Tools and Resources
The ENERGY STAR Action Workbooks (and associated appendices) are resources that help walk Small Businesses and Congregations through the ENERGY STAR Guidelines for Energy Management. These workbooks provide sector-specific technical information and strategies to help individuals create a tailored energy efficiency plan that works for their organization.
Teaming Up to Save Energy is a “how-to” guide on building an energy management team. This 40-page booklet discusses the structure, launch, and maintenance of an energy team. Examples from ENERGY STAR partner organizations and a checklist are provided to illustrate practices and help with implementation. This guide complements EPA's Guidelines for Energy Management.
Download these nine customizable slides to spread the word about EPA's ENERGY STAR Treasure Hunt campaign, which kicks off this October and runs until January 15, 2020.
Use this sample letter to request energy data from your tenants. This is helpful for instances where you want whole-building energy data, but only have access to energy bills for a portion of the space. The letter discusses what it means to be an ENERGY STAR partner, why benchmarking is important, and what exactly you need your tenants to do.
Whether you’re a trade association delivering value to your members or a local government working to achieve sustainability goals across your community, you can help your stakeholders discover the energy savings hidden in their buildings and facilities. Hundreds of organizations have used energy treasure hunts to reduce their facilities’ energy use by up to 15 percent.
Help your customers discover the energy savings hidden in their buildings and facilities. Hundreds of organizations have used energy treasure hunts to reduce their facilities’ energy use by up to 15 percent.
With this track record, EPA launched a Treasure Hunt campaign to motivate and recognize organizations that host their own treasure hunts and share a summary of their findings.
We need your help to spread the word – and your treasure-finding expertise to help your customers find energy gold.
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.
Use this checklist to identify low-cost operations and maintenance (O&M) practices to reduce warehouse energy use. Also included is information about investment opportunities in lighting, envelope, materials handling, and refrigeration.
Use this toolkit to let your executives, employees, and other stakeholders know that you’re taking another step toward sustainability – and to let them know how they can help! This toolkit contains:
- Shareable graphics
- Sample social media posts
- Sample email
- Sample newsletter article