Use this sample letter to request energy data from your tenants. This is helpful for instances where you want whole-building energy data, but only have access to energy bills for a portion of the space. The letter discusses what it means to be an ENERGY STAR partner, why benchmarking is important, and what exactly you need your tenants to do.

Teaming Up to Save Energy is a “how-to” guide on building an energy management team. This 40-page booklet discusses the structure, launch, and maintenance of an energy team. Examples from ENERGY STAR partner organizations and a checklist are provided to illustrate practices and help with implementation. This guide complements EPA's Guidelines for Energy Management.

Use this sample press release to spread the news about your ENERGY STAR certified industrial plant.

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Use this sample press release to spread the news about your ENERGY STAR certified commercial building.

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Browse through these ideas and suggestions for ways to celebrate earning EPA's ENERGY STAR for your building or plant. This document also includes a sample itinerary for an event or ceremony.

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Download these step-by-step instructions to make sure that your ENERGY STAR certified building or plant decal goes on the right way, every time. Includes a list of supplies, paper templates, and instructions for how to turn your decal into a sleek glass plaque.

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The ENERGY STAR Student Activity Guide is available to colleges and universities that are looking to improve energy performance on-campus. It offers ideas for hosting activities on campus that will motivate students, faculty, staff,  administrators, and the local community to  save energy and save money through energy-efficient practices and products.

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Customize and distribute this template press release to publicly announce your commitment to save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in partnership with EPA's ENERGY STAR program.

This interactive, self-guided presentation shows how to use operating budgets as a potential "source of revenue" to pay for energy efficiency projects. The Cash Flow Opportunity (CFO) Calculator is an interactive calculator that helps quantify the cost of delaying investment in upgrades by addressing three critical questions: How much new energy efficiency equipment can be purchased from the anticipated savings; should this equipment purchase be financed now, or is it better to wait and use cash from a future budget; and is money being lost by waiting for a lower interest rate?

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Use this sample profile template to write about your commercial building design project that has achieved EPA's Designed to Earn the ENERGY STAR designation. This template includes space for project specs, a 350-word narrative, and a listing of the team members who helped to achieve the recognition.