Request for Proposals: Advisory Panel and Lead Technical Consultant for Decarbonization Pathways Pilot

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) is seeking a Lead Technical Consultant and individuals to serve on an Advisory Panel to assist with the Decarbonization Pathways program. This new pilot seeks to develop and test a home decarbonization assessment for single-family and low-rise (i.e., three stories or less) residential buildings.

Lead Technical Consultant Role:

  • Develop protocols for a decarbonization assessment that builds on the framework and successes of the Mass Save® Home Energy Assessment with an end goal of full decarbonization
  • Create a framework for the recommendations that will come out of the assessment based on the best available practices and technology that balances weatherization, electrification, and operating costs
  • Produce a structure for customizable individual decarbonization plans based on the recommendations from the assessment and the goals of the homeowner

Advisory Panel Role:

  • Review and provide input on the decarbonization assessment protocols, recommendation framework, and customizable planning tool

 

Timeline

Release of RFP April 8, 2021
Informational Webinar with Q & A (Watch here)

April 20, 2021, 2 pm

Questions due to MassCEC via email to buildings@masscec.com

April 28, 2021 by 5:00 pm EST
Answers to Questions Posted (View here) May 5, 2021
Proposals Due May 7, 2021 by 5:00 pm EST
Interview of Top Applicants Weeks of May 17th and May 24th
Selection Announcement June 2021

Proposals must be submitted to buildings@masscec.com by 5:00 pm EST on May 7, 2021.

See below for the solicitations and relevant attachments:

Advisory Panel

Lead Technical Consultant