First page of Energy Savings Tips for Small Businesses: Grocery and Convenience Stores.
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9-9-2016

Use this three-page document to find specific advice on how grocery and convenience stores can become more energy efficient. This resource is intended to complement and build upon the guidance provided in the ENERGY STAR® Small Business Action Workbook, with a focus on the grocery and convenience store facility type.

In addition to energy saving tips, Energy Savings Tips for Small Businesses: Grocery and Convenience Stores provides guidance on how to profile your energy use and links to additional resources.

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First page of Energy Saving Tips for Small Business: Auto Dealers.
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9-9-2016

Use this four-page document to find specific advice on how auto dealers can become more energy efficient. This resource is intended to complement and build upon the guidance provided in the ENERGY STAR® Small Business Action Workbook, with a focus on the auto dealer facility type.

Auto dealers have unique energy characteristics, including more energy usage per square foot than a typical office building. In addition to energy saving tips, Energy Saving Tips for Small Business: Auto Dealers provides guidance on how to profile your energy use and links to additional resources.

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First page of the ENERGY STAR Action Workbook Summary.
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2-16-2017

This two-page document summarizes the ENERGY STAR Action Workbook for Small Business and is useful for people who want a high-level overview of the seven-step ENERGY STAR approach to saving energy in your small business. For businesses interested in implementing this approach, we recommend downloading the full ENERGY STAR Action Workbook for Small Business.

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ENERGY STAR Action Workbook for Small Business: Appendices
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2-16-2017

This 87-page document of appendices supplements the ENERGY STAR Action Workbook for Small Business. While the main workbook gives broad guidance about how to implement an energy management program in your small business, these appendices take a deeper dive into topics such as energy audits, working with contractors, and improvements. It also includes sections on specific business types, such as restaurants, auto dealers, lodging, offices, grocery stores, manufacturers, and home-based businesses.

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ENERGY STAR Action Workbook for Small Business
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2-16-2017

The ENERGY STAR Action Workbook for Small Business is intended to serve as a resource and planning guide for owners, operators, and employees of small businesses. This 36-page guidebook provides step-by-step guidance on ways to increase energy efficiency in facilities by implementing realistic and cost-effective energy improvement projects.

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2015 National Building Competition team registration spreadsheet
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9-9-2016
Fill out this spreadsheet if you are planning to compete in EPA's 2015 ENERGY STAR National Building Competition as part of a team. You'll need to submit a team name, contact information for the team lead, and the Portfolio Manager building ID number for each participating building.
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screen shot of data request guidance
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9-9-2016

Use these instructions to submit building energy and water data to register for the 2015 EPA National Building Competition.

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First page of the 2015 National Building Competition newsletter article.
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9-9-2016

Use this customizable newsletter article to promote your participation in EPA's 2015 ENERGY STAR National Building Competition. Add your organization details and include the article in your next regular newsletter or email to tenants, occupants, and other stakeholders.

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9-9-2016

Use this letter template to create a customized message to send to all stakeholders and officials about your participation in EPA's 2015 National Building Competition.

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First page of the 2015 National Building Competition blast email template.
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9-9-2016

Use this blast email template to create a customized message to send to your building tenants, colleagues, or stakeholders to let them know about EPA's 2015 ENERGY STAR National Building Competition and how they can help.
 

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