Tools and Resources
Customize this sample leasing brochure by adding your logo and details about the sustainability measures implemented on your property. Use it to help promote your apartment properties to residents and prospective renters.
Colorado Springs School District (SD) 11 provides an outstanding example of how integrated energy and indoor air quality (IAQ) management programs can improve learning environments for students. District 11’s energy management program—built on the commitment of the superintendent, board of education, and a full-time coordinator—has resulted in an estimated annual energy savings of more than $928,000 and significant IAQ improvements. Learn more in this 2-page success story.
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.
This report describes the data and statistical methods used to construct the Energy Performance Indicator (EPI) for commercial bread and roll bakeries. It reviews how the EPI was developed to provide a plant-level indicator of energy performance by working with the baking industry. The report also presents the individual equations used in the EPI.
Read this paper, by researches at UCLA, Maastricht University, and UC Berkeley, to learn about the electricity consumption of commercial buildings. The paper looks at a large sample of buildings from California over a 10-year period. The paper discusses the impact of structure quality on electricity consumption, and also explores the role that tenant behavior and tenant incentives play in determining a building’s environmental performance.
Use this template Competitor Data Tracker spreadsheet to help you manage the data from your organization's energy- or water-efficiency competition. It includes many of the alerts and checks EPA refined through seven years of managing competitions for thousands of buildings. Make sure to review the Data Management Guide for more information on how to manage the data analysis for an organizitoinal energy efficeiecny competition.
Use this tool to determine your container glass manufacuring 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 container glass manufacturing 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.
Use this tool to benchmark the energy performance of cookie and cracker bakeries and determine the plant's ENERGY STAR 1 to 100 energy performance score.
The EPI will help your company improve its energy efficiency by comparing your energy performance to similar cookie and cracker manufacturing plants in the U.S. The spreadsheet includes instructions for using the EPI, a State of Energy Performance form, and a Facility Performance Report.
This paper explores a 2010 survey conducted by CoreNet Global and Jones Lang LaSalle, which revealed a trend among corporate real estate executives toward sustainability strategies. The report explores the consideration of sustainability when determining location, the willingness to pay more for green space, and the workplace benefits of sustainability, such as employee health and productivity.
Find a licensed professional offering ENERGY STAR verification on a cost-free, "pro bono" basis for your building.