Financial resources

A Look Inside the Cash Flow Opportunity Calculator: Calculations and Methodology i

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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Building Upgrade Value Calculator i

The Building Upgrade Value Calculator lets you analyze the financial value of efficiency-related capital investments in commercial real estate.

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Cash Flow Opportunity Calculator i

The Cash Flow Opportunity Calculator helps inform strategic decisions about financing energy efficiency projects.

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Directory of energy efficiency programs leveraging ENERGY STAR i

Use this directory to find Energy Efficiency Program Administrators who run regional or sector-based programs to promote energy efficiency.

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Easy Access to Energy Improvement Funds in the Public Sector i

This two-page primer provides an overview of two of the most popular mechanisms for financing energy efficiency projects in the public sector: performance contracts and tax-exempt lease-purchase agreements.

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ENERGY STAR Building Upgrade Manual Chapter 3: Investment Analysis i

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:

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ENERGY STAR Building Upgrade Manual Chapter 4: Financing i

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:

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ENERGY STAR Healthcare Energy Savings Financial Analysis Calculators i

EPA’s ENERGY STAR Healthcare Energy Savings Financial Analysis Calculators are designed to calculate the financial impact of improved energy performance for your organization.

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ENERGY STAR® Performance Contracting Best Practices i

This 19-page primer is designed to establish best practices for energy service companies (ESCOs) that are implementing energy performance contract (EPC) projects by integrating several publicly available Web-based ENERGY STAR tools that the U.S.

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Financial Value Calculator i

The ENERGY STAR Financial Value Calculator helps you quantify the value of improvements in energy efficiency to your organization. The calculator uses the prevailing price/earnings ratio to estimate the market value of increased earnings that can result from increased energy efficiency.

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Financing Energy Efficiency Projects i

This five-page article introduces energy performance contracts and the corresponding benefits of using tax-exempt lease-purchase agreements as the underlying financing vehicle.

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Finding Money for Your Energy Efficiency Projects i

This 11-page paper describes how performance contracts and tax-exempt lease-purchase agreements may offer you a practical solution when no money is available in the current budget for further improvements.

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Introduction to Energy Performance Contracting i

This 36-page briefing report provides a tutorial in the fundamentals of energy performance contracting (EPC) for policy makers who need to understand how EPC fits into the broader context of energy efficiency policy and programs.

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Introduction to the Cash Flow Opportunity Calculator Spreadsheet i

This interactive, self-guided presentation shows how to use operating budgets as a potential "source of revenue" to pay for energy efficiency projects.

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Miami-Dade Financing Case Study i

This case study from Miami-Dade county showcases how one of the nation’s largest school districts improved its facilities and maximized energy savings by using an existing tax-exempt master lease program to pay for a guaranteed savings performance contract.

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