The conference has concluded. Watch this space for an announcement on the 2019 conference.


Making Ambitious-Reductions Real: Accurate and Actionable Evaluation
August 8 – 10 │ August 7 – Workshops and Opening Reception
Renaissance Harborplace Hotel
Baltimore, Maryland

2017 Conference Proceedings/Papers Presentations


2017 IEPEC Lifetime Achievement Award Winner – Mike Rufo, Itron






US DOE Moves Forward with Certification and Requests Comment

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is sponsoring the development of certification for energy efficiency program impact evaluators to support the continued growth of energy efficiency. Successful completion of the first certificate will identify people who have demonstrated understanding of the basic concepts, principles and methods used to determine the impacts of customer funded energy efficiency programs.

The DOE requests feedback on this draft document by August 31, 2017. The document discusses standards, competencies, and learning outcomes. Specifically, DOE is interested in hearing from the public regarding the chosen learning outcomes associated with the certificate. Anyone that desires to provide comments on the information in this document is requested to also complete the short template provided in the document’s Appendix E. Directions on where to send comments are also in Appendix E.

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Lifetime Achievement Award


The nomination submission site is now closed. The IEPEC Board and Conference Planning Committee will review the nominations and select a candidate in July of 2017 who will be announced at the August conference. If you have questions, please contact Cara Lee (Sam) Mahany Braithwait at 608-231-2552 or email

Past award winners include:




We would like to gratefully thank and acknowledge the following organizations, whose assistance and support are critical in helping to make the 2017 IEPEC conference a success. (Links to sponsor’s websites open in a separate window.) If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of the 2017 Evaluation Conference, please contact the Conference Coordinator, Cara Lee Mahany Braithwait, at 608-231-2552.


Platinum Sponsors

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Gold Sponsors

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Silver Sponsors

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Bronze Sponsors

Cx Associates
Wirtshafter Associates


Student Scholarship Sponsors

EMI Consulting


Opening Networking Reception

Opening Breakfast



Poster Reception Refreshments

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