Virtual Commissioning

Virtual CommissioningTM (VCxTM) Energy Efficiency Program

The VCxTM energy efficiency program is a complimentary service for non-residential customers offered by Power TakeOff in partnership with Potomac Edison’s Maryland Energy Solutions for Business Program. It provides custom recommendations based on insights from your meter data, typically reducing participant energy usage by 13%.

A trained Energy Advisor analyzes your facility’s energy data with no on-site visits necessary. Participating is fast and easy with no eligible equipment criteria, fees, or enrollment paperwork.

How the VCxTM energy efficiency program works

  • Utility Meter Data Analysis: A remote analysis provides insight to understand energy usage at your facility to identify unexpected and wasted usage.
  • Personalized Recommendations: With guidance through ongoing communication and discussions with a trained Energy Advisor, recommendations are provided for your facility that are easy to implement and are low or no cost to you. This includes real-time evaluation of energy efficiency improvements bundled with whole-building strategies.
  • Virtually Delivered: No on-site visits or in-person audits required. Communication with an Energy Advisor is provided virtually and remotely, by email or phone.
  • Measured Results: See the impact of implemented adjustments. Your dedicated Energy Advisor will measure and verify the energy savings impacts.

Example Meter Data

What to Expect

If the remote analysis of your meter data confirms that you may benefit from the VCxTM program, an Energy Advisor will contact you to further discuss and offer assistance, providing recommendations based on your facility's unique energy usage and your business’ priorities.

Common Recommendations

This service will help identify energy-saving opportunities such as:

  1. Optimizing equipment schedules
  2. Managing equipment start-up and shut-down schedules
  3. Identifying equipment setbacks to address unnecessary usage

For more information about the VCxTM program, contact us at 855-801-5803 or [email protected] for assistance.

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