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What is it?

The International Performance Measurement and Verification Protocol (IPMVP) provides a framework for verifying the results from energy efficiency, water efficiency and renewable energy projects.

The standard has become the national measurement and verification standard within the United States and is now taking the UK by storm….


The purpose of IPMVP is to:

  • Increase certainty, reliability, and level of savings;
  • Reduce transaction costs;
  • Secure project finance;
  • Reduce financing costs;
  • Provide Measurement and Verification Plan (M&V Plan) standardisation.

The aims of IPVMP are to:

  • Demonstrate emission reduction;
  • Enhance environmental quality;
  • Negotiate contractual terms to ensure energy efficiency projects achieve their goals

What are the benefits?

  • Reliable and accurate evidence base on energy saving projects.
  • Releases capital for payments on savings.
  • Build businesses cases for future investment.
  • Validates energy efficiency strategy

What should you do?

Understand how measurement and verification (M&V) works by attending our 2-day training course.

Delegates will receive an EVO certification Level 2 for attending.

Cost: £495+VAT

What does the course cover?

  • Understand the essentials of good M&V with practical application.
  • Apply M&V to energy savings projects (including RE:FIT).
  • Understand IPMVP and how to select the right M&V method.
  • Understand if an M&V plan has been constructed practically and reliably.
  • How to ask the right questions when presented with an M&V plan.
  • Learn new skills needed for your role in energy efficiency.

Who should attend?

  • Energy Managers
  • Facility Managers
  • Managing Agents
  • Building Owners
  • Local Authorities
  • Health Sector Professionals
  • Investors
  • Consultants


iVEES (1.5 days)

  • Introduction to IPMVP.
  • Introduction to RE;FIT Energy Savings guarantee mechanism.
  • Key concepts with examples.
  • M&V Planning with examples.
  • Entry level data analysis, regression, statistics and uncertainty. With examples.
  • Basic metering considerations.
  • Common M&V issues.
  • Quality assurance procedures.
  • Application of IPMVP in practice with examples.
  • Discussion and questions

BSL (0.5 days) Advanced Energy Management Tools

  • Metering requirements: BREEAM, Part L, TM39
  • Baseload Analysis
  • Business cases preparation and project prioitisation
  • ROI Reporting
  • Visual Energy Displays

Other considerations:

  • Energy Management Techniques: Base load analysis,
  • Stakeholder engagement: green screen, alerts


Tuesday, 10 May 2016 at 09:00 - Wednesday, 11 May 2016 at 17:00 (BST) Manchester, United Kingdom
Tuesday, 13 September 2016 at 09:00 - Wednesday, 14 Sept. 2016 at 17:00 (BST) London, United Kingdom
Tuesday, 15 November 2016 at 09:00 - Wednesday, 15 Nov. 2016 at 17:00 (BST) London, United Kingdom

Rajvant Nijjhar

UK M&V Expert

As one of the world’s leading IPMVP professionals, Rajvant is an M&V expert, involved in developing the International Standard on M&V (ISO 50015).

She is a leading and the most experienced instructor for the CMVP qualification in the UK and is a regular conference presenter.

Rajvant recently returned from a summit in Mexico, working on 2018 revisions for the ISO 50001 energy management standard.