Tools and Resources

Automobile Engine Plant EPI

Last Updated: 01-18-2021

Use this tool to determine the ENERGY STAR 1 - 100 energy performance score of your automobile engine plant. The Energy Performance Indicator (EPI) will help your company improve its energy efficiency by comparing your energy performance to similar automobile engine 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.

Topic: Benchmarking, Energy performance indicators (EPIs), Partnership and certification
Market Sector: Motor vehicle manufacturing
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Benchmarking Industrial Energy Performance

Last Updated: 08-01-2017

Benchmarking Industrial Energy Performance explains and visualizes energy benchmarking and how to benchmark plant performance with ENERGY STAR Energy Performance Indicators (EPIs). It depicts how EPIs are created and the value a company receives when comparing the energy performance of its plants to plants in its industry with similar characteristics. When inputting plant data in EPIs, use this guide to understand how an EPI works and how it can be used to help set plant energy performance improvement goals and save money.

Topic: Benchmarking, Energy performance indicators (EPIs), Partnership and certification
Resource Type: Communication tools
Market Sector: General industrial/manufacturing

Fluid Milk & Yogurt Processing Plant EPI

Last Updated: 01-18-2021

Use this tool to determine the ENERGY STAR 1 - 100 energy performance score of your fluid milk and/or yogurt processing plant. The Energy Performance Indicator (EPI) will help your company improve its energy efficiency by comparing your energy performance to similar fluid milk and yogurt processing plants in the United States. 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.

Topic: Energy performance indicators (EPIs), Partnership and certification
Market Sector: Dairy processing
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How to apply for ENERGY STAR certification: Guidance for colleges and universities

Last Updated: 06-25-2020

This one-page document outlines the basic steps that colleges and universities should follow to apply for ENERGY STAR certification.

Topic: Partnership and certification
Market Sector: Higher education

List of Licensed Professionals

Last Updated: 10-14-2019

Need to find a Professional Engineer or Registered Architect to verify a building to earn ENERGY STAR certification? Search this list for licensed professionals that have already provided verification services.

Topic: Partnership and certification
Market Sector: Service and product provider (SPP), Partner lists & directories
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PE Checklist for ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry Achievers

Last Updated: 01-18-2021

This checklist must be completed by the Professional Engineer conducting the verification for sites applying for recognition for achieving the ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry. 

Topic: Partnership and certification
Resource Type: ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry
Market Sector: General industrial/manufacturing
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Service & Product Provider Partnership Roadmap

Last Updated: 05-15-2018

Use the ENERGY STAR Service and Product Provider (SPP) Partnership Roadmap to identify best practices for how your organization can get the most value out of your ENERGY STAR partnership. The two-page Roadmap has suggestions for both client-centered and business-centered activities, and is structured to help you keep track of your progress and take notes on appropriate next steps.

Topic: Partnership and certification
Market Sector: Service and product provider (SPP)