Performance Contracting

Title Abstract Publication Date
Quebec Energy Performance Contracts for the School System: New Rules of the Game. Examines the new rules covering energy performance contracts for Quebec school boards and their responsibilities relative to their educational buildings and energy performance. Regulations with... 09/30/1999
Reducing Operating Costs and Improving the Student Learning Environment. Energy Efficient Capital Upgrades in K-12 Schools A paper provides case studies of energy efficiency retrofits already in place at K-12 schools nationwide that demonstrate the capital upgrades and cost savings available to schools through... 12/31/1998
Resources and Information on Performance Contracting Includes information on what is performance contracting; 5 steps to success; PC activities by state; Federal programs; financing; legislation; model contracts, and links to more resources. 12/31/2011
Saving Millions without Spending a Dime. Describes how the University of Hawaii at Hilo is using the $2.7 million it saved on utility bills during the past 5 years to repay campus energy improvements financed, installed, and maintained by... 04/09/2003
School Solutions. Special Report: IAQ and Energy Discusses how energy service companies (ESCO) can help schools upgrade their indoor air quality and make them environmentally sound. How ESCO's help in arranging funding for indoor environmental... 10/31/1999
Schools Turn to Performance Contracting for Help. This describes the benefits of taking the time to research an entity and procure a performance contract: Energy and operational dollars can be taken and used to make much-needed capital improvements... 02/28/2001
Sign Up for Savings. Discusses performance service contracts between educational facilities and energy services companies, in which the company provides the money for energy-efficiency improvements and the school pays... 09/30/2002
Smart Money Explores the use of performance contracting as a means to fund building improvements and equipment upgrades. Information is provided on contractor selection, paying for capital improvements, and... 05/31/1997
Solar Schools Assessment and Implementation Project: Financing Options for Solar Installations on K-12 Schools. Details best practices for financing and installing photovoltaic (PV) systems on school buildings. The report focuses on financial options developed specifically for renewable energy and energy... 09/30/2011
Spruce Up Your Facilities for Summer. Discusses low- and no-cost measures that can be taken to improve school facility energy performance. Performance contracting and HVAC maintenance are emphasized. 05/31/2008
Spruce Up Your Facilities for Summer. Discusses affordable school facility upgrades that are ideally done when schools have lower occupancy. Also discussed are the advantages of an energy performance contract. 12/31/2007
Strategies in Sustainability. Provides examples of energy-saving strategies from a variety of school districts, including school occupant behavior modification, energy performance contracts, wireless monitoring of consumption,... 03/31/2011
The Economic Benefits of Performance Contracting. Explains how performance contracts pay for building improvements through subsequent energy savings, how to select and energy service company (ESCO) to execute the project, services that can be... 08/31/2009
The Paid-from-Savings Guide to Green Existing Buildings: Executive Summary. Provides basic information to help building owners understand the paid-from-savings approach and decide if it is a viable option for greening their existing buildings. This approach is a financing... 12/31/2009
Two Views on Performance Contracting North Chicago, Illinois, District 187, received a districtwide overhaul of lighting, heating, ventilation, and security systems through a 10-year performance contract with the Honeywell Corporation.... 04/30/1996
Upgrade Your Facilities Without a Bond Issue. Discusses eliminating bond issues for facility energy management upgrades by using performance contracting. Explains that performance contracts create savings that help support financing new... 01/31/1998