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ENERGY STAR® Performance Contracting Best Practices

Last Updated: 01-22-2021

This 19-page primer is designed to establish best practices for energy service companies (ESCOs) that are implementing energy performance contract (EPC) projects by integrating several publicly available Web-based ENERGY STAR tools that the U.S. EPA has designed and provides free-of-charge through ENERGY STAR. EPA believes that the use of these tools will help make the results of EPC projects more actionable and understandable to building owners, tenants, policy makers, and the general public.

Topic: Financial
Market Sector: State & local government, K12 schools, Higher education
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Energy Treasure Map: Labs

Last Updated: 01-21-2021

Print out this checklist and take it along during your Treasure Hunt. Any building can use this version, although there are some lab-specific items in it.

Topic: Energy tips
Resource Type: Campaigns
Market Sector: Higher education, Healthcare, General industrial/manufacturing
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AASHE STARS Credits through ENERGY STAR®

Last Updated: 01-21-2021

Download this five-page guide for a summary of ENERGY STAR tools and resources that may be used to earn AASHE STARS credits (version 2.1, July 2017), including points possible and credit descriptions. It also includes a link and pointers for using the AASHE STARS Reporting Template, which is a report available in Portfolio Manager that enables users to easily generate all ENERGY STAR metrics that can earn points toward AASHE STARS.

Market Sector: Higher education
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Energy Treasure Map: Student Housing

Last Updated: 01-21-2021

Print out this checklist and take it along during your student housing Treasure Hunt.

Topic: Energy tips
Resource Type: Campaigns
Market Sector: Higher education
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Mapa del tesoro de la energía: residencias estudiantiles

Last Updated: 01-21-2021

Imprima esta lista de verificación y llévela consigo durante su búsqueda del tesoro en su residencia estudiantil.

Topic: Energy tips
Resource Type: Campaigns
Market Sector: Higher education
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Mapa del tesoro de la energía: laboratorios

Last Updated: 01-21-2021

Imprima esta lista de verificación y llévela consigo durante su búsqueda del tesoro. Cualquier edificio puede utilizar esta versión, aunque hay algunos elementos específicos a los laboratorios en ella.

Topic: Energy tips
Resource Type: Campaigns
Market Sector: Higher education, Healthcare, General industrial/manufacturing
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Overview of ENERGY STAR for the Higher Education Sector

Last Updated: 08-27-2020

This handy two-pager outlines how EPA’s ENERGY STAR program can help higher education institutions with their energy management goals, and includes helpful links to dozens of tools and resources.

Market Sector: Higher education

Higher Ed Benchmarking Initiative: Supplemental Questions

Last Updated: 08-17-2020

Higher Ed institutions that participate in the ENERGY STAR Higher Ed Benchmarking Initiative must complete an supplemental online questionnaire regarding key characteristics of your institution. This 9-page reference document lists all the questions that will be asked of you in the online questionnaire.

Market Sector: Higher education

Higher Ed Benchmarking Initiative: Guidance Document

Last Updated: 08-04-2020

This 12-page guidance document provides an overview of the Higher Ed Benchmarking Initiative as well as information for participants. It includes FAQs, instructions for preparing campus-level data in Portfolio Manager, supporting resources, and a data submission checklist.

Market Sector: Higher education
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Case study: Northwestern University

Last Updated: 07-08-2020

This two-page case study highlights the energy efficiency activities of Northwestern University, the first college or university to ever win EPA's ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence award.

Resource Type: Success stories
Market Sector: Higher education
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