In 2012, EPA hosted its third season of the ENERGY STAR National Building Competition to see which U.S building could cut its energy use the most. More than 3,000 buildings from all 50 states, two U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia battled the scale and each other. This easy-to-read 27-page report gives details about the competition and shows what steps many of the "biggest energy losers" took to cut their energy use.

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Visit the online ENERGY STAR store to purchase plaques, flags, banners, and decals that you can use to promote your ENERGY STAR certified building or plant.

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This is your source for expert help. Use this directory to find Service and Product Providers (SPPs) that can help you benchmark the energy performance of your buildings, improve performance, and earn recognition.

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This wrap-up report takes a look at EPA's first-ever National Building Competition. Learn how 14 contestants were able to collectively reduce energy consumption by more than 44 million kBtu a year, save more than $950,000, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions equal to the annual electricity use of nearly 600 homes. A University of North Carolina residence hall took home first place. Filled with photos, tips, and ideas, this easy-to-read report will get your creative juices flowing.

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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.

Find organizations that can exchange data with Portfolio Manager on your behalf. Many utilities, energy management services, billing services, and others offer their clients the ability to exchange their building data into their Portfolio Manager account every month. They will also export metrics such as EPA's 1 - 100 ENERGY STAR score or greenhouse gas emissions.

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Use this tool to search for organizations that have joined EPA's ENERGY STAR Small Business Network to help improve the energy efficiency of their facilities. You can search by state or by facility type.

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Interested in partnering with EPA to become an ENERGY STAR Energy Efficiency Program Sponsor (EEPS)? Utility and energy delivery organizations can use this packet to review eligibility criteria and fill out a Partnership Agreement. Return the signed agreement to EPA for consideration as an EEPS partner.

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Since the first ENERGY STAR certified building in 1999, ENERGY STAR has worked to bring thousands of organizations in the commercial building marketplace to the forefront of energy efficiency and climate stewardship. This report gives an overview of the first decade of the program from 1999-2009, includes many photos of interesting buildings, and provides brief case studies of notable ENERGY STAR certified properties.

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This report lists commercial building design projects which have achieved Designed to Earn the ENERGY STAR certification. Each entry also lists the Architect of Record that is associated with the project.

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