ENERGY STAR Treasure Hunt

During an Energy Treasure Hunt, teams walk around a building looking for quick ways to save energy. Those quick fixes can add up to big savings. Hundreds of organizations have used Energy Treasure Hunts to reduce their facilities’ energy use by 7 to 15 percent. Are you and your crew ready to find the treasure buried within your buildings?

Find the Treasure in your facility


Follow the trail of hidden energy savings in your facility and discover energy treasure. Be among the hundreds of public and private organizations across the nation taking part in EPA’s ENERGY STAR® Treasure Hunt campaign—a collaborative quest to uncover the ways to improve energy efficiency and reveal the untapped potential for energy savings in America’s commercial and industrial facilities.


Between now and October, start planning your energy Treasure Hunt using resources available at no-cost from EPA. In October, Energy Awareness Month, EPA will “open the Treasure Chest” and invite organizations to share their findings and earn recognition for their participation. Together, we’ll demonstrate what’s possible and inspire others to dig for their own hidden treasure.

All businesses based in the United States are eligible to participate.

  • Organize your employee team of intrepid energy explorers using the ENERGY STAR Treasure Hunt Guide for Commercial Buildings or Industrial Plants.
  • Hunt for hidden gems of energy savings with an ENERGY STAR Treasure Map.
  • Track your progress and report your energy savings here starting in October. Don’t forget to take pictures during your hunt! 
  • Improve your building’s ENERGY STAR score and fill your treasure chest with gleaming energy savings.

Start planning your energy Treasure Hunt today!


Share your efforts on Social Media

We are planning our @ENERGYSTAR Treasure Hunt to see what energy gold might be hidden in our building!

Join us as we dig for hidden energy savings during our @ENERGYSTAR Treasure Hunt.

We are proud to be among the hundreds of treasure-seeking organizations joining @ENERGYSTAR to find ways to save energy!


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