Department of Energy (DOE) Rules & Guidance on Audits

The Department of Energy (DOE) issued Weatherization Program Notice (WPN) 19-4 in January 2019, updating its guidance on energy audits and superseding past guidance on audits (WPN 16-8, WPN 16-7, WPN 10-16 and WAP Memorandum 011). WPN 19-4 clarifies procedures by which Grantees can submit energy audits and lists of general heat waste reduction measures to DOE for approval every five years; clarifies requirements for switching between energy audit tools; clarifies requirements for DOE access to web-based energy auditing tools; establishes requirements for maintenance of software audit tools; and clarifies requirements to ensure compliance with materials procured under 10 CFR 440.21 (b).

WPN 19-4: Revised Energy Audit Approval Procedures, Related Audit and Material Approvals  (Effective: January 17, 2019)