The U.S. baking industry consumes over $800 million worth of purchased fuels and electricity per year. This guide, from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, discusses the variety of opportunities available at individual plants to reduce energy consumption in a cost-effective manner. The authors include expected savings in energy and energy-related costs, based on case study data from real-world applications in food processing facilities and related industries worldwide.

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Submit your ENERGY STAR application online! Select the program to which you would like to apply, identify contacts from your organization, and complete your partnership agreement. You can also check on the status of a previously submitted application using your application ID.

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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Use this resource to help your restaurant save energy and water and boost your bottom line while helping to protect the environment. The guide discusses appliances, lighting, heating and cooling, and waste management for your business, and provides tips and easy steps to help you get started.

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If you couldn't make it to one of EPA's ENERGY STAR live online training sessions --- or you just can't wait to learn how to save energy in your facility or organization --- view one of these pre-recorded ENERGY STAR training sessions. ENERGY STAR training sessions will equip you with the skills and resources necessary to achieve your goals, whether you want to learn how to benchmark your building's energy use or are seeking information about financing equipment upgrades.

Use this guide to develop a highly credible, value-added strategy to help your clients achieve their energy goals. Service and Product Providers can also use this guide to find helpful ENERGY STAR tools and resources to  devise and implement energy-efficient strategies for customers at each step of the way.

EPA's ENERGY STAR program offers a variety of live, no-cost online training sessions to help you at every step of the way along your journey to superior energy performance. Whether you want to learn how to benchmark your building's energy use or are seeking information about financing equipment upgrades, EPA's ENERGY STAR live online training sessions will equip you with the skills and resources necessary to achieve your goals. Check back each month for new training sessions.

This document describes the data and analysis used to update the ENERGY STAR Energy Performance Indicator (EPI) for wet corn mills. The paper also compares the results of the original 1997 EPI with the updated analysis which is useful to someone who is interested in how the industry has changed during the last decade. The first section describes the data and the analysis used for the update. The second section compares the two models to show how the energy performance of this industry has changed over time.

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Use this tool to determine the ENERGY STAR 1 - 100 energy performance indicator score of your integrated paper and paperboard manufacturing plant. The Energy Performance Indicator (EPI) will help your company improve its energy efficiency by comparing your energy performance to similar integrated pulp mills 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 the ENERGY STAR certification for superior energy performance.

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Use this tool to determine the ENERGY STAR 1 - 100 energy performance indicator score of your pharmaceutical manufacturing plant. The Energy Performance Indicator (EPI) will help your company improve its energy efficiency by comparing your energy performance to similar pharmaceutical manufacturing 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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