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Build Your Own Battle Promotional Communications Packet

Last Updated: 02-13-2018

Use these materials, including talking points, promotional ideas, social media guide, and template newsletter article, stakeholder letter, press release, and blast email to help you promote your own ENERGY STAR® Battle of the Buildings competition!

Resource Type: Communications samples & templates, National Building Competition
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Build Your Own Battle Template Competition Emails

Last Updated: 02-13-2018

Use these templates as a starting point for emails you’ll likely send at each stage of your competition, including registration, kick-off, midpoint check-in, final weigh-in, and winner announcement. Fill in the templates with your competition details and keep in contact with your participants throughout your competition through email and social media. The template also includes sample instructions to include in a Data Request within Portfolio Manager.

Resource Type: Communications samples & templates, National Building Competition
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ENERGY STAR Guide to Energy & Water Efficiency Competitions in Buildings & Plants

Last Updated: 12-07-2016

Use this 23-page guide to plan and lead an energy or water efficiency competition of your own. This step-by-step workbook walks you through every detail and decision to help you create a competition that is right for you, your organization, and your community! Updated in October 2016, the guide includes examples of other energy- and water-saving contests from across the nation, as well as updated resources you can leverage in your own competition. 

Resource Type: Communication tools, Communications samples & templates, Campaigns, National Building Competition