ENERGY STAR National Building Competition: 2013 wrap-up report on trends and best practices

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In 2013, EPA once again hosted the ENERGY STAR National Building Competition: Battle of the Buildings. More than 3,000 buildings battled the scale and each other as they competed to find out who would become the nation’s biggest loser. Altogether, competitors saved a combined total of more than 900 million kBtus of energy and an estimated $20 million on utility bills. And nearly 50 buildings in the competition demonstrated energy use reductions of 20 percent or greater.
Learn from this talented field, and find out what trends and best practices emerged among winners in 2013. From improvements in operations and maintenance to upgrades in equipment and technology, competitors pulled out all the stops to improve efficiency. Get their best energy-saving advice and check out their successful strategies in this 21-page report.