Resources & Information
What is Performance Contracting?
A qualified ESCO can help you put the pieces together: Identify and evaluate energy-saving opportunities; Develop engineering designs and specifications; Manage the project from design to installation to monitoring; Arrange for financing; Train your staff and provide ongoing maintenance services; and Guarantee that savings will cover all project costs.
5 steps to Success
- Decide if energy performance contracting is a good solution for you.
- Select an energy service company (ESCO).
- Contract with your ESCO to identify energy saving opportunities.
- Negotiate a long-term contract with your ESCO.
- Verify savings and enjoy the benefits.
PC activities by state
Performance contracting activities
and project financing programs in your state.
ESPC Activities by State
Opportunities by State
The U.S. Federal Government is making active use of energy savings performance
contracting to upgrade federal buildings and to save energy. Learn about U.S. Federal
Government Performance Contracting Programs.
Get information on financing programs at both the Federal and State level as well as Utility Financing Programs for Efficiency Upgrades in Homes.
Information on which states and local government organizations are allowed to use performance contracting to acquire building upgrades and energy efficiency improvements. Links to the state's performance contracting legislation, where available. Links to the state's performance contracting web pages or guide.
This section provides National Links, State Links, and Links for Organizations for Building Owners and Staff.