I forgot to ask for a copy, but I've got several years' worth of bills, and I've started to create my own table anyway). It clearly showed that my winter bills are very high compared to my summer bills. Since I don't have air conditioning, the difference is primarily due to furnace use during the

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California commercial building energy benchmarking  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Building energy benchmarking is the comparison of whole-building energy use relative to a set of similar buildings. It provides a useful starting point for individual energy audits and for targeting buildings for energy-saving measures in multiple-site audits. Benchmarking is of interest and practical use to a number of groups. Energy service companies and performance contractors communicate energy savings potential with ''typical'' and ''best-practice'' benchmarks while control companies and utilities can provide direct tracking of energy use and combine data from multiple buildings. Benchmarking is also useful in the design stage of a new building or retrofit to determine if a design is relatively efficient. Energy managers and building owners have an ongoing interest in comparing energy performance to others. Large corporations, schools, and government agencies with numerous facilities also use benchmarking methods to compare their buildings to each other. The primary goal of Task 2.1.1 Web-based Benchmarking was the development of a web-based benchmarking tool, dubbed Cal-Arch, for benchmarking energy use in California commercial buildings. While there were several other benchmarking tools available to California consumers prior to the development of Cal-Arch, there were none that were based solely on California data. Most available benchmarking information, including the Energy Star performance rating, were developed using DOE's Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS), which does not provide state-level data. Each database and tool has advantages as well as limitations, such as the number of buildings and the coverage by type, climate regions and end uses. There is considerable commercial interest in benchmarking because it provides an inexpensive method of screening buildings for tune-ups and retrofits. However, private companies who collect and manage consumption data are concerned that the identities of building owners might be revealed and hence are reluctant to share their data. The California Commercial End Use Survey (CEUS), the primary source of data for Cal-Arch, is a unique source of information on commercial buildings in California. It has not been made public; however, it was made available by CEC to LBNL for the purpose of developing a public benchmarking tool.

Kinney, Satkartar; Piette, Mary Ann

2003-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

224

HOSPITAL ENERGY AUDITS: A BIBLIOGRAPHY  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

reflecting glass; and the reuse of waste energy. The heatefficiency for saving waste energy from exhaust air, doesManagement Minimized Energy Waste." National Engineer 1977

Pollack, R. I.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: IG-0499 | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Government has established several programs to reduce demand, specifically, by moderating energy consumption in Federal buildings. Private financing of energy improvements through...

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My Energy Audit, Part 2: Windows | Department of Energy  

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

My Energy Audit, Part 2: Windows My Energy Audit, Part 2: Windows My Energy Audit, Part 2: Windows July 9, 2012 - 1:48pm Addthis Stephanie Price Communicator, National Renewable Energy Laboratory Last time I wrote about the heating portion of my energy audit -- now for some other items that were checked. The auditor checked some of the windows, which are double-paned, and showed me cracks between the window frame and the house that should be caulked. She recommended caulking both the inside and outside. That's easy enough for me to do -- at least the inside -- so I got some clear caulking and some gadgets to ensure a smooth finish from the home improvement store (I LOVE gadgets). I'm planning to start with the downstairs windows to perfect my technique, and at one window a week, hopefully I'll be finished

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Audit Report: IG-0743 | Department of Energy  

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

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

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Audit Report: IG-0766 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Audit Report: IG-0766 Audit Report: IG-0766 May 24, 2007 The Department's Audit Resolution and Follow-up Process Over the years, the Office of Inspector General has issued findings...

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Audit Report: CR-B-95-06 | Department of Energy  

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

Audit Report: CR-B-95-06 June 30, 1995 Audit of Department of Energy Support Service Contracting Audit Report: CR-B-95-06 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0427...

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Snugg Home's iAudit Pro | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Snugg Home's iAudit Pro Snugg Home's iAudit Pro Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: iAudit Pro Agency/Company /Organization: Snugg Home Sector: Energy Focus Area: Energy Efficiency Resource Type: Software/modeling tools User Interface: Website Website: www.snugghome.com Web Application Link: www.snugghome.com/contractors.html Cost: Paid iAudit Pro Screenshot References: Snugg Home[1] Logo: iAudit Pro A time-saving, accurate, whole-house, state-of-the-art modeling audit tool with the ease and functionality that busy energy efficiency professionals need. Overview Data is entered into the app throughout the walk-though energy audit, then allows the findings to be presented to the homeowner in a easy to understand comprehensive report, showing the entire work scope with drill

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Audit Report: DOE/IG-0869 | Department of Energy  

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69 69 Audit Report: DOE/IG-0869 August 31, 2012 Opportunities for Energy Savings at Department of Energy Facilities Our review disclosed that the Department had not always effectively identified and implemented energy-saving opportunities through facility evaluations and electricity metering. Three of the five sites we reviewed (Brookhaven National Laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and Los Alamos National Laboratory) had not always identified or implemented low- and no-cost, quick payback energy conservation measures discovered during facility evaluations. In addition, two of the five sites (Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Y-12 National Security Complex) had not fully evaluated existing buildings to determine, among other things, whether building systems such as heating and lighting were operating as intended,

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Audit Report: IG-0419 | Department of Energy  

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

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

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Audit Report: IG-0456 | Department of Energy  

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6 6 Audit Report: IG-0456 January 21, 2000 The Management of Tank Waste Remediation at the Hanford site The production of nuclear weapons materials by the Department of Energy and its predecessor agencies generated a significant amount of highly radioactive and hazardous waste. Much of this waste, approximately 54 million gallons, is stored in 177 underground tanks at the Hanford Site in southeastern Washington State. Hanford has the largest number of underground storage tanks in the Department of Energy complex and many of these tanks have already leaked or are suspected to have leaked radioactive waste into the ground. Tank waste radionuclides have reached the groundwater that flows into the Columbia River. Audit Report: IG-0456 More Documents & Publications

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Audit Report: IG-0469 | Department of Energy  

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

69 69 Audit Report: IG-0469 April 28, 2000 Land Conveyance and Transfer at Los Alamos National Laboratory As part of Public Law 105-119 (Act), which was enacted in November 1997, the Department of Energy is to convey tracts of land at or in the vicinity of Los Alamos National Laboratory (Los Alamos) to the Incorporated County of Los Alamos (County) and the Department of Interior, in trust for the Pueblo of San Ildefonso (Pueblo). According to the Act, the conveyed lands shall be used for historic, cultural, or environmental preservation purposes, economic diversification purposes, or community self-sufficiency purposes. The Department of Energy (Department) identified ten tracts of land or approximately 4,000 acres to be transferred. The objective of this audit was to determine whether the Department validated the cost estimates

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Audit Report: IG-0526 | Department of Energy  

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

6 6 Audit Report: IG-0526 September 26, 2001 Dissemination of Research from the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory In response to a 1995 Office of Inspector General report entitled, Audit of Department of Energy's Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory (EMSL), Department of Energy officials stated that the laboratory would offer unique interactive and synergistic scientific exploration capabilities and would be equipped with state-of-the-art and first-of-a-kind equipment. Subsequently, the Department constructed and currently operates the EMSL in Richland, Washington. The $229 million EMSL opened in October 1997 as a National User Facility. Under contract with the Richland Operations Office (Richland), Battelle Memorial Institute (Battelle) operates the EMSL as

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Audit Report: IG-0416 | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

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...

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Audit Report: IG-0366 | Department of Energy  

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

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

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Audit Report: IG-0799 | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

799 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...

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Audit Report: IG-0702 | Department of Energy  

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

IG-0702 September 30, 2005 Use of Performance Based Incentives by the Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management Audit Report: IG-0702 More Documents & Publications Audit...

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Audit Report: IG-0740 | Department of Energy  

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

0 Audit Report: IG-0740 September 26, 2006 The National Nuclear Security Administration's B61 Spin RocketMotor Project Audit Report: IG-0740 More Documents & Publications The...

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241

HOSPITAL ENERGY AUDITS: A BIBLIOGRAPHY  

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Health Resources Administration. "Solar Energy for HealthResources Administration. This booklet is designed to help health care administrators prepare to use solar energy

Pollack, R. I.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

242

Energy Audit andManagement.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

?? The goal to satisfy the energy demand, global warming and other environmental effects has prompted the urgency to shift energy generation systems to more (more)

Kabanshi, Alan

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit of the Department of Energy`s Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The Department of Energy (DOE) is responsible for examining all options in acquiring major systems to ensure that funds and existing facilities and equipment are used effectively. The objective of this audit was to determine whether the Office of Energy Research had evaluated all practical alternatives in building and equipping the proposed Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory which is estimated to cost about $230 million. The audit showed that all practical alternatives were not evaluated as required. Consequently, DOE may have missed an opportunity to not only avoid spending a significant amount of the $230 million, but also an opportunity to more effectively utilize existing national laboratories and equipment.

NONE

1995-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lighting In the Library: A Student Energy Audit  

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In In the Library A Student Energy Audit Lighting In the Library A Student Energy Audit . . O FFICE OF E NERGY E FFICIENCY AND R ENEWABLE E NERGY O FFICE OF B UILDING T ECHNOLOGY, S TATE AND C OMMUNITY P ROGRAMS Table of Contents Description Page Introduction Overview and goals of the current and planned school energy audit activities ....................................................................................... 1 Background information on school energy issues .................................................................................................................................... 1 National science and mathematics content standards and benchmarks ................................................................................................. 2 Assessment discussion .............................................................................................................................................................................

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Audit Report: IG-0818 | Department of Energy  

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

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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USDA Energy Audit and Renewable Energy Development Assistance Grants  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The USDA Rural Business Cooperative-Service Agency, under the Rural Energy for America Program, is accepting applications for Energy Audit and Renewable Energy Development Assistance (REDA) grants to establish programs to assist agricultural producers and rural small businesses with evaluating energy efficiency and the potential to incorporate renewable energy technologies into their operations.

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Audit Report: IG-0624 | Department of Energy  

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

4 4 Audit Report: IG-0624 Octover 23, 2003 Transuranic Waste Retrieval and Processing at the Hanford Site In 1996, the Department of Energy (Department) amended its Tri-Party Agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency and the State of Washington regarding cleanup of the Hanford Site. Included in the amendment was an enforceable milestone that the Department would remove about 10,000 containers of transuranic (TRU) waste from Trench 4, located in Hanford's Low-Level Burial Grounds, by the end of Fiscal Year (FY) 2004. The Richland Operations Office established a related goal to process and ship all of the site's legacy TRU waste - estimated at about 38,000 containers - to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) by 2027. Audit Report: IG-0624 More Documents & Publications

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Audit Report: IG-0855 | Department of Energy  

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

IG-0855 IG-0855 Audit Report: IG-0855 September 27, 2011 Management Alert on Protective Force Training Facility Utilization at the Pantex Plant As part of an ongoing audit to determine whether the Department of Energy is effectively utilizing its protective force training facilities, we determined that the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) Office of Secure Transportation (OST) plans to spend approximately $2 million for a new Physical Training/Intermediate Use of Force (PT/IUF) facility at the Pantex Plant (Pantex) near Amarillo, Texas. Our preliminary analysis suggests that the new facility may not be needed, making the $2 million expenditure unwarranted. Specifically, we noted that OST plans to construct the PT/IUF facility although Pantex has

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Audit Report: IG-0665 | Department of Energy  

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5 5 Audit Report: IG-0665 October 28, 2004 Restoration of the Monticello Mill Site at Monticello, Utah Beginning in the 1940's and continuing until the early 1960's, the Department of Energy's predecessor agencies were heavily involved in mining and milling vanadium and uranium in Monticello, Utah, for the weapons complex. Since these operations ceased, the Department's Grand Junction Projects Office has expended about $250 million to remediate and stabilise the Monticello Mill site. One of the final phases of the project was to restore the mill site. The restoration was to include placing a soil barrier to cover hot spots, grading to provide proper surface drainage and re-vegetating to minimize erosion. Audit Report: IG-0665 More Documents & Publications

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Audit Report: IG-0842 | Department of Energy  

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

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

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Audit Report: IG-0855 | Department of Energy  

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

55 55 Audit Report: IG-0855 September 27, 2011 Management Alert on Protective Force Training Facility Utilization at the Pantex Plant As part of an ongoing audit to determine whether the Department of Energy is effectively utilizing its protective force training facilities, we determined that the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) Office of Secure Transportation (OST) plans to spend approximately $2 million for a new Physical Training/Intermediate Use of Force (PT/IUF) facility at the Pantex Plant (Pantex) near Amarillo, Texas. Our preliminary analysis suggests that the new facility may not be needed, making the $2 million expenditure unwarranted. Specifically, we noted that OST plans to construct the PT/IUF facility although Pantex has existing facilities that have the capability and capacity to fulfill OST's

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Audit Report: IG-0839 | Department of Energy  

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

9 9 Audit Report: IG-0839 September 20, 2010 Environment and Worker Safety Control Systems at the National Nuclear Security Administration's Kansas City Plant The Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration's Kansas City Plant is located within the Bannister Federal Complex in Kansas City, Missouri, which also houses the General Services Administration and other agencies. Current and former employees and families of former employees of the Bannister Complex have recently raised concerns about serious illnesses, in some cases leading to death, resulting from exposure to toxins at the Complex. Due to the seriousness of the health issues that were raised, the Office of Inspector General initiated an audit to determine whether the Kansas City Plant had controls in place to protect

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Audit Report: IG-0611 | Department of Energy  

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

11 11 Audit Report: IG-0611 July 7, 2003 Waste Reduction Plans for the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory Since the early 1970s, the Department of Energy has stored about 65,000 cubic meters of transuranic (TRU) waste and mixed low-level waste at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL), near Idaho Falls, Idaho. Most of the waste was generated at the Rocky Flats Plant near Denver, Colorado, and was shipped to the INEEL in drums and boxes. The preponderance of waste is stored on asphalt pads and covered with soil to form earthen-covered berms. Audit Report: IG-0611 More Documents & Publications EIS-0290: Draft Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0290: Final Environmental Impact Statement

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Audit Report: IG-0624 | Department of Energy  

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

24 24 Audit Report: IG-0624 Octover 23, 2003 Transuranic Waste Retrieval and Processing at the Hanford Site In 1996, the Department of Energy (Department) amended its Tri-Party Agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency and the State of Washington regarding cleanup of the Hanford Site. Included in the amendment was an enforceable milestone that the Department would remove about 10,000 containers of transuranic (TRU) waste from Trench 4, located in Hanford's Low-Level Burial Grounds, by the end of Fiscal Year (FY) 2004. The Richland Operations Office established a related goal to process and ship all of the site's legacy TRU waste - estimated at about 38,000 containers - to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) by 2027. Audit Report: IG-0624 More Documents & Publications

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Audit Report: IG-0439 | Department of Energy  

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

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

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Audit Report: IG-0583 | Department of Energy  

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

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

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Audit Report: IG-0532 | Department of Energy  

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

2 2 Audit Report: IG-0532 November 19, 2001 Progress of the Spallation Neutron Source Project When completed, the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) will be the world's foremost neutron-scattering facility. It will be an important scientific tool for basic research in materials science, life sciences, chemistry, solid state and nuclear physics, earth and environmental sciences, and engineering sciences. Approximately 1,000 to 2,000 users are expected to conduct research at the SNS facility each year. The facility is being built in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, as a partnership among six of the Department of Energy's national laboratories. The $1.4 billion project, currently under construction, is scheduled for completion in June 2006. Audit Report: IG-0532 More Documents & Publications

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Audit Report: IG-0439 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (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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Audit Report: IG-0460 | Department of Energy  

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

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)

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Audit Report: IG-0773 | Department of Energy  

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

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

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Audit Report: IG-0811 | Department of Energy  

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

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-0642 | Department of Energy  

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

2 2 Audit Report: IG-0642 March 18, 2004 Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride Conversion For over 30 years, the Department of Energy (Department) operated geous diffusion plans in Oak Ridge, Tennessee; Portsmouth, Ohio; and Paducah, Kentucky, to meet its enriched uranium needs. As a byproduct of the enrichment process, about 704,000 metric tons of depleted uranium hexafluoride were generated and stored in approximately 58,00 cylinders at the enrichment plants. While the cylinders are currently stored with little risk to workers, the public, and the environment, they are gradually deteriorating. Prolonged storage has the potential to increase the Department's safety and health risks from handling operations, natural disasters, or malicious acts. Audit Report: IG-0642

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Audit Report: IG-0512 | Department of Energy  

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

2 2 Audit Report: IG-0512 July 10, 2001 Recruitment and Retention of Scientific and Technical Personnel The Department of Energy (Department), as a result of budget reduction and Government-wide downsizing goals, reduced Federal staff by about 24 percent between 1995 and 1998. This massive downsizing created mission-critical staffing needs in a number of technical areas. As of May 2001, the Department's Federal workforce consisted of about 9,900 permanent employees, including about 4,600 scientific and technical staff. In a November 2000 report, the Office of Inspector General identified Human Capital as one of the most significant challenges facing the Department. The purpose of this audit was to determine whether the Department has been able to recruit and retain scientific and technical personnel.

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Audit Report: IG-0501 | Department of Energy  

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

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

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Audit Report: IG-0466 | Department of Energy  

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

6 6 Audit Report: IG-0466 April 3, 2000 Implementation of Integrated Business Information Systems Within the Department of Energy The trend in both government and the private sector is greater reliance on "Integrated Business Information Systems" which are modern information systems that can be used to manage business functions as a seamless unit rather than as separate activities. The attraction of these software systems lies in management's ability to access real-time data, link business processes and applications, support immediate responses to change, and incorporate best business practices. A number of the Department's facility management contractors were in the process of developing and implementing such systems. The objective of the audit was to evaluate the

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Audit Report: IG-0437 | Department of Energy  

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

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Audit Report: IG-0647 | Department of Energy  

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

7 7 Audit Report: IG-0647 April 22, 2004 System Development Activities at Selected Management Contractors The Department of Energy relies extensively on information technology to manage its programs and functions. Systems and applications support virtually every aspect of the Department's diverse mission, covering activities ranging from business and financial processes to assuring the reliability of the Nation's nuclear stockpile. To place the magnitude of this effort in context, in Fiscal Year 2002, the Department expended $2.3 billion on information technology, or about 11 percent of its overall budget. Of this amount, $1.1 billion was specifically dedicated to resource development, modernization and enhancement. Audit Report: IG-0647 More Documents & Publications

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Audit Report: IG-0842 | Department of Energy  

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

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

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Audit Report: IG-0898 | Department of Energy  

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

98 98 Audit Report: IG-0898 November 20, 2013 Contract Awards to Small Businesses Under the Mentor-Protégé Program The goal of the Department of Energy's Mentor-Protégé Program is to provide an opportunity for eligible small businesses to receive developmental assistance in business and technical areas. The Department utilizes the Program to increase the participation of small businesses as prime contractors, as well as subcontractors to prime contractors. During calendar years 2010, 2011 and 2012, the Department had over 100 mentor-protégé agreements in place. Our audit disclosed that the Department had not always effectively managed the Program. Specifically, we identified 13 protégés that, prior to entering the program, appeared to possess the capabilities typically

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Audit Report: IG-0583 | Department of Energy  

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

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

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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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Audit Report: IG-0649 | Department of Energy  

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

9 9 Audit Report: IG-0649 May 25, 2004 Major Clean-up Projects at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory Over the last 50 years, the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL) became the temporary storage site for large amounts of the Deparment of Energy's (Department) spent nuclear fuel, transuranic waste, and high-level waste. In order to appropriately treat, store, and ultimately ship this waste, the Department undertook several major cleanup projects. Among these projects were the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatement Project (AMWTP), the Dry Storage Project for Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF), and the Three Mile Island Project. Certain expectations for these and other projects were formalized in October 1995. Audit Report: IG-0649

273

HOSPITAL ENERGY AUDITS: A BIBLIOGRAPHY  

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health facilities able to install carefully planned, well constructed solar energy systems may be spared the worst hard- ships of fossil fuel

Pollack, R. I.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HOSPITAL ENERGY AUDITS: A BIBLIOGRAPHY  

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A.L. "Energy Conservation March; 19: 3-5. for HospitalsHichigan Hospitalsthe Hospital." Berg. G.W. "1976 Survey of Hospital's Use of

Pollack, R. I.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: IG-0812 | Department of Energy  

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

2 2 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 Act) authorized the Department of Energy (Department) to guarantee loans for new or significantly improved energy production technologies that avoid, reduce, or sequester air pollutants and other greenhouse gases. In August 2006, the Department issued its first solicitation for loan guarantees, and invited 16 respondents to the solicitation to submit full applications for loan guarantees in October 2007. The Department also announced three solicitations for nuclear power facilities, front end nuclear facilities for the production of nuclear fuel, and energy efficiency, renewable energy, and advance electricity transmission and distribution technologies

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Building Energy-Efficiency Best Practice Policies and Policy Packages  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

adopted standards for home energy audits conducted for HERSmaintenance Home energy audits and information DirectTechnical assistance and energy audits Direct installation

Levine, Mark

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

277

Energyauditonthe Brynsskolan.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

?? Building energy consumption has presented itself as one of the biggest proportion inenergy industries. Focus could really be placed on this field with a (more)

Ruoyu, Jia

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: DOE/IG-0916 | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

DOEIG-0916 Audit Report: DOEIG-0916 July 10, 2014 The Strategic Petroleum Reserve's Drawdown Readiness The Department of Energy's (Department) Strategic Petroleum Reserve...

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Audit Report: IG-0841 | Department of Energy  

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

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-0509 | Department of Energy  

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

9 9 Audit Report: IG-0509 June 28, 2001 Report on the Integrated Planning, Accountability, and Budgeting System - Information System The Department of Energy (Department) is responsible for the world's largest environmental remediation program resulting from the legacy of this Nation's nuclear weapons program and government-sponsored nuclear energy research activities. About $6 billion, or one-third of the Department's annual budget, is devoted to this critical mission component. To support its mission, the Department's Office of Environmental Management (EM) developed a corporate-level project management system known as the Integrated Planning, Accountability, and Budgeting System - Information System (IPABS-IS). This system, coupled with the EM Corporate Database, was

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Better Buildings Challenge U.S. Department of Energy Fort Worth  

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Steps ? Fort Worth Better Buildings Network ? 2014: Refine Energy Audit Process; Host Fort Worth Better Building Network Events; Build Advisory Sub-Committee Network; Target Needed Partner Market Sectors ? 2015-2020: Expand the Fort Worth Better...

Roskelly,A.; LEED aP BD+C; GGP; GPCP USGBC Representative

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

282

Building America Residential Buildings Energy Efficiency Meeting...  

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

Residential Buildings Energy Efficiency Meeting: July 2010 Building America Residential Buildings Energy Efficiency Meeting: July 2010 On this page, you may link to the summary...

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Building Energy Optimization Analysis Method (BEopt) - Building...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Energy Optimization Analysis Method (BEopt) - Building America Top Innovation Building Energy Optimization Analysis Method (BEopt) - Building America Top Innovation House graphic...

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A clinical audit programme for diagnostic radiology: the approach adopted by the International Atomic Energy Agency  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

......control A clinical audit programme for diagnostic...International Atomic Energy Agency K. Faulkner...International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) also provides clinical audit services within specific...International Atomic Energy Agency. Guidelines for clinical audits of diagnostic radiology......

K. Faulkner; H. Jrvinen; P. Butler; I. D. McLean; M. Pentecost; M. Rickard; B. Abdullah

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Progress Energy Florida - Home Energy Check Audit and Rebate Program |  

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

You are here You are here Home » Progress Energy Florida - Home Energy Check Audit and Rebate Program Progress Energy Florida - Home Energy Check Audit and Rebate Program < Back Eligibility Multi-Family Residential Residential Savings Category Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Sealing Your Home Ventilation Heat Pumps Insulation Design & Remodeling Windows, Doors, & Skylights Maximum Rebate Duct Test: $$150 Duct Repair: $100 per unit Reflective Roof: $150 Wall Insulation: $300 Replacement Windows - $250 Window Films/Screens - $100 Program Info State Florida Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Heat Pump (Heat Pump Replacement): $100 - $150 Heat Pump (Strip Heat Replacement): $250 - $350

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Energy Efficiency Evaluation and Planning for Existing Buildings |  

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

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 |  

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

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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Buildings without energy bills  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

In European Union member states, by 31 december 2020, all new buildings shall be nearly zero-energy consumption building. For new buildings occupied and owned by public authorities this shall comply by 31 december 2018. The buildings sectors represents ... Keywords: energy efficiency, low energy buildings, passive houses design, sustainable development

Ruxandra Crutescu

2011-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: IG-0786 | Department of Energy  

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

6 6 Audit Report: IG-0786 January 4, 2008 Department of Energy's Receipt of Royalty Oil 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 collected from private production platform operators in the Gulf of Mexico as royalties to the Federal Government. Through a Memorandum of Understanding between the Department of Energy and the Department of Interior, a portion of the royalty oil has been used to fill the Reserve. The Department of Interior's

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Audit Report: IG-0537 | Department of Energy  

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

7 7 Audit Report: IG-0537 December 21, 2001 Telecommunications Infrastructure The Department of Energy has developed an extensive telecommunications infrastructure to support its diverse mission responsibilities. Currently, the Department spends more than $26 million annually to support the telecommunications component of its information technology infrastructure. Approximately $15 million is used to maintain and operate Departmentwide mission- and business-related networks, including classified and emergency communications. The Department also spends over $11 million annually on long distance telephone, Internet, and video teleconferencing services. The Department's Chief Information Officer is responsible for developing policy governing the telecommunications infrastructure.

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Audit Report: IG-0606 | Department of Energy  

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

6 6 Audit Report: IG-0606 June 16, 2003 Management of Sensitive Equipment at Selected Locations The Department of Energy and its facilities' management contractors have come under increased scrutiny regarding the management of sensitive personal property. The Department defined sensitive property as equipment susceptible to misappropriation for personal use or readily convertible to cash. Generally, this includes equipment such as computers, personal digital assistants, cameras, and communications equipment. The Department has made a significant investment in sensitive property. For example, our analysis of inventory records at the Lawrence Berkeley and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories and the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center disclosed that the acquisition cost of their active sensitive property

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Audit Report: IG-0518 | Department of Energy  

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

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

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Audit Report: IG-0763 | Department of Energy  

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

3 3 Audit Report: IG-0763 March 30, 2007 The Department's Efforts to Implement Common Information Technology Services at Headquarters The Department of Energy invested more than $980 million on consolidated infrastructure, office automation, and telecommunications in Fiscal Year (FY) 2006. In an effort to increase efficiency and purchasing power and reduce overall expenditures, the Department launched an initiative in FY 2003 to consolidate all aspects of common information technology (IT) systems including: computer desktop support, application hosting, and equipment distribution services that had previously been managed separately by various Headquarters organizations. The initiative, originally known as the Extended Common Integrated Technology Environment, is now known as the

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Audit Report: IG-0736 | Department of Energy  

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

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-0814 | Department of Energy  

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

4 4 Audit Report: IG-0814 April 23, 2009 The Procurement of Safety Class/Safety-Significant Items at the Savannah River Site The Department of Energy operates several nuclear facilities at its Savannah River Site, and several additional facilities are under construction. This includes the National Nuclear Security Administration's Tritium Extraction Facility (TEF) which is designated to help maintain the reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile. The Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility (MOX Facility) is being constructed to manufacture commercial nuclear reactor fuel assemblies from weapon-grade plutonium oxide and depleted uranium. The Interim Salt Processing (ISP) project, managed by the Office of Environmental Management, will treat radioactive waste.

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Audit Report: IG-0483 | Department of Energy  

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

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: DOE/IG-0869 | Department of Energy  

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

Report: DOE/IG-0869 Report: DOE/IG-0869 Audit Report: DOE/IG-0869 August 31, 2012 Opportunities for Energy Savings at Department of Energy Facilities Our review disclosed that the Department had not always effectively identified and implemented energy-saving opportunities through facility evaluations and electricity metering. Three of the five sites we reviewed (Brookhaven National Laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and Los Alamos National Laboratory) had not always identified or implemented low- and no-cost, quick payback energy conservation measures discovered during facility evaluations. In addition, two of the five sites (Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Y-12 National Security Complex) had not fully evaluated existing buildings to determine, among other things, whether

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Audit Report: IG-0418 | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

18 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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Behavioral Perspectives on Home Energy Audits: The Role of Auditors, Labels,  

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Behavioral Perspectives on Home Energy Audits: The Role of Auditors, Labels, Reports, and Audit Tools Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Environmental Energy Technologies Division

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Use of Utility Interval Meters in an Industrial Energy Audit  

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This paper describes a unique approach to an energy audit of a large tank farm. The audit was unusual in that it was located out-of-doors and the energy-using equipment was made up almost entirely of pumps. The auditors used the utility interval...

Wallace, M.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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Potential for reducing paper mill energy use and carbon dioxide emissions through plant-wide energy audits: A case study in China  

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Mujumdar, A. S. (2011). Energy audit of a fiberboard dryingL. (2010). Industrial Energy Audit Guidebook: Guidelinesfor Conducting an Energy Audit in Industrial Facilities.

Kong, Lingbo

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit Report: IG-0474 | Department of Energy  

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

4 4 Audit Report: IG-0474 June 27, 2000 Experimental Breeder Reactor II Termination Activities In February 1994, Congress directed that the Department of Energy immediately terminate its Advanced Liquid Metal Reactor Program (Reactor Program) and close the Experimental Breeder Reactor II (EBR II). The Reactor Program was a scientific effort to test and develop advanced nuclear reactor technology using EBR II. The Reactor Program and EBR II are located at the Argonne National Laboratory-West site in Idaho. The Office of Nuclear Energy, Science and Technology (Nuclear Energy), is the Headquarters program office responsible for this effort. To date, the Department has provided about $444 million for termination activities, of which about $55 million has been spent specifically on EBR II closure. The

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Audit Report: IG-0750 | Department of Energy  

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

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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Manufactured Home Energy Audit user`s manual  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The Manufactured Home Energy Audit (MHEA) is a software tool that predicts manufactured home energy consumption and recommends weatherization retrofit measures. It was developed to assist local weatherization agencies working with the US Department of Energy (DOE) Weatherization Assistance Program. Whether new or experienced, employed within or outside the Weatherization Assistance Program, all users can benefit from incorporating MHEA into their manufactured home weatherization programs. DOE anticipates that the state weatherization assistance programs that incorporate MHEA into their programs will find significant growth in the energy and cost savings achieved from manufactured home weatherization. The easy-to-use MHEA displays a colorful, graphical interface for entering simple inputs and provides understandable, usable results. The user enters information about the manufactured home construction, heating equipment, cooling equipment, and weather site. MHEA then calculates annual energy consumption using a simplified building energy analysis technique. MHEA stands apart from other building energy analysis tools in many ways. Calculations incorporated into the computer code specifically address manufactured home heating and cooling load trends. The retrofit measures evaluated by MHEA are all applicable to manufactured homes. Help messages describe common manufactured home weatherization practices as well as provide hints on how to install retrofit measures. These and other features help make MHEA easy to use when evaluating energy consumption and the effects of weatherization retrofit measures for manufactured homes.

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Audit Report: IG-0841 | Department of Energy  

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

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,

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Audit Report: IG-0450 | Department of Energy  

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

0 0 Audit Report: IG-0450 July 26, 1999 The U.S. Department of Energy's Non-Nuclear Materials Inventory at the Kansas City Plant The Department of Energy (Department) maintains the majority of non-nuclear components of nuclear weapons at its Kansas City Plant. Allied Signal Federal Manufacturing and Technologies (Allied Signal) manages and operates the plant, while the Albuquerque Operations Office and its Kansas City Area Office are responsible for administering the contract with Allied Signal. In recent years, the United States has significantly reduced the number of weapons maintained in the stockpile. As a result, a large quantity of non-nuclear materials accumulated at the Kansas City Plant. The value of the inventory, as of October 1998, was $575 million. The objective of this

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Audit Report: IG-0608 | Department of Energy  

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

8 8 Audit Report: IG-0608 June 20, 2003 The Department of Energy's Spent Nuclear Fuel Canisters and Transportation Casks The Department of Energy manages about 2,500 metric tons of spent nuclear fuel generated from research and development, plutonium production, and the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program (Naval Reactors). Under current national policy, the Department is to permanently dispose of its spent fuel in an underground repository, but an appropriate repository is not expected to be available until at least 201 0. Until then, the Department plans to consolidate its spent fuel at interim storage sites deemed to have the most appropriate skills, facilities, and technologies: the Hanford Site in Washington; the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory;

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Audit Report: IG-0797 | Department of Energy  

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

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

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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

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Audit Report: IG-0529 | Department of Energy  

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9 9 Audit Report: IG-0529 October 26, 2001 Accounting for Government-Owned Nuclear Materials Provided to NonDepartment Domestic Facilities Beginning in the 1950s, the Department of Energy (Department) and its predecessor agencies provided certain nuclear materials -- including plutonium and uranium -- to other government agencies, academic institutions, and commercial facilities. These materials, provided via loan or lease under authority granted by the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, were to be used for research, medical purposes, or projects consistent with the Department's mission. As of September 30, 2000, the Department had nuclear materials at over 300 non- Department domestic facilities. The Department and Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) share responsibility for nuclear

312

Audit Report: IG-0428 | Department of Energy  

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

428 428 Audit Report: IG-0428 October 2, 1998 The U.S. Department of Energy's Efforts to Preserve the Knowledge Base Needed to Operate a Downsized Nuclear Weapons Complex In the past, nuclear testing and the continuous development of new nuclear weapons have been the basis for confidence in the safety, reliability, and performance of the nuclear weapons stockpile. However, due to recent changes in the U.S. nuclear posture, confidence in the stockpile must now be sustained without these activities. Specifically, the Department of Energy (Department) has ceased conducting nuclear tests, production of fissile materials, and production of new-design nuclear warheads. The Department must now rely on scientific understanding and expert judgment, rather than on nuclear testing and the development of new weapons, to

313

Audit Report: IG-0826 | Department of Energy  

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

6 6 Audit Report: IG-0826 September 30, 2009 Cooperative Research and Development Agreements at the Department of Energy's Office of Science Laboratories Technology transfer, disseminating technology developed by the Department of Energy's laboratories to the general science community and the public, including non-Federal technology partners, and private firms, is one of the Department's top priorities. One of the ways in which this transfer is accomplished is through the use of Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADA), a method established under the 1986 Federal Technology Transfer Act. In 1989, the National Competitiveness Technology Transfer Act established the technology transfer concept as a Federal mission and authorized government-owned, contractor-operated laboratories to use CRADAs

314

Audit Report: IG-0752 | Department of Energy  

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

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

315

Audit Report: IG-0787 | Department of Energy  

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

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.

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Audit Report: IG-0863 | Department of Energy  

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

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

317

Audit Report: IG-0634 | Department of Energy  

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4 4 Audit Report: IG-0634 December 22, 2003 Cold Standby Program at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant The Department has not clearly defined the termination point of the Cold Standby Program. Initially, the Department's Office of Nuclear Energy, Science and Technology (Nuclear Energy) coordinated the end of Cold Standby with the deployment of a government-funded gas centrifuge facility. The plans called for the Cold Standby mission to end in September 2005 with centrifuge production reaching adequate levels by September 2008. Under those assumptions, there would be a minimum one-year gap in backup domestic enrichment capability, representing the time between the latest possible resumption of gaseous diffusion operations and the planned full operation

318

Buildings Energy Data Book  

Buildings Energy Data Book [EERE]

4.1 Federal Buildings Energy Consumption 4.1 Federal Buildings Energy Consumption 4.2 Federal Buildings and Facilities Characteristics 4.3 Federal Buildings and Facilities Expenditures 4.4 Legislation Affecting Energy Consumption of Federal Buildings and Facilities 5Envelope and Equipment 6Energy Supply 7Laws, Energy Codes, and Standards 8Water 9Market Transformation Glossary Acronyms and Initialisms Technology Descriptions Building Descriptions Other Data Books Biomass Energy Transportation Energy Power Technologies Hydrogen Download the Entire Book Skip down to the tables This chapter provides information on Federal building energy consumption, characteristics, and expenditures, as well as information on legislation affecting said consumption. The main points from this chapter are summarized below: In FY 2007, Federal buildings accounted for 2.2% of all building energy consumption and 0.9% of total U.S. energy consumption.

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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  

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

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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321

Office Buildings - Energy Consumption  

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

Energy Consumption Energy Consumption Office buildings consumed more than 17 percent of the total energy used by the commercial buildings sector (Table 4). At least half of total energy, electricity, and natural gas consumed by office buildings was consumed by administrative or professional office buildings (Figure 2). Table 4. Energy Consumed by Office Buildings for Major Fuels, 2003 All Buildings Total Energy Consumption (trillion Btu) Number of Buildings (thousand) Total Floorspace (million sq. ft.) Sum of Major Fuels Electricity Natural Gas Fuel Oil District Heat All Buildings 4,859 71,658 6,523 3,559 2,100 228 636 All Non-Mall Buildings 4,645 64,783 5,820 3,037 1,928 222 634 All Office Buildings 824 12,208 1,134 719 269 18 128 Type of Office Building

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ENERGY EFFICIENT BUILDINGS PROGRAM. CHAPTER FROM ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT ANNUAL REPORT 1977  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

desirable. In 1975 an energy audit and monitoring programphases: Conduct an effective energy audit and define energyACTIVITIES FOR 1978 Simple energy audits will be carried out

Authors, Various

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

323

Model Building Energy Code  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

''Much of the information presented in this summary is drawn from the U.S. Department of Energys (DOE) Building Energy Codes Program and the Building Codes Assistance Project (BCAP). For more...

324

Building Energy Code  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

''Note: Much of the information presented in this summary is drawn from the U.S. Department of Energys (DOE) Building Energy Codes Program and the Building Codes Assistance Project (BCAP). For...

325

Building Energy Code  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

''Much of the information presented in this summary is drawn from the U.S. Department of Energys (DOE) Building Energy Codes Program and the Building Codes Assistance Project (BCAP). For more...

326

Building Energy Standards  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

''Much of the information presented in this summary is drawn from the U.S. Department of Energys (DOE) Building Energy Codes Program and the Building Codes Assistance Project (BCAP). For more...

327

Buildings | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Buildings Buildings Jump to: navigation, search Building Energy Technologies NREL's New Energy-Efficient "RSF" Building Buildings provide shelter for nearly everything we do-we work, live, learn, govern, heal, worship, and play in buildings-and they require enormous energy resources. According to the U.S. Energy Information Agency, homes and commercial buildings use nearly three quarters of the electricity in the United States. Opportunities abound for reducing the huge amount of energy consumed by buildings, but discovering those opportunities requires compiling substantial amounts of data and information. The Buildings Energy Technologies gateway is your single source of freely accessible information on energy usage in the building industry as well as tools to improve

328

Midwest Building Energy Program  

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Midwest Building Energy Program Midwest Building Energy Program Stacey Paradis Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance sparadis@mwalliance.org 312-784-7267 April 2, 2013 2 | Building Technologies Office eere.energy.gov Purpose & Objectives Purpose * Reduce Energy Use in New Construction (Energy Codes) * Reduce Energy Use in Existing Construction (Benchmarking) Objectives * Technical Assistance to States In Midwest Adopt Latest Model Energy Codes * Foster Maximum Compliance with Current Energy Codes

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Midwest Building Energy Program  

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

Midwest Building Energy Program Midwest Building Energy Program Stacey Paradis Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance sparadis@mwalliance.org 312-784-7267 April 2, 2013 2 | Building Technologies Office eere.energy.gov Purpose & Objectives Purpose * Reduce Energy Use in New Construction (Energy Codes) * Reduce Energy Use in Existing Construction (Benchmarking) Objectives * Technical Assistance to States In Midwest Adopt Latest Model Energy Codes * Foster Maximum Compliance with Current Energy Codes

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Audit Report: DOE-IG-0931 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

DOE-IG-0931 Audit Report: DOE-IG-0931 January 23, 2015 The Department of Energy's Management of High-Risk Excess Facilities In our prior report Department of Energy's Management of...

331

Loveland Water & Power - Home Energy Audit Rebate Program (Colorado) |  

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

Loveland Water & Power - Home Energy Audit Rebate Program Loveland Water & Power - Home Energy Audit Rebate Program (Colorado) Loveland Water & Power - Home Energy Audit Rebate Program (Colorado) < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Sealing Your Home Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Design & Remodeling Windows, Doors, & Skylights Ventilation Manufacturing Heating Heat Pumps Insulation Maximum Rebate $500 Program Info State Colorado Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount 50% of the cost up to $500 Loveland Water and Power (LWP) is providing an incentive for customers living in single-family detached homes or attached townhouses that wish to upgrade the energy efficiency of eligible homes. Customers can schedule a

332

Whole Building Energy Simulation  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Whole building energy simulation, also referred to as energy modeling, can and should be incorporated early during project planning to provide energy impact feedback for which design considerations...

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Analysis of Enterprise Energy Audit Countermeasure in China  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Energy audit is the main approach to improve energy management and excavate energy conservation potential for Chinese enterprises. This paper uses game theory analysis tools to establish a government, energy auditors and audited the tripartite game model. By analysis of three strategies and payoff functions, it draws the conclusions about the game equilibrium solution. On the basis, propose the control countermeasures with respect to the problem of corruption and reduce the losses caused by uncertain information.

Liu Xuezhi; Cui Ying

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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  

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

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

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Audit Report: IG-0600 | Department of Energy  

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

0 0 Audit Report: IG-0600 May 23, 2003 Oversight Funds Provided to Local Governments in the State of Nevada Governments are entitled to exercise oversight of the Department of Energy's Yucca Mountain Project. Oversight funds provided by the Department may be used to review Yucca Mountain activities with the potential to affect local economies, public health and safety, and the environment. In Fiscal Years 2001 and 2002, ten local governments received a total of $12 million for oversight expenditures. The funds could also be used to request impact assistance; provide information to Nevada residents and the Secretary regarding activities of the Yucca Mountain Project; and, engage in any monitoring, testing, or evaluation of activities with respect to site characterization programs. Congress specifically prohibited the use of

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Audit Report: IG-0837 | Department of Energy  

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

7 7 Audit Report: IG-0837 August 10, 2010 Nuclear Safety: Safety Basis and Quality Assurance at the Los Alamos National Laboratory The Department of Energy's Los Alamos National Laboratory is a government-owned, contractor-operated facility that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) nuclear weapons complex. Los Alamos' primary mission is to ensure the safety, security and reliability of the Nation's nuclear deterrent force. To meet its mission, Los Alamos employees and subcontractors operate in close proximity to or in contact with special nuclear materials, explosives and hazardous chemicals. NNSA's Los Alamos Site Office is responsible for overseeing the operations of Los Alamos. Since June 1, 2006, Los Alamos National Security, LLC, has managed

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Audit Report: IG-0837 | Department of Energy  

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

IG-0837 IG-0837 Audit Report: IG-0837 August 10, 2010 Nuclear Safety: Safety Basis and Quality Assurance at the Los Alamos National Laboratory The Department of Energy's Los Alamos National Laboratory is a government-owned, contractor-operated facility that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) nuclear weapons complex. Los Alamos' primary mission is to ensure the safety, security and reliability of the Nation's nuclear deterrent force. To meet its mission, Los Alamos employees and subcontractors operate in close proximity to or in contact with special nuclear materials, explosives and hazardous chemicals. NNSA's Los Alamos Site Office is responsible for overseeing the operations of Los Alamos. Since June 1, 2006, Los Alamos National Security, LLC, has managed

339

Audit Report: IG-0637 | Department of Energy  

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

7 7 Audit Report: IG-0637 February 4, 2004 Electricity Transmission Scheduling at the Bonneville Power Administration The Department of Energy's four power marketing administrations are responsible for marketing, selling and transmitting power produced largely at various Federal dams. Bonneville Power Administration (Bonneville), the largest of the power marketing administrations, is responsible for a territory of 300,000 square miles including Oregon, Washington, Idaho, western Montana, and small portions of several adjoining states. Bonneville's transmission system-which includes over 15,000 miles of transmission lines-accounts for about three-quarters of the high-voltage gride in the Pacific Northwest. Bonneville's system also includes major links with other regions, and other utility customers transmite power

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Audit Report: IG-0555 | Department of Energy  

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

5 5 Audit Report: IG-0555 June 5, 2002 Closure of the Fernald Environmental Management Project From 1954 through 1989, the mission of the Department of Energy's Fernald Environmental Management Project (FEMP) was the production of high-purity uranium metals for use in the Department's nuclear weapons program. The Department suspended all production operations at the site in 1989 and, in 1991, it formally ended the site's production mission. The first environmental restoration contract at the FEMP was awarded to the Fernald Environmental Restoration Management Corporation, now known as Fluor Fernald, Inc. (Fluor), in 1992. From December of that year through November 2000, Fluor managed the site's cleanup activities, and in November 2000, was awarded the FEMP's closure contract.

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341

Audit Report: IG-0779 | Department of Energy  

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

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

342

Audit Report: IG-0612 | Department of Energy  

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

2 2 Audit Report: IG-0612 July 8, 2003 Disposal of the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site's Low-Level Mixed Waste In February 2000, the Department of Energy entered into a contract with Kaiser-Hill Company, LLC to close the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site by December 15,2006. Under the terms of the contract, Kaiser-Hill is responsible for treating and packaging low-level mixed waste (LLMW) greater than 10 nanocuries per gram, and the Department is responsible for providing a disposal site for the waste. Kaiser-Hill has about 1,300 cubic meters of this type of waste in its inventory and estimates that it could generate an additional 1,500 cubic meters prior to site closure. The waste consists mainly of sludge, metals, combustibles (e.g., rags, clothmg, and

343

Audit Report: IG-0804 | Department of Energy  

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

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-0834 | Department of Energy  

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

4 4 Audit Report: IG-0834 February 18, 2010 The Disposition of Uranium-233 at Oak Ridge National Laboratory As a result of the Department of Energy's nuclear weapons program legacy, its Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) stores about 1.4 metric tons of uranium containing 450 kilograms of uranium-233 (U-233). The material is currently stored in a deteriorating facility at ORNL that is over 60 years old. Because of its highly radioactive and dangerous properties, the U-233 is stored in a shielded storage location and must be handled in hot cells to protect workers from exposure. Since there were no programmatic uses for the material, the Department initiated efforts to dispose of it in 2001. In 2003, however, the conferees to the Fiscal Year 2003 Omnibus Appropriations

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Audit Report: IG-0463 | Department of Energy  

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

3 3 Audit Report: IG-0463 March 20, 2000 Commercial Off-The-Shelf Software Acquisition Framework The Department of Energy (Department) devotes a significant amount of its annual budget to the acquisition and maintenance of information technology resources. About $1.6 billion, or almost 9 percent of the Department's Fiscal Year 1999 budget of $17.9 billion, was for the acquisition, operation, and maintenance of information technology. Approximately $200 million, or 12.5 percent of the information technology budget, was for desktop (personal computing) technology. Over 130,000 personal computers are in use Department-wide. These computers operate a wide variety of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) computer software, including electronic mail, word processing, spreadsheet, database management, application

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Audit Report: IG-0440 | Department of Energy  

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40 40 Audit Report: IG-0440 February 4, 1999 Waste Treatment Plans at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory The Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (Laboratory) stores nearly 65,000 cubic meters of waste generated on site or brought to the State of Idaho (Idaho) from Department of Energy (DOE) sites across the country. Because Idaho was concerned that the State might become a "de facto" permanent repository, the Governor of Idaho sought and received an injunction from the Federal courts which prohibited future waste shipments to Idaho. The injunction also affected the Navy's shipment of spent nuclear fuel into the Laboratory. Due to concerns about the injunction's impact, DOE and the Navy negotiated with Idaho and signed the Idaho Settlement

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Audit Report: IG-0629 | Department of Energy  

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9 9 Audit Report: IG-0629 December 8, 2003 Central Office Expenses for the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility The Southeastern Universities Research Association is the Department of Energy's (Department) contractor for the operation of the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab). The Jefferson Lab contract provided for reimbursement of central office expenses that are allowed by the cost principles contained in Office of Management and Budget Circular A-122, Cost Principles for Non-Profit Organizations. In general, central office expenses are general and administrative expenses incurred by a contractor. Among other things, for a cost to be allowable it must be reasonable, allocable, conform to limitations and exclusions set forth in

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Audit Report: IG-0616 | Department of Energy  

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

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

349

Audit Report: IG-0500 | Department of Energy  

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0 0 Audit Report: IG-0500 April 5, 2001 Virus Protection Strategies and Cyber Security Incident Reporting Information Technology (IT) plays an integral role in the programs and operations of the Department of Energy. In Fiscal Year 2001, the Department budgeted $1.4 billion for the acquisition and maintenance of IT related resources, a portion of which supports the Advanced Strategic Computing Initiative. These resources, and the programs they support, are vulnerable to malicious software, viruses, trojans, worms (collectively referred to as viruses), and cyber security attacks. To effectively protect its IT resources, the Department must ensure that its virus protection and detection capabilities as well as its cyber security incident reporting practices are "state of the art."

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Audit Report: IG-0896 | Department of Energy  

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6 6 Audit Report: IG-0896 October 24, 2013 The Department's Fleet Vehicle Sustainability Initiatives at Selected Locations In Fiscal Year 2012, the Department of Energy's fleet consisted of 14,457 vehicles operated at an annual cost of approximately $131 million. Nearly 72 percent of the vehicles were leased through the General Services Administration, with the remaining Department-owned and commercially leased. While Los Alamos National Laboratory and the Bonneville Power Administration had taken steps designed to improve economy and reduce emissions, they had not always managed their substantial vehicle fleets in a cost-effective or efficient manner, nor did they take all prudent steps to advance the use of alternative fuels. Specifically, these organizations leased flex-fuel vehicles that were routinely fueled with

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Audit Report: IG-0655 | Department of Energy  

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

5 5 Audit Report: IG-0655 July 22, 2004 Groundwater Remediation Activities at Hanford Fifty years of defense production has resulted in significant subsurface contamination at the Department of Energy's Hanford Site. An estimated 450 billion galls of liquid waste, some containing radionuclides and hazardous chemicals, have been released to the ground at Hanford since 1944. Much of the contamination remains above the groundwater in the vadose zone, the region between the land surface and underlying groundwater, but some has reached Hanford's groundwater. The Richarland Operations Office estimated that 80 square miles of Hanford's ground water had contaminated levels greated than Federal and State drinking water standards. Although groundwater at Hanford is not a primary source of drinking water, it does

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Audit Report: IG-0771 | Department of Energy  

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

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  

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

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

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Audit Report: IG-0498 | Department of Energy  

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

8 8 Audit Report: IG-0498 March 21, 2001 Bechtel Jacobs Company LLC's Management and Integration Contract at Oak Ridge In December 1997, the Oak Ridge Operations Office entered into a $2.5 billion management and integration contract with Bechtel Jacobs Company LLC (Bechtel Jacobs) for environmental remediation activities at Department of Energy (Department) sites in Oak Ridge, Tennessee; Portsmouth, Ohio; and Puducah, Kentucky. A primary objective was to accelerate cleanup activities and maximize cost effectiveness. To this end, the Department chose a strategy in which the contractor was to rely on competitively-awarded, fixed-price subcontracts for much of the work. The Department, based on its experience, anticipated that the use of competitive, fixed-price

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Audit Report: IG-0866 | Department of Energy  

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

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

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Audit Report: IG-0485 | Department of Energy  

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

85 85 Audit Report: IG-0485 September 28, 2000 Corporate and Stand-Alone Information Systems Development The Department of Energy (Department) devotes a significant amount of its annual budget to the acquisition and maintenance of information technology (IT) related resources. According to the Department's Fiscal Year 2000 budget request, $1.6 billion or 9 percent of the Department's annual budget of $17.8 billion, was for the acquisition, operation, and maintenance of these resources. Over $500 million, or 32 percent of the IT related budget, was for development, modernization, and enhancements of systems at the Department and contractor level. The Department's IT budget includes costs incurred in support of weapons programs such as the Advanced Strategic

357

Audit Report: IG-0570 | Department of Energy  

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

IG-0570 IG-0570 Audit Report: IG-0570 September 25, 2002 Depleted Uranium Operations at the Y-12 National Security Complex As part of its program to ensure the performance of the nation's inventory of nuclear weapons, the Department of Energy must maintain the capability to manufacture nuclear weapons "secondaries." Secondaries contain the fusion stage of modern nuclear weapons and create most of the explosive yield. Currently, the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, is the only site capable of manufacturing and remanufacturing certain unique components necessary for assembling the secondaries. Many of these components are produced at Y-12's Depleted Uranium and Binary Metal Cycle Operations facility, the sole producer of several of the key

358

Audit Report: IG-0653 | Department of Energy  

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

3 3 Audit Report: IG-0653 June 30, 2004 Management of Oak Ridge Radio Transition Projects Department of Energy sites rely heavily on radio communications to support or facilitate activities such as site emergency response, maintenance, physical security, and protections. The Oark Ridge Reservation, which consists of the Oak Ridge Operations Office, Oake Ridge National Laboratory, East Tennessee Technology Park, and the Y-12 National Security Complex, is dependent on radio communications to link these co-located but separately managed organizations. The Manager of the Oak Ridge Operations Office has been designated the lead Federal manager for radio communications on the Reservation and provides general direction regarding system plans, certification requests, and frequency authorizations for a

359

Audit Report: IG-0753 | Department of Energy  

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

3 3 Audit Report: IG-0753 January 11, 2007 Recovery of Costs for the Proprietary Use of the Advanced Photon Source 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 operated by UChicago Argonne, LLC. Using x-ray beams from the Advanced Photon Source, scientists conduct leading-edge research in areas such as material science, biology, physics and chemistry. The Advanced Photon Source was completed in 1995 at a cost of $467 million, and it was constructed to operate at an optimal capacity of 70 beam lines. Each beam line provides high intensity x-rays for

360

Audit Report: IG-0496 | Department of Energy  

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

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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361

Audit Report: IG-0490 | Department of Energy  

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

0 0 Audit Report: IG-0490 November 28, 2000 Containers Suitable for Shipping Fissile Material As a result of its weapons program activities, the Department of Energy (Department) has a significant inventory of surplus fissile materials. Within the Department, the National Nuclear Security Administration and the Office of Environmental Management are responsible for managing this inventory, including its protection and disposal. To accomplish these objectives, the Department has established a program to ship the fissile materials, including surplus pits and plutonium metals, oxides, fluorides, and residues, from several Department facilities to a final designated disposition location. The various fissile materials are to be shipped in Type B containers certified by the Department or the Nuclear Regulatory

362

Audit Report: IG-0490 | Department of Energy  

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

90 90 Audit Report: IG-0490 November 28, 2000 Containers Suitable for Shipping Fissile Material As a result of its weapons program activities, the Department of Energy (Department) has a significant inventory of surplus fissile materials. Within the Department, the National Nuclear Security Administration and the Office of Environmental Management are responsible for managing this inventory, including its protection and disposal. To accomplish these objectives, the Department has established a program to ship the fissile materials, including surplus pits and plutonium metals, oxides, fluorides, and residues, from several Department facilities to a final designated disposition location. The various fissile materials are to be shipped in Type B containers certified by the Department or the Nuclear Regulatory

363

Audit Report: IG-0653 | Department of Energy  

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

53 53 Audit Report: IG-0653 June 30, 2004 Management of Oak Ridge Radio Transition Projects Department of Energy sites rely heavily on radio communications to support or facilitate activities such as site emergency response, maintenance, physical security, and protections. The Oark Ridge Reservation, which consists of the Oak Ridge Operations Office, Oake Ridge National Laboratory, East Tennessee Technology Park, and the Y-12 National Security Complex, is dependent on radio communications to link these co-located but separately managed organizations. The Manager of the Oak Ridge Operations Office has been designated the lead Federal manager for radio communications on the Reservation and provides general direction regarding system plans, certification requests, and frequency authorizations for a

364

Audit Report: IG-0495 | Department of Energy  

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

5 5 Audit Report: IG-0495 February 12, 2001 The Need for the Atlas Pulsed Power Experimental Facility In 1993, the Department of Energy proposed developing the Atlas Pulsed Power Experimental Facility (Atlas) as part of its effort to assure the reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile after the moratorium on below-ground nuclear weapons testing. The $49 million facility was intended to produce more than 30 million amperes of electric current for weapon-physics experiments to allow validation of certain elements of nuclear weapons computer codes. Once authorized, Atlas was assembled within budget and on time. The assembled facility is currently undergoing acceptance testing and in December, 2000, Atlas discharged 28.7 million amperes of current, duplicating the world record for current produced by a

365

Audit Report: IG-0672 | Department of Energy  

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

2 2 Audit Report: IG-0672 February 3, 2005 Department of Energy Efforts to Dispose of Hanford's Chemical Separation Facilities The Hanford Site is home to five large canyon facilities that were part of the Department's chemical separations process for many years. Four of the five canyon facilities are no longer operational and are awaiting disposition. Because of the nature of work performed in these facilities, they are contaminated with mixed wastes. A common method of dispositioning contaminated facilities is to decontaminate them and either close them in place or demolish them for disposal in a licensed disposal facility. The ultimate disposal method is determined by completing a Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study (RI/FS) to identify the advantages and

366

Audit Report: IG-0485 | Department of Energy  

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

5 5 Audit Report: IG-0485 September 28, 2000 Corporate and Stand-Alone Information Systems Development The Department of Energy (Department) devotes a significant amount of its annual budget to the acquisition and maintenance of information technology (IT) related resources. According to the Department's Fiscal Year 2000 budget request, $1.6 billion or 9 percent of the Department's annual budget of $17.8 billion, was for the acquisition, operation, and maintenance of these resources. Over $500 million, or 32 percent of the IT related budget, was for development, modernization, and enhancements of systems at the Department and contractor level. The Department's IT budget includes costs incurred in support of weapons programs such as the Advanced Strategic Computing Initiative.

367

Audit Report: IG-0467 | Department of Energy  

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

67 67 Audit Report: IG-0467 April 6, 2000 The U.S. Department of Energy's Global Climate Change Activities The President's Climate Change Proposal of October 1997 and the United Nation's Framework Convention on Climate Change (FCCC), were intended to identify methods of reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The FCCC was ratified by the U.S. Senate in 1992 and put into force in July 1994. The purpose of the Kyoto Protocol (Protocol), a proposed amendment to the FCCC, is to reduce net emissions of certain greenhouse gases (primarily CO2) by setting binding limitations on the emissions of developed countries throughout the world. The Protocol was negotiated by more than 160 nations in December 1997, in Kyoto, Japan, pursuant to the objectives of the FCCC. It mandates targets to limit or reduce greenhouse gas emissions for

368

Audit Report: IG-0728 | Department of Energy  

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

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

369

Audit Report: IG-0643 | Department of Energy  

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

3 3 Audit Report: IG-0643 March 19, 2004 Design of the Uranium Storage Facility at the Y-12 National Security Complex In 1998, the Department of Energy determined that a new facility to store highly enriched uranium materials at the Y-12 National Security Complex was needed. The new facility was intended to modernize security, improve operational efficiency, and consolidate highly enriched uranium materials. The originial design was patterned after a previously constructed facility at another Department site and consisted of a concrete bunker covered by and earthen berm on the top and three sides of the facility. In February 2000, the Department approved the berm design. The Y-12 Complex is now part of the Department's National Nuclear Security Administraton (NNSA).

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Audit Report: IG-0600 | Department of Energy  

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

0 0 Audit Report: IG-0600 May 23, 2003 Oversight Funds Provided to Local Governments in the State of Nevada Governments are entitled to exercise oversight of the Department of Energy's Yucca Mountain Project. Oversight funds provided by the Department may be used to review Yucca Mountain activities with the potential to affect local economies, public health and safety, and the environment. In Fiscal Years 2001 and 2002, ten local governments received a total of $12 million for oversight expenditures. The funds could also be used to request impact assistance; provide information to Nevada residents and the Secretary regarding activities of the Yucca Mountain Project; and, engage in any monitoring, testing, or evaluation of activities with respect to site characterization programs. Congress specifically prohibited the use of

371

Audit Report: IG-0542 | Department of Energy  

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

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

372

Audit Report: IG-0648 | Department of Energy  

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

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

373

Audit Report: IG-0510 | Department of Energy  

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

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

374

Audit Report: IG-0800 | Department of Energy  

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

0 0 Audit Report: IG-0800 August 11, 2008 Certification and Accreditation of the Department's National Security Information Systems The Department of Energy and its facility contractors maintain numerous national security information systems that process and store classified data needed to accomplish national security goals. Recognizing and addressing the risks associated with operating such systems. the Department has adopted a certification and accreditation (C&A) process designed to ensure that these systems are secure prior to beginning operation and that they remain so throughout their lifecycle. The C&A process includes formal steps to recognize and address risks, determine whether system security controls are in place and operating ef'fectively, and ensure that changes

375

Audit Report: IG-0814 | Department of Energy  

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

IG-0814 IG-0814 Audit Report: IG-0814 April 23, 2009 The Procurement of Safety Class/Safety-Significant Items at the Savannah River Site The Department of Energy operates several nuclear facilities at its Savannah River Site, and several additional facilities are under construction. This includes the National Nuclear Security Administration's Tritium Extraction Facility (TEF) which is designated to help maintain the reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile. The Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility (MOX Facility) is being constructed to manufacture commercial nuclear reactor fuel assemblies from weapon-grade plutonium oxide and depleted uranium. The Interim Salt Processing (ISP) project, managed by the Office of Environmental Management, will treat radioactive waste.

376

Audit Report: IG-0810 | Department of Energy  

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

0 0 Audit Report: IG-0810 January 9, 2009 Potential Uses for Depleted Uranium Oxide The Department of Energy's Office of Environmental Management (EM) manages approximately 700,000 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 various materials or products. Over a period of about 13 years, the Department has conducted research which established that the oxide could possibly be used in catalysts, semiconductors, nuclear repository applications and radiation

377

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

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

2002 Audit Report U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audit Services Use and Management of Mobile Communications Services DOEIG-0669 December 2004...

378

Audit Report: IG-0641 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

is the cadre of over 4,000 armed personnel responsible for securing the Department's nuclear materials, weapons, and national security-related information. Audit Report:...

379

Audit Report: IG-0451 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

51 Audit Report: IG-0451 August 13, 1999 Waste Incineration at the Oak Ridge Reservation The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Incinerator is located at the East Tennessee...

380

Audit Report: IG-0737 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

37 Audit Report: IG-0737 September 6, 2006 Beryllium Controls at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory The Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Laboratory) did not properly manage activities...

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381

Audit Report: IG-0669 | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

9 Audit Report: IG-0669 December 14, 2004 Use and Management of Mobile Communications Services The acquisition and use of wireless or mobile communication devises for mission...

382

Audit Report: IG-0391 | Department of Energy  

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

IG-0391 June 6, 1996 Activities Designed to Recover the Taxpayers' Investment in the Clean Coal Technology Program Audit Report: IG-0391 More Documents & Publications Gregory H....

383

Audit Report: IG-0454 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

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

384

Audit Report: IG-0453 | Department of Energy  

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

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...

385

Audit Report: IG-0613 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

"remote-handled'. Audit Report: IG-0613 More Documents & Publications EIS-0200-SA-03: Supplement Analysis EIS-0026-SA-06: Supplement Analysis EIS-0026-SA-08: Supplemental Analysis...

386

Audit Report: IG-0879 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

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

387

Audit Report: IG-0511 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

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

388

Audit/Investigation Records | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Investigation Records AuditInvestigation Records This schedule covers records associated with investigations other than those performed by the Office of the Inspector General...

389

Audit Report: IG-0659 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

659 Audit Report: IG-0659 August 16, 2004 The Stabilization of Nuclear Materials at Los Alamos National Laboratory In 1994, the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board recommended...

390

Audit Report: IG-0541 | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

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...

391

Audit Report: IG-0710 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

10 Audit Report: IG-0710 November 17, 2005 Management of Facility Contractors Assigned to the Washington, D.C. Area Although specifically required by existing policy, program...

392

Audit Report: IG-0489 | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

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...

393

Audit Report: IG-0558 | Department of Energy  

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

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...

394

Audit Report: IG-0581 | Department of Energy  

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

1 Audit Report: IG-0581 January 2, 2003 National Nuclear Security Administration's Nuclear Explosive Safety Study Program To ensure the protection of the public, employees,...

395

Audit Report: IG-0549 | Department of Energy  

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

at the Idaho site. Audit Report: IG-0549 More Documents & Publications EIS-0287: Final Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0287: Idaho High-Level Waste and Facilities Disposition...

396

Audit Report: CR-FS-97-02 | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

CR-FS-97-02 Audit Report: CR-FS-97-02 May 1, 1997 Audit of the Department of Energy's Consolidated Financial Statements for Fiscal Year 1996 Audit Report: CR-FS-97-02 More...

397

Audit Report: OAS-L-07-10 | Department of Energy  

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

Audit of the Department of Energy's Community and Regulatory Support Funding at the Carlsbad Field Office Audit Report: OAS-L-07-10 More Documents & Publications Audit Report:...

398

Audit Report: OAS-FS-15-08 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

FS-15-08 Audit Report: OAS-FS-15-08 January 7, 2015 Management Letter on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Fiscal Year 2014 Financial Statement Audit During the audit,...

399

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

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

FS-99-01 Audit Report: IG-FS-99-01 February 25, 1999 Audit Of The U.S Department Of Energy's Consolidated Financial Statements For Fiscal Year 1998 We have audited the accompanying...

400

Energy Efficient Buildings Hub  

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

Henry C. Foley Henry C. Foley April 3, 2013 Presentation at the U.S. DOE Building Technologies Office Peer Review Meeting Purpose and Objectives * Problem Statement - Building energy efficiency has not increased in recent decades compared to other sectors especially transportation - Building component technologies have become more energy efficient but buildings as a whole have not * Impact of Project - A 20% reduction in commercial building energy use could save the nation four quads of energy annually * Project Focus - This is more than a technological challenge; the technology needed to achieve a 10% reduction in building energy use exists - The Hub approach is to comprehensively and systematically address

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401

Department of Energy - Home Energy Audits  

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

63 en #AskEnergySaver: Answering Your Home 63 en #AskEnergySaver: Answering Your Home Energy-Saving Questions http://energy.gov/articles/askenergysaver-answering-your-home-energy-saving-questions energy-saving-questions" class="title-link">#AskEnergySaver: Answering Your Home Energy-Saving Questions

402

Building Technologies Office: Advancing Building Energy Codes  

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

Advancing Building Energy Codes Advancing Building Energy Codes The Building Technologies Office (BTO) supports greater adoption of residential and commercial building energy codes through collaborative efforts with local governments and industry groups, and by providing key tools and assistance for code development, adoption, and implementation. Through advancing building codes, we aim to improve building energy efficiency by 50%, and to help states achieve 90% compliance with their energy codes. 75% of U.S. Buildings will be New or Renovated by 2035, Building Codes will Ensure They Use Energy Wisely. Learn More 75% of U.S. Buildings will be New or Renovated by 2035; Building Codes will Ensure They Use Energy Wisely Learn More Energy Codes Ensure Efficiency in Buildings We offer guidance and technical resources to policy makers, compliance verification professionals, architects, engineers, contractors, and other stakeholders who depend on building energy codes.

403

NREL/OAS-Regional Building Efficiency Workshop | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

NREL/OAS-Regional Building Efficiency Workshop NREL/OAS-Regional Building Efficiency Workshop < NREL Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: NREL/OAS-Regional Building Efficiency Workshop Agency/Company /Organization: National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Organization of American States (OAS) Sector: Energy Focus Area: Buildings, Buildings - Commercial, Buildings - Residential, Water Conservation Resource Type: Presentation, Training materials, Online calculator Website: www.nrel.gov/international/ Language: English References: NREL/OAS-Regional Building Efficiency Workshop[1] "NREL/OAS staff held a regional four-day training workshop to provide selected personnel with detailed knowledge of how to conduct a building efficiency audit. Topics covered included lighting, water conservation,

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PROGRESS IN ENERGY EFFICIENT BUILDINGS  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

made in the energy efficiency of buildings. Better cost dataimproving energy efficiency of buildings is being addressedimprovement of energy efficiency in buildings are briefly

Wall, L.W.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ready to Retrofit: The Process of Project Team Selection, Building Benchmarking, and Financing Commercial Building Energy Retrofit Projects  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

new twists such as energy audits, conservations measures,with a preliminary energy audit, which can be accomplisheda comprehensive energy audit and identifies improvements to

Sanders, Mark D.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

406

Industrial Energy Auditing - A Short Course for Engineers  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This paper describes an intensive five day short course, directed toward engineers currently working in industry, which provides the participants with the rudiments of industrial energy auditing. Experience has shown that this format of training can...

Witte, L. C.

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

407

Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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

86.1 Million in 86.1 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Minnesota Part of nearly $8 billion in Recovery Act funding for energy efficiency efforts nationwide that will create 100,000 jobs and cut energy bills for families March 12, 2009 Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $325.4 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Michigan Part of nearly $8 billion in Recovery Act funding for energy efficiency efforts nationwide that will create 100,000 jobs and cut energy bills for families March 12, 2009 Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $69.2 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Maine Part of nearly $8 billion in Recovery Act funding for energy efficiency efforts nationwide that will create 100,000 jobs and cut energy bills for

408

Electrical Energy Conservation and Peak Demand Reduction Potential for Buildings in Texas: Preliminary Results  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

diversity factors, building thermal integrity, climate zone, and appliance saturations. Building stock growth rates were estimated from regional population and employment census data. Also, energy audit data from the Bonneville Power Authority (9) were... diversity factors, building thermal integrity, climate zone, and appliance saturations. Building stock growth rates were estimated from regional population and employment census data. Also, energy audit data from the Bonneville Power Authority (9) were...

Hunn, B. D.; Baughman, M. L.; Silver, S. C.; Rosenfeld, A. H.; Akbari, H.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

409

Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance's Building Energy Codes...  

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

Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance's Building Energy Codes Project Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance's Building Energy Codes Project Building Codes Project for the 2013...

410

Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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

March 12, 2009 March 12, 2009 Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $80.7 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Oregon Part of nearly $8 billion in Recovery Act funding for energy efficiency efforts nationwide that will create 100,000 jobs and cut energy bills for families March 12, 2009 Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $107.6 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Oklahoma Part of nearly $8 billion in Recovery Act funding for energy efficiency efforts nationwide that will create 100,000 jobs and cut energy bills for families March 12, 2009 Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $362.8 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Ohio Part of nearly $8 billion in Recovery Act funding for energy efficiency

411

Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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

March 12, 2009 March 12, 2009 Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $49 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for New Hampshire Part of nearly $8 billion in Recovery Act funding for energy efficiency efforts nationwide that will create 100,000 jobs and cut energy bills for families March 12, 2009 Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $72.5 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Nebraska Part of nearly $8 billion in Recovery Act funding for energy efficiency efforts nationwide that will create 100,000 jobs and cut energy bills for families March 12, 2009 Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $49.8 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for North Dakota Part of nearly $8 billion in Recovery Act funding for energy efficiency

412

Autotune Building Energy Models  

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

Autotune Building Energy Models Autotune Building Energy Models Joshua New Oak Ridge National Laboratory newjr@ornl.gov, 865-241-8783 April 2, 2013 2 | Building Technologies Office eere.energy.gov Purpose & Objectives Problem Statement: * "All (building energy) models are wrong, but some are useful" - 22%-97% different from utility data for 3,349 buildings * More accurate models are more useful - Error from inputs and algorithms for practical reasons - Useful for cost-effective energy efficiency (EE) at speed and scale

413

Building Technologies Office: Energy Efficient Buildings Hub  

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

Efficient Buildings Hub Efficient Buildings Hub This model of a renovated historic building-Building 661-in Philadelphia will house the Energy Efficient Buildings Hub. The facility's renovation will serve as a best practices model for commercial building design, historic adaptive re-use, and energy efficiency innovation through continuous retrofit. The U.S. Department of Energy created the Energy Efficient Buildings Hub in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to promote regional job creation and economic growth while also improving the energy efficiency of commercial buildings. Established in 2011, the Energy Efficient Buildings Hub seeks to demonstrate how innovating technologies can help building owners and operators can save money by adopting energy efficient technologies and techniques. The goal is to enable the nation to cut energy use in the commercial buildings sector by 20% by 2020.

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

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

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

415

Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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

19, 2011 19, 2011 How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Professional Energy Assessments It's worth a small investment of time and money now to assure yourself that your home is operating the way it should be. April 11, 2011 Energy Careers: Energy Assessor or Auditor A home energy assessment is a series of tests that reveal energy leaks in a home such as air leaks, poor insulation, and hot water loss. March 31, 2011 How Do You Find Thermal Leaks in Your Home? How do you find thermal leaks in your home? March 9, 2011 Florida County Helping Homeowners Save Energy and Money Sarasota County is letting its citizens choose how best to take advantage of all the energy efficient measures they have to offer. February 7, 2011 Modern Smart Grid Offers Consumers the Power of Choice

416

Opportunities of Conserving Energy on an Existing Institutional Building: Case Study  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

-cooled reciprocating chillers which is operating round the clock. A preliminary energy audit technique was conducted to evaluate the building energy performance and identify opportunities of saving energy. In addition to the walk-through technique also mini...

Alajmi, A. F.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

417

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Fiscal Year 2010 Financial Statement Audit  

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

9, 2010 9, 2010 REPLY TO ATTN TO: IG-34 (A10FN002) SUBJECT: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Fiscal Year 2010 Financial Statement Audit Report No.: OAS-FS-11-02 TO: Chairman, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission The attached report presents the results of the independent certified public accountants' audit of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (Commission) Fiscal Year 2010 balance sheet and the related statements of net cost, changes in net position, budgetary resources, and custodial activity. To fulfill the Office of Inspector General's audit responsibilities, we contracted with the independent public accounting firm of KPMG LLP (KPMG) to conduct the audit, subject to our review. KPMG is responsible for expressing an opinion on the

418

Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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

November 9, 2010 November 9, 2010 Cathy Zoi on the new Home Energy Score pilot program March 12, 2009 Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $122.3 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Louisiana Part of nearly $8 billion in Recovery Act funding for energy efficiency efforts nationwide that will create 100,000 jobs and cut energy bills for families October 29, 2010 Geek-Up[10.29.2010]: The Halloween Special Find out what Ghostbusters do in their free time, why witches are trailblazers in clean energy transit and how you can identify and slay the energy vampires that may be lurking in your home. November 8, 2010 Eldred French had the basement in his home (pictured above) insulated and sealed by local contractors. | Photo Courtesy of NWWVT

419

Industrial Energy Auditing: An Opportunity for Improving Energy Efficiency and Industrial Competitiveness  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

INDUSTRIAL ENERGY AUDITING: AN OPPORTUNITY FOR IMPROVING ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND INDUSTRIAL COMPETITIVENESS CHARLES GLASER, PROGRAM MANAGER, IMPLEMENTATION AND DEPLOYMENT DIVISION OFFICE OF INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGIES, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY..., WASHINGTON, D.C. ABSTRACT This paper describes the Department of Energy's industrial energy auditing program, its achievements to date, and future plans. The Energy Analysis and Diagnostic Center (EADC) Program provides no-cost energy audits to small...

Glaser, C.

420

Audit Report: IG-0878 | Department of Energy  

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

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

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421

Audit Report: IG-0688 | Department of Energy  

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

8 8 Audit Report: IG-0688 May 3, 2005 National Nuclear Security Administration's Pit Disassembly and Conversion Facility In order to dispose of surplus plutonium, the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) planned to construct two facilities at the Savannah River Site. The first facility, the Pit Disassembly and Conversion Facility (Conversion Facility), is designed to convert surplus nuclear weapon pits and plutonium metal into an oxide. The second facility, the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility (MOX Facility) will convert the plutonium oxide produced by the Conversion Facility into fuel for use in commercial nuclear power plants. Audit Report: IG-0688 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0713 EIS-0283-SA-02: Supplement Analysis Audit Report: IG-0618

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Audit Report: IG-0514 | Department of Energy  

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

and jurisdiction over the land within the Monument, the Department of Interior's U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service manages about 84 percent of the land. The objective of the audit...

423

Audit Report: IG-0434 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

4 Audit Report: IG-0434 December 18, 1998 Waste Inventory Data at Oak Ridge and Savannah River The Oak Ridge and Savannah River Operations Offices are responsible for maintaining...

424

Audit Report: IG-0781 | Department of Energy  

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

1 Audit Report: IG-0781 November 6, 2007 Continuity of Operations at Bonneville Power Administration In the event of a major disruption to its nonnal operations, Bonneville must be...

425

Audit Report: IG-0664 | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

664 Audit Report: IG-0664 September 27, 2004 Property Disposals at the Yucca Mountain Project Yucca Mountain is located on the western edge of the Navada Test Site, approximately...

426

Audit Report: IG-0420 | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

The purpose of the audit was to determine if the Department had fully examined the costs and benefits of siting a solar facility at the Nevada Test Site and at alternative...

427

Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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

April 30, 2010 April 30, 2010 Metropolitan Energy Center helps Kansas City residents manage and control their energy use. | File illustration Nonprofit Helps Kansas City Residents Conserve Energy After Rita "tightened the envelope," her utility bill dropped by 35 percent in both the summer and winter. (That meant stuffing more insulation between her walls and sealing cracks at the foundation to keep any unwanted air from sneaking in or valuable air from seeping out.) April 19, 2010 Ideas for What to Do this Earth Day Given that Earth Day's coming up in a couple of days, you might find a few things you can do if you choose to celebrate Earth Day this year. April 19, 2010 Home Energy Assessments April 1, 2010 What Improvements Did You Make After a Home Energy Assessment?

428

Buildings Energy Databook  

Buildings Energy Data Book [EERE]

2 BUILDINGS 2 BUILDINGS ENERGY DATABOOK U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Buildings Energy Databook The United States Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy has developed this Buildings Energy Databook to provide a current and accurate set of comprehensive buildings-related data and to promote the use of such data for consistency throughout DOE programs. The Databook is considered an evolving document as it will be will be periodically updated and additional data will be incorporated. Users are requested to submit additional data (e.g., more current, widely accepted, and/or better documented data) and suggested changes to the contacts below. Please provide full source references along with all data.

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SUSTAINABILITY OPPORTUNITY Waste audits from campus buildings reveal that 30% of the trash Stanford sends to the landfill is  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

How To... SUSTAINABILITY OPPORTUNITY Waste audits from campus buildings reveal that 30 on campus have active composting programs. Interested buildings and departments can start a voluntary office;MORE INFORMATION SUSTAINABLE STANFORD'S WASTE REDUCTION EFFORTS http://sustainable

Straight, Aaron

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Buildings Energy Data Book  

Buildings Energy Data Book [EERE]

1.1 Buildings Sector Energy Consumption 1.1 Buildings Sector Energy Consumption 1.2 Building Sector Expenditures 1.3 Value of Construction and Research 1.4 Environmental Data 1.5 Generic Fuel Quad and Comparison 1.6 Embodied Energy of Building Assemblies 2The Residential Sector 3Commercial Sector 4Federal Sector 5Envelope and Equipment 6Energy Supply 7Laws, Energy Codes, and Standards 8Water 9Market Transformation Glossary Acronyms and Initialisms Technology Descriptions Building Descriptions Other Data Books Biomass Energy Transportation Energy Power Technologies Hydrogen Download the Entire Book Skip down to the tables Chapter 1 provides an overview of energy use in the U.S. buildings sector, which includes single- and multi-family residences and commercial buildings. Commercial buildings include offices, stores, restaurants, warehouses, other buildings used for commercial purposes, and government buildings. Section 1.1 presents data on primary energy consumption, as well as energy consumption by end use. Section 1.2 focuses on energy and fuel expenditures in U.S. buildings. Section 1.3 provides estimates of construction spending, R&D, and construction industry employment. Section 1.4 covers emissions from energy use in buildings, construction waste, and other environmental impacts. Section 1.5 discusses key measures used throughout the Data Book, such as a quad, primary versus delivered energy, and carbon emissions. Section 1.6 provides estimates of embodied energy for various commercial building assemblies. The main points from this chapter are summarized below:

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Buildings Energy Data Book  

Buildings Energy Data Book [EERE]

Current and Past EditionsGlossaryPopular TablesQuery Tools Contact Us Current and Past EditionsGlossaryPopular TablesQuery Tools Contact Us Search What Is the Buildings Energy Data Book? The Data Book includes statistics on residential and commercial building energy consumption. Data tables contain statistics related to construction, building technologies, energy consumption, and building characteristics. The Building Technologies Program within the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy developed this resource to provide a current and accurate set of comprehensive buildings- and energy-related data. The Data Book is an evolving document and is updated periodically. Each data table is presented in HTML, Microsoft Excel, and PDF formats. Download Excel Viewer Download Adobe Reader

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USDA Energy Audit and Renewable Energy Development Assistance Grants Informational Webinar  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

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

433

Buildings Energy Data Book  

Buildings Energy Data Book [EERE]

The Energy Index for Commercial Buildings The Energy Index for Commercial Buildings Welcome to the Energy Index for Commercial Buildings. Data for this tool comes from the Energy Information Administration's (EIA) 2003 Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS). Select categories from the CBECS micro data allow users to search on common building characteristics that impact energy use. Users may select multiple criteria, however if the resulting sample size is too small, the data will be unreliable. If nothing is selected results yield national totals for commercial buildings. For more information on CBECS, visit EIA's website. Location Census Division View Map New England West North Central West South Central Middle Atlantic South Atlantic Mountain East North Central East South Central Pacific

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

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For-Profit Audit Guidance (FY 2010) For-Profit Audit Guidance (FY 2010) Coverage of Independent Audits of For-Profit Firms Audits for For-Profit Firms FAQ Part I, General Audit...

435

Audit Report: IG-0696 | Department of Energy  

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

6 6 Audit Report: IG-0696 July 29, 2005 Use of Oversight Funds by the State of Nevada and Affected Units of Local Government Nye, Lincoln, and Clark Counties and the State of Nevada (Nevada) used oversight funds for activities unrelated to acceptable activities described in the Nuclear Waste Policy Act (Act). Oversight funds were expended for specifically prohibited activities, such as influencing legislative matters and litigation expenses. In some cases, funds were used for activities that were not clearly related to oversight according to the available documentation. For the period under review, we identified $1.2 million in questionable costs. Audit Report: IG-0696 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0600 Semiannual Report to Congress: April 1, 2005 - September 30, 2005

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Audit Report: IG-0730 | Department of Energy  

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

Audit Report: IG-0730 Audit Report: IG-0730 Audit Report: IG-0730 June 26, 2006 The Department's Management of Non-Nuclear High Explosives Two defense laboratories did not maintain adequate Management of High control, accountability, and safety over their high explosive Explosives inventories. At Sandia National Laboratories (Sandia), contractor officials did not always track the acquisition and use of explosives and could not account for significant quantities of explosive material and devices. In addition, both Sandia and the Los Alamos National Laboratory (Los Alamos) maintained large quantities of high explosives that were unlikely to be needed for current or future missions. Finally, both organizations were not regularly evaluating the stability and safety of the high explosive

437

Audit Report: IG-0459 | Department of Energy  

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

59 59 Audit Report: IG-0459 February 15, 2000 Unclassified Computer Network Security at Selected Field Sites Improving security for unclassified information systems is one of the top issues facing government organizations today. This issue developed as Federal agencies migrated from a closed architecture, limited-access, mainframe environment to a web-based, client/server architecture, where literally the world may access government systems. The U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO) confirmed this reality in a series of reports to the Congress culminating in the designation of information system security as a "new Government-wide high-risk area." Audit Report: IG-0459 More Documents & Publications Evaluation Report: IG-0519 Audit Report: IG-0568 Evaluation Report: IG-0856

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Audit Report: IG-0582 | Department of Energy  

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

2 2 Audit Report: IG-0582 January 24, 2003 Personnel Security Clearances and Badge Access Controls at Selected Field Locations At each of the four locations we visited - the Oak Ridge Reservation (Oak Ridge), the Savannah River Site (Savannah River), and the Sandia and Los Alamos National Laboratories (Sandia and Los Alamos) - we selected random samples of contractor and other non-federal workers to determine whether badges had been recovered when the workers terminated their association with the Department. Although there were some discrepancies at three of the four locations, only at Oak Ridge was the number of discrepancies significant. Audit Report: IG-0582 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0651 Inspection Report: INS-L-12-02 Inspection Report: IG-0716

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Audit Report: IG-0590 | Department of Energy  

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

0 0 Audit Report: IG-0590 March 13, 2003 Refurbishment of the W80 - Weapon Type Starting in September 1998, Los Alamos National Laboratory (Los Alamos) initiated a project to refurbish the W80. In January 2001, to balance the workload between Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (Livermore) and Los Alamos, NNSA transferred the responsibility of refurbishing and certifying the W80 nuclear weapon components to Livermore. Sandia National Laboratories (Sandia) was given the responsibility to design specific weapon components and perform the non-nuclear certification, and Los Alamos was to perform the peer review function. NNSA plans to complete the refurbishment of its first production unit by 2006. Audit Report: IG-0590 More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0699

440

Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

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

December 29, 2009 December 29, 2009 Insulation Saves Energy and Money at Home...and HOA from Disaster Earlier this month, just one day after Denver's first cold snap of the season, I woke up and saw a new text message from my downstairs neighbor. November 10, 2009 Mark Morris inspects a furnace. | File photo Retiree Heads Back to Work, Helps Families Stay Afloat Mark Morris of South Bend, Ind., is among many in the country who were already retired, but whose 401(k) account took a big hit when the stock market crashed. Mark had retired as a utility-company supervisor in mid-2007, but he lost 40 percent of his retirement money and knew he had to go back to work. September 21, 2009 Get Ready for Fall: Leaf Peeping, Staying Warm, and Saving Money As you plan your leaf peeping, think about how you can save a little on

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441

Audit of Department of Energy International Charter Flights, IG-0397 |  

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

of Department of Energy International Charter Flights, 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 Department of Energy International Charter Flights," we reported that the Department had not established a systematic and costeffective process to acquire international air services. We suggested that the Department establish written policy and procedures for acquiring international air service including clarification of the responsibilities for all interested parties. We stated that the written policy and procedures should clarify the responsibilities of the Office of Human Resources and Administration, Headquarters Procurement, and Office of Aviation Policy. In addition,

442

Audit Report: IG-0878 | Department of Energy  

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

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

443

Audit Report - Opportunities for Energy Savings at Department of Energy  

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

Report - Opportunities for Energy Savings at Department of Report - Opportunities for Energy Savings at Department of Energy Facilities, DOE/IG-0869 Audit Report - Opportunities for Energy Savings at Department of Energy Facilities, DOE/IG-0869 Our review disclosed that the Department had not always effectively identified and implemented energy-saving opportunities through facility evaluations and electricity metering. Three of the five sites we reviewed (Brookhaven National Laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and Los Alamos National Laboratory) had not always identified or implemented low- and no-cost, quick payback energy conservation measures discovered during facility evaluations. In addition, two of the five sites (Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Y-12 National Security Complex) had not fully

444

Buildings Energy Data Book  

Buildings Energy Data Book [EERE]

3.1 Commercial Sector Energy Consumption 3.1 Commercial Sector Energy Consumption 3.2 Commercial Sector Characteristics 3.3 Commercial Sector Expenditures 3.4 Commercial Environmental Emissions 3.5 Commercial Builders and Construction 3.6 Office Building Markets and Companies 3.7 Retail Markets and Companies 3.8 Hospitals and Medical Facilities 3.9 Educational Facilities 3.10 Hotels/Motels 4Federal Sector 5Envelope and Equipment 6Energy Supply 7Laws, Energy Codes, and Standards 8Water 9Market Transformation Glossary Acronyms and Initialisms Technology Descriptions Building Descriptions Other Data Books Biomass Energy Transportation Energy Power Technologies Hydrogen Download the Entire Book Skip down to the tables Chapter 3 focuses on energy use in the commercial sector. Section 3.1 covers primary and site energy consumption in commercial buildings, as well as the delivered energy intensities of various building types and end uses. Section 3.2 provides data on various characteristics of the commercial sector, including floorspace, building types, ownership, and lifetimes. Section 3.3 provides data on commercial building expenditures, including energy prices. Section 3.4 covers environmental emissions from the commercial sector. Section 3.5 briefly addresses commercial building construction and retrofits. Sections 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, and 3.10 provide details on select commercial buildings types, specifically office and retail space, medical facilities, educational facilities, and hotels and motels.

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Audit of Department of Energy Support Service Contracting, CR-B-95-06  

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

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL AUDIT OF DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY SUPPORT SERVICE CONTRACTING Report Number: Capital Regional Audit Office Date of Issue: Germantown, MD 20874 REPORT NO. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY RELEASE DATE OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL CR-B-95-06 JUNE 30, 1995 _________________________________________________________________ _______________________ AUDIT OF DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY SUPPORT SERVICE CONTRACTING

446

Comparison of Building Energy Modeling Programs: Building Loads  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Comparison of Building Energy Modeling Programs: BuildingComparison of Building Energy Modeling Programs: Buildingof comparing three Building Energy Modeling Programs (BEMPs)

Zhu, Dandan

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

447

Simulation- Assisted Audit of an Air Conditioned Office Building  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Conference for Enhanced Building Operations, Berlin, Germany, October 20-22, 2008 performances of the installation. Finally, some significant retrofit opportunities are proposed. BUILDING DESCRIPTION Building design The considered building is an existing... Conference for Enhanced Building Operations, Berlin, Germany, October 20-22, 2008 In nominal heating conditions (outdoor : -10?C/RH 90%; indoor : 20?C/RH50%), with ?t = 30 K, this gives a sensible power demand of: g1843g4662g3046,g3041g3042g3040 =g343623...

Bertagnolio, S.; Lebrun, J.; Hannay, J.; Silva, C. A.

448

Building Energy Efficient Schools  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Many new school buildings consume only half the energy required by similar efficient structures designed without energy performance as a design criterion. These are comfortable and efficient while construction costs remain about the same as those...

McClure, J. D.; Estes, J. M.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

449

Buildings Energy Data Book  

Buildings Energy Data Book [EERE]

Most Popular Tables PDFXLS 3.1.4 2010 Commercial Energy End-Use Splits, by Fuel Type PDFXLS 1.1.1 U.S. Residential and Commercial Buildings Total Primary Energy Consumption PDFXLS...

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BUILDING VENTILATION AND INDOOR AIR QUALITY PROGRAM. CHAPTER FROM ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT DIVISION ANNUAL REPORT 1978  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

many hospitals for energy audits and for energy-conserving1980, will include an energy audit, modifications to theannotated bibliography of energy audit source materials will

Cairns, Elton J.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

451

Communicating Building Energy Performance  

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Communicating Building Energy Performance Communicating Building Energy Performance Speaker(s): William Bordass Date: August 26, 2008 - 12:00pm Location: 90-3075 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Paul Mathew The heightened interest in building energy performance has exposed problems with reporting and benchmarking. Established conventions may no longer suit current needs, and new complications are emerging as national and corporate reporting (e.g. for carbon accounting and trading) begin to impact on the certification and labelling of building energy performance. If we are to achieve genuinely low-energy and carbon buildings, we need to get much better at reporting and benchmarking our intentions and outcomes, and particularly making performance visible and communicating it to all the people concerned. In design, this could help us to reduce the persistent

452

Preparation for a Software Quality Audit | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Preparation for a Software Quality Audit Preparation for a Software Quality Audit This document will enable a site to prepare for a software quality audit by providing specific...

453

Audit Report: OAS-L-03-14 | Department of Energy  

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

4 Audit Report: OAS-L-03-14 April 17, 2003 Audit of the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's (EE) Grants, Subsidies, and Cost Sharing Arrangements The purpose of this...

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Audit Report: ER-B-98-03 | Department of Energy  

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

3 Audit Report: ER-B-98-03 November 7, 1997 Audit of the Union Valley Sample Preparation Facility at Oak Ridge In 1991, Lockheed Martin Energy Systems (Energy Systems) determined...

455

Workshop Proceedings of the Industrial Building Energy Use  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

we do not even do energy audits any more, for example.reason for doing the energy audit was specifically to targetEADC) reports PG&E Energy Utilization Audit (EUA) Data Base

Akbari, H.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

456

Energy Department Announces Building Energy Efficiency Investments...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Energy Department Announces Building Energy Efficiency Investments in Twenty-Two States Energy Department Announces Building Energy Efficiency Investments in Twenty-Two States June...

457

Saving Energy in Multifamily Buildings  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This presentation is for the Building Technologies program webinar titled Saving Energy in Multifamily Buildings delivered on July 25, 2011.

458

Audit Report: IG-0744 | Department of Energy  

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

44 44 Audit Report: IG-0744 October 30, 2006 Follow-up Audit on Stockpile Surveillance Testing Significant backlogs existed in each of the three types of tests Surveillance Testing conducted in the Surveillance Testing Program---laboratory tests, flight tests, and component tests---as of September 30? 2005. Laboratory tests are conducted on weapons' non-nuclear systems to detect defects due to handling, aging, manufacturing, or design. Flight tests involve dropping or launching a weapon, with its nuclear components removed, to assess performance and reliability. Component tests involve the destructive analysis of the five primary weapon components: pits, secondaries, detonators, cable assemblies, and the gas transfer valves systems to identify defects or failures. Although it made progress

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Audit Report: IG-0473 | Department of Energy  

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

473 473 Audit Report: IG-0473 May 31, 2000 Campaigning Activities by Political Appointees In a letter to the Office of Inspector General dated February 29, 2000, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs, requested information concerning the political activities conducted by Departmental employees. The Committee also made similar requests to other Executive Branch Inspectors General. We performed an audit to determine whether campaigning activities by Departmental employees in politically sensitive positions were in accordance with applicable laws and policies and were not interfering with their official duties. We examined 90 trips taken during the 2-year period from March 1, 1998, through March 1, 2000, including trips in which you participated. We also reviewed trips taken by Deputy

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Audit Report: IG-0870 | Department of Energy  

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

0 0 Audit Report: IG-0870 September 26, 2012 Follow-up Audit of the National Nuclear Security Administration's W76 Nuclear Warhead Refurbishment Program The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) is refurbishing the aging W76 nuclear warhead with the goal of extending the warhead life by 30 years. However, the W76 Life Extension Program (LEP) has experienced significant delays in startup and in achieving production goals. NNSA may be unable to complete the W76 LEP within established scope, cost and schedule parameters, unless it adopts a more effective approach to reducing unit costs. This concern is exacerbated by the fact that the Program is faced with a relatively flat budget over the next few years, even though its annual scope of work is projected to increase significantly. The

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Audit Report: IG-0857 | Department of Energy  

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

IG-0857 IG-0857 Audit Report: IG-0857 October 28, 2011 Non-Facility Contractor Prior Performance We conducted an audit to determine whether the Department adequately considered contractor prior performance when making new non-facility contract and financial assistance awards including contracts funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. We found that the Department had not always considered prior contractor performance nor completed contractor performance assessments in a timely manner for non-facility contract and financial assistance awards. Pre-award evaluations of a prospective contractor's prior performance and reviews of the Excluded Parties List System were not always conducted primarily because procurement officials and/or contracting personnel did not follow

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Audit Report: IG-0713 | Department of Energy  

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3 3 Audit Report: IG-0713 December 21, 2005 Status of the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility The audit disclosed that the cost of the Mixed Oxide Fuel Facility (MOX) will significantly exceed the amounts reported to Congress. As of July 2005, the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA's) unvalidated estimate for the design and construction of the MOX Facility was about $3.5 billion, which is $2.5 billion more than reported to Congress in 2002. NNSA's previous estimate of $1 billion for the facility's design and construction was reported in the February 2002 plutonium disposition plan presented to Congress. NNSA reported that it had a high degree of confidence in the estimate because the MOX technology was well-established and based on proven processes used in Europe since the 1960s, and it

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Audit Report: IG-0415 | Department of Energy  

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5 5 Audit Report: IG-0415 December 4, 1997 Audit of Departmental Receipt of Final Deliverables for Grant Awards The Department, as of July 15, 1996, administered 7,452 grants. The Government's share or contribution for these grants was about $8 billion. Grants are used in those situations where the award is intended to serve a public purpose and where limited Federal involvement is anticipated. Departmental personnel have a responsibility to monitor the activities of a grantee to ensure that the intended programmatic goal is achieved and that funds are expended in accordance with the terms of the grant award. This is accomplished, in part, through the review and analysis of technical and financial reports prepared by the grant recipient. The objective of this

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Audit Report: IG-0473 | Department of Energy  

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

IG-0473 IG-0473 Audit Report: IG-0473 May 31, 2000 Campaigning Activities by Political Appointees In a letter to the Office of Inspector General dated February 29, 2000, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs, requested information concerning the political activities conducted by Departmental employees. The Committee also made similar requests to other Executive Branch Inspectors General. We performed an audit to determine whether campaigning activities by Departmental employees in politically sensitive positions were in accordance with applicable laws and policies and were not interfering with their official duties. We examined 90 trips taken during the 2-year period from March 1, 1998, through March 1, 2000, including trips in which you participated. We also reviewed trips taken by Deputy

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Audit Report: IG-0476 | Department of Energy  

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

76 76 Audit Report: IG-0476 July 7, 2000 Best Practices for Environmental Management Baseline Development In February 1999, you directed the Office of Environmental Management (EM) to implement controls to correct weaknesses in the environmental liability estimate identified during the Fiscal Year 1998 financial statement audit. You also requested the Office of Inspector General (OIG) to conduct an interim status review to ensure that these controls were sufficient to correct the weaknesses. In August 1999, the OIG reported that completed and planned corrective actions by EM and the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) should improve the liability estimate. These actions also had a positive impact on EM's project management through improvements in its baseline development processes.

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

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

August 19, 1996 August 19, 1996 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-1 SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Report on "Audit of the Department of Energy's User Facilities" TO: The Secretary BACKGROUND: The Department of Energy has for years made certain designated user facilities available to universities, industry, and other research organizations. Due to technology transfer efforts and excess capacities, even more facilities, such as defense program facilities, are being made available to outside users. Today, Department user facilities fall into one of three categories - designated user facilities, other user resources, and Technology Deployment Center/User Facilities. The objectives of the audit

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Buildings Energy Data Book  

Buildings Energy Data Book [EERE]

9Market Transformation 9Market Transformation 9.1 ENERGY STAR 9.2 LEED 9.3 Certification Programs 9.4 High Performance Buildings Glossary Acronyms and Initialisms Technology Descriptions Building Descriptions Other Data Books Biomass Energy Transportation Energy Power Technologies Hydrogen Download the Entire Book Skip down to the tables This chapter contains data on two market transformation programs that reach across the United States and to other countries: the ENERGY STAR program, jointly administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy, and the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system. It also includes data on three professional certifications and five case studies of high performance buildings. The main points from this chapter are summarized below:

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U.S. DOE TAP Webinar- The Energy Audit Process and State Applications  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This document contains a transcript for the The Energy Audit Process & State Applications webinar held on May 23, 2013.

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Building Energy Modeling Library  

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Modeling (BEM) Modeling (BEM) Library TDM - Amir Roth Ellen Franconi Rocky Mountain Institute Efranconi@rmi.org 303-567-8609 April 2, 2013 Photo by : Dennis Schroeder, NREL 23250 2 | Building Technologies Office eere.energy.gov Project Overview Building Energy Modeling (BEM) Library * Define and develop a best-practices BEM knowledge repository to improve modeling consistency and address training gaps * Raise energy modeling industry "techniques" to the same

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Audit Evaluation Report: IG-0828 | Department of Energy  

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

Audit Evaluation Report: IG-0828 Audit Evaluation Report: IG-0828 Audit Evaluation Report: IG-0828 October 16, 2009 The Department's Unclassified Cyber Security Program - 2009 Industry experts report that security challenges and threats are continually evolving as malicious activity has become more web-based and attackers are able to rapidly adapt their attack methods. In addition, the number of data breaches continues to rise. In an effort to mitigate and address threats and protect valuable information, the Department of Energy anticipated spending about $275 million in Fiscal Year (FY) 2009 to implement cyber security measures necessary to protect its information technology resources. These systems and data are designed to support the Department's mission and business lines of energy security, nuclear

471

Buildings Energy Data Book  

Buildings Energy Data Book [EERE]

8.1 Buildings Sector Water Consumption 8.1 Buildings Sector Water Consumption 8.2 Residential Sector Water Consumption 8.3 Commercial Sector Water Consumption 8.4 WaterSense 8.5 Federal Government Water Usage 9Market Transformation Glossary Acronyms and Initialisms Technology Descriptions Building Descriptions Other Data Books Biomass Energy Transportation Energy Power Technologies Hydrogen Download the Entire Book Skip down to the tables This chapter includes data on water use in commercial and residential buildings and the energy needed to supply that water. The main points from this chapter are summarized below: In 2005, water use in the buildings sector was estimated at 39.6 billion gallons per day, which is nearly 10% of total water use in the United States. From 1985 to 2005, water use in the residential sector closely tracked population growth, while water use in the commercial sector grew almost twice as fast.

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Building Energy Monitoring and Analysis  

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

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

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 Technologies Office: Building Energy Data Exchange Specification  

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Building Energy Data Building Energy Data Exchange Specification to someone by E-mail Share Building Technologies Office: Building Energy Data Exchange Specification on Facebook Tweet about Building Technologies Office: Building Energy Data Exchange Specification on Twitter Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Building Energy Data Exchange Specification on Google Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Building Energy Data Exchange Specification on Delicious Rank Building Technologies Office: Building Energy Data Exchange Specification on Digg Find More places to share Building Technologies Office: Building Energy Data Exchange Specification on AddThis.com... About Take Action to Save Energy Activities 179d Tax Calculator Advanced Energy Design Guides Advanced Energy Retrofit Guides

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Honest Buildings | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Honest Buildings Honest Buildings Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Honest Buildings Agency/Company /Organization: Honest Buildings Sector: Energy Focus Area: Buildings Resource Type: Software/modeling tools User Interface: Website Website: www.honestbuildings.com/ Web Application Link: www.honestbuildings.com/ Cost: Free Honest Buildings Screenshot References: Honest Buildings[1] Logo: Honest Buildings Honest Buildings is a software platform focused on buildings. It brings together building service providers, occupants, owners, and other stakeholders onto a single portal to exchange information, offerings, and needs. It provides a voice for everyone who occupies buildings, works with buildings, and owns buildings globally to comment, display projects, and

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Buildings Energy Data Book  

Buildings Energy Data Book [EERE]

5.1 Building Materials/Insulation 5.1 Building Materials/Insulation 5.2 Windows 5.3 Heating, Cooling, and Ventilation Equipment 5.4 Water Heaters 5.5 Thermal Distribution Systems 5.6 Lighting 5.7 Appliances 5.8 Active Solar Systems 5.9 On-Site Power 6Energy Supply 7Laws, Energy Codes, and Standards 8Water 9Market Transformation Glossary Acronyms and Initialisms Technology Descriptions Building Descriptions Other Data Books Biomass Energy Transportation Energy Power Technologies Hydrogen Download the Entire Book Skip down to the tables Chapter 5 contains market and technology data on building materials and equipment. Sections 5.1 and 5.2 cover the building envelope, including building assemblies, insulation, windows, and roofing. Sections 5.3 through 5.7 cover equipment used in buildings, including space heating, water heating, space cooling, lighting, thermal distribution (ventilation and hydronics), and appliances. Sections 5.8 and 5.9 focus on energy production from on-site power equipment. The main points from this chapter are summarized below:

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Study of Multifamily Energy Retrofit Using Flexible Multizone Building Simulation Model  

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

Study of Multifamily Study of Multifamily Energy Retrofit using Flexible, Multizone Building Simulation Model Piljae Im, Ph.D. Mini Malhotra, Ph.D. R&D Staff Oak Ridge National Laboratory Presented at Building America Technical Update Meeting April 29-30, 2013 Outline * Multifamily Energy Audit Tool - Background - Needs for MF Audit Tool - Existing MF Tools - Modeling Approach - Development Status * Case Study - Background - Pre/Post Retrofit Building characteristics - Whole Building Energy Analysis * Summary Managed by UT-Battelle for the U.S. Department of Energy Study of Multifamily Energy Retrofit using Flexible, Multizone Building Simulation Model 2 Background * New MF Building Energy Audit Tool sponsored by U.S. DOE * Collaboration of ORNL and LBNL * National web-based

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Audit Report: IG-0646 | Department of Energy  

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

6 6 Audit Report: IG-0646 April 14, 2004 The National Nuclear Security Administration's Enhanced Surveillance Campaign The goal if the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) Enhanced Surveillance Campaign to provide advance warning of manufacturing and aging defects that could affect the nuclear weapons stockpile. Operating as intended, enhanced surveillance allows NNSA to refurbish weapons before safety, reliability, or performance is imparied. The program involves investigating changes in the atomic properties of weapons materials and anticipaing the impact such changes will have on weapon performance. The tools, methods, and technologies are designed to assist in making stockpile life-extension decisions, determining when of if a new pit facility should

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Audit Report: IG-0545 | Department of Energy  

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5 5 Audit Report: IG-0545 March 20, 2002 Cyber-Related Critical Infrastructure Identification and Protection Measures In recent years, critical infrastructure protection has taken on increasing national importance as attacks and resulting damage to the country's critical cyber interests have increased. In 1998, in response to these threats, the Administration issued a directive to demonstrate the Federal government's commitment to protecting critical assets. More recently, President Bush signaled his support for critical infrastructure protection efforts by issuing Executive Order 13231, Critical Infrastructure Protection in the Information Age. The President's order seeks to strengthen the protection of critical information systems, including emergency preparedness communications, and the physical assets that support

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Audit Report: IG-0867 | Department of Energy  

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7 7 Audit Report: IG-0867 June 18, 2012 National Nuclear Security Administration Contractors' Disability Compensation and Return-to-Work Programs The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) had not ensured that its contractor sites always managed their disability plans effectively and reduced costs by implementing return-to-work programs. Specifically, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (Livermore), Sandia National Laboratories, and the Y-12 National Security Complex (Y-12) provided disincentives to employees to return to work by supplementing workers' compensation with payments that gave employees more net income when they were on disability payments than when they were working; Livermore purchased guaranteed cost workers' compensation insurance with no

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Audit Report: IG-0861 | Department of Energy  

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

1 1 Audit Report: IG-0861 March 26, 2012 Management of Bonneville Power Administration's Information Technology Program The Bonneville Power Administration (Bonneville) provides about 30 percent of wholesale electric power to regional utilities that service homes, hospitals, financial institutions, commercial entities and military installations in the Pacific Northwest. Bonneville makes extensive use of various information systems in its daily operations, including electricity transmission systems, systems that enable the marketing and transferring of electrical power, as well as administrative and financial systems. Should any of these information systems be compromised or otherwise rendered inoperable, the impact on Bonneville's customers could be significant.

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Audit Report: IG-0823 | Department of Energy  

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

3 3 Audit Report: IG-0823 September 16, 2009 The Management of the National Nuclear Security Administration's Classified Enterprise Secure Network Project In June 2000, recently enacted legislation directed the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) to "perform planning, analysis, testing and evaluation necessary to develop the highest value alternatives for improving cyber security throughout the Nuclear Weapons Complex." In response, NNSA began the Integrated Cyber Security Initiative. Through the initiative, NNSA's Enterprise Secure Network (ESN) was developed. ESN was intended to be the primary network for sharing classified information within NNSA by: ensuring the protection of nuclear weapon and other national security information; supporting the NNSA mission; and, replacing

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Audit Report: IG-0807 | Department of Energy  

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7 7 Audit Report: IG-0807 December 9, 2008 Cyber Security Risk Management Practices at the Bonneville Power Administration 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 Bonneville's most sensitive systems are used to help control the flow of electricity to the power grid. Should any of these control systems be rendered inoperable for an extended period, Bonneville's customer base could be adversely

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Audit Report: IG-0805 | Department of Energy  

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5 5 Audit Report: IG-0805 November 20, 2008 Cyber Security Risk Management Practice at the Southeastern, Southwestern, and Western AreaPower Administrations 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 Western operate supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems - systems critical to controlling the flow of electricity to the power grid. The power grids are part of the U.S. critical infrastructure. Interruptions in

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Audit Report: IG-0805 | Department of Energy  

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

05 05 Audit Report: IG-0805 November 20, 2008 Cyber Security Risk Management Practice at the Southeastern, Southwestern, and Western AreaPower Administrations 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 Western operate supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems - systems critical to controlling the flow of electricity to the power grid. The power grids are part of the U.S. critical infrastructure. Interruptions in

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Audit Report: IG-0673 | Department of Energy  

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

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-0758 | Department of Energy  

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

58 58 Audit Report: IG-0758 February 22, 2007 The National Nuclear Security Administration's Implementation of the Federal Information Security Management Act 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 Year 2006, NNSA officials reported that they

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Energy and Society (ER100/PP184/ER200/PP284) Topics: Personal energy audit, the grid, nuclear, fracking  

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Energy and Society (ER100/PP184/ER200/PP284) Topics: Personal energy audit, the grid, nuclear and Society (ER100/PP184/ER200/PP284) Topics: Personal energy audit, the grid, nuclear, fracking Due Nov. 7 [ER100/PP184], 120 [ER200/PP284] Personal Energy Audit [40 POINTS TOTAL] How much energy do you

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Energy and Society (ER100/PP184/ER200/PP284) Topics: Personal energy audit, nuclear, fracking, LCA  

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Energy and Society (ER100/PP184/ER200/PP284) Topics: Personal energy audit, nuclear, fracking, LCA and Society (ER100/PP184/ER200/PP284) Topics: Personal energy audit, nuclear, fracking, LCA Due Nov. 6100/PP184], 105 [ER200/PP284] Personal Energy Audit [40 POINTS TOTAL] How much energy do you consume

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Buildings | Department of Energy  

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

Buildings Buildings Buildings EERE leads a robust network of researchers and other partners to continually develop cost-effective energy-saving solutions that help make our country run better through increased efficiency — promoting better plants, manufacturing processes, and products; more efficient new homes and improved older homes; and other solutions to enhance the buildings in which we work, shop, and lead our everyday lives. EERE leads a robust network of researchers and other partners to continually develop cost-effective energy-saving solutions that help make our country run better through increased efficiency - promoting better plants, manufacturing processes, and products; more efficient new homes and improved older homes; and other solutions to enhance the buildings in which

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Building Energy Use Benchmarking | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Energy Data Management Building Energy Use Benchmarking Building Energy Use Benchmarking Benchmarking is the practice of comparing the measured performance of a device, process,...

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U.S. Department of Energy Office of Audit Services  

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

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

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Energy Conservation Center National Economic and Tradean energy audit, which includes Jiangsu Economic and Tradeor Economic and Trade Commissions. Energy savings from the

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

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

3 Audit Report: WR-B-97-03 November 15, 1996 Audit of Groundwater Monitoring at Hanford The Department of Energy (Department), Richland Operations Office (Richland) is responsible...

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Audit Report: OAS-L-08-10 | Department of Energy  

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

0 Audit Report: OAS-L-08-10 May 20, 2008 Audit of Joint Appointments at Office of Science Laboratories The Department of Energy's Office of Science laboratories utilized joint...

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Audit Report: OAS-L-03-10 | Department of Energy  

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

0 Audit Report: OAS-L-03-10 February 19, 2003 Audit of the Research and Development Investment Criteria for Fossil Energy The purpose of this report is to inform you of the results...

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Audit Report: CR-B-96-01 | Department of Energy  

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

6-01 Audit Report: CR-B-96-01 May 24, 1996 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Leased Warehouse Space Audit Report: CR-B-96-01 More Documents & Publications Semiannual Report...

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Audit Report: OAS-FS-13-07 | Department of Energy  

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

3-07 Audit Report: OAS-FS-13-07 December 3, 2012 Management Letter on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Fiscal Year 2012 Financial Statement Audit (OUO Not Available for...

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Audit Report: OAS-FS-14-04 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

4-04 Audit Report: OAS-FS-14-04 December 20, 2013 Management Letter: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Fiscal Year 2013 Financial Statement Audit (OUO Not Available for...

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Audit Letter Report: OAS-L-07-23 | Department of Energy  

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

3 Audit Letter Report: OAS-L-07-23 September 18, 2007 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Cyber Security Program-2007 Audit Letter Report: OAS-L-07-23 More Documents &...