Innovation

As a global leader in innovation and energy engineering consulting, ADM Associates accompanies its clients in the development and evaluation of new and existing energy efficient programs.

ADM Associates has been providing services for around thirty years to utility companies in North America. Covering every stage of project evaluation from strategic planning through to field analysis, ADM Associates offers evaluation expertise in five key areas: establishing evaluation framework and guidelines, developing evaluation plans, establishing M&V and Due Diligence procedures for implementers, reviewing tracking systems, program theories, and maintaining program communications, conducting evaluations of program impacts, and reporting evaluation status and results.

ADM has considerable experience in conducting field monitoring of energy efficiency and demand reduction technologies. Our staff members have developed the most efficient and technically viable approaches for conducting monitoring and data retrieval. ADM has conducted field monitoring of lighting systems, motors, variable frequency drives, chillers, cooling towers, refrigeration systems, compressed air systems, plug loads, and many other standard end-uses and technologies.

A diverse group with various specialty backgrounds, ADM Associates has operated in over 20 states. As a strategic partner, ADM offers its customers independent evaluations while guaranteeing a consistent level of service.

Some of ADM’s most important innovations are listed below:

  • ADM Associates, Inc developed the first hourly building energy simulation model, based on DOE-2 algorithms.
  • ADM Associates, Inc. developed the Variable Degree Method for the United States Department of Energy. This methodology was the basis for the ECM development for the compliance method for Title 24 for small buildings.
  • ADM Associates, Inc. developed several state-of-the-art methodologies for conducting end-use metering, data retrieval, and data processing.
  • ADM Associates, Inc. developed a system for modeling 8,760 hour, annual load shapes by end-use and building type.