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Title: Turf Conversion Measurement and Verification Protocol

Abstract

This measurement and verification (M and V) protocol provides procedures for energy service companies (ESCOs) and water efficiency service companies (WESCOs) to determine water savings as a result of water conservation measures (WCMs) in energy performance contracts associated with converting turfgrass or other water-intensive plantings to water-wise and sustainable landscapes. The water savings are determined by comparing the baseline water use to the water use after the WCM has been implemented. This protocol outlines the basic structure of the M and V plan, and details the procedures to use to determine water savings.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
  2. Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
  3. Western Resource Advocates, Boulder, CO (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE)
OSTI Identifier:
1412802
Report Number(s):
NREL/SR-7A40-70216
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
13 HYDRO ENERGY; measurement and verification protocol; energy service companies; water efficiency; water savings; water conservation measures; turfgrass; water-intensive; water-wise; sustainable landscapes

Citation Formats

Kurnik, Charles W., Stoughton, Kate M., and Figueroa, Jorge. Turf Conversion Measurement and Verification Protocol. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.2172/1412802.
Kurnik, Charles W., Stoughton, Kate M., & Figueroa, Jorge. Turf Conversion Measurement and Verification Protocol. United States. doi:10.2172/1412802.
Kurnik, Charles W., Stoughton, Kate M., and Figueroa, Jorge. Tue . "Turf Conversion Measurement and Verification Protocol". United States. doi:10.2172/1412802. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1412802.
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abstractNote = {This measurement and verification (M and V) protocol provides procedures for energy service companies (ESCOs) and water efficiency service companies (WESCOs) to determine water savings as a result of water conservation measures (WCMs) in energy performance contracts associated with converting turfgrass or other water-intensive plantings to water-wise and sustainable landscapes. The water savings are determined by comparing the baseline water use to the water use after the WCM has been implemented. This protocol outlines the basic structure of the M and V plan, and details the procedures to use to determine water savings.},
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year = {Tue Dec 05 00:00:00 EST 2017},
month = {Tue Dec 05 00:00:00 EST 2017}
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