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  • State Energy Efficient Design (SEED) Program
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    The State Energy Efficient Design (SEED) program was established in 1991. The program directs state agencies to work with the Oregon Department of Energy to ensure cost-effective energy conservation measures are included in new and renovated public buildings. The program was revised in 2001 to require that all state facilities constructed on or after June 30, 2001 exceed the energy conservation provisions of the Oregon State building code by at least 20 percent.
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The SEED Guideline Appendix L has been revised to encompass changes to the 2010 Oregon Energy Efficiency Specialty Code. The Guideline Appendix L Revised October 1, 2010 version must be used for all SEED projects with building permits dated October 1, 2010 or later.

Appendix L (Revised October 1, 2010)

A document comparing the old version to this new version is also posted.

Appendix L - with revisions

The Guidelines are periodically updated and it is the responsibility of the Energy Analyst to make certain he/she is using the most current version of the Building Modeling Guidelines.
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It is the policy of the State of Oregon that facilities to be constructed or purchased by authorized state agencies be designed, constructed, renovated and operated so as to minimize the use of nonrenewable energy resources and to serve as models of energy efficiency.
- ORS 276.900

In addition, the 2007 Oregon Legislature passed HB2620 which requires that public entities spend 1.5% of the total contract price of a public improvement contract for new construction or major renovation of a public building on solar energy technology. For more information about this requirement and the rules, see our Web page .

Prequalified Energy Analysts
The services of an Energy Analyst are required for all SEED Class 1 building projects.OAR 330-130-0090 requires ODOE to establish a list of prequalified Energy Analysts for the SEED program. This list provides state agencies with a source for qualified Energy Analysts firms that have experience and expertise in energy consumption analysis. State Agencies should only select persons or firms that are qualified to perform energy consumption analysis. Refer to SEED Guideline Appendix C for the minimum qualifications for energy analysts.
The energy analysis firms in the following list have been qualified by the Oregon Department of Energy to perform energy analysis for state agencies.



Qualified Key Personnel

Agreement Expiration

DLR​ Group

Amarpreet Sethi

Amarpreet Sethi

February 2, 2018


Mitch Dec


Mitch Dec

Chris Lowen

Brian Goldsmith

March 31, 2018​​

InSite Group, Inc.

Charles Wierman


Peter Moberg

February 12, 2018

PAE Consulting Engineers, Inc. Nick Collins

James Cullin
Tim Elley
Ante Vulin
Katie Zabrocki

March 21, 2018

Solarc Architecture and Engineering, Inc. Dana Matheny

Michael McClendon
Mike Hatten
Kai Cunningham

March 21, 2018

Systems West Engineers Adam Mangrich

Peter Reppe
Steven Savich
Mark Willett

March 21, 2018

Yarmuth Radoff Green, LLC

Alan Scott


Jamy Bacchus

Vinay Devanathan

February 28, 2018

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