Tools and Resources
This 36-page briefing report provides a tutorial in the fundamentals of energy performance contracting (EPC) for policy makers who need to understand how EPC fits into the broader context of energy efficiency policy and programs.
This handy two-pager outlines how EPA’s ENERGY STAR program can help higher education institutions with their energy management goals, and includes helpful links to dozens of tools and resources.
This 5-page guide is intended to help colleges and universities understand the landscape of available software, compare features, and ultimately select the right set of tools. It also summarizes recent trends in sustainability data management and provides a simple framework for creating a data management roadmap at your institution.
The ENERGY STAR Student Activity Guide provides a comprehensive overview of ENERGY STAR tools and resources available to colleges and universities that are looking to improve energy performance. It also offers ideas for hosting activities on campus that will appeal to and motivate students, faculty, staff, administrators, and the local community to learn how to protect the environment by using energy-efficient practices and products.
This 74-page document, from the National Science and Technology Council, presents guidance and recommendations on the benefits and complexities in the use of submetering technologies for new and existing buildings.