Use this two-page guide to help promote your organization's participation in EPA's 2015 ENERGY STAR National Building Competition on all social media platforms. Learn how to get connected with other competitors and gain followers while highlighting your team's energy saving efforts.
See the full list of organizations that have won the ENERGY STAR program's highest honor: ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year. Every year, EPA honors organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the ENERGY STAR program with ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Awards. These winning partners execute practical and proven solutions for overcoming market barriers to energy efficiency, and enable millions of people and organizations across America to save energy and reduce the greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change.
In 2014, EPA hosted the ENERGY STAR® National Building Competition: Battle of the Buildings, but with a twist. For the first time, teams competed to slim their energy and water “wastelines.” More than 100 teams and 5,500 buildings across the nation competed to become the nation’s biggest loser. Altogether, competitors saved a combined total of more than 2 billion kBtus of energy, more than 250 million gallons of water, and an estimated $50 million on utility bills. And more than 100 buildings demonstrated energy or water use savings of 20 percent or greater.
Use this two-page document of ideas to celebrate your participation in EPA's 2015 ENERGY STAR National Building Competition and your involvement and commitment to saving energy with your colleagues, employees, customers, and community! You can find great ideas for engagement, such as reserving a special parking space for your green team captain, or hosting a pep rally to kick-off the competition.
The building engineers in an organization are the unsung heroes of energy efficiency, who work daily to maintain the high performance of buildings, so they deliver cost savings and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Developed and shared by Kilroy Realty, these template "baseball cards" are one great way to recognize and highlight the outstanding achievements of your energy all-stars.
In 2015, EPA hosted the ENERGY STAR National Building Competition: Battle of the Buildings, but with a twist. For the second time, teams competed to slim their energy and water “wastelines.” More than 125 teams and 6,500 buildings across the nation competed to become the nation’s biggest loser. The team that took home the gold for energy savings was the Texas A&M – ESCO Project team, which improved energy efficiency by 35.5 percent and saved an estimated $548,900 over the course of the competition!