ENERGY STAR products are independently certified to save energy without sacrificing features or functionality. Saving energy helps prevent climate change. Look for the ENERGY STAR label to save money on your energy bills and help protect our environment.
Improving your home's energy efficiency with ENERGY STAR can help to lower high energy bills, improve comfort and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Learn about the many ways to save in your home and track your progress with "My ENERGY STAR" - your new dashboard to savings.
A new home or apartment that has earned the ENERGY STAR label has undergone a process of inspections, testing, and verification to meet strict requirements set by the US EPA. ENERGY STAR certified homes and apartments use significantly less energy than typical new homes and apartments while delivering better comfort, quality, and durability.
This 30-page "Quick Guide" provides basic information to identify cost-effective practices and technologies for reducing energy use throughout a company’s concrete ready mixed operations. For a more in-depth account on efficiency opportunities in the U.S. concrete ready mixed industry, consult the 120-page "Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the Concrete Industry, An ENERGY STAR Guide for Energy and Plant Managers" guide.
Participants in the Schools for Energy Efficiency (SEE) program from Hallberg Engineering, Inc., which include more than 250 schools across 14 school districts in Minnesota, reduce energy use by an average of 11%, resulting in more than $6 million in avoided energy costs.
Cambridge-Isanti School District, in partnership with the Schools for Energy Efficiency (SEE) program, decreased its energy use by 30% in 5.5 years, reducing operating costs by over $1.5 million and earning the ENERGY STAR for all seven of its K-12 buildings.
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 in June 2009, Sears Holdings Corporation’s environmental policy statement outlines its commitment to:
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.
Servidyne helped a global institutional investment manager capture energy savings and lay the foundation for energy improvements and pursuit of recognition through benchmarking in ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager.