This training document walks you through using Target Finder to calculate metrics such as:

  • Project's future percent-better-than-national-median
  • Energy use required to achieve a certain goal
  • Project annual cost
  • Project annual greenhouse gas emissions
  • Project future 1 – 100 ENERGY STAR score for eligible property types

(Note: This PDF document is being updated and will be posted soon.)

EPA's ENERGY STAR Target Finder is the no-cost online tool that enables architects and building owners to set energy targets and receive an ENERGY STAR energy performance score for projects during the design process. Projects that earn a score of 75 or higher may be eligible for Designed to Earn the ENERGY STAR certification.