Tools and Resources
Read this report from New York City to learn about its benchmarking ordinance, which requires all large buildings in the city to measure and disclose energy consumption annually. This report is the first analysis of New York City benchmarking data and provides comprehensive recommendations to improve the quality of energy benchmarking and the ease of compliance for building owners.
In 2011, New York City passed Local Law 84, which requires all large buildings in the city to measure and disclose energy consumption annually. This report analyzes data from the second year of benchmarking, and, as such, was the first report to be able to compare two robust sets of data. Among the more notable findings: the median 1 – 100 ENERGY STAR score of New York City buildings increased from a 64 to 67 between the two reporting years.
This one-page tip sheet for congregations outlines EPA’s seven steps for strategic energy management, top tips for saving energy and water, plus links to more detailed information.
Use this tool to determine your tomato product 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 tomato product 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.
Whether you’re a trade association delivering value to your members or a local government working to achieve sustainability goals across your community, you can help your stakeholders discover the energy savings hidden in their buildings and facilities. Hundreds of organizations have used energy treasure hunts to reduce their facilities’ energy use by up to 15 percent.
Help your customers discover the energy savings hidden in their buildings and facilities. Hundreds of organizations have used energy treasure hunts to reduce their facilities’ energy use by up to 15 percent.
With this track record, EPA launched a Treasure Hunt campaign to motivate and recognize organizations that host their own treasure hunts and share a summary of their findings.
We need your help to spread the word – and your treasure-finding expertise to help your customers find energy gold.
Use this brochure to find the most effective ways you can reduce energy use in your data center. IT professionals, facility managers, energy managers, and sustainability coordinators can identify several opportunities to save energy, from virtualizing your servers to organizing your data to managing data center air flow. Print and share this brochure to your colleagues to help your organization reduce its energy consumption.
This presentation discusses Toyota's Treasure Hunt process.
The American Center office tower increases financial performance and reduces energy use through a performance contract with Trane.
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.
TRANSWESTERN’s Standard Practices for Energy outline the scope, goals and performance metrics, and responsible parties for implementing its practices.