Fact sheet highlights best practices for incorporating monitoring-based commissioning (MBCx), a type of energy management information system (EMIS), in performance contracts. It draws from the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) report, Enhancing Performance Contracts Using Monitoring-based Commissioning.

MBCx is commercially available, yet is underutilized in performance contracts. MBCx can result in significant benefits for both a federal facility and the performance contractor.