While the references listed below are not directly associated with the PBEEEP State program, they provide valuable information on energy use and savings in buildings, building recommissioning, and best-practices in implementing recommissioning principles.
A Retrocommissioning Guide for Building Owners illustrates how building owners and managers can successfully use retrocommissioning as a cost-effective method to reduce expenses and increase revenue through improved building operations.
The Natural Resources Canada's CanmetENERGY is a clean energy research and technology development organization that has a number of recommissioning resources and related information.
Made up of government, utility and building services organizations and professionals, the California Commissioning Collaborative provides a large number of resources, tools and case studies related to the process and practice of commissioning.
An article by Peter D'Antonio in Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine, titled How To Start A Retrocommissioning Business describes the business opportunity that retrocommissioning offers to engineers, and provides guidance on how to become qualified to provide these services.
An article by Ron Wilkinson, PE, LEEED AP AKF Group, LLC, titled Existing Building Commissioning, details the process of commissioning existing buildings and describes the differences to traditional audits and building tune-ups.
Retrocommissioning is changing the face of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
In a 2009 Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory study by Evan Mills, Ph.D., titled Building Commissioning: A Golden Opportunity For Reducing Energy Costs & Greenhouse Gas Emissions, the potential of quality-assured building commissioning and recommissioning projects is highlighted.
Minnesota B3 Benchmarking is a building energy management system for public buildings in Minnesota including state government, and public school buildings.
The 18th annual National Conference on Building Commissioning was held on May 25-26, 2010, in Chicago, Illinois. Presentations from the event can be found from the National Conference on Building Commissioning's website.
This paper presents an overview of the international research plan for 2006-2008 based on the participant work plan and gives insight to the state of commissioning in several of the participant countries.
The Texas A&M Energy Systems Laboratory developed a Continuous Commissioning® process that reduces energy consumption and costs in existing buildings, while improving comfort.
Building Commissioning: The Key To Quality Assurance, which is part of the U.S. Department Of Energy's Rebuild America Guide Series, is designed to help building owners and retrofit project managers understand and successfully oversee the commissioning process.
The Department of Energy's Federal Energy Management Program's (FEMP) mission is to facilitate the Federal Government's implementation of sound, cost-effective energy management and investment practices to enhance the nation's energy security and environmental stewardship. The following links to recommissioning resources and information.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star website provides a vast array of information on how businesses and individuals can improve energy efficiency. The publication Energy Star Building Manual: Recommissioning may be of particular interest to participants of PBEEEP.
The UTonline software is designed for the management and analysis of data from loggers and trend data from building management systems.