Higher education

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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This is a six-page outline for a college-level course on commercial building energy efficiency, taught by using the tools and resources provided by EPA's ENERGY STAR program. The outlines covers overall course objectives as well as the topics and objectives for each of 11 individual course units. Recommended reading materials and evaluation metrics are also provided.

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This is a fully customizable 11-page syllabus for a college-level course on commercial building energy efficiency, taught by using the tools and resources provided by EPA's ENERGY STAR program. Includes overall course objectives as well as the topics and objectives for each of 11 individual course units. Recommended reading materials and evaluation criteria are also provided.

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This image shows the first page of the Emerging Themes in Energy Management 2014 document.

When reviewing the applications for the 2014 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year awards for Energy Management, we noticed 12 major themes that seemed to keep popping up. Learn what the best-of-the-best are doing to enhance their world-class energy programs by downloading this two-page summary, which briefly describes each theme.

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Download the materials below to add the ENERGY STAR Commercial Buildings college course to your catalog and bring energy efficiency to your classroom. 

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This two-page handout provides an overview of the ENERGY STAR college-level course, "Introduction to Commercial Building Energy Efficiency Through EPA's ENERGY STAR Program."

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This one-page document provides a suggested lesson plan for week three of a college-level course on commercial building energy efficiency.

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This 53-slide PowerPoint presentation is a sample of a college-level course presentation that can be used as part of a course on commercial building energy efficiency.

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This one-page document provides a suggested lesson plan for week four of a college-level course on commercial building energy efficiency.

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This 62-slide PowerPoint presentation is a sample of a college-level course presentation that can be used as part of a course on commercial building energy efficiency.

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