Use this Excel-based ENERGY STAR Treasure Map to discover low- and no-cost energy and water saving opportunities in your senior living community. This interactive guide allows you to customize the scope of your treasure hunt by choosing spaces commonly found in senior communities, like activity rooms and dining areas. It will automatically summarize the savings identified by your team, allowing you to quickly prioritize the best opportunities.
The U.S. breakfast cereal industry consumes over $130 million on purchased fuels and electricity annually. This enegy guide discusses the variety of opportunities available at individual plants to reduce energy consumption in a cost-effective manner. The guide includes estimates of expected savings in energy and energy-related costs, based on case study data from real-world applications in breakfast cereal processing facilities and related industries worldwide. Typical measure payback periods and references to further information in the technical literature are also provided, when available.
This report describes the data and statistical methods used to construct the Energy Performance Indicator (EPI) for integrated steel mills. It also explains how the EPI was developed to provide a plant-level indicator of energy efficiency by working with the steel industry. This report is useful if you would like background information on how EPA's ENERGY STAR Integrated Steel Mill EPI was developed. The report presents the individual equations used to develop the EPI.
This 30-page "Quick Guide" provides basic information to identify cost-effective practices and technologies for reducing energy use throughout a company’s concrete ready mixed operations. For a more in-depth account on efficiency opportunities in the U.S. concrete ready mixed industry, consult the 120-page "Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the Concrete Industry, An ENERGY STAR Guide for Energy and Plant Managers" guide.
This guide helps small and mid-sized manufacturers apply EPA's Guidelines for Energy Management to their own company. At every step of the way, the guide presents relevant ENERGY STAR tools and resources to help. Find financial incentives and assistance, and learn how you can earn recognition for your efforts.
This Guide provides information to identify cost-effective practices and technologies to increase energy efficiency in the nitrogenous fertilizer industry. This research provides information on potential energy efficiency opportunities for ammonia, urea and ammonium nitrate plants and on potential opportunities to decrease the N2O emissions in nitric acid plants, a powerful greenhouse gas with a high global warming potential. This Guide focuses on the most important systems, processes, and practices that account for the bulk of energy consumption. The information found here will help energy and plant managers identify energy reduction opportunities in their facilities as well as improve the quality of nitrogenous fertilizer operations.
Use this tool to incorporate energy-efficient lighting in your motor vehicle plant. The spreadsheet lists best practice lighting levels from companies participating in EPA's ENERGY STAR Motor Vehicle Focus. The Focus is a partnership between the ENERGY STAR program and motor vehicle companies to promote energy efficiency in motor vehicle plants.
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.