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 or apartment 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 and apartments use significantly less energy than typical new homes and apartments while delivering better comfort, quality, and durability.
Use this annotated presentation to give your audience an overview of the ENERGY STAR program for commercial buildings and plants. The slides include key facts and figures, information about Portfolio Manager and ENERGY STAR recognition, and important resources to help building owners and managers save money and energy.
This is a sample of the application needed to apply for ENERGY STAR certification. It consists of an overview of the overall property, the property use details, and energy consumption. A Verifying Professional needs to sign and stamp the application to verify the validity of the data.
You can use this tool to lookup the data needed to benchmark your property in Portfolio Manager. Additionally you can create a PDF with this information that you can use as a data collection worksheet.
When establishing energy performance targets early in a project’s design stage, exact fuel mix and energy costs are often not known. In these cases, Portfolio Manager and Target Finder will provide an estimated fuel mix and energy cost to help you assess how to reach your target performance level. Reference this 7-page document for information about using Portfolio Manager and Target Finder to estimate fuel mix and energy cost.
The ENERGY STAR Score for Senior Care Communities and Residential Care Facilities in Canada applies to facilities that provide permanent rehabilitative, restorative and/or ongoing skilled nursing care to patients or residents in need of assistance with activities of daily living. Residential care facilities include nursing homes and residential developmental handicap, mental health, and substance abuse facilities.
Use this fact sheet to find utilities in your region that offer energy data access solutions. The document linked below provides a complete listing of all known utilities providing customers with energy benchmarking data, including whether the utility provides customers with data in spreadsheet format or delivers data directly into customers’ Portfolio Manager accounts via web services. Contact information and additional resources for each utility are also included where available.
Did you know that there are more than 70 data quality checks performed in Portfolio Manager? Attached is a complete list of all the alerts that you might see for your property. Reference this guide to get a high-level view of how Portfolio Manager is handling alerts.
Use this 41-slide presentation to build upon the concepts learned in Portfolio Manager 101 and 201. Learn more about EPA's ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager tool and how to update data using the spreadsheet upload feature; set baseline, goals, and targets to plan energy improvement; create custom reports; and use the Sustainable Buildings Checklist.