Tools and Resources
Customize and distribute this template press release to publicly announce your commitment to save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in partnership with EPA's ENERGY STAR program.
If your commercial building design project has achieved EPA's Designed to Earn the ENERGY STAR designation, use this template press release to spread the word! Fill in the blanks, add your own quote, and then send it to your local or trade media with a note about why they might be interested in reporting about it.
Gresham-Barlow has decreased its overall energy use by 46% and saved a total of $4.3 million in utility costs since 1998. In 2005, Gresham-Barlow School District became one of the first school districts to use automated benchmarking by working with Save More Resources using their Utility Manager Pro Software.
This 30-page "Quick Guide" provides basic information to identify cost-effective practices and technologies for reducing energy use throughout a company’s concrete ready mixed operations. For a more in-depth account on efficiency opportunities in the U.S. concrete ready mixed industry, consult the 120-page "Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the Concrete Industry, An ENERGY STAR Guide for Energy and Plant Managers" guide.
Participants in the Schools for Energy Efficiency (SEE) program from Hallberg Engineering, Inc., which include more than 250 schools across 14 school districts in Minnesota, reduce energy use by an average of 11%, resulting in more than $6 million in avoided energy costs.
Cambridge-Isanti School District, in partnership with the Schools for Energy Efficiency (SEE) program, decreased its energy use by 30% in 5.5 years, reducing operating costs by over $1.5 million and earning the ENERGY STAR for all seven of its K-12 buildings.
Navistar International lighting retrofit project saves over $1.1M/year with instant payback through First Energy rebate program.
Creating an energy policy is a key step in formalizing your organization's commitment to saving energy. After all, you’ll be much more likely to achieve lasting results when energy efficiency is integrated as a core element of your organization’s business practices.
Signed in June 2009, Sears Holdings Corporation’s environmental policy statement outlines its commitment to:
This presentation shows how Sebesta Blomberg assissted 3M in conserving energy through plant and system assessments.
Sebesta Blomberg’s chilled water system energy cost reduction strategy results in annual energy savings of $72,000 for 3M.