First page of the 2015 National Building Competition press release template.

Use this two-page customizable press release template to help spread the word about your participation in EPA's 2015 ENERGY STAR National Building Competition. 

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First page of Energy Savings Tips for Small Businesses: Offices— Owners and Tenants.

Use this four-page document to find tips on how offices can become more energy efficient. This resource is intended to complement and build upon the guidance provided in the ENERGY STAR® Small Business Action Workbook, with a focus on the office facility type.

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First page of Energy Savings Tips for Small Businesses: Restaurants.

Use this five-page document to find specific advice on how restaurants can become more energy efficient. This resource is intended to complement and build upon the guidance provided in the ENERGY STAR® Small Business Action Workbook, with a focus on the restaurant facility type.

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First page of Energy Savings Tips for Small Businesses: Small and Medium Manufacturers.

Use this six-page document to find specific advice on how small and medium manufacturers can become more energy efficient, which is critical for sustaining a successful manufacturing operation. This resource is intended to complement and build upon the guidance provided in the ENERGY STAR® Small Business Action Workbook, with a focus on the small and medium manufacturer facility type.

In addition to energy saving tips, Energy Savings Tips for Small Businesses: Small and Medium Manufacturers provides guidance on how to profile your energy use and links to additional resources.

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First page of Energy Savings Tips for Small Businesses: Lodging.

Use this four-page document to find specific advice on how hotels and motels can become more energy efficient. This resource is intended to complement and build upon the guidance provided in the ENERGY STAR® Small Business Action Workbook, with a focus on the lodging facility type.

Hotels and motels have to balance energy efficiency with guest comfort. In addition to energy saving tips, Energy Savings Tips for Small Businesses: Lodging provides guidance on how to profile your energy use and links to additional resources.

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First page of Energy Savings Tips for Small Businesses: Home‐Based Businesses.

Use this six-page document to find specific advice on how home-based businesses can become more energy efficient. This resource is intended to complement and build upon the guidance provided in the ENERGY STAR® Small Business Action Workbook, with a focus on the home-based business facility type.

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First page of Energy Savings Tips for Small Businesses: Grocery and Convenience Stores.

Use this three-page document to find specific advice on how grocery and convenience stores can become more energy efficient. This resource is intended to complement and build upon the guidance provided in the ENERGY STAR® Small Business Action Workbook, with a focus on the grocery and convenience store facility type.

In addition to energy saving tips, Energy Savings Tips for Small Businesses: Grocery and Convenience Stores provides guidance on how to profile your energy use and links to additional resources.

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First page of Energy Saving Tips for Small Business: Auto Dealers.

Use this four-page document to find specific advice on how auto dealers can become more energy efficient. This resource is intended to complement and build upon the guidance provided in the ENERGY STAR® Small Business Action Workbook, with a focus on the auto dealer facility type.

Auto dealers have unique energy characteristics, including more energy usage per square foot than a typical office building. In addition to energy saving tips, Energy Saving Tips for Small Business: Auto Dealers provides guidance on how to profile your energy use and links to additional resources.

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First page of the ENERGY STAR Action Workbook Summary.

This two-page document summarizes the ENERGY STAR Action Workbook for Small Business and is useful for people who want a high-level overview of the seven-step ENERGY STAR approach to saving energy in your small business. For businesses interested in implementing this approach, we recommend downloading the full ENERGY STAR Action Workbook for Small Business.

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First page of the ENERGY STAR Action Workbook Appendices.

This 87-page document of appendices supplements the ENERGY STAR Action Workbook for Small Business. While the main workbook gives broad guidance about how to implement an energy management program in your small business, these appendices take a deeper dive into topics such as energy audits, working with contractors, and improvements. It also includes sections on specific business types, such as restaurants, auto dealers, lodging, offices, grocery stores, manufacturers, and home-based businesses.

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