In addition to standard equipment rebates, CEMS assists businesses aiming to maximize energy-efficiency opportunities and incentives using NMEC at their sites. NMEC— also known as Measurement and Verification 2.0 (M&V 2.0)—is an approach that can help your business identify how much energy you are saving after completing an energy efficiency project. NMEC considers outside variables (such as weather, occupancy and production) and normalizes data so there is a clear comparison of energy usage before and after installed energy-efficiency upgrades. Even if you use a smart meter that provides data at different intervals, with NMEC you can quantify energy savings in a transparent manner.
NMEC uses a results-driven, pay-per-performance model and participating in an NMEC program helps you save twice. You receive incentives for verifying with NMEC the realized energy savings based on how the system performs for a full year after installation.