Superior Energy Performance (SEP)

Currently, the top of the pyramid for energy management in the United States is the DOE Superior Energy Performance program. Established by DOE as a follow on to ISO 50001, SEP requires an even higher level of energy performance verification. Also, please note that ISO 50001 certification is a prerequisite for SEP certification.

Advanced Energy stands ready to help you reach the top of the energy mountain with the SEP program. We are one of the few companies in the Southeast that can help you reach SEP certification from beginning to end. Our senior energy engineer, Michael Stowe, is part of a select group of individuals nationwide to be recognized as a DOE SEP Trainer. He is available to lead ISO/SEP training events for industrial sites or cohorts with access to all DOE ISO/SEP presentations and instruction materials.

We have the following SEP related skills, experiences, and certifications:

  • Many years of experience working in manufacturing plants
  • Professional Engineers (PE)
  • Certified Energy Managers (CEM)
  • Professional Energy Managers (PEM)
  • Certified Measurement and Verification Professional (CMVP)
  • Certified Practitioner, Energy Management Systems (CPEnMS)
  • Superior Energy Performance-Performance Verifier (SEP PV)
  • DOE endorsed trainer for ISO 50001 and SEP

Advanced Energy can assist you through the entire SEP certification process with turnkey services including:

  • SEP orientation training
  • SEP in-depth training
  • Completing the SEP requirements beyond ISO 50001
  • SEP program application and enrollment
  • Energy planning
  • Selecting the energy baseline
  • Measurement and verification of your energy performance
    • Top down linear regression energy performance model
    • Bottom up SEP energy project registry
    • Reconciliation factor
  • Internal Auditing
  • Document writing and review
  • Maintaining required records
  • General coaching and consulting
  • Selecting a certification vendor
  • Participating in the certification audit
  • Ongoing system improvement
  • Deployment of SEP to sister plants