Are you ready to go head-to-head with thousands of other buildings in a national battle to reduce your energy waste? Read on for tips to help you energize your community, and keep scrolling down for all the details and resources you’ll need to promote your participation in the Battle of the Buildings! Or read more about the competition to learn rules and key dates.
Show us your story by posting photos of your energy team in action on our Flickr album! Not sure what to post? A group photo of your energy team, a picture of your competing building, or an action shot with your occupants or community are all great ideas. To participate:
Place the 2012 ENERGY STAR National Building Competition web button on your organization’s internet and intranet sites to promote your involvement.
Make sure all of your employees, visitors, customers, and passers-by know about your participation in EPA’s National Building Competition. Create and display the 2012 ENERGY STAR National Building Competition contestant banners and posters in prominent places at your facility site—the entranceway, the main reception area, and employee breakrooms are great choices! Design your own or choose from one of our designs below.
Generate excitement among employees, students, and tenants with these printer-ready poster designs. Simply take the artwork file(s) to your local printer or copy center and ask to have it made into posters that you can hang in hallways, breakrooms, elevators, restrooms...anywhere that your employees, students, or tenants might see them!
Check out these ideas for promoting your participation (127KB) in the ENERGY STAR National Building Competition, including large and small ways to share your participation with your colleagues, employees, customers, and community.
Download and customize this template press release and share it with your local and regional media contacts and relevant trade publications and organizations. Check out the competition talking points (118KB) and incorporate them in any upcoming interviews or presentations you may have.
Get the skinny on how you can participate in the competition’s social media efforts, including Twitter, Flickr, and YouTube, as well as ideas and inspiration from the competition Social Media Guide (169KB).