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In a world increasingly focused on sustainability and resource conservation, the importance of quantifying energy savings cannot be overstated. Whether it’s a new construction project or retrofitting an existing facility, understanding the real impact of energy-efficiency measures is crucial. Enter Measurement & Verification (M&V), a process that ensures the quantification of energy savings.
In this blog, we’ll delve into the significance of M&V and how the International Performance Measurement Verification Protocol (IPMVP) has become a global standard, benefiting stakeholders across the board.
The Importance of M&V in Energy Projects
The Role of IPMVP
The International Performance Measurement Verification Protocol (IPMVP), owned, updated, and copyrighted by the non-profit Efficiency Valuation Organization (EVO), has emerged as the global standard for M&V. Here’s why it’s so influential:
Benefits for Key Stakeholders
Measurement & Verification is the backbone of any successful energy project, providing the means to quantify savings, ensure accountability, and drive continuous improvement. With the IPMVP as the global standard, stakeholders across the spectrum, from building owners to financiers, consultants, and governments, can reap the benefits of transparency, credibility, and informed decision-making. As the world continues its journey toward a sustainable future, M&V will remain a cornerstone of energy conservation and efficiency.