Program Goals and Evaluation

It’s January and after a somewhat eventful 2020, flipping the calendar to a new year seems extra meaningful. Because many people set New Year’s...

Brad Stevens, Sampling Error, and Cost Effectiveness

I am a big fan of the Boston Celtics and their coach, Brad Stevens. How does this relate to sampling error in cost-effectiveness testing? Read on...

The Perils of Deemed Savings

In addition to understanding energy efficiency, evaluators also search for efficiencies in cost and time. Due to schedule and budget constraints,...

The Challenges of Estimating NTG, Part 1 - Baselines

One of the most difficult jobs that evaluators have is estimating attribution of savings to energy efficiency programs. Trying to put a numeric...

Data Gaps

Welcome to the reboot of the Big Why of Evaluation. In these posts, I hope to explore new ideas and different perspectives in research and...

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