Pace Goodman

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Pace Goodman has more than ten years of experience in the energy utility space using data science, engineering, and applied mathematics to facilitate and strengthen demand-side management programs. He serves as a Director and trusted technical advisor in ILLUME’s data science team applying his experience leading complex impact evaluations of emerging technologies, such as thermostat optimization and other IoT services. By pairing his technical background with an emphasis on clear communication, Pace has become a trusted advisor to various clients and business partners across North America. He has led projects to mitigate load constrained times using energy efficiency, developed dashboards to help energy efficiency programs reach new participants, and built advanced measurement and verification analytics for an innovative energy efficiency service provider. Pace also supports the development of new evaluation protocols within the Uniform Methods Project as an expert evaluator and reviewer. When Pace is not helping clients make the most of their AMI data, you can find him hitting the slopes or fly fishing in Northern Idaho.

pace@illumeadvising.com

Pace is located in Moscow, ID.

Related Resources

Impact Evaluation Considerations in Light of COVID-19

Anne Dougherty discusses how massive shifts in energy use patterns have us rethinking everything from baselines to alternative metrics for 2020 with ILLUME’s technical team.
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Impact Evaluation Considerations in light of COVID-19

Eileen Hannigan moderates a discussion on how massive shifts in energy use patterns have us rethinking everything from baselines to alternative metrics for 2020.
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Impact Evaluation Considerations in Light of COVID-19

As we continue to think through the implications of the novel coronavirus, we need to consider how to quickly adapt our evaluation frameworks to provide meaningful results.
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Demanding More: A Conversation on Scaling Demand Response to Meet the Needs of a Changing Climate and Grid

Demand response (DR) is continuing to grow in importance as a tool to guard against intermittency and as a strategy to address climate change. But, as our climate and grid challenges increase, can we scale DR meet these new demands?
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How Evaluation Can Help Lead The Way In Uncertain Times

In this podcast Lisa LeBeau Obear and Pace Goodman reflect on major changes in the energy industry and in our world, and how the definition of resiliency is continuously changing and is now taking on an expanded meaning. They discuss how evolving evaluation tools can help us navigate these uncertain and challenging times, while being inclusive of all customers and their needs.
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Water Heater Demand Response: Comparing Full Replacement and After-Market Controllers

This white paper presented at the 2022 IEPEC conference discusses two approaches to water heater demand response (DR) – full unit replacement and after-market controllers. We present results from a pilot sponsored by a southeastern utility that tested installing brand-new Wi-Fi enabled water heaters and conducted both winter and summer events. 
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Energy Efficiency is Being Treated like a Resource at Scale, Where Does Billing Analysis Fit?

In their poster presentation at ACEEE Summer Study 2018, Jes Rivas and Pace Goodman discuss the pros, cons, and possible policy implications for expanding the use of consumption analysis in evaluation.
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Clearing up the Unclear Savings of Advanced Thermostats in Illinois

In this presentation, Pace Goodman shares how he got agreement on smart thermostat evaluation methods across more than 15 stakeholder groups and created much needed certainty in the Illinois market.
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The Devil’s in the Details: What is the Effect of Methodological Decisions on Estimated Savings?

Why do savings estimates change from one analysis to the next, even when evaluation methods are consistent? Jes Rivas and Pace Goodman attempt to answer this question in this report for IEPEC 2017.
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