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Summary of Audit Levels


 
   •   Walk-Through Audit (ASHRAE Level 1)

   •   Energy Survey and Analysis (ASHRAE Level 2)
   •   Detailed Survey and Analysis (ASHRAE Level 3)
 

 Audit Levels (Courtesy of kW Engineering)                                                                                               

Process

Level


1 2 3

  1.   Conduct Preliminary Energy Analysis (PEA)

X X X

  2.   Conduct walk-thru survey 

X X X

  3.   Identify low-cost/no-cost recommendations 

X X X

  4.   Identify capital improvements   

X X X

  5.   Review Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) design, condition and O&M practices


X X

  6.   Measure key perimeters 


X X

  7.   Analyze capital measures (savings & costs)   


X X

  8.   Meet with owner/operators to review recommendations


X X

  9.   Conduct additional testing/monitoring  



X

 10.  Perform detailed system modeling 



X

 11.  Provide schematic layouts for recommendations   



X

 Report

  1.  Estimate savings from utility rate change  X X X
  2.  Compare Energy Use Intensity (EUI) to that of similar sites        X X X
  3.  Summarize utility data     X X X
  4.  Estimate savings if EUI met target X X X
  5.  Estimate low-cost/no-cost savings
X X
  6.  Perform detailed end-use breakdown
X X
  7.  Estimate capital project costs and savings 
X X
  8.  Complete building description and equipment inventory
X X
  9.  General description of considered measures  
X X
10.  Recommended Measurement and Verification (M&V) method   
X X

11.  Financial analysis of recommended Energy Efficient Measures (EEMs)  


X
X
12.  Detailed description of recommended measures

X
13.  Detailed EEM cost estimates  

X