Tools and Resources
Burton Energy Group helps Staples reduce energy consumption in a 500,000-square-foot warehouse by more than 7 percent, with a predicted payback period of 2.4 years, through measures identified in an “Energy Reduction Treasure Hunt."
Staples has the distinction of being one of the first retailers to benchmark its entire portfolio of over 1,500 retail stores and 200 distribution centers. Even as the company’s building portfolio has grown, with total square footage increasing by over 6 percent in just the past three years, Staples has reduced its building portfolio-wide energy usage by more than 11.4 percent, and became the first retailer to earn ENERGY STAR Leaders recognition! Read this two-page fact sheet to find tips and strategies.
Learn how, since January 2007, Kohl’s has used EPA’s ENERGY STAR measurement and tracking tool, Portfolio Manager, to benchmark the energy performance for all of its stores. Kohl’s has a longstanding commitment to energy management and estimates that the company prevented nearly $50 million in electricity costs over the last four years through energy efficiency programs which, accounting for rate variations, have translated into an improvement in energy efficiency of more than 20 percent, primarily in stores.
Read this 2-page success to learn:
- Verizon’s methodology
- How much progress has been made
- How Verizon is making strides
- Energy-saving initiatives
- How Verizon communicates ENERGY STAR successes to internal and external stakeholders
- About Verizon’s feature property: Toms River Store, New Jersey
Learn about how jcpenney saved money and increased its ENERGY STAR scores by installing rooftop solar arrays in this five-page in-depth case study.