Library: Commercial & Industrial, Industrial, Energy Savings

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Industrial Energy Improvement Cohort 1 Year 2 Report

Date Published: November 17, 2011     Document Type: Evaluation Study / Report, Report
Sectors: Commercial & Industrial, Industrial, Evaluation, Program Evaluation, Research, Evaluation, & Behavior

Navigant Consulting was selected to conduct an evaluation of the IEI pilot to gain feedback from participants on their IEI participation. The evaluation objectives for the IEI pilot are to:

  • Determine what motivated the firms to participate;
  • Determine what expectations the firms had from the initiative and what goals they hoped to achieve;
  • Assess how the initiative can be improved;
  • Determine what elements of the IEI pilot the firms found the most valuable;
  • Determine whether there are differences in the types of the organizations participating;
  • Determine whether there are industry or organizational differences that drive success;
  • Determine what classifications of individual participated from each organization;
  • Determine whether IEI has the data collection processes in place to provide the basis to assess if the initiative is progressing towards and reaching its goals;
  • Recommend best methods for mainstreaming the pilot into the PE Program.

Kaizen Blitz Pilot Report 2

Date Published: October 5, 2011     Document Type: Evaluation Study / Report, Report
Sectors: Commercial & Industrial, Evaluation, Research, Evaluation, & Behavior

The main evaluation objectives for the Kaizen Blitz were to answer the following questions:

What motivates customers to improve their efficiency and to maintain a higher level of efficient operation over time?
Are the incentive levels adequate, low, or high? What were the keys to success?
If a customer did not perform, why not?
Did Energy Management software and support add value to the Kaizen Blitz process? Does it help track and maintain savings?
Does the customer see the value? Does it help project and program evaluation?
Are the savings levels sufficient to carry the added cost of services? Do the savings persist?
Are there improvements to customer/program relationships through collaborative implementation of operational changes?