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.
Use this tool to determine the ENERGY STAR 1 - 100 energy performance indicator score of your integrated steel plant. The Energy Performance Indicator (EPI) will help your company improve its energy efficiency by comparing your energy performance to similar integrated steel plants in the U.S. and Canada. The spreadsheet includes instructions for using the EPI, a State of Energy Performance form, and a Facility Performance Report. Manufacturing plants that earn a 75 or higher using this EPI are eligible to earn ENERGY STAR certification for superior energy performance.
Use this tool to determine your juice processing plant's ENERGY STAR 1 - 100 energy performance indicator score. The Energy Peformance Indicator (EPI) will help your company improve its energy efficiency by comparing your energy performance to similar juice processing plants in the U.S. The spreadsheet includes instructions for using the EPI, a State of Energy Performance form, and a Facility Performance Report. Manufacturing plants that earn a 75 or higher using this EPI are eligible to earn the ENERGY STAR certification for superior energy performance.
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.
Use this case study to learn about the work Kentucky has done in partnership with ENERGY STAR over the last several years to improve the energy efficiency of its K-12 buildings. State and local governments and K-12 school districts can use these approaches and best practices to drive savings in their buildings and enhance their ability to invest in student educational success.
Read the letter that James Repman, chairman of Portland Cement Association, wrote to Allen Walsh, president of Alamo Cement Company, in which he encourages Mr. Walsh to follow Portland Cement's lead in establishing a permanent energy management program at his company. This letter is an example of one U.S. company's efforts to employ the strategies outlined in the report Energy Strategy for the Road Ahead.
Owner Liberty Property Trust and tenant CEVA Logistics reduced greenhouse gas emissions and lowered costs by 16 cents per square foot by working together to improve the energy efficiency of an already high-performing warehouse. Learn how this tenant and building owner did it by communicating about goals and sharing building data in this 2-page success story.
Use this guide to learn cost-effective ways to reduce the energy use of your plant while still maintaining the quality of your products. It discusses energy-efficient best practices and technologies for a broad spectrum of companies. The guide also includes expected energy and cost savings based on real world examples, typical payback periods, and references to more detailed information.
This paper from Duke University focuses primarily on the development of an updated ENERGY STAR industrial Energy Performance Indicator (EPI) for the cement industry and the change in the energy performance of the industry observed when the benchmarking system was updated from the original benchmark in 1997 to the new benchmark in 2008.