Virtual Commissioning (VCx) is a complimentary service for small and medium-sized buildings that provides unique recommendations on how they can reduce energy use and costs. BGE has partnered with Power TakeOff, a team of trained Energy Advisors, who will analyze your usage data and recommend energy-saving solutions specific to your facility and systems. This is a fast and easy way to gather insights into your building’s energy use without disrupting your daily operations. How It Works Here’s what to expect when you schedule a VCx for your building. Data analysis. Our team will use your smart meter data to determine when and how your energy is being used. Customized recommendations. A trained Energy Advisor will provide a list of no- and low-cost measures you could implement in your daily operations to reduce energy use and save money. Examples might include: Optimizing equipment schedules based on occupancy Managing equipment startup and shutdown schedules Identifying equipment setbacks targeting excess consumption Your Energy Advisor also will verify the energy-saving impacts and review your success with you. No on-site visits. Everything will be conducted virtually, and all communications will be through email and phone.