Tools and Resources
This 2-page factsheet summarizes the energy, operational, and property characteristics of supermarkets benchmarking in Portfolio Manager. Other statistics are also presented in an easy-to-read format.
The factsheet is part of the Portfolio Manager DataTrends series, which uses the data available in Portfolio Manager to examine benchmarking and trends in energy and water consumption in hundreds of thousands of U.S. commercial buildings.
Do you have energy efficiency projects that have been postponed or rejected due to capital budget limitations, other projects with better returns, or lack of expertise? Yet, from your perspective the project should be a “no brainer” due to the immediate positive cash flows generated by the energy savings. Understanding your organization’s decision-making process, being able to effectively speak to the benefit of improved cash flow, and improving your financial literacy can greatly increase your probability of receiving approval for a project.
The Building Upgrade Manual is a comprehensive guide to profitable energy efficiency upgrades presented in an easy-to-understand framework designed especially for ENERGY STAR partners.
This 19-page chapter for supermarkets and grocery stores addresses:
- Challenges and opportunities
- Energy use profiles
- Technical recommendations
- Financial and implementation issues
Print out this checklist and take it along during your Treasure Hunt in your convenience store.
Print out this checklist and take it along during your Treasure Hunt in your supermarket or grocery store.