Tools and Resources
Use this 23-page guide to plan and lead an energy or water efficiency competition of your own. This step-by-step workbook walks you through every detail and decision to help you create a competition that is right for you, your organization, and your community! Updated in October 2016, the guide includes examples of other energy- and water-saving contests from across the nation, as well as updated resources you can leverage in your own competition.
The ENERGY STAR Kids' Site is a bright, interactive site with fun facts for kids and energy-saving ideas and activities for everyone.
This Excel spreadsheet lists all coaches and number of supported properties for the 2016 ENERGY STAR National Building Competition. This year, there are more than 30 Service and Product Provider coaches working behind the scenes to help each team maximize their energy and water use reductions.
Customize one or all of these employee energy awareness posters to promote energy management best practices at your industrial site.
Customize one or all of these Spanish-language employee energy awareness posters to promote energy management at your industrial site.
Use this two-page document to find specific advice on how restaurants can save money by following ENERGY STAR guidance. 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 commercial food service facility type.
The factsheet provides tips on cutting down on energy usage and links to additional ENERGY STAR resources for restaurants.
Use this two-page document to find specific advice on how restaurants can save money by following ENERGY STAR guidance. ENERGY STAR for Small Business Factsheet: Commercial Food Service provides tips on cutting down on energy usage and links to additional ENERGY STAR resources for restaurants.
This study by researchers at the University of Cambridge and the University of Reading investigates how the environmental performance of a building is rapidly gaining importance as a metric in real estate investments. The report shows that compared to buildings in the same submarkets, eco-certified buildings have both a rental and sale price premium, likely due to three main drivers of price differences between certified and non-certified buildings: additional occupier benefits, lower holding costs for investors, and a lower risk premium.
Use this two-page application form to request to host your own ENERGY STAR Battle of the Buildings Competition.
Use this two-page document to answer your questions about hosting an ENERGY STAR Battle of the Buildings Competition.