The following is a list of projects completed by the Principal of Upkeep Energy, Jessica Lorentz.

Colorado/Minnesota Xcel Energy Utility Retro-Commissioning Projects: City/County of Broomfield Derda Recreation Center, Westin Tabor Center Hotel, Marriott Denver West Hotel, Marriott Denver City Center, Park Meadows Shopping Center, Corporate Express Headquarters, Kaiser Permanente Office Park, Sundyne Manufacturing, Greenwood Athletic Club, Boulder County Courthouse, Paragon Analytics Laboratory, City of Aurora Facilities, Marriott Denver Tech Center, Wells Fargo Tech Center.

Xcel Energy RCx Analysis Tool Development: Develop and maintain RCx analysis tool for Xcel Energy RCx projects.

Xcel Energy Facilities Lipan and Materials Distribution Center Denver, CO: RCx, envelope review, and functional testing of the Xcel Energy distribution centers.

Utah Rocky Mountain Power Utility Retro-Commissioning Projects: ATK Administration Building, Southern Utah University, various University of Utah Laboratories, IRS Administration Building.

Arizona Salt River Power Utility: BOA Operations Center – RCx and ASHRAE Level 2 Audit of 197,000 SF office building.

California Utilities (SCE, PG&E, SDGE) Retro-commissioning Projects: Arden Realty Tourney Pointe, South Coast Plaza Center Tower and Westin Hotel, Irvine Center Tower, Kilroy Realty Imperial Drive Office, Agilent Technologies, LA County RCx Program.

Platte River Power Authority Retro-commissioning Projects: Amgen Pharmaceutical, Longmont United Hospital.

BuildingIQ and Nevada Energy Utility: Review and development of measurement and verification components and processes for the Nevada Energy Utility’s pilot program involving BuildingIQ analytical software.

California Cx Collaborative (CCC) PIER RCx Energy Savings Calculation Tool: Provided peer review for the development of an RCx calculation tool for California programs.

Xcel Energy Data Center Energy Efficiency program, Denver, CO: Performed comprehensive studies to evaluate data center energy use and recommend improvements.

GSA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Data Center Boulder, CO: RCx and analysis of seventeen data centers.

Tucson Air National Guard: RCx of various buildings on the ANG campus including offices, hangers, and test facilities.

GSA, Anchorage Federal Courthouse: Conducted an energy audit and analyzed control, capital, and maintenance improvements.

Department of Energy (DOE) SAVEnergy Audits: USGS National Wildlife Health Center,  Robert J. Dole US Courthouse, Social Security Administration, Charles Evans Whittaker US Courthouse, 1st Lt. Charles L. Waples Building – Conducted energy audit and renewable energy feasibility assessment for DOE program.

Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP): Assisted with renewable energy system designs and project management.

Department of Energy Solar Decathlon: 2002 winners of the nationwide competition. Assisted with photovoltaic and mechanical system design, installation, and operation; managed fundraising and public outreach efforts.

GSA Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center, Battle Creek, MI: Assisted prime contractor in providing energy audits and energy modeling (baseline development and energy measure analysis utilizing Trace software) for a campus of federal buildings in conjunction with an energy performance contract.

State of Tennessee Energy Projects:Andrew Jackson and Rachel Jackson Office, J.K. Polk Performing Arts – Involved with the ESPC activities including control system design, commissioning, energy auditing, and measurement and verification.

State of Colorado 690 Kipling Building Lakewood, CO: RCx for building which included office facilities, laboratories, a firing range, and data center rooms. Building had previously been involved in ESPC related upgrades.

Colorado State University Fort Collins, CO: RCx of various buildings (as part of an ESPC project) on the campus.

Aims Community College Beaty Hall Greeley, CO: RCx and functional testing for a 60,000 SF education building.

Whole Campus Detailed Energy Audits: Stanford University, Berea College – Conducted energy audit and analyzed control, capital, and maintenance improvements for several campus buildings. Extrapolated load analysis and savings to entire campus.

Poudre School District Fort Collins, CO: RCx, energy modeling, and Cx of four schools. Retrofits, using district bond money, included equipment replacement, controls replacement, water efficiency, and other lighting and RCx measures. A life cycle cost analysis was used to determine how to best use allocated bond money to maximize energy efficiency.

Colorado Springs School District 11: Conducted energy audits and analysis of several schools in conjunction with ESPC activities.

Douglas County, Wyoming School District: Conducted energy audits and analysis of several schools.

Alexander Dawson Private K-12: Conducted energy audits and scoping study of the campus.

Fayetteville State University, North Carolina: Conducted energy audits and energy modeling (baseline development and energy measure analysis utilizing Trace software) for 18 campus buildings in conjunction with an energy performance contract.

Elevations Credit Union, Boulder, CO: Provided a variety of energy related energy services including detailed utility bill analysis, evaluation of various energy dashboard products, monthly review of usage using the dashboard selected, energy project evaluation, retro-commissioning, controls design work, and ongoing commissioning.

Marriott International: Developed a measurement and verification (vetting) program for any vendor wanting to install their product in the Marriott portfolio. Services included a review of product performance, monitored data from actual installations, and implementation costs to substantiate energy and economic claims. For many vendors, a saving calculation tool was also developed.

Ritz-Carlton Snapshot Energy Audit: Developed a hotel specific energy audit program that targeted low-cost and behavioral recommendations for all hotel departments (facility/maintenance, culinary, housekeeping, event/banquet, and laundry). Conducted energy audits of all Ritz-Carlton properties. For properties that requested additional services, we assisted with developing game (implementation) plans, reviewed common area utility allocations, conducted staff training, calculated economic paybacks, and did retro-commissioning.

Denver Marriott City Center: Conducted an utility sponsored RCx of this facility. Upkeep also provided a turnkey implementation assistance package that included a bid package development, bid and specification reviews, commissioning, and training.

Westin Tabor Center Hotel Denver, CO: RCx and functional testing for 600,000 SF hotel with hotel rooms, meeting rooms, kitchens, restaurants, and indoor pool and fitness areas.

Marriott Denver West Hotel Lakewood, CO: RCx of commercial facility totaling 215,000 SF with hotel rooms, meeting rooms, kitchen, restaurant, laundry and indoor pool.

Chicago Sheraton Hotel: Conducted an energy audit and analyzed control, capital, and maintenance improvements.

Bank of America: RCx and detailed sequence of operation design and optimization for the MI headquarters’ 462,000 SF building that utilized ice storage, cooling tower or pond heat rejection, heat recovery chiller, chilled water chillers, gas-fired boilers, and condensing boilers. RCx of two operation centers in Arizona.

Wal-Mart: Development and deployment of RCx program for Wal-Mart stores. Cx of experimental energy efficiency stores.

Broomfield Recreation Center Broomfield, CO: RCx and functional testing of 85,000 SF recreation center including indoor pool, locker rooms, exercise and class rooms, and administration areas.

Boulder Valley School District: Assisted in selection of an energy information dashboard as part of the RFP review committee. Proposals were reviewed and evaluated, additional questions were developed, and final teams were interviewed.

Power Takeoff: Consulted for an energy information software company in evaluating their product, assisting with incorporating normalization features, and providing energy efficiency consulting services in conjunction with their product.

Energy Analysis for LEED rating: Cornerstone Performing Arts Center, Carriage Farm Office Park, Nestle Waters Bottling Plants – Generated DOE-2 energy model of proposed design and ASHRAE-90.1 baseline building for LEED energy credits and prerequisites and analyzed various energy saving opportunities.

Amgen Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Campus Longmont, CO: RCx, implementation assistance, M&V, capital project identification and scope development, and utility tracking for the Amgen campus (six buildings including lab, manufacturing, warehouse, office, cafeteria, and central plant).

Industrial Energy Audits: Conducted energy audits of a cement manufacturing site, crushed stone mine and plant, custom wood products manufacturing plant, and truck stop (service station, convenience store, restaurant) for Poudre Valley Rural Electric Association pilot energy audit program.

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