This page houses documents and workbooks that support the development of the majority of RTF analyses and the resulting work products, both Standard Protocols and UES measures. For an archive of measure-specific RTF supporting documents, see the link below.
Measure-Specific Supporting Files
RTF Operative Guidelines. In support of its mission, the RTF adopts a set of formal Guidelines by which to judge the quality and reliability of savings estimates, costs and benefits, and the lifetimes of RTF measures and protocols. The goal of this guidance is to ensure that various methods of savings estimation will produce savings estimates relative to consistent baselines and of comparable reliability sufficient to meet the needs of regional energy planners. The RTF revisits these Guidelines at regular intervals to ensure they are still serving this goal and supporting the region. At it's October 2020 meeting, the RTF approved updates to its Guidelines. You will find the latest version below.
Current Operative Guidelines