Or. Admin. R. 330-130-0100 - Pre-qualification for persons performing Energy Commissioning, Auditing, and Performance Verification Services

(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.
(2) Energy Auditor:
(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 existing buildings.
(b) A 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 procedures.
(c) Agencies 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.
(3) Commissioning Agent
(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.
(b) 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 existing buildings.
(4) Measurement and verification.
(a) Agencies may select from the list of pre-qualified ESCOs described in OAR 330-130-0090(2)(b) or the list of commissioning agents described in OAR 330-130-0100(3) for the measurement and verification of implemented energy efficiency measures.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 330-130-0100
DOE 5-2008, f. 7-29-08, cert. ef. 8-1-08; DOE 5-2011, f. & cert. ef. 6-27-11; DOE 6-2017, f. & cert. ef. 8/15/2017

Stat. Auth.: Ch. 26, OL 2008 HB 3612

Stats. Implemented: ORS 276.900 - 276.915

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