Often overlooked by Members, the ongoing performance of the EPC is critical to achieving cash and carbon savings. The CEFI is there to protect the Members via its independent M&V system, quarterly, half yearly and year end reporting and reconciliations. The CEFI provides technical and legal support to the Members through the term of the contract to ensure that the contractors meet the savings requirements.
The glue that holds the processes together is the people, on a typical scheme the CEFI will have 7 to 9 people working to ensure that scheme is successful. These skills provided by the CEFI include technical, via our in house consultants, legal, finance, procurement, project management and M&V experts. Each scheme is overseen by a Director with significant experience in the Sector.
As previously stated the CEFI is a centre of knowledge and a collector of experience. The CEFI team has successfully delivered over 50 schemes in both the Public and Private Sectors and it is this knowledge and experience coupled with a robust and fit for purpose process that makes the CEFI work.
The CEFI are proud to be closely associated with the Environmental Defense Funds, Investor Confidence Project (ICP). As leaders in the energy efficiency industry, the CEFI fully support the projects objective of enabling a marketplace for building owners, project developers, utilities, public programs and investors to trade in standardized energy efficiency projects. ICP defines a clear road-map from retrofit opportunity to reliable Investor Ready Energy Efficiency™.
With a suite of Commercial and Multifamily Energy Performance Protocols in place, ICP reduces transaction costs by assembling existing standards and practices into a consistent and transparent process that promotes efficient markets by increasing confidence in energy efficiency as a demand-side resource. For further information about the ICP, please click here.