Expert Insights

We have wide-ranging experience in performing project baseline assessments and reviews of project energy savings performed prior to project implementation. Follow the link above to read what ADM engineer John Barnes has to say about ex ante project reviews performed for commercial and industrial energy efficiency programs.

We have expertise in performing process evaluation of numerous types of energy efficiency and demand response programs operating in different markets. Follow the link above to read what ADM senior analyst Jeremy Offenstein, Ph.D., has to say about some issues relating to process evaluation.

Featured Publications

Innovations

ADM’s staff of engineers, social science researchers, and economists has developed innovative program evaluation strategies which have been presented at the International Energy Program Evaluation Conference (IEPEC) and other professional forums. Its multi-disciplinary staff facilitates efficient, comprehensive energy efficiency program evaluation.

In addition to performing comprehensive energy program evaluations, ADM also has conducted evaluations of emerging technologies, market assessments, provided energy program portfolio development support, and expert testimony on behalf of its many clients.

First Hourly Building Energy Simulation Model

ADM developed the first hourly building energy simulation model, based on DOE-2 algorithms.

Variable Base Degree Method

ADM developed the Variable Base Degree Method for the United States Department of Energy, cited by ASHRAE as a simplified method for calculation of energy use in residential buildings.

Methodologies for End-use Metering

ADM developed several state-of-the-art methodologies for conducting end-use metering, data retrieval, and data processing.

8,760 Hour Modeling System

ADM developed a system for modeling 8,760 hour, annual load shapes by end-use and building type.