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Screen shot of ENERGY STAR POY Energy Program Assessment

If your organization is applying for recognition as an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year in the Energy Management category, you’re required to complete and submit this 2-page assessment matrix as part of your application. Learn more about the ENERGY STAR Awards.

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This picture shows the first page of the ENERGY STAR score for hospitals in Canada document.

The ENERGY STAR Score for Hospitals in Canada applies to general medical hospitals, including critical access hospitals and children’s hospitals. The objective of the ENERGY STAR score is to provide a fair assessment of the energy performance of a property, relative to its peers, taking into account the climate, weather, and business activities at the property.

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Successes in Sustainability

This 28-page report profiles several commercial real estate owners, managers, and tenants who are tapping into the power of collaboration to overcome barriers to high-performance, sustainable buildings.  These innovative organizations demonstrate the value of retrofitting leased space as green space, measuring and sharing energy data to enable efficiency, and engaging around sustainability.  Their stories serve as models for other landlords and tenants who face challenges in coming together for top performance.

This is a profile of how the General Motors Company - Spring Hill Stamping Plan achieved the ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry.

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cover of ICMA case study

Learn how local governments have reduced energy use and showcased their successes in EPA’s ENERGY STAR National Building Competition. This 10-page case study series developed by ICMA details the experiences of Charlotte, NC; Cary, NC; and Hillsborough County, FL during the 2012 competition. From “crab, you’re it!” to a Chief’s Energy Challenge that pits fire stations against each other, find out how these local governments competed to save…and how you can too.   

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This document summarizes the ENERGY STAR Action Workbook for Congregations. The ENERGY STAR Action Workbook for Congregations is intended to serve as a resource and planning guide for clergy, staff, and laypersons of houses of worship who want to increase the energy efficiency of their facilities by implementing realistic and cost-effective energy improvement projects.

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This document supplements the ENERGY STAR Action Workbook for Congregations. This ENERGY STAR Action Workbook for Congregations is intended to serve as a resource and planning guide for clergy, staff, and laypersons of houses of worship who want to increase the energy efficiency of their facilities by implementing realistic and cost-effective energy improvement projects.

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Action Workbook cover page

This workbook is intended to serve as a resource and planning guide for clergy, staff, and laypersons of houses of worship who want to increase the energy efficiency of their facilities by implementing realistic and cost-effective energy improvement projects.

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This is a profile of how the Talegaon Powertrain site achieved the ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry.

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Cover page for the Energy Treasure Hunt Guide

An Energy Treasure Hunt is a two- to three-day event that engages employees in identifying low-cost energy savings opportunities from behavioral, operational, and maintenance actions. This 31-page guidebook provides step-by-step guidance on how to organize and execute an Energy Treasure Hunt. Examples from ENERGY STAR partner organizations and checklists are provided to illustrate practices and help with implementation. This guide complements EPA's ENERGY STAR Guidelines for Energy Management.

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