Industry initiatives

In partnership with ENERGY STAR, these industry associations have launched voluntary campaigns and initiatives aimed at getting their members to benchmark and improve their buildings’ energy performance. Expand your business opportunities by participating in these initiatives.

The American Bar Association

The American Bar Association (ABA) encourages law offices to take simple, practical steps to become better environmental and energy stewards and help combat global warming with the ABA-EPA Law Office Climate Challenge.

The American Society for Healthcare Engineering

The American Society for Healthcare Engineering of the American Hospital Association's Energy Efficiency Commitment (E2C) initiative continues to promote the benefits of energy efficiency improvements in healthcare facilities and recognize participants that have achieved milestones.

The BOMA Foundation

The Building Owners and Managers Association International (BOMA) Foundation, in partnership with ENERGY STAR, developed a six-course operational excellence program called the BOMA Energy Efficiency Program (BEEP) to teach property owners, managers, and operators proven no- and low-cost strategies for optimizing their equipment, people, and practices.


The National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT) honors several of its members each year with the "Leader in the Light Award” to recognize company-wide operations which generate significant improvement in energy efficiency and expense management.

The National Restaurant Association

The National Restaurant Association launched the Conserve / EPA ENERGY STAR Challenge initiative to encourage restaurant operators, employees, guests, and suppliers to move toward environmentally sound and sustainable business practices.