ENERGY CONSULTING SERVICES
Whether assisting with the design of a new facility, reevaluating current energy usage, or developing a system-wide energy management plan, BVA provides a range of services to help clients find efficient, cost-effective solutions to a variety of energy management needs. Also visit the waste management planning and consulting and international consulting pages to learn more about the services BVA provides.
We use the latest computer technology to create models of facility energy use and project the effectiveness of our proposed energy and resource savings measures. Based on our design recommendations, BVA assists in developing the plans and specifications for the energy and resource efficient technologies used in each building design. see related case study |
We conduct thorough surveys, examining the design and condition of lighting, heating, air conditioning, refrigeration, and other building components. We quantify potential savings using advanced building modeling software and other energy analysis tools. After BVA has helped a client identify cost-effective energy savings or energy production opportunities, we can facilitate project financing, prepare design and bid documents, offer design-build services, and provide construction management. To ensure that systems are properly installed, we perform construction monitoring, site inspection, project commissioning, performance testing, and operations reviews.
Energy Procurement Assistance
Through years of experience with the RFP process, from document preparation
to contract negotiation, BVA has developed tools to insure the receipt of competitive proposals, the selection of expert service providers, and the development and implementation of sound service agreements. As independent consultants, BVA has established a strong reputation for impartial, objective analysis and sound technical expertise. In assisting our clients, we shape the selection process and develop evaluation criteria that are tailored to each community's goals and result in the selection of qualified service providers.
Independent Review and Project Financing
We assist municipal clients to identify financing options and structure financing packages, and we serve as independent engineers for bond financings. We recommend mitigation measures to help developers and financial institutions overcome impediments to project financing, and once funding is in place, we provide ongoing monitoring.
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BVA also helps facility managers develop long-term energy management plans and evaluate energy efficiency measures in addition to recommending implementation strategies and suggesting financing options. Energy management plans frequently include operations and maintenance guidelinesboth for a single facility or a complex of buildingsand recommendations for creating on-site energy management groups to oversee the implementation and development of the plan over several years.
Renewable Energy Project Development
As leading experts in biomass-fueled energy projects, we provide consulting services from the start of the project, performing feasibility studies and providing conceptual facility designs, to its completion, assisting with the facility start-up and operations monitoring. Our services include technology review, feasibility analysis, design, independent engineering review, construction monitoring, performance testing, witnessing and certification, waste supply analysis, and operations monitoring.
We have integrated public education and participation programs into projects for municipalities and counties, state governments, financial institutions, and private industries.
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