ENERGY STAR products are independently certified to save energy without sacrificing features or functionality. Saving energy helps prevent climate change. Look for the ENERGY STAR label to save money on your energy bills and help protect our environment.
Improving your home's energy efficiency with ENERGY STAR can help to lower high energy bills, improve comfort and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Learn about the many ways to save in your home and track your progress with "My ENERGY STAR" - your new dashboard to savings.
A new home or apartment that has earned the ENERGY STAR label has undergone a process of inspections, testing, and verification to meet strict requirements set by the US EPA. ENERGY STAR certified homes and apartments use significantly less energy than typical new homes and apartments while delivering better comfort, quality, and durability.
The ENERGY STAR Score for Medical Offices in Canada applies to properties that provide diagnosis and treatment for medical, dental, or psychiatric outpatient care. The objective of the ENERGY STAR score is to provide a fair assessment of the energy performance of a property, relative to its peers, taking into account the climate, weather, and business activities at the property. A statistical analysis of the peer building population is performed to identify the aspects of building activity that are significant drivers of energy use and then to normalize for those factors.
An Energy Treasure Hunt is a two- to three-day event that engages employees in identifying low-cost energy savings opportunities from behavioral, operational, and maintenance actions. This 31-page guidebook provides step-by-step guidance on how to organize and execute an Energy Treasure Hunt. Examples from ENERGY STAR partner organizations and checklists are provided to illustrate practices and help with implementation. This guide complements EPA's ENERGY STAR Guidelines for Energy Management.
Use this two-page document to find specific advice on how restaurants can save money by following ENERGY STAR guidance. This resource is intended to complement and build upon the guidance provided in the ENERGY STAR Small Business Action Workbook, with a focus on the commercial food service facility type.
The factsheet provides tips on cutting down on energy usage and links to additional ENERGY STAR resources for restaurants.
Use this two-page document to find specific advice on how restaurants can save money by following ENERGY STAR guidance. ENERGY STAR for Small Business Factsheet: Commercial Food Service provides tips on cutting down on energy usage and links to additional ENERGY STAR resources for restaurants.
Use this guide to think through your corporate energy management strategy and ensure future energy success. This guide will help you understand likely influential factors on the future state of energy in the U.S. and plan an energy management strategy accordingly. Business executives and corporate boards can examine four possible energy futures. Each option outlines possible opportunities and risk management strategies.
Developed for industrial sites who sign up for the ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry, this template Word document can help you develop a plan for tracking your company's energy performance. Use it to assign roles and responsibilities, select an energy performance metric, track energy use, establish a quality assurance system, and document your energy savings.
This tool will help you track your energy performance and meet your energy management goals easily. The tool is most helpful for manufacturing facility managers who track and manage energy use. The tool will track your energy use, cost, and intensity, as well as greenhouse gas emissions. This tool also allows you to customize your energy intensity metrics to fit your strategy. To familiarize yourself with how to use this tool, review the complimentary Quick Start Guide.