Each service provider must follow a structured approach developed by SOFIAC and commit to respecting the high level of quality required.
SOFIAC counts on various service providers involved in its overall service offer. These suppliers are preselected based on their proven, cutting-edge expertise and substantial experience in precise activities. These resources compete on the basis of their creativity, innovative spirit, and professional vigour in managing energy efficiency projects
Each service provider must follow a structured approach developed by SOFIAC and commit to respecting the high level of quality required. Standardizing the processes developed by SOFIAC serves to reduce the costs of each service offered and ensure rapid and flawless execution.
Each expert works independently, which ensures a plurality of ideas and enables SOFIAC to offer both solutions that maximize benefits for clients in each project and the most profitable solutions without any investment on their part.
SOFIAC counts on specialized consulting firms to conduct pre-investment audits and identify guidelines for projects to be developed.
These audits are conducted in collaboration with SOFIAC clients to align solutions with their needs, interests, and business plans.
Firms that work for SOFIAC follow a pre-established and rigorous process to identify the highest energy savings potential and strategies to realize it. These firms apply their expertise to projects by properly understanding how SOFIAC can intervene and establishing an implementation strategy to carry out subsequent phases with clients.
SOFIAC counts on the expertise of the best energy service companies (ESCOs) established in Quebec.
These experienced companies contribute to the SOFIAC service offer by designing competitive and detailed project measures that maximize benefits for clients. They implement these measures and guarantee their performance throughout the contractual period.
To ensure complete independence in evaluating annual savings generated by implemented projects, SOFIAC mandates firms specialized in savings measurement and verification.
These firms carry out M&V plans approved by all stakeholders based on the International Performance Measurement and Verification Protocol (IPMVP) developed by Efficiency Valuation Organisation (EVO) for energy efficiency projects, the most recognized and utilized protocol in the world.