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Devan Johnson

nmecr version 1.0.2 release

We recently released an update to our R package, nmecr, used for NMEC analysis. This version provides a bug fix and vignettes for the R code. is an open-source set of tools for analyzing commercial building energy consumption using a meter-based, whole-building approach for measurement and verification (M&V) of energy efficiency projects. Our goal is […]

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NMEC Energy Modeling Experts and Data Scientists Seek to Answer How Much Does it Cost to Cool a Skyscraper in Summer?

Much of what we do in the energy industry feels very esoteric. So, whenever an opportunity presents itself to incorporate work from other disciplines, like data science, I get really excited. That is what’s happening with ASHRAE Great Energy Predictor Challenge III that just launched on Kaggle and incorporates NMEC into an industry contest. What is

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RCx and Battery Energy Storage: The Perfect Pairing

With increased incentives and falling battery costs, commercial customers are asking us whether battery energy storage systems (BESS) are right for them. Before we can answer that question, we need to do our homework on your building’s current energy use. That includes considering your current load shape and the potential benefits of improving it through

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