Tools and Resources


Frozen Fried Potato Plant EPI

Last Updated: 01-22-2021

Use this tool to determine your frozen fried potato processing plant's ENERGY STAR 1 - 100 energy performance indicator score. The Energy Peformance Indicator (EPI) will help your company improve its energy efficiency by comparing your energy performance to similar frozen fried potato processing 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 the ENERGY STAR certification for superior energy performance.

Topic: Energy management guidance, Benchmarking, Energy performance indicators (EPIs)
Market Sector: Food processing, Frozen fried potato processing, General industrial/manufacturing

Commercial Bread & Roll Bakery Energy Performance Indicator

Last Updated: 01-18-2021

Use this tool to benchmark the energy performance of commercial bread and roll bakeries and determine the plant's ENERGY STAR 1 to 100 energy performance score.

Topic: Energy performance indicators (EPIs), Recognition
Market Sector: Food processing, General industrial/manufacturing
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Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for Breakfast Cereal Production

Last Updated: 01-18-2021

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.

Topic: Guides
Resource Type: Industrial program & policy reports
Market Sector: Food processing