ENERGY STAR products are independently certified to save energy without sacrificing features or functionality. Saving energy helps prevent climate change. Look for the ENERGY STAR label to save money on your energy bills and help protect our environment.
Improving your home's energy efficiency with ENERGY STAR can help to lower high energy bills, improve comfort and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Learn about the many ways to save in your home and track your progress with "My ENERGY STAR" - your new dashboard to savings.
A new home that has earned the ENERGY STAR label has undergone a process of inspections, testing, and verification to meet strict requirements set by the US EPA. ENERGY STAR certified homes use 15-30% less energy than typical new homes while delivering better comfort, quality, and durability.
Improve financial performance and reduce carbon emissions with EPA's strategic energy management approach.
St. Louis Public Schools in St. Louis, Michigan, educates approximately 1,200 students in five buildings. The mission of the district is to help students strive for excellence, to place children first, provide a safe/caring educational environment, involve the community in the educational programs, integrate technology into the learning process, and to keep the district financially sound. St. Louis Public Schools views energy efficiency as both an important way to instill environmental protection education for the students as well as a way to be good stewards with the use of school funding. Being an energy efficient school district has helped to free-up funding for quality educational programs. Participation in the ENERGY STAR program has provided the district with a national view of energy efficiency. The ENERGY STAR building labels have helped to reignite the energy management program for the entire district.
St. Louis Public Schools has earned ENERGY STAR Leaders Top Performer recognition for achieving a portfolio-wide energy performance rating of 96. The district retained Energy Education, Inc., in the summer of 2007 and has since hired a district wide energy manager and educator. St. Louis Public Schools attributes its success to the outstanding work from the maintenance, custodial, administrative, and teaching staff in ensuring that buildings function as intended, from large maintenance projects to turning out the lights when rooms are unoccupied.