Tools and Resources
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
Print out this checklist and take it along during your Treasure Hunt in your convenience store.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager tool helps building owners and tenants measure and track energy, water use, and waste, all in a secure online environment.
Users of Portfolio Manager enter information at the “property” level. A property can be a whole building, a campus of buildings, an individual tenant space, or even a common area within a building. This 7-page guidance document with screenshots describes how to create a tenant property, as well as how to link tenant properties to the whole building.
New Energy Technology has helped JCPenney to achieve wide-scale energy savings and earn the first ENERGY STAR labels for retail buildings through programs focused on high-quality energy data and energy management.
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:
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.
Learn how Wimpro EcoEnergy assisted PetCo Animal Supplies Stores in implementing a standardized, analytics-driven energy management plan across its national store portfolio, and within a year, has scaled the program to more than 1,400 Petco stores.