Tools and Resources
This letter is to be included in the ENERGY STAR plant certification application nominating the site for recognition.
This document is for industrial manufacturing sites applying for ENERGY STAR plant certification to identify information to be included on the certificate and recognition letters to the CEO the Corporate Energy Manager.
Pneu-Logic installs compressor controls and saves Gatorade $70,000 in annual energy.
Download this .mp4 file to watch the Global Business Network’s Peter Schwartz introduce the report, Energy Strategy for the Road Ahead.
Download this .mp4 file to watch the Global Business Network’s Peter Schwartz discuss the four strategies that American businesses can use to prepare for four possible scenarios for the United States in 2020, and the possible energy impacts of each one. These scenarios and strategies are presented in the report entitled Energy Strategy for the Road Ahead.
Download this mp4 file to watch the Global Business Network’s Peter Schwartz discuss four possible scenarios for the United States in 2020, and the possible energy impacts of each one. These scenarios are presented in the report entitled Energy Strategy for the Road Ahead.
This 26-page report from Portland Energy Conservation Inc. (PECI) presents an overview of best practices associated with the use of portable dataloggers. This document describes the importance and advantages of short-term diagnostic monitoring for building owners and managers. It also provides a sample of typical points to monitor, presents examples of data-logger findings (case studies), offers tips on how to choose a complete portable datalogging system, and gives a short list of companies that sell the products.
This report from Maastricht University discusses the effects of the sustainability of commercial properties on their operating and stock performance. Investors considering incorporating the environmental performance of a building into investment decisions may benefit from this report. Using a sample of U.S. Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), the report estimates that an REIT's sustainability is positively related to return on assets, return on equity, and the ration of funds from operations to total revenue.
EPA's ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager is a no-cost, interactive energy management tool that allows you to securely track and assess energy and water consumption across your building portfolio. Whether you own, manage, or hold properties for investment, Portfolio Manager can help you set investment priorities, identify under-performing buildings, verify efficiency improvements, and apply for ENERGY STAR certification for superior energy performance.
Use this 52-slide presentation to learn the basics on EPA's ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager tool. By the end of the presentation, you will know how to add a property and enter its use details, enter energy and water consumption data, and generate reports to assess progress.