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This 9-page document highlights the overall performance trends of 51 institutions that participated in round 2 of EPA's ENERGY STAR Higher Education Benchmarking Initiative. It summarizes campus data on site energy use, source energy use, and water use intensity. The summary scorecard also provides information on the impacts of COVID-19 on campus operations. Institutions that did not participate in this survey can still use this resource to estimate their relative performance. Industry associations and other stakeholders can use it to understand broader performance trends.
This presentation provides an overview of Portfolio Manager’s GHG functionality, including understanding Portfolio Manager's GHG emissions inventory, learning how to track emissions benefits from green power use, and learning how to use Portfolio Manager’s reporting functionality to track GHG emissions for the properties in your portfolio.
- Background information
- Reference data and filters
- Variables analyzed
- Regression equation results
- Score lookup table
- An example calculation
Meeting planners can use this 2-page guide to evaluate the sustainability efforts of a potential venue. This guide includes sample yes/no questions to include in your RFP as well as a list of helpful resources.
This 2-page case study describes how an affordable housing property manager in Virginia utilized an ENERGY STAR Treasure Hunt to successfully engage its employees and residents in identifying and implementing energy and water efficiency upgrades across its portfolio.
For those that have earned ENERGY STAR Tenant Space recognition, this 7-page document contains following sample communications materials for you to use or modify as needed:
- Social media posts
- Press release
- Email text
- Web page text
- Letter to executives
- Letter from property manager to other tenants
Owners and managers can use this handy one-page resource to convey the benefits of ENERGY STAR Tenant Space to their commercial office tenants.
This Excel spreadsheet contains historical greenhouse gas emissions factors dating back to 2000. Use this as a reference to understand which historical factors are being applied to your buildings' emissions.
In our latest DataTrends report, we examine how the energy use of U.S. office buildings has changed over the past two decades and how ENERGY STAR certified office buildings have performed by comparison. We also explore what may contribute to an office building’s top energy performance.
The 1 – 100 ENERGY STAR score for Single-Family Homes applies to single-family detached and attached homes. The objective of the ENERGY STAR score is to provide a fair assessment of the energy performance of a property relative to its peers, taking into account the climate, weather, and activities at the property. To identify the aspects of building activity that are significant drivers of energy use and then normalize for those factors, a statistical analysis of the peer building population is performed.