Higher education

This 19-page primer is designed to establish best practices for energy service companies (ESCOs) that are implementing energy performance contract (EPC) projects by integrating several publicly available Web-based ENERGY STAR tools that the U.S. EPA has designed and provides free-of-charge through ENERGY STAR. EPA believes that the use of these tools will help make the results of EPC projects more actionable and understandable to building owners, tenants, policy makers, and the general public.


This 36-page briefing report provides a tutorial in the fundamentals of energy performance contracting (EPC) for policy makers who need to understand how EPC fits into the broader context of energy efficiency policy and programs.


This case study from Miami-Dade county showcases how one of the nation’s largest school districts improved its facilities and maximized energy savings by using an existing tax-exempt master lease program to pay for a guaranteed savings performance contract.

Resource Type: 

This 74-page document, from the National Science and Technology Council, presents guidance and recommendations on the benefits and complexities in the use of submetering technologies for new and existing buildings.

Market sector: