People can make or break an energy program. Gaining the support and cooperation of key people at different levels within the organization is an important factor for successful action plan implementation in many organizations. In addition, reaching your goals frequently depends on the awareness, commitment, and capability of the people who will implement the projects.
To implement your action plan, consider taking the following steps:
Create a communication plan — Develop targeted information for key audiences about your energy management program.
Raise awareness — Build support all levels of your organization for energy management initiatives and goals.
Build capacity — Through training, access to information, and transfer of successful practices, procedures, and technologies, you can expand the capacity of your staff.
Motivate — Create incentives that encourage staff to improve energy performance to achieve goals.
Track and monitor — Using the tracking system developed as part of the action plan to track and monitor progress regularly.