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DateMeasure(s)Decision
9/16/2014Adopt the 2015 Work Plan and accompanying Business Plan as posted and recommend them to the Council for final approval.

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

9/16/2014Residential: Weatherization - Single FamilyAdopt the updated savings and costs for Single Family Weatherization UES measures as proposed and set measure status and category as follows: Attic Insulation:Status = Active, Category = Proven Wall Insulation: Status = Active, Category = Proven Floor Insulation: Status = Active, Category = Proven Window Retrofit: Status = Active, Category = Proven Window Upgrades: Status = Active, Category = Proven Infiltration Reduction:Status = Active, Category = Proven
9/16/2014Residential: Appliances - Clothes Washers in SFApprove the updates to the Residential Single Family Clothes Washer UES measure as presented.
8/12/2014Adopt the cooling calibration method described in the August 12 meeting presentation for SEEM analyses of new and existing single family and manufactured homes.

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

8/12/2014Residential: Heating/Cooling - Air Source Heat Pump Conversions MHResidential: Heating/Cooling - Air Source Heat Pump Conversions SFAdopt the following remaining useful life (RUL) values for HVAC equipment in single family and manufactured housing heat pump conversion measures: forced air furnace = 10 years; central air conditioner = 5 years; room air conditioner = 3 years
8/12/2014Adopt the phase II calibration for manufactured homes as described in the August 12 meeting presentation.

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

8/12/2014Adopt the subcommittee recommendation that, by default, for purposes of SEEM calibration, the RTF assumes the fraction of total energy that goes to heating is the same in poor-VBDD homes and good-VBDD homes. For single-family homes, this assumption, together with the results of the annualized energy analysis, implies that poor-VBDD sites use 14% less heating energy than good-VBDD homes.

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

8/12/2014Residential: New Construction - Built Green WashingtonResidential: New Construction - Energy Star Homes SF - WashingtonAdopt the Washington Energy Star and Built Green measures and set the sunset date to August 2017.
8/12/2014Commercial: Grocery - Refrigeration SystemDeactivate the Grocery Refrigeration Standard Protocol.
8/12/2014Residential: Heating/Cooling - Air Source Heat Pump Conversions MHResidential: Heating/Cooling - Air Source Heat Pump Upgrades MHExtend the measure sunset date for Manufactured Homes existing HVAC measuresto November, 2014.
8/12/2014Residential: Appliances - FreezersExtend the measure sunset date for the Energy Star Residential Freezers UES measure to October, 2014.
7/15/2014Residential: Heating/Cooling - PTCS Commissioning, Controls, & Sizing MHResidential: Heating/Cooling - PTCS Commissioning, Controls, & Sizing SFApprove staff proposal for PTCS Commissioning Controls & Sizing to extend the Sunset date to December 2014. Move measure to planning, under review, and draft a research plan for this measure.
7/15/2014Residential: Weatherization - Manufactured HomeApprove the Phase I calibration for existing manufactured homes . The Phase I calibration aligns SEEM (69/64) with VBDD for homes with clear heating energy signatures and no non-metered fuels.
7/15/2014Residential: New Construction - Energy Star Homes MFApprove the Phase I calibration for manufactured-home new construction measures described above, but not for homes with SEEM (69/64)/sq. ft. below 1.5 (HP) or 3.0 (ER). The Phase I calibration aligns SEEM (69/64) with VBDD for homes with clear heating energy signatures and no non-metered fuels. Staff will examine alternative data sources (especially NEEM, 2009) to determine if the calibration should be adjusted for new-construction homes.
7/15/2014Commercial: Grocery - Strip CurtainsApprove the Strip Curtain measure as a “Small Saver” UES; Limited to walk-ins that open to conditions spaces only Using a post-install to pre-install door open time ratio of 2.0 Using a measure life of 2 years Set the measure status to ‘Active;’ and Set the sunset date to July, 2019.
7/15/2014Residential: New Construction - Energy Star and EcoRated Homes MHKeep the measure status for Energy Star and Ecorated New Construction Manufactured Homes "under review" and the extend sunset date to October 2014.
7/15/2014Commercial: Grocery - AutoclosersSet the measure status of the Door Auto Closer measure to ‘Deactivated.’
7/15/2014Residential: New Construction - Montana House 2Set the status of the New Construction Montana House 2 UES Measure to ""Under Review"" and set the sunset date to October 31, 2014.
6/17/2014Commercial: Grocery - Display Case LEDs (Open Cases)Adopt the ‘Display Case LEDs (Open Cases)’ measure as a “Small Saver” UES; Set the measure status to ‘Active;’ and Set the sunset date to June, 2016.
6/17/2014Adopt the revised Roadmap volume of the Guidelines with the changes presented today.

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

6/17/2014Adopt the revised Savings volume of the Guidelines with the changes presented today

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

6/17/2014Commercial: Grocery - Door Gasket ReplacementApprove the ‘Door Gaskets’ measure as a “Small Saver” UES; Set the measure status to ‘Active;’ and Set the sunset date to June, 2019. Use the combined study samples to estimate door open times; Restrict the measure to stores without maintenance contracts; Incorporate the Maintenance Adjustment Rate.
6/17/2014Commercial: Grocery - Floating Head Pressure Controls for Single Compressor SystemsApprove the ‘Floating Head Pressure Control on Single Compressors’ measure as a “Small Saver” UES; Set the measure status to ‘Active;’ and Set the sunset date to June, 2019; Restrict measure to grocery sector only; Direct staff to look at potential for FHPC outside of the grocery sector and bring back to RTF at next meeting
6/17/2014Residential: Heating/Cooling - Ductless Heat Pumps SFApprove the proposed updates to the Ductless Heat Pumps (DHP) on Single Family Homes with Zonal Electric Heat UES measure; direct staff to revisit Phase II for the misbehaved/unoccupied house adjustment and bring back the results to the rtf; and include the additional houses which were removed by staff in the Phase I calibration
6/17/2014Commercial: Grocery - AutoclosersCommercial: Grocery - Strip CurtainsExtend the sunset date for auto closers and strip curtains to July 31, 2014
6/17/2014Instruct the Guideline subcommittee to take up the "Ds" as marked by Mike Baker in the Roadmap and Savings Guidelines Volumes.

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

6/17/2014Agricultural: Scientific Irrigation SchedulingPostpone the Scientific Irrigation Scheduling proposed revisions until October RTF meeting with the following guidance: BPA to provide a research plan to estimate inefficient to efficient savings and to estimate of baseline prevalence of efficient irrigation practices. BPA will come back to the RTF with a provisional savings estimate as well.
5/13/2014Residential: Heating/Cooling - Ductless Heat Pumps SFAdopt the Phase II calibration adjustment factors for DHP’s, for existing buildings only.
5/13/2014Residential: Heating/Cooling - Ductless Heat Pumps SFAdopt the revised Uo-based Phase I calibration adjustment factors for DHP’s for existing buildings only, not for new construction.
5/13/2014Adopt the values proposed in the Standard Information Workbook v1.6 for use in completing measure assessments as on slide 15, provided that staff research the inclusion of gas condensing water heater recovery efficiencies.

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

5/13/2014Residential: Appliances - Refrigerator/Freezer DecommissioningApprove the refrigerator and freezer decommissioning UES measures as proposed with a sunset date of June 2015, provided that Staff updates the Non-energy Benefits calculation methodology as per RTF guidance.
5/13/2014Residential: New Construction - Built Green WashingtonDeactivate current WA Built Green Measure until a new WA Built Green measure specific to the WA 2012 residential code is published.
4/23/2014Residential: Lighting - CFLsResidential: Lighting - LEDsResidential: Lighting - Specialty CFLsApprove the LED and CFL lamp measures as presented: Using the proposed measure identification categories (3 room types, 5 lamp types, 3 lumen categories); Set savings to "N/A" for categories without efficient case data; Set the measure category to “Proven”; Set the measure status to “Active”; Set the sunset date to June 2015"
4/23/2014Residential: New Construction - Energy Star Homes SF - Oregon 2012Approve the Oregon Energy Star New Construction Home UES measures (three BOP1 (Equipment, Ducts Inside, and Envelope) and BOP2 (Zonal)) for all Oregon climate zones; Change the CFM to 325 for heat pumps and 293 for all other system types; Set the measure category to “Proven”; Set the measure status to “Active”; and set the sunset date to April 30, 2015.
4/23/2014Agricultural: Variable Frequency Drives - Potato/Onion ShedApprove the Variable Frequency Drives - Potato/Onion Shed measure as a Small Saver UES; Set the measure status to Active; and set the sunset date to April 30, 2019.
4/23/2014Residential: New Construction - Energy Star Homes SF - WA DHP TCO (provisional)Residential: New Construction - Energy Star Homes SF - WashingtonDeactivate all current Washington Energy Star New Construction Home UES measures.
4/23/2014Residential: Appliances - DishwashersExtend the sunset date for the Residential Dishwasher UES to December 31, 2015.
3/18/2014Commercial: Grocery - Compressor Head Fan Motor Retrofit to ECMApprove the Compressor Head Fan Motor Retrofit to ECM measure as a 'Small Saver' UES; Set the measure status to ‘Active;’ and Set the sunset date to March, 2019.
3/18/2014Commercial: Grocery - Walk-in Evaporator Fan ECM Motor ControllersApprove the ECM Controller for Evaporator Fans measure as a 'Small Saver' UES; Set the measure status to ‘Active;’ and Set the sunset date to March, 2018. Non-weighted EER values should be use, rather than weighted EER values.
3/18/2014Commercial: Grocery - ECMs for Walk-insApprove the ECM for Walk-ins measure as a 'Small Saver' UES; Set the measure status to ‘Active;’ and Set the sunset date to March, 2019. Non-weighted EER values should be use, rather than weighted EER values.
3/18/2014Approve the EER analysis as presented and, following a diligent review by the Grocery Subcommittee, include the final EER results table in future updates of the Standard Information Workbook for use in UES measure assessments.

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

3/18/2014Residential: New Construction - Energy Star Homes SF - ID/MT BOP2Residential: New Construction - Energy Star Homes SF - ID/MT DHP TCO (provisional)Residential: New Construction - Energy Star Homes SF - IdahoResidential: New Construction - Energy Star Homes SF - MontanaApprove the Energy Star New Construction Single Family ID & MT UES (Energy Star Homes, DHP TCO, BOP2) measures to 'Proven' category with 'Active' status with a sunset date of December, 2015.
3/18/2014Residential: New Construction - Slab InsulationApprove the Residential New Construction Slab Insulation measure as a 'Proven' UES; Set the measure status to ‘Active;’ and Set the sunset date to December 31, 2016.
3/18/2014Commercial: Weatherization - SchoolApprove the UES measure Weatherization in Schools to 'Small Saver' category with 'Active' status and a sunset date of March 31, 2019.
3/18/2014Residential: Appliances - FreezersExtend the sunset date for Energy Star Residential Freezers measure to September, 2014. Staff will present updated measure workbook in the September RTF meeting
3/18/2014Residential: Heating/Cooling - Ductless Heat Pumps SFExtend the sunset date for the unscreened Ductless Heat Pumps for Zonal Electrically-Heated Single Family Homes measure to January 31, 2017; keep the category as ‘Proven’ and set the status to ‘Active’; direct staff to investigate the impact of updates to the calibration, measure interaction, and loadshape, and to bring the measure back to the full RTF anytime before the sunset date if the updates cause a change in savings greater than 10%.
3/18/2014Commercial: Grocery - AutoclosersCommercial: Grocery - Display Case LEDs (Open Cases)Commercial: Grocery - Door Gasket ReplacementCommercial: Grocery - Floating Head Pressure Controls for Single Compressor SystemsCommercial: Grocery - Strip CurtainsExtend the sunset dates for Autoclosers, Display Case LEDs (Open Cases), Door Gasket Replacement, Floating Head Pressure Controls for Single Compressor Systems, and Strip Curtains to June 30, 2014.
3/18/2014Use RBSA data to calibrate SEEM 94 for single-family new construction, but that the current Phase I model should be modified so that the U variable is variable between 0.075 and 0.05 at a slope half way between flat and as observed from the curve fit to RBSA data. The slope is zero for Uo less than 0.05. As applicable, different adjustments will be calculated for baseline and efficient cases.

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

2/19/2014Adopt the guidelines language regarding measure interaction as stated in the presentation and allow a staff committee to work on the wording of the examples and clarifying comments, but not the guidance part of text. (No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

2/19/2014Adopt the guidelines language regarding Remaining Useful Life as stated in the presentation with the following changes: Change 20 years to 10 years and state "if RUL is less than lifetime, cost and savings should be estimated at time of implementation and when the measure expires." (No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

2/19/2014Allocate staff resources towards developing a Thermostatic Shower Restriction Valve Provisional UES measure

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

2/19/2014Commercial: Appliances - Clothes WashersApprove the addition of multi-family common areas to the commercial clothes washer UES measure analysis.
2/19/2014Agricultural: Lighting - Area LightsApprove the barn lights measure with the language provided on slide 19 of the presentation, with the following details:Change "barn light" to "area light", Include lamp replacement with and without photocell, Include LED fixtures in the measure, Include IES language to identify qualifying fixtures, Remove remote-ballasted induction lamps from the measure, Provide no additional guidance on the fixture UL issues, Assume no grounding costs in the average case.
2/19/2014Consider the supplementary heat adjustments obtained in the current Phase II calibration to be appropriate for SF NC weatherization measures.

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

1/22/2014Agricultural: Lighting - Area LightsBarn Lights: Motion to send the measure back to RTF staff to address discussed issues and come back with proposed solutions.
1/22/2014Commercial: Grocery - Rooftop Unit Supply Fan VFDsDeactivate the Grocery - Rooftop Unit Supply Fan VFDs UES measure.
1/22/2014Residential: Heating/Cooling - Air Source Heat Pump Upgrades MHExtend the sunset date of Air Source Heat Pump Upgrades (MH) to July, 2014.
1/22/2014Guidelines: For Current Practice baseline, retain the following portion of the current practice baseline description found in the 4-16 version of the Guidelines Roadmap (section 3.2.1) to read: ‘...the baseline is defined by the recent typical choices of eligible end users in purchasing new equipment and services.’ Add ‘Sunset period should be shortened as needed to reliably estimate savings for a measure whose baseline is rapidly changing.’ Add a footnote: ‘Short-term forecasting may be needed to estimate the typical choices at the start of the sunset period for a measure whose baseline is rapidly changing."

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

1/22/2014Guidelines: For Pre-conditions baseline, modify the pre-conditions baseline description found in the 4-16 version of the Guidelines Roadmap (section 3.2.2) to read: ‘The baseline is defined by the typical conditions of end users that have recently adopted the measure, or if there has been no significant adoption, the typical conditions found among eligible end users."

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

1/22/2014Guidelines: Postpone consideration of decisions regarding the Remaining Useful Life and Measure Interaction until the February 2014 meeting of the RTF.

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

1/22/2014New Measure - HVAC Coil Cleaning: Do not allocate staff resources to further development of this measure.

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

1/22/2014New Measure - Refrigeration Cycle Optimization: Direct staff to come back and look at two possible approaches to development, either as a tool or as a standard protocol measure.

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

1/22/2014New Measure - Thermostatic Restriction Valve: Allocate staff resources to develop this measure and have staff come back in a few months and indicate what they are finding and if it’s still worthwhile to pursue.

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

12/17/2013Residential: New Construction - Energy Star Homes SF - IdahoResidential: New Construction - Energy Star Homes SF - Montana Table the discussion of Residential SF Energy Star Homes in ID and MT.
12/17/2013Residential: Heating/Cooling - PTCS Ducts Inside The RTF voted to deactivate the PTCS Ducts Inside Measure.
12/17/2013Residential: New Construction - Built Green WashingtonResidential: New Construction - Energy Star Homes SF - ID/MT BOP2Residential: New Construction - Energy Star Homes SF - ID/MT DHP TCO (provisional)Residential: New Construction - Energy Star Homes SF - IdahoResidential: New Construction - Energy Star Homes SF - MontanaResidential: New Construction - Energy Star Homes SF - WA DHP TCO (provisional)Residential: New Construction - Energy Star Homes SF - WashingtonResidential: New Construction - Slab InsulationExtend the sunset date until April, 2014 in order to give time for a calibration of New Construction measures in SEEM.
12/17/2013Residential: Heating/Cooling - Air Source Heat Pump Conversions MHResidential: New Construction - Energy Star and EcoRated Homes MHExtend the sunset date until July, 2014 in order to allow time for MH calibration to take place
12/17/2013Residential: Heating/Cooling - PTCS Commissioning, Controls, & Sizing SFThe RTF agreed to extend the sunset date of the PTCS Commissioning, Controls and Sizing for SF measure to May, 2014 to incorporate the Last Measure-In analysis, revise the specification, and review the research plan for bringing the measure back into compliance.
12/17/2013Commercial: DHW - Efficient TanksThe RTF approved the Commercial Efficient Tank Water Heater measure category as a Small Saver UES; set the measure status to “Active”; and set the sunset date to March, 2015.
12/17/2013The RTF, in its single-family SEEM calibration method, switch to using a continuous Uo function, as presented, and switch to using adjustment factors directly, along with pre-assigned thermostat setting inputs of 69°F day and 64°F night

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

11/19/2013Commercial: DHW - Efficient TanksAccept staff’s proposed plan to bring the Commercial Tank Water Heater UES into compliance and to extend the existing sunset date to February, 2014.
11/19/2013Agricultural: Variable Frequency Drives - Potato/Onion ShedAccept staff’s proposed plan to bring the Out-of-Compliance UES measure into compliance and to extend the sunset date to April, 2014.
11/19/2013Residential: Heating/Cooling - PTCS Commissioning, Controls, & Sizing MHAccept staff’s proposed plan to bring the Out-of-Compliance UES measure into compliance and to extend the sunset date to July, 2014.
11/19/2013Commercial: Grocery - AutoclosersAccept staff’s proposed plan to bring the Out-of-Compliance UES measure into compliance and to extend the sunset date to March, 2014.
11/19/2013Commercial: Grocery - Compressor Head Fan Motor Retrofit to ECMAccept staff’s proposed plan to bring the Out-of-Compliance UES measure into compliance and to extend the sunset date to March, 2014.
11/19/2013Commercial: Grocery - Display Case LEDs (Open Cases)Accept staff’s proposed plan to bring the Out-of-Compliance UES measure into compliance and to extend the sunset date to March, 2014.
11/19/2013Commercial: Grocery - Door Gasket ReplacementAccept staff’s proposed plan to bring the Out-of-Compliance UES measure into compliance and to extend the sunset date to March, 2014.
11/19/2013Commercial: Grocery - ECMs for Walk-insAccept staff’s proposed plan to bring the Out-of-Compliance UES measure into compliance and to extend the sunset date to March, 2014.
11/19/2013Commercial: Grocery - Floating Head Pressure Controls for Single Compressor SystemsAccept staff’s proposed plan to bring the Out-of-Compliance UES measure into compliance and to extend the sunset date to March, 2014.
11/19/2013Commercial: Grocery - Strip CurtainsAccept staff’s proposed plan to bring the Out-of-Compliance UES measure into compliance and to extend the sunset date to March, 2014.
11/19/2013Commercial: Grocery - Walk-in Evaporator Fan ECM Motor ControllersAccept staff’s proposed plan to bring the Out-of-Compliance UES measure into compliance and to extend the sunset date to March, 2014.
11/19/2013Agricultural: Variable Frequency Drives - Dairy Milking Machines Vacuum PumpAccept staff’s proposed plan to deactivate the UES measure.
11/19/2013Commercial: Appliances - DishwashersAccept staff’s proposed plan to deactivate the UES measure.
11/19/2013Commercial: Appliances - Ice MakersAccept staff’s proposed plan to deactivate the UES measure.
11/19/2013Commercial: Appliances - Refrigerator/Freezer DecommissioningAccept staff’s proposed plan to deactivate the UES measure.
11/19/2013Commercial: Grocery - Lighting - CFLsAccept staff’s proposed plan to deactivate the UES measure.
11/19/2013Commercial: Grocery - Lighting - T8sAccept staff’s proposed plan to deactivate the UES measure.
11/19/2013Commercial: Grocery - Vending Machine ControllerAccept staff’s proposed plan to deactivate the UES measure.
11/19/2013Commercial: Grocery - Visi-CoolerAccept staff’s proposed plan to deactivate the UES measure.
11/19/2013Commercial: Grocery - Walk-in Evaporator Fan Shaded-Pole Motor ControllersAccept staff’s proposed plan to deactivate the UES measure.
11/19/2013Commercial: Grocery - Walk-in/Reach-in Door RetrofitAccept staff’s proposed plan to deactivate the UES measure.
11/19/2013Residential: DHW - Drain Waste Heat RecoveryAccept staff’s proposed plan to deactivate the UES measure.
11/19/2013Residential: Heating/Cooling - Ductless Heat Pumps SFApprove the unscreened Ductless Heat Pumps for zonal electrically heated single family homes as a Proven UES; set the measure status to Under Review; and set the sunset date to March, 2014. Amendment: Refer the screen development to a subcommittee.
11/19/2013Industrial: Motors - Premium Efficiency MotorsMotion to deactivate the current RTF Premium Efficiency Motor deemed calculator and stop development of a standard protocol.
11/19/2013Residential: Heating/Cooling - Ductless Heat Pumps SFMotion to have RTF convene a DHP subcommittee, with the staff’s recommendation on its composition and duties to: Identify workable screen(s) for all zones; Evaluate their implementation characteristics; Determine reliability of companion UES(s) for each screen and make a recommendation to the full RTF. The composition of the subcommittee should have at least (5) voting RTF members with expertise in programs, Zone 3 and DHP savings calibration. Amendment: Include a February timeframe for the subcommittee to report back to the RTF.
11/19/2013Agricultural: Scientific Irrigation SchedulingRTF to refer the entire measure to the SIS Subcommittee to evaluate the baseline conditions and the potential inclusion of a screen based on crop type and contract type. Amendment: The SIS Subcommittee will report back to the RTF in January.
11/19/2013Agricultural: Scientific Irrigation SchedulingRTF to refer the SIS research plan to the Research and Evaluation Subcommittee for review with the SIS subcommittee members involved.
10/16/2013Adopt the 2014 work plan and accompanying business plan and recommend them to the Council for approval.

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

10/16/2013Residential: Lighting - High Performance 4-foot T8 LampsApprove the 4-foot T12 to High Performance T8 change-out UES measure as proposed, with a measure life of 15 years, and to move the measure to a Proven category, set the measure status to Active, and set the sunset date to September, 2016
10/16/2013Residential: Lighting - High Performance 8-foot T8 LampsApprove the 8-foot T12 to High Performance T8 change-out UES measure as proposed, with a measure life of 15 years, and to move the measure to a Small Saver category, set the measure status to Active, and set the sunset date to September, 2016
10/16/2013Residential: Appliances - Refrigerator/Freezer DecommissioningChange the measure status to "Under Review" and direct subcommittee to evaluate PSE and CA data evaluations and report back to the RTF in a month with new proposed timeline.
10/15/2013Residential: Lighting - Specialty CFLsApprove the CFL Fixtures UES measure as follows: Change the category to Small Saver, with only a retail delivery mechanism, and a savings value equal to the UES savings of an 800 lumen General Purpose (GP) CFL multiplied by the ratio of the Simple Steps average fixture wattage to Simple Steps average 800 lumen GP CFL wattage (20.1/13.5), and change the sunset date to January, 2017
10/15/2013Residential: Lighting - CFLsResidential: Lighting - Specialty CFLsApprove the updates to the General Purpose and Specialty CFL proven UES measures with the values for removal, takeback rates, and baseline costs as presented by staff, estimate the median time to 50 percent installation from the failure and installation rate estimates in the RBSA, with categorizations to be determined later and with the possibility of adding categories later, and a change to the sunset date to January, 2017.
10/15/2013Use Option 3 in estimating the savings for residential heating system and weatherization measures, and that the RTF delegate a decision on the definition of the “full measure package” to a subcommittee.

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

9/17/2013Adopt the Phase II SEEM Calibration for single family homes and use the methodology as proposed for determining electric energy consumption and off-grid fuel and natural gas fuel benefits. The RTF will not use the 8 program screening options to populate measure tables for the 27 possible combinations of program screening options and pass/fail outcomes.

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

9/17/2013Commercial: Grocery - Anti-sweat Heater ControlsApprove the updates to ASHC measure, set its status to “Active”, and change the sunset date to September 30, 2016.
9/17/2013Commercial: Cooking Equipment - Pre-Rinse Spray ValvesApprove the updates to the measure; set the measure status to “Active”; and change the sunset date to September 30, 2016.
9/17/2013Residential: Appliances - Clothes Washers in SFApprove the updates to the residential clothes washer UES measure; set the measure status to ‘Active’; change the sunset date to February 28, 2015; and add no additional efficiency tiers at this time, with the understanding that additional tiers may be added in the future.
9/17/2013Residential: Heating/Cooling - Air Source Heat Pump Upgrades MHExtend the manufactured home ASHP Upgrade measure sunset date to February 28, 2014.
9/17/2013Residential: Heating/Cooling - Ductless Heat Pumps SFExtend the single family DHP measure sunset date to December 31, 2013
9/17/2013RTF agreed not to further pursue the Fan VFD Standard Protocol and associated savings calculator at this time; revert to a custom analysis by programs for this measure, and point to established M&V documents for evaluation of fan VFD savings.

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

8/20/2013Residential: Heating/Cooling - Prescriptive Duct Sealing SFApprove the UES measure Prescriptive Duct Sealing to the Planning category with Active status and a sunset date of December 31, 2015
8/20/2013Residential: Advanced Power StripsApprove the UES measure Residential Advanced Power Strips to the Planning category with Active status, a sunset date of August 31, 2015, and a measure life of five years; restrict UES estimates to one significant figure.
8/20/2013Residential: Lighting - LEDsApprove the updates to the residential lighting LED UES measure, with no change to the measure category, status, or sunset date
7/16/2013Approve a Northwest version of REM/Rate as a performance based compliance tool for the NW ENERGY STAR homes program. Trade-offs for slab insulation and infiltration are not allowed, and the heating system HSPF must lie between 8.0 and 9.0.

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

Planned future work: Proposer plans to return with subsequent analysis showing compliance for other trade-off options

7/16/2013Commercial: Grocery - Display Case Motion SensorsApprove the Display Case Motion Sensor Small Saver measure with “Active” status and a sunset date of July 31, 2018, provided that the internal consistency between display case measures is consistent.
7/16/2013Commercial: DHW - ShowerheadsApprove the savings estimates for Commercial Showerheads in fitness centers only, without the requirement for pre-measurement.
7/16/2013Commercial: DHW - ShowerheadsApprove the updates to Commercial Showerheads, adding an average result (“Any” scenario) that excludes fitness centers.
7/16/2013Commercial: Cooking Equipment - Combination OvensCommercial: Cooking Equipment - Convection OvensCommercial: Cooking Equipment - FryersCommercial: Cooking Equipment - Hot Food Holding CabinetsCommercial: Cooking Equipment - SteamersApprove the updates to the five UES cooking measures (HFHC, Steamers, Fryers, Combination ovens, and Convection ovens); set the measure status to Active and change the sunset date to July 31, 2018.
7/16/2013Commercial: Non-Res Network Computer Power ManagementApprove the updates to the Non-Residential Network Computer Power Management measure; restrict the UES measure to schools and move it to the Small Saver category; set the measure status to “Active”; and change the sunset date to January 31, 2015
6/18/2013Adopt the proposed Standard Information Workbook for use by the RTF in making measure assessments.

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

Planned future work: RTF Staff will update SIW as need be based on available new data

6/18/2013Industrial: Motors - Pump VFDAdopt the provisional Pump VFD Protocol, Research Plan, and Calculator with a sunset date of June 30, 2015 provided that the calculator conforms to the Protocol and passes QC review.
6/18/2013Commercial: Grocery - Anti-sweat Heater ControlsMove to change the category to small saver, status to under review, and the sunset date to September 30, 2013.
5/21/2013Approve SEEM 94 as calibrated for single family houses (using model A in today's presentation). The validity of the calibration should be reviewed by May 31, 2016 with any new data that become available.

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

5/21/2013Commercial: Grocery - Display Case Motion SensorsChange the measure category for the Commercial Display Case Motion Sensors UES measure to 'Small Saver' and change the sunset date to July 31, 2013.
5/21/2013Residential: Heating/Cooling - Air Source Heat Pump Upgrades MHChange the sunset data for Air source Heat Pump Upgrades in MH to September 30, 2013.
4/16/2013Adopt as operative the updated Guidelines documents, including the Roadmap, Savings, Cost and Benefits, Lifetime, and Supporting Documents (including the edits made today).

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

4/16/2013Amend the motion on Green Motors to read "approve the updates to the Industrial and Agricultural Green Motor Rewind UES measure to incorporate the motor efficiency data with the sources presented, and move the measure to "Active" status and "Small Saver" category".

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

4/16/2013Agricultural: Variable Frequency Drives - Irrigation Pump MotorApprove the Agricultural Irrigation Pump Motor Variable Frequency Drive Standard Protocol in the “Provisional” category, with “Active” status, and a sunset date of April 30, 2016. System type and water flow will be added to provisional data collection, if available; also, the allowed minimum horsepower will be changed to 20hp.
4/16/2013Agricultural: Stock Watering TanksApprove the updates to the Agricultural Stock Watering Tank UES measure; set the measure status to “Active”; and change the sunset date to May 31, 2018.
4/16/2013Agricultural: Irrigation Hardware - Irrigation HardwareApprove the updates to the agriculture irrigation hardware UES measure; change the measure category to “Small Saver”; set the measure status to “Active”; and change the sunset date to April 30, 2018.
4/16/2013Commercial: Appliances - Clothes WashersApprove the updates to the commercial clothes washer UES measure; set the measure status to “Active”; and change the sunset date to March 31, 2015.
4/16/2013Commercial: DHW - ShowerheadsApprove the updates to the commercial showerhead UES measure; set the measure status to “Active”; and change the sunset date to April 30, 2018.
4/16/2013Agricultural: Motor Rewind - Green Motor RewindIndustrial: Motor Rewind - Green Motor RewindApprove the updates to the Industrial & Agricultural Green Motor Rewind UES measures to incorporate the motor efficiency data with the sources presented, and move the measure to “Active” status and "Small Saver" category.
4/16/2013Residential: Appliances - RefrigeratorsApprove the updates to the residential refrigerator UES measure; set the measure status to “Active”; and change the sunset date to April 30, 2015.
4/16/2013Change all sunset dates to the last day of the month.

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

4/16/2013Commercial: Grocery - Anti-sweat Heater ControlsChange the sunset date for the Anti-sweat Heater Control UES measure to June 30, 2013.
4/16/2013Commercial: Cooking Equipment - Combination OvensCommercial: Cooking Equipment - Convection OvensCommercial: Cooking Equipment - FryersCommercial: Cooking Equipment - Hot Food Holding CabinetsCommercial: Cooking Equipment - SteamersChange the sunset date for the five cooking equipment UES measures (Combination Ovens, Convection Ovens, Fryers, Hot Food Holding Cabinets, and Steamers) to July 31, 2013.
3/20/2013Agricultural: Motor Rewind - Green Motor RewindChange the status of the Agricultural Green Motor Rewind UES measure to "Under Review" and review the efficient-case motor efficiency data source at the next RTF meeting.
3/20/2013Industrial: Motor Rewind - Green Motor RewindChange the status of the Industrial Green Motor Rewind UES measure to "Under Review" and review the efficient-case motor efficiency data source at the next RTF meeting.
2/20/2013Agricultural: Plate Heat Exchanger for Dairy CoolingApprove the Dairy Heat Exchanger Standard Protocol measure and assign it to the Small Savers category with Active status and a sunset date of February 20, 2017, with changes to allow additional methods for measuring temperature and flow, and to require data collection of storage vessel temperature.
2/20/2013Residential: Lighting - LEDsApprove the LED Integral Lighting UES measure analysis as presented (with changes discussed at meeting) and assign it to the Proven category with Active status and a sunset date of March 1, 2014. Changes discussed at meeting: document measure life, develop hours of use for each measure, remove average measures from workbook, and adjust costs to reflect measure-specific baseline costs.
2/20/2013Utility System Efficiency: Transformer De-energizingApprove the Transformer De-energizing Standard Protocol and assign it to the Small Saver category with Active status and a sunset date of February 20, 2017.
1/23/2013Residential: Heating/Cooling - Air Source Heat Pump Upgrades SF (Existing Construction)Residential: Heating/Cooling - Air Source Heat Pump Upgrades SF (New Construction)Adopt a measure life of 15 years for Air Source Heat Pump Upgrades SF (Existing Construction) and Air Source Heat Pump Upgrades SF (New Construction).
1/23/2013Agricultural: Motor Rewind - Green Motor RewindIndustrial: Motor Rewind - Green Motor RewindAdopt the recommendations from Navigant Consulting to change the EUL of Agricultural and Industrial Green Motor Rewind measures to 14-20 years and 7-9 years, respectively, depending on motor hours of use.
1/23/2013Commercial: Cooking Equipment - Hot Food Holding CabinetsAdopt the SBW recommendations for Commercial Cooking Equipment - Hot Food Holding Cabinets and change the status to Under Review with a sunset date of December 30, 2013.
1/23/2013Commercial: Grocery - Strip CurtainsAdopt the SBW recommendations for Commercial Refrigeration - Strip Curtains and change the status to Out of Compliance with a sunset date of January 23, 2014.
1/23/2013Commercial: Grocery - Vending Machine ControllerAdopt the SBW recommendations for Commercial Refrigeration - Vending Machine Controller and change the status to Out of Compliance with a sunset date of January 23, 2014 and advise staff to provide recommendations to expand potential applicability in other market segments.
1/23/2013Residential: New Construction - Energy Star and EcoRated Homes MHAdopt the SBW recommendations for Residential New Construction - Energy Star and Ecorated Homes (Manufactured Housing) and change the status to Under Review with a sunset date of December 30, 2013.
1/23/2013Commercial: Appliances - Refrigerator/Freezer DecommissioningAdopt the SBW recommendations for Commercial Appliances - Refrigerator/Freezer Decommissioning and change the status to Out of Compliance with a sunset date of January 23, 2014 and advise staff to bring back a proposal for combining commercial measure with residential decommissioning measure.
1/23/2013Commercial: Cooking Equipment - SteamersAdopt the SBW recommendations for Commercial Cooking Equipment - Steamers and change the status to Under Review with a sunset date of December 30, 2013.
1/23/2013Commercial: Grocery - Rooftop Unit Supply Fan VFDsAdopt the SBW recommendations for Commercial Heating and Cooling - Rooftop Unit Supply Fan VFD's and change the status to Out of Compliance with a sunset date of January 23, 2014.
1/23/2013Commercial: Grocery - Display Case LEDs (Open Cases)Adopt the SBW recommendations for Commercial Refrigeration - Display Case LED Lighting (Open Cases) and change the status to Out of Compliance with a sunset date of January 23, 2015.
1/23/2013Commercial: Grocery - Visi-CoolerAdopt the SBW recommendations for Commercial Refrigeration - Visi-Cooler and change the status to Out of Compliance with a sunset date of January 23, 2014.
1/23/2013Commercial: Grocery - Walk-in/Reach-in Door RetrofitAdopt the SBW recommendations for Commercial Refrigeration - Walk-in/Reach-in Door Retrofit and change the status to Out of Compliance with a sunset date of January 23, 2014.
1/23/2013Commercial: Grocery - PSC MotorsAdopt the SBW recommendations for Commercial Refrigeration- PSC Motors and change the status to Deactivated.
1/23/2013Direct staff to prioritize RBSA data updates to residential UES measures with Active status that will not sunset in 2013. Present priority measures as a consent agenda item as proposed by staff.

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

12/11/2012Commercial: Cooking Equipment - Pre-Rinse Spray ValvesAdopt the SBW recommendations for the Commercial Cooking Equipment Pre Rinse Spray Valve UES measure and change the status to Under Review with a sunset date of December 31, 2013.
12/11/2012Commercial: Grocery - Compressor Head Fan Motor Retrofit to ECMAdopt the SBW recommendations for the Commercial Grocery Compressor Head Fan ECM UES measure and change the status to Out of Compliance with a sunset date of December 31, 2013.
12/11/2012Commercial: Grocery - AutoclosersAdopt the SBW recommendations for the Commercial Grocery Door Autocloser UES measure and change the status to Out of Compliance with a sunset date of December 31, 2013.
12/11/2012Commercial: Grocery - Door Gasket ReplacementAdopt the SBW recommendations for the Commercial Grocery Door Gasket Replacement UES measure and change the status to Out of Compliance with a sunset date of December 31, 2013.
12/11/2012Commercial: Grocery - Floating Head Pressure Controls for Single Compressor SystemsAdopt the SBW recommendations for the Commercial Grocery Floating Head Pressure for Single Compressor Systems UES measure and change the status to Out of Compliance with a sunset date of December 31, 2013.
12/11/2012Commercial: Grocery - Walk-in Evaporator Fan Shaded-Pole Motor ControllersAdopt the SBW recommendations for the Commercial Grocery Walk-in Evaporating Fan Shaded Pole Motor Controller UES measure and change the status to Out of Compliance with a sunset date of December 31, 2013.
12/11/2012Commercial: Grocery - Walk-in Evaporator Fan ECM Motor ControllersAdopt the SBW recommendations for the Commercial Grocery Walk-in Evaporator Fan ECM Motor Controllers UES measure and change the status to Out of Compliance with a sunset date of December 31, 2013 .
12/11/2012Residential: Heating/Cooling - Air Source Heat Pump Conversions MHAdopt the SBW recommendations for the Residential Manufactured Home Heating and Cooling Air Source Heat Pump Conversions UES measure and change the status to Under Review with a sunset date of December 31, 2013.
12/11/2012Residential: New Construction - Built Green WashingtonAdopt the SBW recommendations for the Residential New Construction Built Green Washington UES measure and change the status to Under Review with a sunset date of December 31, 2013.
12/11/2012Residential: New Construction - Energy Star Homes SF - ID/MT BOP2Adopt the SBW recommendations for the Residential New Construction Energy Star Homes Single Family - WA/ID/MT UES measure and change the status to Under Review status with a sunset date of December 31 2013.
12/11/2012Residential: New Construction - Energy Star Homes SF - IdahoAdopt the SBW recommendations for the Residential New Construction Energy Star Homes Single Family - WA/ID/MT UES measure and change the status to Under Review status with a sunset date of December 31 2013.
12/11/2012Residential: New Construction - Energy Star Homes SF - MontanaAdopt the SBW recommendations for the Residential New Construction Energy Star Homes Single Family - WA/ID/MT UES measure and change the status to Under Review status with a sunset date of December 31 2013.
12/11/2012Residential: New Construction - Energy Star Homes SF - WashingtonAdopt the SBW recommendations for the Residential New Construction Energy Star Homes Single Family - WA/ID/MT UES measure and change the status to Under Review status with a sunset date of December 31 2013.
12/11/2012Residential: Heating/Cooling - PTCS Ducts InsideAdopt the SBW recommendations for the Residential Single Family Heating and Cooling Performance Tested Comfort Systems (PTCS) Ducts Inside UES measure and change the status to Under Review with a sunset date of December 31, 2013.
12/11/2012Residential: New Construction - Slab InsulationAdopt the SBW recommendations for the Residential Single Family New Construction Slab Insulation UES measure and change the status to Under Review with a sunset date of December 31, 2013.
12/11/2012Residential: Heating/Cooling - Air Source Heat Pump Upgrades SF (Existing Construction)Residential: Heating/Cooling - Air Source Heat Pump Upgrades SF (New Construction)Adopt the updated analyses for the residential single family air source heat pump upgrades UES measures and change their status to Active with a sunset date of August 2, 2015.
12/11/2012Commercial: Grocery - ECMs for Display CasesAdopt the updated analysis for the commercial grocery display case ECM UES measure and change the status to Active with a sunset date of June 30, 2015.
12/11/2012Commercial: Grocery - Display Case LEDs (Reach-In Cases)Adopt the updated analysis for the commercial grocery display case LED's UES measure and change the status to Active with a sunset date of June 30, 2015.
12/11/2012Agricultural: Motor Rewind - Green Motor RewindIndustrial: Motor Rewind - Green Motor RewindAdopt the updated analysis for the industrial and agriculture Green Motor Rewind UES Measure and change its status to Active with a sunset date of October 1, 2017.
12/11/2012Residential: Appliances - DishwashersAdopt the updated analysis for the residential dishwashers UES measure and change its status to Active, with a sunset date of May 30, 2014.
12/11/2012Residential: Lighting - Specialty CFLsAdopt the updated analysis for the specialty compact fluorescent (CFL) UES measure and change its status to Active with a sunset date of January 1, 2014.
12/11/2012Residential: Appliances - Refrigerator/Freezer DecommissioningAdopt the updated analysis, using the AHAM energy use data and DOE survival curve data, for the residential refrigerator and freezer decommissioning UES measure and change the status to active with a sunset date of June 1, 2014.
12/11/2012Adopt the updated version of the Savings Guidelines, with an allowance for minor editorial corrections.

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

12/11/2012Residential: Lighting - LEDsTable a decision on the LED downlights UES measure to allow further examination of LED cost data.
11/14/2012Residential: Heating/Cooling - PTCS Commissioning, Controls, & Sizing SFApprove changing PTCS Commissioning, Controls and Sizing UES measure status from Active to Under Review.
11/14/2012Residential: Appliances - Clothes Washers in SFApprove Residential Clothes Washers UES measure for "electric DHW / electric dryer" UES savings to be used in utility service territories without natural gas, without the verification of fuel type requirement.
11/14/2012Residential: Appliances - FreezersApprove the updated analysis for the Residential Freezers UES measure and change its status to Active, with a sunset date of March 1, 2014.
11/14/2012Residential: Heating/Cooling - PTCS Duct Sealing MHApprove the updated analysis for the Residential Manufactured Housing PTCS Duct Sealing UES measure and change the measure's status to Active, with a sunset date of August 2, 2015.
11/14/2012Agricultural: Scientific Irrigation SchedulingTable the decision on Agricultural Scientific Irrigation Scheduling and Calculator Standard Protocol until the RTF approves Guidelines to address data source requirements for parameters used within standard protocols.
11/14/2012Agricultural: Plate Heat Exchanger for Dairy CoolingTable the decision on the Standard Savings Estimation Protocol for Agricultural Dairy Heat Exchangers until the RTF approves Guidelines allowing for small saver protocols.
11/14/2012Utility System Efficiency: Transformer De-energizingTable the decision on the Standard Savings Estimation Protocol for Transformer De-energizing until the RTF approves Guidelines allowing for small saver protocols.
10/24/2012Residential: DHW - Drain Waste Heat RecoveryAdopt the SBW recommendations (as revised during today's meeting) for the Residential DHW Drain Waste Heat Recovery measure and change the status to Out of Compliance with a sunset date of November 1, 2013.
10/24/2012Residential: Heating/Cooling - Air Source Heat Pump Upgrades MHAdopt the SBW recommendations (as revised during today's meeting) for the Residential Manufactured Housing Air Source Heat Pump Upgrades measure and change the status to Under Review with a sunset date of May 1, 2013.
10/24/2012Commercial: DHW - Efficient TanksAdopt the SBW recommendations (except for the recommendation relating to data on market average weightings) for the Commercial, Domestic Hot Water (DHW) Heater Tank measure and change the status to Out of Compliance, with a sunset date of November 1, 2013.
10/24/2012Commercial: Cooking Equipment - Convection OvensAdopt the SBW recommendations (except those related to the expert panel) for the Commercial Cooking Equipment Convection Oven measure and change the status to Under Review with a sunset date of May 1, 2013.
10/24/2012Agricultural: Variable Frequency Drives - Dairy Milking Machines Vacuum PumpAdopt the SBW recommendations for the Agriculture Dairy VFD's on Milking Machines measure and change the status to Out of Compliance with a sunset date of November 1, 2013.
10/24/2012Agricultural: Variable Frequency Drives - Potato/Onion ShedAdopt the SBW recommendations for the Agriculture Potato/Onion Storage Shed VFD on Product Ventilation Fan measure and change the status to Out of Compliance with a sunset date of November 1, 2013.
10/24/2012Commercial: Grocery - Lighting - CFLsAdopt the SBW recommendations for the Commercial Grocery Walk-In CFL Lighting measure and change the status to Out of Compliance with a sunset date of November 1, 2013.
10/24/2012Residential: Heating/Cooling - PTCS Commissioning, Controls, & Sizing MHAdopt the SBW recommendations for the Residential Manufactured Housing Performance Tested Comfort Systems (PTCS) Commissioning, Controls and Sizing measure and change the status to Out of Compliance with a sunset date of November 1, 2013.
10/24/2012Agricultural: Motor Rewind - Green Motor RewindAdopt the SBW recommendations for the Agriculture Motor Rewind measure and change the status to Out of Compliance with a sunset date of November 1, 2013.
10/24/2012Agricultural: Stock Watering TanksAdopt the SBW recommendations for the Agriculture Ranch Stock Watering Tanks measure and change the status to Under Review with a sunset date of May 1, 2013.
10/24/2012Commercial: Appliances - Clothes WashersAdopt the SBW recommendations for the Commercial Clothes Washer measure and change the status to Under Review with a sunset date of May 1, 2013.
10/24/2012Commercial: Cooking Equipment - Combination OvensAdopt the SBW recommendations for the Commercial Cooking Equipment Combination Ovens Measure and change the status to Under Review with a sunset date of May 1, 2013.
10/24/2012Commercial: Appliances - DishwashersAdopt the SBW recommendations for the Commercial Cooking Equipment Energy Efficient Dishwasher measure and change the status to Out of Compliance with a sunset date of November 1, 2013.
10/24/2012Commercial: Cooking Equipment - FryersAdopt the SBW recommendations for the Commercial Cooking Equipment Fryer measure and change the status to Under Review with a sunset date of May 1, 2013.
10/24/2012Commercial: DHW - ShowerheadsAdopt the SBW recommendations for the Commercial Employee Shower/Health Care/Hospitality DHW - Showerheads measure and change the status to Under Review with a sunset date of May 1, 2013.
10/24/2012Commercial: Grocery - Lighting - T8sAdopt the SBW recommendations for the Commercial Grocery Case and Walk-In T8 Lighting measure and change the status to Out of Compliance with a sunset date of November 1, 2013.
10/24/2012Commercial: Appliances - Ice MakersAdopt the SBW recommendations for the Commercial New and Existing Ice Makers measure and change the status to Out of Compliance with a sunset date of November 1, 2013.
10/24/2012Commercial: Grocery - ECMs for Walk-insAdopt the SBW recommendations for the Commercial, Walk-in Electronically Commutated Motor (ECM) measure and change the status to Out of Compliance with a sunset date of November 1, 2013.
10/24/2012Residential: Heating/Cooling - Air Source Heat Pump Upgrades SF (Existing Construction)Align the single family and manufactured home heat-pump upgrade measures for electric resistance heat according to the recommendations for the manufactured home measure adopted today; and include in the 2013 workplan development of a new measure for gas heat as the backup for air source heat pump upgrades in both single family and manufactured home applications.
10/24/2012Commercial: Appliances - FreezersCommercial: Appliances - RefrigeratorsApprove Commercial Refrigerators and Freezers UES measure to Proven category with active status with a sunset date of January 1, 2016.
9/18/2012The RTF accepted the use of SEEM 94 as calibrated for space heat energy consumption in multi-family buildings, 3 stories and less, when using the RTF’s prototypes and a thermostat setting of 68°F for the walk-up and corridor buildings and 66°F for townhouses (independent of heating system type).

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

9/18/2012Residential: New Construction - Energy Star Homes MFThe RTF approved the NW ENERGY STAR Multifamily Home UES measure as proven with active status with a sunset date of Oct. 1st, 2017 or upon substantive change to state energy codes, whichever occurs first.
9/18/2012Agricultural: Irrigation Hardware - Irrigation HardwareThe RTF approved the Out-of-compliance UES Measure Plans: Ag Irrigation Hardware.
9/18/2012Residential: DHW - Efficient TanksThe RTF approved the Residential Domestic Hot Water Heaters UES measure to proven with active status with a sunset date of April 16, 2015.
9/18/2012Residential: Heating/Cooling - Variable Speed ASHP Conversions SFResidential: Heating/Cooling - Variable Speed ASHP Upgrades SFThe RTF approved the Residential Variable Speed Heat Pump UES Measure as Provisional with active status with a sunset date of December 31, 2014.
9/18/2012Residential: Appliances - Clothes Washers in SFThe RTF decided to approve the Residential SF Clothes Washers UES measure to proven with active status with a sunset date of November 1, 2013.
9/18/2012Residential: Appliances - FreezersThe RTF decided to keep Residential Freezers UES measure as under review until data are available to update to Energy Star specifications or July 1, 2013, whichever is sooner.
9/18/2012Agricultural: Motors - Efficient Motors ReplacementThe RTF voted to deactivate the Ag Motors UES measure.
7/17/2012Commercial: New Construction - Energy Smart Design Small OfficeResidential: Advanced Power StripsThe RTF approved changing the UES measure status to "deactivated" for Commercial Energy Smart Design Small Office and Residential Smart Plug Power Strips.
6/19/2012Incorporate the changes agreed to at today's meeting on the Savings Guidelines, Appendix D, and Appendix E into a consolidated document and come to the RTF for final review in August, with a comment (discussion point) on the 80/20 standard in Section 5.3.

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

5/15/2012Commercial: Traffic Signals - LED Traffic SignalsApprove Commercial Traffic Signal LED's UES measure status as active with a sunset criteria date of May 15, 2017 and conversion from incandescent clear in each measure component.
5/15/2012Residential: Appliances - Refrigerator/Freezer DecommissioningApprove Residential Refrigerator/Freezer Decommissioning UES Measure status as under review.
5/15/2012Residential: Heating/Cooling - Room Air ConditionersResidential: Lighting - LED Holiday StringsApprove the Residential LED Holiday Lighting and Residential Room Air Conditioner UES Measures to ‘Deactivated’ status.
5/15/2012Residential: New Construction - High Performance Manufactured HomeApprove the Residential New Construction High Performance Manufactured Home UES measure as provisional with a sunset date of December 31, 2014.
5/15/2012Residential: Heating/Cooling - Air Source Heat Pump Conversions MHResidential: Heating/Cooling - Air Source Heat Pump Conversions SFResidential: Heating/Cooling - Air Source Heat Pump Upgrades MHResidential: Heating/Cooling - Air Source Heat Pump Upgrades SF (Existing Construction)Residential: Heating/Cooling - PTCS Commissioning, Controls, & Sizing MHResidential: Heating/Cooling - PTCS Commissioning, Controls, & Sizing SFClarify eligibility requirements for (central system) heat pump UES measures so as to limit eligibility to single speed and two speed compressor systems.
5/15/2012Agricultural: Irrigation Hardware - Irrigation HardwareAgricultural: Motors - Efficient Motors ReplacementExtend the opportunity to 11/14/2012 to get approval of plans to bring into compliance Agricultural Irrigation Hardware and Agricultural Motors UES Measures (measures’ status will remain ‘out-of-compliance’).
5/15/2012The RTF adopts the Measure Life Guidelines as operational with the exception of Appendix G. Convene the behavioral measure Subcommittee to review and recommend adjustment regarding EUL to Appendix G and or the RTF approved protocol on behavioral measures.

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

4/17/2012Commercial: Grocery - Anti-sweat Heater ControlsApprove Commercial Grocery Anti Sweat Heater UES measure status as out of compliance.
4/17/2012Commercial: Grocery - ECMs for Display CasesApprove Commercial Grocery Display Case ECM Motors UES Measure status as under review.
4/17/2012Commercial: Grocery - Display Case LEDs (Reach-In Cases)Commercial: Grocery - Display Case Motion SensorsApprove Commercial Grocery Display Case LED's UES measure status as under review and does not include motion sensors. Review of the LED UES measure should include consideration new efficient-case LED wattages. Motion sensor controls will be classified as a separate UES measure with status as out of compliance.
4/17/2012Commercial: Appliances - RefrigeratorsApprove Commercial Refrigerators and Freezers status as under review.
4/17/2012Commercial: Traffic Signals - LED Traffic SignalsApprove Commercial Traffic Light LED's UES measure status as under review with the provision that the review consider retaining the eight-inch signals.
4/17/2012Industrial: Motor Rewind - Green Motor RewindApprove Industrial Green Motor Rewind UES measure status as under review.
4/17/2012Residential: Appliances - DishwashersApprove Residential Dishwashers UES measure status as under review.
4/17/2012Residential: DHW - Efficient TanksApprove Residential Domestic Hot Water Heaters UES measure status to under review.
4/17/2012Residential: Heating/Cooling - Ductless Heat Pumps SFApprove Residential Ductless Heat Pumps UES measures status to under review.
4/17/2012Residential: Appliances - FreezersApprove Residential Freezers UES measure status to under review.
4/17/2012Residential: Heating/Cooling - PTCS Duct Sealing MHApprove Residential Manufactured Housing Duct Sealing status to under review.
4/17/2012Residential: Appliances - Clothes Washers in SFApprove Residential Single Family Clothes Washers UES measure status to under review.
4/17/2012Residential: Heating/Cooling - Air Source Heat Pump Upgrades SF (Existing Construction)Approve Residential Single Family Heat Pump Upgrades UES measure status to under review.
4/17/2012Residential: Heating/Cooling - PTCS Commissioning, Controls, & Sizing SFApprove Residential Single Family Heating / Cooling - PTCS Commissioning, Controls and Sizing UES measure status as active, directing staff to clean-up documentation, and change sunset criteria to December 31, 2013.
4/17/2012Residential: Lighting - Specialty CFLsApprove Residential Specialty CFL and LED Downlights UES measure status to under review. The review should consider including PAR38 and MR16 lamp types and it should consider separating the CFL's and LED's into two separate measure workbooks.
4/17/2012Residential: Lighting - LEDsRTF approved the residential specialty CFL and LED downlights status as under review, adding that two lamp technologies are to be included in the review, PAR 30 and MR 16, and directing the review to consider the potential for identifying two separate measures.
3/13/2012Adopt operational Guidelines for the Development and Maintenance of Incremental Measure Costs and Benefits Estimates, with the amendments decided on by the RTF in the meeting.

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

3/13/2012Residential: Weatherization - Manufactured HomeResidential: Weatherization - Single FamilyApprove SF and MH Residential Weatherization Infiltration Reduction. Change measure status to Active. (Infiltration measures to "Under Review" status).
3/13/2012Commercial: Packaged and Split System HVAC - Fan and Cooling SavingsApprove the Standard Protocol for Measurement of Fan and Cooling Savings from Commercial-Sector Packaged and Split System HVAC Units with the amendments decided on by the RTF in the meeting.
2/14/2012Residential: Heating/Cooling - Air Source Heat Pump Upgrades MHResidential: Heating/Cooling - Air Source Heat Pump Upgrades SF (Existing Construction)Residential: Heating/Cooling - PTCS Commissioning, Controls, & Sizing MHResidential: Heating/Cooling - PTCS Commissioning, Controls, & Sizing SFRevise the measure descriptions to include/allow “New Construction”; measure status to remain as "Under Review for compliance with Guidelines" (Develop new, separate measures for New Construction after SBW review and when updating all heat pump and Wx measures with SEEM94).
2/14/2012Residential: Weatherization - Manufactured HomeResidential: Weatherization - Single FamilyThe RTF adopted the Residential Weatherization Research Data Collection Plan for Determining the Impact of Prescriptive Air Sealing on Ventilation and Infiltration Resulting from the Implementation of the RTF Residential Weatherization Measure Specifications.”
2/14/2012Residential: DHW - HPWHThe RTF approved the addition of Tier 2, Ducted Interior Installations to the Heat Pump Water Heaters UES Measure under provisional status with a sunset date of December 31st, 2014.
2/14/2012Residential: Weatherization - Manufactured HomeThe RTF approved the Manufactured Home Weatherization UES Measure under active status with a sunset date of 5 years.
1/17/2012Residential: Weatherization - Manufactured HomeApprove "under review" status for manufactured housing weatherization UES measures. RTF to conduct a quality control check on the workbook.
12/13/2011Accept the use of SEEM 94 as calibrated for space heat energy consumption in manufactured homes when using the RTF’s prototypes and a thermostat setting of 69.4°F with 61.6°F 9-hour night setback (independent of heating system type).

Measure category unchanged

Measure status unchanged

Energy savings changed: Slight reduction

Cost effectiveness unchanged

Specifications/Eligibility unchanged

Planned future work: Run manufactured home weatherization measures in SEEM94 with revised inputs - seek RTF approval of changing measure status from "out-of-compliance" to "active".

12/13/2011Adopted the updated version of SEEM94, with its new infiltration calculations, for use in modeling site-built houses and manufactured houses.

Measure category unchanged

Measure status unchanged: Not directly

Energy savings unchanged

Cost effectiveness unchanged

Specifications/Eligibility unchanged

Planned future work: Apply to residential weatherization as reviewed.

11/1/2011The RTF approved the amendment of 25 UES measures without sunset criteria dates or with sunset criteria dates in 2012 to 1/30/2013 with a status of "Under Review for Compliance with RTF Guidelines."

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

11/1/2011Residential: New Construction - Energy Star Homes SF - Oregon 2012The RTF approved the Oregon Energy Star Home 2012 specifications and unit energy savings with active status with the measure workbook amended with window incremental cost data from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratories national survey and with sunset criteria of the date that a new residential energy code is adopted in Oregon.
11/1/2011Residential: Weatherization - Manufactured HomeResidential: Weatherization - Multi-FamilyResidential: Weatherization - Single FamilyThe RTF approved the Residential Weatherization Inspector Examination and method developed by the Residential Weatherization Specification Subcommittee.
11/1/2011Residential: New Construction - Energy Star Homes SF - Oregon 2009The RTF deactivated the Single Family NW Energy Star Home measure for homes permitted under the new Oregon Energy Code.
10/4/2011Commercial: Smart Plug Power StripsApprove commercial smart power strip with load sensing control to active status with UES of 100 kwh and a sunset date of October 30, 2014.
10/4/2011Residential: DHW - HPWHApproved the Heat Pump Water Heater UES Measure, as revised during the meeting, under provisional status to include Tier I systems in all applications and Tier II In buffered unconditioned spaces (interior applications expected at a later date), with the assumed cost of the GE Unit set at $1,200 and overall measure cost adjusted accordingly, and with the study design directed by an RTF sub-committee, and a sunset date of December 31, 2014 .
10/4/2011Residential: Heating/Cooling - Ground Source Heat Pump UpgradesThe RTF approves the Ground Source Heat Pump (GSHP) specifications as proposed by the RTF Subcommittee with a sunset date of October 30, 2014.
8/30/2011Residential: Weatherization - Manufactured HomeResidential: Weatherization - Multi-FamilyResidential: Weatherization - Single FamilyApprove the Residential Weatherization Specifications developed by the Residential Weatherization Specification Subcommittee dated August 31, pending development of an inspection test with a sunset date of three years from the date of adoption of the inspector test.
8/30/2011Residential: Weatherization - Manufactured HomeResidential: Weatherization - Multi-FamilyResidential: Weatherization - Single FamilyThe RTF advises that the region undertake an evaluation of the impact of the non-whole house air sealing weatherization measures through pre and post blower door tests with the RTF establishing a subcommittee to develop an evaluation design.
8/30/2011Commercial: Grocery - Strip CurtainsThe RTF approves an extension of the evaluation plan period for Provisional UES for Grocery Refrigeration Strip Curtains with a sunset date of August 30, 2013.
8/30/2011Residential: Lighting - CFLsThe RTF approves the Direct Mail of Standard CFL UES as proposed, with a limit of 10 lamps per mailing, and a sunset date of August 30, 2013.
8/30/2011Residential: Lighting - Specialty CFLsThe RTF approves the Provisional UES of Direct Mail of Specialty CFL's limited to requested lamps only, a limit of 10 lamps per request, and with a sunset date of August 30, 2013.
8/30/2011Commercial: Grocery - Night CoversThe RTF deactivated the grocery refrigeration night cover UES measure.
8/2/2011Residential: Heating/Cooling - Ground Source Heat Pump UpgradesThe RTF approves the Ground Source Heat Pump (GSHP) UES Measure for heating zones 2 and 3 with the provision that RTF Staff edit the table to correct for increased electricity use for air conditioning when an electric forced air furnace without air conditioning is replaced with a GSHP and reduction in measure cost when an electric forced air furnace with air conditioning is replaced with a GSHP with a sunset date of August 30, 2016.
8/2/2011Commercial: Grocery - Refrigeration SystemThe RTF approves the Standard Savings Estimation Protocol for grocery refrigeration systems measures under provisional status until sufficient provisional data has been collected to allow the protocol to modified and adopted by the RTF without provisional data requirements or August 31, 2014, whichever comes first.
6/28/2011Residential: New Construction - Montana House 2The RTF approved the Montana House2 measure to active status with a sunset date of July 1, 2014 when the measure will be placed under review to address the EISA compact fluorescent standards, any adoption of a Montana residential energy code or other changes in state of federal standards.
6/28/2011Commercial: Non-Res Network Computer Power ManagementThe RTF approved the Network PC Power Management UES measure to active status with a sunset date of July 2013.
6/1/2011Residential: Lighting - CFLsApprove the residential compact fluorescent lighting measure for unit energy savings measure status based on the proposed EISA phase in in baseline wattage, adjusted hours of operation, and with a sunset date of December 31, 2013. This is approved as an active measure.
6/1/2011Residential: DHW - ShowerheadsApprove the residential low flow showerhead measure for unit energy savings measure status with a sunset date of June 1, 2016 with interim review upon any showerhead changes in national standards (Energy Star, WaterSense, state codes, or publication of new reliable reports on low flow showerhead measure performance or program impact evaluations. This is approved as an active measure.
5/3/2011Residential: Lighting - CFLsAdvised the compact fluorescent light measure review contractor and RTF staff to go back to the calculation and make changes in the methodology to calculate the baseline and efficient-case wattage by category, perform an analysis of cost of halogen lamps, and to bring the measure back with the updated measure workbook and necessary documentation for RTF consideration.
5/3/2011Commercial: Non-Res Network Computer Power ManagementAdvised the Network PC Power Management measure review contractor and staff to use Sixth Plan numbers for heating and cooling interaction and rerun the models for load shape and divide results into schools and other building types and bring those findings back for RTF consideration.
5/3/2011Commercial: DHW - ShowerheadsAdvised the residential showerhead measure review contractor and staff to proceed on the cost-effectiveness work proposed for multifamily applications, and to bring the measure back with the updated measure workbook and necessary documentation to support any study findings incorporated into the work for RTF consideration. Advised the contractor to present more detail regarding the measure savings analysis at the upcoming RTF meeting.
5/3/2011Advised the Residential Weatherization Subcommittee to base its ventilation requirements on the 2010 ASHRAE 62.2.

Staff guidance: Convene subcommittee for deliberation and form a recommended ventilation specification for RTF future consideration.

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

5/3/2011Residential: Weatherization - Single FamilyApproved UES values and costs for single family residential weatherization measures. This is approved as an active measure.
5/3/2011Residential: Heating/Cooling - Electronic ThermostatsApproved UES values and costs for the line voltage thermostat measure. This is approved as an active measure.
5/3/2011Residential: Appliances - RefrigeratorsApproved UES values and costs for the residential refrigerator measure. This is approved as an active measure.
5/3/2011Residential: Heating/Cooling - PTCS Duct Sealing SFApproved UES values and costs for the single family duct sealing measure. This is approved as an active measure.
5/3/2011Residential: Heating/Cooling - Air Source Heat Pump Conversions SFApproved UES values and costs for the single family heat pump conversion measure. This is approved as an active measure.
5/3/2011Commercial: Efficient Computers - Energy Star ComputersThe RTF elected not to decide on a commercial efficient computer measure at this time.
4/5/2011The RTF approved PECI's documentation plan for DOE 2.2R inputs and outputs generated from their Grocer Smart 4.0 software for non-deemed measures. (This is not an approval of the documentation requirements described under the Standard Protocol section of the Guidelines.)

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

4/5/2011The RTF recommends the proposal for use of the Grocer Smart 4.0 software tool as an RTF-approved calculation method be sent back to the subcommittee for a subcommittee recommendation to the RTF, including a written abstract on the plan to calibrate the tool.

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

Planned future work: The RTF expects to review a revised proposal at its May or June meeting.

3/1/2011Commercial: Non-Res Network Computer Power ManagementThe RTF approved a motion to send the computer power management measure to SBW as a deemable measure, with the additional recommendation to include a requirement in the specs that the software actually be activated.
3/1/2011The RTF recommends RTF staff hire a contractor to package the work completed by NBI, Cadmus, and BPA on the Roof Top Unit Protocol into a Standard Protocol compliant with the RTF Guidelines for review and decision by the RTF at a future meeting.

Staff guidance: The RTF expects the protocol will be a methodology for data collection and an associated savings calculator which will have broad applicability in estimating fan and cooling energy savings from the broad array of measures that impact rooftop HVAC system energy use. The protocol is expected to significantly reduce the cost of collecting and analyzing data needed to reliably estimate savings.

Measure category unchanged

Measure status unchanged: This measure is still at the proposal stage.

Energy savings unchanged

Cost effectiveness unchanged

Specifications/Eligibility unchanged

Planned future work: The RTF expects to review a Standard Protocol proposal within the next few months. Implementers interested in running a commercial rooftop unit efficiency program should engage their technical and program staff in the RTF review process to ensure the final RTF work product will meet their needs.

3/1/2011Residential: Heating/Cooling - Room Air ConditionersThe RTF voted to change the status of the Residential Energy Star Room Air Conditioner measure from "deemed" to "out-of-compliance".
3/1/2011Residential: Lighting - LED Holiday StringsThe RTF voted to change the status of the Residential LED Holiday Light UES measure from "deemed" to "out-of-compliance".
3/1/2011Residential: New Construction - Multifamily Low RiseThe RTF voted to change the status of the Residential Multifamily Low-Rise New Construction measure from "deemed" to "deactivated".
2/1/2011Commercial: Weatherization - Small CommercialMotion to approve deemed savings estimates for small commercial weatherization failed on a split vote.
2/1/2011Residential: New Construction - Montana HouseThe RTF changed the status of this measure to "deactivated."
2/1/2011Residential: Appliances - RefrigeratorsThe RTF maintained the deemed status of the refrigerators measure. The sunset date was also changed to 2/1/2012.
2/1/2011Residential: Heating/Cooling - Electronic ThermostatsThe RTF moved the status of this measure to "under review."
2/1/2011Industrial: Motors - Efficient Motor ReplacementThe status of this measure was changed from deemed to deactivated.
2/1/2011Residential: Heating/Cooling - PTCS Duct Sealing SFThe status of this measure was changed to "under review."
2/1/2011Residential: Lighting - CFLsThe status of this measure was changed to "under review."
2/1/2011Agricultural: Irrigation Hardware - Irrigation HardwareThe status of this measure was changed to out-of-compliance
2/1/2011Agricultural: Motors - Efficient Motors ReplacementThe status of this measure was changed to out-of-compliance
2/1/2011Residential: Weatherization - Multi-FamilyThe status of this measure was changed to out-of-compliance.
2/1/2011Residential: Weatherization - Single FamilyThe status of this measure was changed to under review.
1/4/2011Agricultural: Irrigation Hardware - Irrigation HardwareMethodology accepted for calculating deemed savings numbers on irrigation hardware, with estimates adjusted by state and a sunset within 13 months
1/4/2011Residential: Lighting - LEDsPresenters should bring their proposal back in the template format with a study plan for getting the measure to provisional status
12/7/2010The RTF approved provisional savings numbers according to the chart in Larson's presentation for Washington, Idaho, and Montana; a three-year sunset; an annual report on the location of homes; and if available, the types of builders who use the TCO.

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

12/7/2010Residential: New Construction - Energy Star Homes SF - ID/MT DHP TCO (provisional)The RTF approved provisional savings numbers according to the chart in Larson's presentation for Washington, Idaho, and Montana; a three-year sunset; an annual report on the location of homes; and if available, the types of builders who use the TCO.
12/7/2010Residential: New Construction - Energy Star Homes SF - ID/MT BOP2The RTF approved the deemed savings for zonal electric Energy Star homes in Idaho and Montana
11/2/2010Commercial: Grocery - Floating Head Pressure Controls for Single Compressor SystemsMeasure accepted, analysis will be run to gauge the effect of modeling different refrigerants, with the potential of splitting the savings between R404 and R22s, and that Jerome, Hadley, and Grist will review the results
11/2/2010Agricultural: Variable Frequency Drives - Dairy Milking Machines Vacuum PumpThe RTF decided to stick with what has been used for a deemed calculation until better data exists.
9/28/2010Commercial: Grocery - Rooftop Unit Supply Fan VFDsAdopt savings on the basis of the16-line tables with steps in the presentation. The savings are by horsepower and hours of operation – 12, 16, or 24 hours
9/28/2010Commercial: Grocery - Display Case LEDs (Open Cases)Include L79 testing by an approved laboratory with the requirement of 50 lumens per watt; two-year sunset, and T10s and T12s are included for that period.
9/28/2010Commercial: Grocery - Walk-in Evaporator Fan ECM Motor ControllersProvisionally deem the savings for 18 months, with a recommendation to collect field data on motor power draw and runtimes
8/25/2010Residential: New Construction - Energy Star Homes SF - WashingtonAccept the Washington Builder Option Packages 1 and 2 savings
8/25/2010Residential: New Construction - Energy Star Homes SF - IdahoAdopt the savings for the Energy Star heat pump and gas homes in Idaho and Montana
8/25/2010Residential: New Construction - Energy Star Homes SF - MontanaAdopt the savings for the Energy Star heat pump and gas homes in Idaho and Montana
8/25/2010Residential: New Construction - Built Green WashingtonAdopt the savings numbers associated with Built Green, including the condition for a QA and QC process
8/3/2010Residential: Appliances - DishwashersMotion to use with the savings associated with the CEC baseline and usage case #1, a constant number of cycles per year (215).
8/3/2010Commercial: Grocery - Strip CurtainsProvisionally accept the measure savings for supermarket freezer and cooler, convenience store freezer, and restaurant freezer. In the next year, the RTF needs to get before-and-after door-opening data for warehouses as a condition of accepting the warehouse savings numbers as provisional.
8/3/2010Residential: Heating/Cooling - Air Source Heat Pump Conversions SFThe RTF accepted the deemed measure updates for ASHP Conversions for single family homes.
8/3/2010Residential: Heating/Cooling - Air Source Heat Pump Upgrades SF (Existing Construction)The RTF accepted the deemed measure updates for ASHP Upgrades for single family homes.
8/3/2010Residential: Weatherization - Multi-FamilyThe RTF accepted the deemed measure updates for existing manufactured homes.
8/3/2010Residential: Weatherization - Single FamilyThe RTF accepted the deemed measure updates for existing single family homes.
8/3/2010Residential: Appliances - FreezersThe RTF adopted the updated savings estimates for residential freezers.
8/3/2010Residential: Appliances - Clothes Washers in SFThe RTF agreed not to change the baseline from 1.93 MEF
8/3/2010Residential: Heating/Cooling - Air Source Heat Pump Conversions MHThe RTF approved the updates to the ASHP Conversions measure for Manufactured Homes.
8/3/2010Residential: Heating/Cooling - Air Source Heat Pump Upgrades MHThe RTF approved the updates to the ASHP Upgrades measure for Manufactured Homes.
6/29/2010Residential: Appliances - Refrigerator/Freezer DecommissioningAccept Option B for the savings calculation, which assumes 50 percent of the appliances retired are replaced and that the savings apply to both in-home pickup and retail pickup from residential applications and to both in-facility pickup and retail pickup from commercial applications. The measure would sunset within two years.
6/29/2010Residential: Appliances - DishwashersAccept the baseline methodology, with direction to come back with the costs and savings at the next meeting.
6/29/2010Residential: Heating/Cooling - PTCS Commissioning, Controls, & Sizing SFAccept the new deemed measure for PTCS and Commissioning and Controls.
6/29/2010Residential: DHW - Efficient TanksRTF accepts the updated deemed savings for residential water heaters.
6/29/2010Residential: Appliances - Clothes Washers in SFThe RTF adopted the proposal on methodology, baseline (1.93 MEF), and results (approve savings for residential clothes washers for 2.2 MEF and above).
6/1/2010Commercial: DHW - Efficient TanksApprove the savings for commercial-type units, making the same changes to the methodology as were made for the residential-type units: eliminating the interaction factors and assuming a measure life consistent with the plan. Amended to exclude water heaters in new construction in Oregon.
5/4/2010Commercial: Non-Res Network Computer Power ManagementAdopt provisionally the savings estimate presented and update within 2 years based on findings from research plan.
5/4/2010Utility System Efficiency: Voltage Optimization ProtocolRTF adopted the simplified voltage optimization protocol as proposed.
4/6/2010Commercial: DHW - ShowerheadsAdopt the research plan BPA presented to collect data on baseline flow rate, occupancy rate, number of occupants per showerhead, shower duration, and showers per person per day.
4/6/2010Residential: Lighting - LEDsResidential: Lighting - Specialty CFLsThe RTF made a series of decisions:
  • Reduce the storage rate for specialty bulbs from 36% to 20%
  • Reduce direct-install removal rates for both standard and specialty lamps to from 12% to 4%
  • Reduce the take-back from 5% to 0%
  • Accept proposed savings for specialty lamps by lamp type
  • Adopt Approach 4 to weighting by lamp type for the "any-specialty-lamp" option
  • Adopt measure requirements (Energy Star rated; 5 watts or greater; data collection for retail measures to include package size, retail cost, and wattage; data collection for direct install measures to include lamp type, wattage, and room in which installed)
  • Adopt 24-month sunset provision
  • Accept a 1% storage rate for LEDs
3/2/2010Residential: Methods for Evaluating Behavior-Based Energy Conservation Programs in the PNWAdopted a motion that behavior-based programs go forward with the evaluation protocol guidance, if program providers see opportunities to apply it.
3/2/2010Commercial: Appliances - FreezersCommercial: Appliances - RefrigeratorsApprove the new costs and cost effectiveness numbers.
2/2/2010Commercial: DHW - ShowerheadsAccept the commercial deemed savings as provisional for 18 months; the savings would not be effective until BPA comes back with its evaluation plan.
2/2/2010Commercial: Appliances - FreezersCommercial: Appliances - RefrigeratorsApprove the proposed savings, with a direction to further review cost data and cost-effectiveness and bring the information back to the RTF.
2/2/2010Residential: DHW - ShowerheadsApprove the residential savings, with a change to the proposed installation rate of by-mail requests to 60% and retail savings, as a separate category, remains as proposed at 70%-80% depending on flow.
1/5/2010Accept the calculation methodology for the measure with a two-year sunset on the savings and a subcommittee review of BPA's field data.

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

1/5/2010Commercial: Grocery - Display Case LEDs (Reach-In Cases)Adopt the savings for LED Display Case Lighting with a review and update in 2 years capturing store hours of operation.
1/5/2010Commercial: Grocery - Display Case Motion SensorsAdopt the savings for LED Display Case Motion Sensors with a review and update in 2 years capturing reduction in hours of operation and store hours of operation.
11/9/2009Commercial: Appliances - DishwashersAccept the savings with a weighted average calculated in four categories - fuel type (gas and electric) and high and low water temperature, all based on Energy Star data
11/9/2009Commercial: Cooking Equipment - Combination OvensAdopted the combination oven provision with an 18-month life span and then revisit it with new Energy Star data. In addition, the calculation would be based on weighting the efficiency.
11/9/2009Commercial: Cooking Equipment - Convection OvensAdopted the deemed savings based on the calculation presented, with the exception that the efficiency would be set at a number closer to the weighted average of sales from data about Energy Star appliances.
9/15/2009Electric generation from waste heat at an individual facility, for in-plant use, cannot be counted toward conservation targets.

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

8/4/2009Commercial: Traffic Signals - LED Traffic SignalsThe RTF adopted a recommendation to continue using the deemed savings assumptions from April 2001 and updating O&M savings to 2006 dollars.
8/4/2009Agricultural: Motors - Efficient Motors ReplacementThe RTF approved the proposed changes to the irrigation motor replacement savings.
8/4/2009Commercial: Appliances - Clothes WashersThe RTF approved the recommendation for deemed savings for Laundromat clothes washers, using a measure life of seven years.
7/7/2009Agricultural: Stock Watering TanksThe RTF approved the existing deemed energy savings (1,137kWh/year) and cost ($370) for stock watering tanks.
7/7/2009Agricultural: Motor Rewind - Green Motor RewindThe RTF approved the recommendation to accept the existing savings and costs for the green motors program.
7/7/2009Industrial: Motor Rewind - Green Motor RewindThe RTF approved the recommendation to accept the existing savings and costs for the green motors program.
6/2/2009Residential: New Construction - Montana HouseThe RTF approved geothermal as the baseline heating system for computing deemed savings for geothermal heat pump conversion and calculations assuming an upgrade from a standard efficiency GSHP to an Energy Star unit. A previous motion, to approve zonal as the baseline, was defeated.
6/2/2009Commercial: Cooking Equipment - FryersThe RTF approved the deemed savings at 539 kWh/yr with a cost of $808 and measure life of 12 years.
5/5/2009Commercial: Cooking Equipment - Hot Food Holding CabinetsThe RTF approved the energy savings and costs for hot food holding cabinets (incremental cost was $788 for half-size, $710 for ¾ size and $1,505 for full-size; kWh savings varied from 876 for half-size to 1,314 for ¾ size to 1,752 for full-size).
5/5/2009Commercial: Cooking Equipment - SteamersThe RTF approved the energy savings and costs for steamers (incremental cost varied from $132 for 3-pan to $215 for 5-pan to $209 for 6-pan; kWh savings were 888 for 3-pan, 1,671 for 5-pan and 2,020 for 6-pan).
5/5/2009Residential: Heating/Cooling - PTCS Ducts InsideThe RTF approved the proposed costs and savings, with a minor modification to use crawlspace/slab on grade weightings from NEEA's recent new construction report.
5/5/2009Commercial: Cooking Equipment - FryersThe RTF deferred approval of proposed costs and savings for commercial fryers to reconsider a higher-efficiency baseline assumption and with a premium efficiency tier set at a higher efficiency.
4/7/2009Commercial: Cooking Equipment - Pre-Rinse Spray ValvesThe RTF approved a single baseline number (the federal minimum, 1.18 gpm) for the region, and to use the median hours of use per day by facility type (rather than the average) and to make no adjustment for post-flow rate since the tested cleanability for the 0.65 PRSV is similar to the other federal minimum PRSV's cleanability.
4/7/2009Agricultural: Variable Frequency Drives - Potato/Onion ShedThe RTF approved recommendations for BPA and others to: a) use 1,000 kWh/year per horsepower as the deemed value for VSD potato and onion shed ventilation fans, and b) derive an estimated cost for this measure using the following equation: Measure cost = $229.61*HP + $4,727.43.
4/7/2009Commercial: Smart Plug Power StripsResidential: Advanced Power StripsThe RTF provisionally deemed the smart plug power strips measure at 100 kWh for both residential and commercial sectors, with the proviso that these provisional savings expire in a year, at which time preliminary results will be provided to the RTF. In addition, the measure will have an associated installation and application specification.
3/2/2009Residential: New Construction - Energy Star and EcoRated Homes MHThe RTF approved the EcoRated costs and savings and the updated Energy Star Manufactured Home costs and savings.
1/6/2009Industrial: Compressed AirThe RTF approved the Small Compressed Air Tool as a deemed calculator with modifications made during the meeting.
11/4/2008Agricultural: Variable Frequency Drives - Potato/Onion ShedThe RTF adopted a deemed savings value of 1,000 kWh per hp for the spud/onion shed VFD measure, with a proviso that people are free to bring custom projects to the table for consideration.
11/4/2008Commercial: Grocery - AutoclosersThe RTF adopted the updated savings estimates for Autoclosers.
5/27/2008Commercial: Appliances - Ice MakersAdopt the updates to the measure as: All systems must be ARI certified, Air-Cooled systems must meet Energy Star Standards, Water-Cooled systems must meet CEE Tier 2 standards and condenser water must be supplied from a closed loop system or a system with a remote evaporative condenser
5/27/2008Adopt the updates to the measure that: All systems must be ARI certified, Air-Cooled systems must meet Energy Star Standards, Water-Cooled systems must meet CEE Tier 2 standards and condenser water must be supplied from a closed loop system or a system with a remote evaporative condenser.

(No changes to status, energy savings, cost effectiveness or specifications.)

3/25/2008Residential: Heating/Cooling - PTCS Duct Sealing MHThe RTF agreed to use the same leakage rate for SGC homes from non-SGC homes.
2/5/2008Residential: Heating/Cooling - PTCS Duct Sealing SFThe RTF approved the deemed savings for duct sealing.
11/9/2007Residential: Heating/Cooling - Ductless Heat Pumps SFMotion to set the estimated provisional savings number at 3,500 kWh. It was agreed that this motion is agnostic with respect to the size of the system and to pre-consumption.
7/17/2007Industrial: Motor Rewind - Green Motor RewindThe RTF approved the savings estimates for Green Motor Rewinds for motor sizes 15HP and above.
1/10/2006Agricultural: Scientific Irrigation SchedulingThe RTF unanimously approves the use of the Scientific Irrigation Scheduling tool.
4/13/2004Utility System Efficiency: Automated CVR Protocol No. 1The RTF adopted the draft protocol for estimating savings from automated CVR, including temperature normalization and re-verification, as revised.
6/4/2003Industrial: Motors - Efficient Motor ReplacementThe RTF adopted a revised savings calculator for NEMA premium motors using updated Motormaster 4 data.
6/4/2003Industrial: Motors - Premium Efficiency MotorsThe RTF adopted the deemed calculator for Premium Efficiency Motor upgrades using updated MotorMaster 4.0 data.
5/7/2002Agricultural: Variable Frequency Drives - Dairy Milking Machine Vacuum PumpThe RTF unanimously approves the calculator for estimating savings from Variable Speed Controls on Milking Machine Vacuum Pumps.
3/12/2002Agricultural: Plate Heat Exchanger for Dairy CoolingThe RTF adopted the deemed calculator to determine savings from using a single-pass flat-plate heat exchanger for milk cooling.
2/12/2002Utility System Efficiency: Transformer De-energizingThe RTF adopted the deemed calculator to determine the savings associated with de-energized transformer upgrades.