Tools and Resources
Need a hand preparing for an upcoming sales call? This fact sheet provides energy use facts for small businesses, tips on how to talk to this audience, opportunities for savings, key ENERGY STAR resources that you can deliver to them, and case studies from their peers.
Need a hand preparing for an upcoming sales call? This fact sheet provides energy use facts for supermarkets, tips on how to talk to this audience, opportunities for savings, key ENERGY STAR resources that you can deliver to them, and case studies from their peers.
Use this form to document the energy intensity reduction of an industrial site that is participating in the ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry.
This version of the Statement of Energy Improvement is for sites with baseline years ending in 2018 or later.
This version of the Statement of Energy Improvement is used to document energy use reductions at sites participating in the ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry that are using an energy model based on a regression analysis or other statistical method.
This 5-page guide is intended to help colleges and universities understand the landscape of available software, compare features, and ultimately select the right set of tools. It also summarizes recent trends in sustainability data management and provides a simple framework for creating a data management roadmap at your institution.
The ENERGY STAR Student Activity Guide provides a comprehensive overview of ENERGY STAR tools and resources available to colleges and universities that are looking to improve energy performance. It also offers ideas for hosting activities on campus that will appeal to and motivate students, faculty, staff, administrators, and the local community to learn how to protect the environment by using energy-efficient practices and products.
This 74-page document, from the National Science and Technology Council, presents guidance and recommendations on the benefits and complexities in the use of submetering technologies for new and existing buildings.
This 28-page report profiles several commercial real estate owners, managers, and tenants who are tapping into the power of collaboration to overcome barriers to high-performance, sustainable buildings. These innovative organizations demonstrate the value of retrofitting leased space as green space, measuring and sharing energy data to enable efficiency, and engaging around sustainability. Their stories serve as models for other landlords and tenants who face challenges in coming together for top performance.
This 12-page report summarizes the findings from a study on the financial benefits of energy efficiency in commercial office buildings. The study provides a detailed analysis of the benefits of using ENERGY STAR to achieve a high level of energy performance in commercial buildings. The benefits analyzed include significant direct financial savings from reduced energy use, persistent savings from improvements in energy performance, improved building occupancy, and higher building asset value.
EPA's ENERGY STAR Target Finder is the no-cost online tool that enables architects and building owners to set energy targets and receive an ENERGY STAR energy performance score for projects during the design process. Projects that earn a score of 75 or higher may be eligible for Designed to Earn the ENERGY STAR certification.