Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) is soliciting proposals from qualified contractors to evaluate the presence and effectiveness of the current Washington commercial new construction code through review of current new construction market practices with the following focus:
- Building Characteristics - Catalog the major current design and engineering practices by major building type; specific attention should be paid to primary characteristics of the envelope, mechanical system, lighting and building service water.
- Compliance - Assessment of compliance of each building in a sample of the Washington commercial new construction market. The primary analysis of compliance will be focused on the major systems - envelope, mechanical system, lighting and building service water.
- Energy Use - Analysis of the energy performance of each building using billing data that has been normalized, summarized, and disaggregated by end use.
Individual companies or teams with relevant and proven experience in commercial new construction, energy management, and market evaluation techniques are strongly encouraged to submit a proposal.
Intent to Respond is due May 25, 2018. The deadline for submitting written proposals is Jun. 11, 2018.
RFP posted May 15, 2018.