ENERGY STAR products are independently certified to save energy without sacrificing features or functionality. Saving energy helps prevent climate change. Look for the ENERGY STAR label to save money on your energy bills and help protect our environment.
Improving your home's energy efficiency with ENERGY STAR can help to lower high energy bills, improve comfort and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Learn about the many ways to save in your home and track your progress with "My ENERGY STAR" - your new dashboard to savings.
A new home or apartment that has earned the ENERGY STAR label has undergone a process of inspections, testing, and verification to meet strict requirements set by the US EPA. ENERGY STAR certified homes and apartments use significantly less energy than typical new homes and apartments while delivering better comfort, quality, and durability.
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.
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.
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.