Energy management guidance

Use this guide to determine the most appropriate energy use performance target for your building. Performance targets are based on building type. Whether you are benchmarking a school, an office, a retail facility, or any other building type, you can use this document to help set realistic energy efficiency goals.

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The purpose of this 33-page guide is to help automobile dealers and their managers learn about opportunities to save energy and reduce utility costs. Saving energy also reduces emissions of greenhouse gases that may contribute to climate change. This guide is intended to highlight energy savings opportunities for dealerships to implement or discuss with energy related service and product providers. It is not a substitute for the participation of architects, designers, construction firms, facility managers, and other experts in the design process.

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The Cash Flow Opportunity Calculator helps inform strategic decisions about financing energy efficiency projects. This document provides an explanation of the calculations and methodology at work behind the calculator.

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This 12-page paper describes the voluntary ENERGY STAR program policy approach selected to engage and motivate the automobile manufacturing industry to improve its energy performance, and the results of the industry’s efforts to advance energy management as measured by the updated EPI. Most notably, the paper shows that electricity use per vehicle in the best plants improved by 2 percent, while the fuel use per vehicle improved by a dramatic 12 percent.

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This presentation discusses various levels of plant energy assessments and provides resources to help you get started.

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Use this tool to determine the ENERGY STAR 1 - 100 energy performance indicator score of your automobile assembly plant. The Energy Performance Indicator (EPI) will help your company improve its energy efficiency by comparing your energy performance to similar automobile assembly plants in the U.S. The spreadsheet includes instructions for using the EPI, a State of Energy Performance form, and a Facility Performance Report. Manufacturing plants that earn a 75 or higher using this EPI are eligible to earn ENERGY STAR certification for superior energy performance.

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Balance Engineering identifies $3 million in energy savings at Lilly facility.

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Creating an energy policy is a key step in formalizing your organization's commitment to saving energy. After all, you’ll be much more likely to achieve lasting results when energy efficiency is integrated as a core element of your organization’s business practices.

Issued by Beacon Capital Partners’ President, Fred Seigel, in 2008, Beacon’s Energy Policy resulted in sustainability becoming a core value integral to all the organization does.

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This eight-page brochure outlines the key steps and benefits of benchmarking a facility's energy performance over time. Familiarize yourself with the process and learn about all the tools that EPA has available to help you along the way.

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Creating an energy policy is a key step in formalizing your organization's commitment to saving energy. After all, you’ll be much more likely to achieve lasting results when energy efficiency is integrated as a core element of your organization’s business practices.

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