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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First page of the ENERGY STAR Action Workbook for Small Business.

The ENERGY STAR Action Workbook for Small Business is intended to serve as a resource and planning guide for owners, operators, and employees of small businesses. This 36-page guidebook provides step-by-step guidance on ways to increase energy efficiency in facilities by implementing realistic and cost-effective energy improvement projects.

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ENERGY STAR® Statement of Energy Performance (SEP) Report.

This is a one-page report summarizing energy consumption for a sample property. A Verifying Professional can sign and stamp it to verify the validity of the data. Some localities may require it as part of local legislation, but it is not required for ENERGY STAR certification.

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https://www.energystar.gov/buildings/tools-and-resources/how_can_energy_star_benefit_your_supermarket
This document highlights how supermarkets can leverage ENERGY STAR to improve energy performance, boost public image, enhance occupant comfort, and reduce operating costs. Also, this document shares how Food Lion saved energy and earned EPA recognition through smart energy management.

 
How will ENERGY STAR benefit my shopping center?
This document highlights how shopping centers can leverage ENERGY STAR to improve energy performance, boost public image, enhance occupant comfort, and reduce operating costs. Plus, it includes helpful ENERGY STAR resources for engaging tenants, setting goals, and making strategic energy management decisions.

 
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First page of the new Congregations Tip Sheet
This one-page tip sheet for congregations outlines EPA’s seven steps for strategic energy management, top tips for saving energy and water, plus links to more detailed information.
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first page of warehouse best practices

Use this checklist to identify low-cost operations and maintenance (O&M) practices to reduce warehouse energy use. Also included is information about investment opportunities in lighting, envelope, materials handling, and refrigeration.

front page of CEVA case study
Owner Liberty Property Trust and tenant CEVA Logistics reduced greenhouse gas emissions and lowered costs by 16 cents per square foot by working together to improve the energy efficiency of an already high-performing warehouse. Learn how this tenant and building owner did it by communicating about goals and sharing building data in this 2-page success story.
 
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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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