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2017 ENERGY STAR Commercial & Industrial Award Winner Meeting Slide Deck

Last Updated: 05-03-2017

On Wednesday, April 26th, EPA hosted a meeting for commercial and industrial receipents of ENERGY STAR awards. The meeting featured several ENERGY STAR award winners presenting their innovative and successful ideas to improve energy efficiency. The agenda was as follows:

Topic: Energy management guidance, Energy tips, ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

2018 ENERGY STAR metric updates: All webinar recordings

Last Updated: 01-21-2021

The slides and recordings of completed webinars related to the 2018 ENERGY STAR metric updates are listed below.

Topic: Portfolio Manager, Portfolio Manager, ENERGY STAR score calculation details, Technical reference
Resource Type: Technical documentation
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2021 ENERGY STAR Hospital Model Update Webinar Slides

Last Updated: 01-25-2021

The 1-100 ENERGY STAR score for U.S. hospitals is being updated to reflect new market data. Download this 22-slide presentation for details, or:

Market Sector: Healthcare
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8 Great Strategies to Engage Tenants on Energy Efficiency

Last Updated: 09-09-2016

This 45-slide PDF presentation details eight ways to engage your employees and tenants in saving energy. It also includes plenty of examples from successful ENERGY STAR partners!

Resource Type: Communication tools
Market Sector: Commercial real estate, Corporate real estate
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A Beautiful World Starts with You Coloring Book (En Espanol)

Last Updated: 09-09-2016

Download this six-page activity book that's full of fun games and puzzles about saving energy (en Espanol).

Resource Type: Communication tools
Market Sector: K12 schools
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A Beautiful World Starts with You Coloring Book (in English)

Last Updated: 09-09-2016

Download this six-page activity book that's full of fun games and puzzles about saving energy.

Resource Type: Communication tools
Market Sector: K12 schools
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A Look Inside the Cash Flow Opportunity Calculator: Calculations and Methodology

Last Updated: 07-19-2018

The Cash Flow Opportunity Calculator helps inform strategic decisions about financing energy efficiency projects. This document provides an explanation of the calculations and methodology at work behind the calculator.

Topic: Energy management guidance, Financial
Resource Type: Research and reports, Financial value of energy efficiency

A New Benchmark of Energy Performance for Energy Management in U.S. and Canadian Integrated Steel Plants

Last Updated: 01-18-2021

This paper reports on the work of EPA and the integrated steel industry to develop an Energy Performance Indicator (EPI) for integrated mills that develop and manufacture steel in the United States. The paper describes the data and statistical methods used to construct the EPI for evaluating the energy performance of integrated steel mills in the U.S. and Canada. 

Topic: Energy performance indicators (EPIs), Technical reference
Resource Type: Technical documentation, Industrial program & policy reports
Market Sector: Iron & steel manufacturing
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AASHE STARS Credits through ENERGY STAR®

Last Updated: 01-21-2021

Download this five-page guide for a summary of ENERGY STAR tools and resources that may be used to earn AASHE STARS credits (version 2.1, July 2017), including points possible and credit descriptions. It also includes a link and pointers for using the AASHE STARS Reporting Template, which is a report available in Portfolio Manager that enables users to easily generate all ENERGY STAR metrics that can earn points toward AASHE STARS.

Market Sector: Higher education
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ABM Engineering Services and USAA Real Estate Company: SPP Success Story

Last Updated: 09-09-2016

ABM Engineering Services assists USAA Real Estate Company in achieving 25% reductions in energy and water use throughout USAA's commercial portfolio.

Resource Type: Success stories
Market Sector: Service and product provider (SPP)