(1) The department shall establish criteria
to pre-qualify persons or firms to execute the provisions of this bill.
Agencies may select persons or firms that have been pre-qualified by the
department to perform auditing, commissioning, and performance verification
services for energy systems.
(a) The department shall
maintain a list of pre-qualified energy auditing firms. This list must be
established through an open RFP process using a qualification-based scoring
criteria to determine a person's or firm's ability to perform energy audits in
qualifying firm must demonstrate expertise in the following areas:
(A) Commercial and industrial technology;
(B) Energy auditing equipment,
heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems;
(C) Lighting design;
(D) Energy efficiency technology; and:
(E) Preventative maintenance
may use the department's list of pre-qualified energy auditors for the
selection of a person or firm to perform energy conservation measure analysis
of existing buildings.
(a) The department maintains a list of
pre-qualified commissioning firms. This list will be established through an
open RFP process that uses a qualifications-based scoring criteria to determine
a person's or firm's ability to perform commissioning of energy using systems
in new and existing buildings.
At least one individual employed by the firm must be a member of a building
commissioning professional association such as Building Commissioning
Association (BCA), National Environmental Balancing Bureau (NEBB), or
Associated Air Balance Council (AABC).
(c) Agencies may use the department's list of
pre-qualified commissioning agents for the selection of a person or firm to
perform commissioning services for energy efficiency projects in new and
Measurement and verification.
may select from the list of pre-qualified ESCOs described in OAR
(2)(b) or the list of commissioning agents described in OAR
(3) for the measurement and verification of implemented energy
Or. Admin. R.
DOE 5-2008, f. 7-29-08,
cert. ef. 8-1-08; DOE 5-2011, f. & cert. ef. 6-27-11;
6-2017, f. & cert. ef.
Stat. Auth.: Ch. 26, OL 2008 HB 3612
Stats. Implemented: ORS