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2017 ENERGY STAR Commercial & Industrial Award Winner Meeting Slide Deck

Last Updated: 05-03-2017

On Wednesday, April 26th, EPA hosted a meeting for commercial and industrial receipents of ENERGY STAR awards. The meeting featured several ENERGY STAR award winners presenting their innovative and successful ideas to improve energy efficiency. The agenda was as follows:

Topic: Energy management guidance, Energy tips, ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year
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A Look Inside the Cash Flow Opportunity Calculator: Calculations and Methodology

Last Updated: 07-19-2018

The Cash Flow Opportunity Calculator helps inform strategic decisions about financing energy efficiency projects. This document provides an explanation of the calculations and methodology at work behind the calculator.

Topic: Energy management guidance, Financial
Resource Type: Research and reports, Financial value of energy efficiency

Assessing Improvement in the Energy Efficiency of the U.S. Auto Assembly Plants

Last Updated: 12-13-2016

This 12-page paper describes the voluntary ENERGY STAR program policy approach selected to engage and motivate the automobile manufacturing industry to improve its energy performance, and the results of the industry’s efforts to advance energy management as measured by the updated EPI. Most notably, the paper shows that electricity use per vehicle in the best plants improved by 2 percent, while the fuel use per vehicle improved by a dramatic 12 percent.

Topic: Energy management guidance, Benchmarking
Resource Type: Research and reports, Market trends
Market Sector: General industrial/manufacturing

Assessing Plant Performance for Energy Savings

Last Updated: 07-03-2018

This presentation discusses various levels of plant energy assessments and provides resources to help you get started.

Topic: Energy management guidance
Market Sector: General industrial/manufacturing

Automobile Assembly Plant EPI

Last Updated: 01-22-2021

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

Topic: Energy management guidance, Benchmarking, Energy performance indicators (EPIs)
Market Sector: Motor vehicle manufacturing, General industrial/manufacturing
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BOOTCAMP Training Plan for Competitors

Last Updated: 09-09-2016

Use this Training Plan to map out your participation in the BOOTCAMP! This Training Plan includes:

Topic: Energy management guidance
Resource Type: Campaigns, Communication tools
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Balance Engineering and Eli Lily Teaming Profile

Last Updated: 09-09-2016

Balance Engineering identifies $3 million in energy savings at Lilly facility.

Topic: Energy management guidance
Resource Type: Success stories, Thirdparty resources
Market Sector: General industrial/manufacturing

Beacon Capital Partners, LLC’s Energy Policy

Last Updated: 11-04-2019

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.

Issued by Beacon Capital Partners’ President, Fred Seigel, in 2008, Beacon’s Energy Policy resulted in sustainability becoming a core value integral to all the organization does.

Topic: Energy management guidance
Resource Type: Thirdparty resources, Sample energy policies
Market Sector: Commercial real estate
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Benchmarking to Save Energy

Last Updated: 11-08-2016

This eight-page brochure outlines the key steps and benefits of benchmarking a facility's energy performance over time. Familiarize yourself with the process and learn about all the tools that EPA has available to help you along the way.

Topic: Energy management guidance, Benchmarking
Market Sector: General industrial/manufacturing

Bentall Kennedy’s Corporate Sustainability Policy

Last Updated: 11-04-2019

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.

Signed by Bentall Kennedy’s Chief Executive Officer, Gary Whitelaw, in 2011, Bentall Kennedy’s Corporate Sustainability Policy details its commitment to maximizing the benefits and mitigating any detrimental outcomes by adopting best practices aligned with corporate social responsibility (CSR) and responsible property investing (RPI) principles.

Topic: Energy management guidance
Resource Type: Thirdparty resources, Sample energy policies
Market Sector: Commercial real estate
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