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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Use this tool to incorporate energy-efficient lighting in your motor vehicle plant. The spreadsheet lists best practice lighting levels from companies participating in EPA's ENERGY STAR Motor Vehicle Focus. The Focus is a partnership between the ENERGY STAR program and motor vehicle companies to promote energy efficiency in motor vehicle plants.

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Use this tool to determine your juice processing plant's ENERGY STAR 1 - 100 energy performance indicator score. The Energy Peformance Indicator (EPI) will help your company improve its energy efficiency by comparing your energy performance to similar juice processing 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 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 pulp mill plant. The Energy Performance Indicator (EPI) will help your company improve its energy efficiency by comparing your energy performance to similar 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 your frozen fried potato plant's ENERGY STAR 1 - 100 energy performance indicator score. The Energy Peformance Indicator (EPI) will help your company improve its energy efficiency by comparing your energy performance to similar frozen fried potato 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 the ENERGY STAR certification for superior energy performance.

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Use this tool to determine your flat glass manufacuring plant's ENERGY STAR 1 - 100 energy performance indicator score. The Energy Peformance Indicator (EPI) will help your company improve its energy efficiency by comparing your energy performance to similar flat glass 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 the ENERGY STAR certification for superior energy performance.

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