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How to Apply for ENERGY STAR Tenant Space Recognition

Last Updated: 11-17-2020

Download this 13-page guide for step-by-step instructions on how to apply for ENERGY STAR® Tenant Space recognition for your energy-efficient commercial office space. This guide will help you determine if your space qualifies for ENERGY STAR recognition as a Tenant Space, outlines the recognition eligibility requirements, and provides full details of the application process. Earn ENERGY STAR Tenant Space recognition, and make the commitment to save money and protect the environment through superior energy efficiency!

Topic: Howto guides, Recognition
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How to Enter and Manage Tenant Spaces in ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager®

Last Updated: 10-29-2020

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager tool helps building owners and tenants measure and track energy, water use, and waste, all in a secure online environment.

Topic: Howto guides, Recognition
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How to Track Electric Demand in Portfolio Manager

Last Updated: 07-03-2019

Utilities typically charge commercial customers for both the quantity and the rate of electricity consumed. Electric demand is the rate of using electricity, and demand cost is the cost you are charged for this demand on each bill. Tracking demand and demand cost will help you understand what portion of your bill is associated with demand and when this demand occurs so you can look for ways to reduce your demand and lower your utility bill.

Topic: Portfolio Manager, Howto guides
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How to set up your property in Portfolio Manager

Last Updated: 11-18-2020

Use this three-page guide to walk through the steps of setting up your property record in ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager®. It summarizes two ways to set up your property, including manual data entry in Portfolio Manager, and the use of spreadsheet upload templates to import property information into Portfolio Manager.

Topic: Portfolio Manager, Howto guides
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Licensed Professionals' Guide: Tenant Space Recognition

Last Updated: 11-17-2020

The 17-page Licensed Professional’s Guide for Tenant Space recognition provides everything you need to know about verifying applications for ENERGY STAR Tenant Space recognition, a new recognition program for commercial office tenants launched by EPA in late 2020. It outlines the step-by-step process and is required reading if you’re a Licensed Professional verifying applications for ENERGY STAR Tenant Space recognition.

Topic: Howto guides, Recognition