Program Overview


  • M&V Fundamentals and IPMVP®


  • Introduction to Statistics for M&V. (Included. Short self-taught online course)


  • All participants will receive a certificate of attendance.
  • Participants interested in receiving the Performance Measurement and Verification Analyst (PMVA) certification must take the certification exam.


  • EVO has offered this training program since 2009 (15,000 + individuals trained in more than 60 countries)
  • Duration: 2.5 days + exam.
  • Learning approach: theoretical
  • Reflects the latest version of EVO’s International Performance Measurement and Verification Protocol (IPMVP)
  • Over 40 instructors from all continents are involved in continuous program improvements through EVO’s Training Committee
  • Course content discussed and validated by the IPMVP-TC Discussion Group


  • Understand the fundamental principles of M&V for individual energy efficiency and water projects
  • Understand relevant statistical concepts and how they apply to M&V
  • Understand the IPMVP four Options and the essential elements/content of an M&V Plan
  • Be able to provide professional advice to energy efficiency program developers, utilities, governments, financial institutions, and other parties interested in M&V.


  1. Introduction to M&V
  2. Key Concepts
  3. Short Examples
  4. M&V Planning
  5. Critical Issues
  6. Statistics for M&V
  7. Retrofit Isolation Details (Option A + B)
  8. Option C Details
  9. Option D Details
  10. Other M&V Applications
  11. Summary and Review of an M&V Plan


  • Energy performance contractors and their
  • Demand-side management program designers, managers, evaluators, or others working at utilities or public administration.
  • Energy users implementing energy efficiency measures and looking to account for
  • Facility managers properly accounting for energy budget
  • Building managers seeking recognition for the energy efficiency of their building
  • New building designers wishing to account for the sustainability of their
  • Water efficiency project
  • Designers for emission-reduction trading
  • Energy end-users seeking ISO 50001

 Agenda: Two and a Half Day Workshop