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Energy Efficiency Competition Data Management Guide

Last Updated: 03-07-2018

Use this 18-page guide to walk through each step of the data management process during an organizational energy- or water-efficiency competition. The guide covers how to design the rules within the constrainsts of the available data and how to analyze competitor data and identify the winners. 

Resource Type: National Building Competition
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Example Energy Data Verification Form

Last Updated: 10-23-2017

Use this data verification form if you are hosting your own competition and are requiring your competitors to verify their building data by a licensed professional. 

Resource Type: National Building Competition
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Host Your Own Battle of the Buildings: Adjust the Thermostat Activity Kit for Multifamily

Last Updated: 05-11-2017

Use this activity kit to encourage residents to adjust the thermostat for the appropriate season. In this kit you will find:

Resource Type: Campaigns, National Building Competition
Market Sector: Multifamily housing
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Host Your Own Battle of the Buildings: Use Ceiling Fans Activity Kits for Multifamily

Last Updated: 05-11-2017

Use this activity kit to encourage residents to set ceiling fans for the seasons. In this kit you will find:

Resource Type: Campaigns, National Building Competition
Market Sector: Multifamily housing
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How to Respond to a Data Request Directions for 2016 BOOTCAMP Competitors

Last Updated: 12-07-2016

Use these instructions to access the final data request link to Portfolio Manager and learn how to prepare and submit your response to EPA. Competitors participating in the 2016 ENERGY STAR National Building Competition: BOOTCAMP must submit their data to be eligible for recognition. Because Portfolio Manager uses annualized metrics, competitors need data for each competing building from September 1, 2015 to November 30, 2016.

Resource Type: Campaigns, National Building Competition
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National Building Competition 2015 Template Press Release

Last Updated: 08-27-2020

Use this press release template and customize it with your organization details to promote your participation in EPA's 2015 ENERGY STAR® National Building Competition.

Resource Type: Communication tools, Campaigns, National Building Competition
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Personalized Data Issues Spreadsheet

Last Updated: 10-23-2017

If you are the Data Manager of an energy- or water-efficiency competition, as you identify issues, you’ll need to reach out to the appropriate contact for the building. Send these instructions to participants that have buildings with energy or water data issues.​

Resource Type: National Building Competition