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Rater Performance Path Overview and Modeling Presentation

Posted: 09/20/2019

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Performance Path Overviewand Modelingfor Raters

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This presentation will provide Raters an overview of Northwest approved modeling protocols.

Rater Performance Path Overview for AXIS Presentation

Posted: 09/20/2019

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New Homes Performance Path Axisfor Raters

1.48 MB
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This presentation will provide Raters an overview of home entry and reporting with AXIS. 

RTF New Homes Standard Protocol

Posted: 09/20/2019

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With the passage of the Northwest Power Act in 1980, Congress defined energy efficiency as a key resource for meeting the region's load growth. The Regional Technical Forum was established as a body that would provide the region with consistent and reliable quantification of energy savings estimates for specific efficient technologies or actions. The energy savings estimates generated through the public processes of the RTF enable accurate estimates of the region's efficiency potential vital to power system planning, as well as a better understanding of the region's efficiency accomplishments.

Performance Path Rater Verifier Training Requirements

Posted: 09/20/2019

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Performance Path Rater Verifier Training Requirements Page 1

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This provides an overview of training requirements to become a RESNET Rater and participate in Performance Path programs.

Northwest Modeling Requirements v18.1 (REM/RateTM v15.7.1)

Posted: 09/20/2019

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This guide provides raters with technical guidance on modeling homes in REM/RateTMv15.7.1 to generate northwest utility approved savings estimates. Utilities can then use these savings estimates to meet conservation goals and issue incentives for qualified projects. These requirements also provide information on how data is uploaded to the regional new homes database (Axis), and where supporting files are located. Version updates also include helpful guidance on modeling complex HVAC configurations.

Equipment Modeling Flow Chart

Posted: 09/20/2019

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Flow Chart Card Graphic

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This flow chart provides raters with visual, step-by-step guidance for modeling HVAC equipment. Designed to cover any HVAC configuration, this guide provides helpful detail on assigning load to multiple equipment types, selecting the proper UDRH file, and other aspects that will assist raters in accurately modeling homes for the Performance Path.

Performance Path v15.7.1 User-Defined Reference Homes (UDRH)

Posted: 09/20/2019

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UDRH Card Graphic

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Raters use these files while modeling homes in REM/Rate™ v15.7.1 to create reliable energy savings estimates relative to each state’s energy code requirements. UDRH files are used according to guidance provided in the Northwest Modeling Requirements v18.1.

Performance Path Quality Assurance Overview

Posted: 09/20/2019

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Performance Path Quality Assurance Overview

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This provides an overview of the File and Field QA processes used in Performance Path programs.

Performance Path Abridged AXIS Overview and Update for Utilities

Posted: 09/20/2019

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Performance Path Abridged Axis Overview Page 1

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This provides an abridged overview of AXIS for utilities as a supplement to the Performance Path Overview presentation and webinars.


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