The Building Upgrade Manual is a comprehensive guide to profitable energy efficiency upgrades presented in an easy-to-understand framework designed especially for ENERGY STAR partners.

This 27-page chapter addresses:

  • Air-handling system types
  • Air-handling components
  • Best opportunities

The Building Upgrade Manual is a comprehensive guide to profitable energy efficiency upgrades presented in an easy-to-understand framework designed especially for ENERGY STAR partners.

This 18-page chapter addresses:

  • Reducing equipment energy use
  • Upgrading the building envelope

The Building Upgrade Manual is a comprehensive guide to profitable energy efficiency upgrades presented in an easy-to-understand framework designed especially for ENERGY STAR partners.

This 37-page chapter addresses:

  • The importance of lighting
  • A whole-system approach
  • Lighting design
  • Use efficient light sources
  • Use efficient luminaires
  • Automatically control lighting
  • Build in an operations and maintenance plan

The Building Upgrade Manual is a comprehensive guide to profitable energy efficiency upgrades presented in an easy-to-understand framework designed especially for ENERGY STAR partners.

This 17-page chapter addresses:

  • Project planning
  • Project execution
  • Tune-up opportunities

The Building Upgrade Manual is a comprehensive guide to profitable energy efficiency upgrades presented in an easy-to-understand framework designed especially for ENERGY STAR partners.

This nine-page chapter addresses:

  • Purchasing equipment and services
  • Leasing
  • Performance contracting
  • Unconventional opportunities

The Building Upgrade Manual is a comprehensive guide to profitable energy efficiency upgrades presented in an easy-to-understand framework designed especially for ENERGY STAR partners.

This 12-page chapter addresses:

  • Analytic conventions
  • Cash-flow analysis tools
  • Selecting an analysis tool
  • The investment analysis process
  • Other considerations

The Building Upgrade Manual is a comprehensive guide to profitable energy efficiency upgrades presented in an easy-to-understand framework designed especially for ENERGY STAR partners.

This 12-page chapter defines benchmarking, what successful benchmarking looks like, and types of benchmarking. It also addresses how to develop and implement a robust benchmarking plan.

The Building Upgrade Manual is a comprehensive guide to profitable energy efficiency upgrades presented in an easy-to-understand framework designed especially for ENERGY STAR partners.

This 6-page chapter gives an overview of ENERGY STAR, the importance of energy efficiency, and a summary of the technical advice found in the guide.

Putting Energy into Profits is a 39-page guide that contains a wealth of useful energy efficiency information for small business owners, including:

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.