Tools and Resources
This 5-page background document summarizes the process for verifying applications for ENERGY STAR certification. It also addresses the rationale for requiring that only licensed professionals (professional engineers and registered architects) can verify and stamp applications, and solicits input on this requirement. The deadline for submitting comments has closed. Thank you for your feedback.
This annotated 49-slide presentation provides an overview of the Licensed Professional’s responsibilities and role in the process of verifying an application for ENERGY STAR certification. The presentation gives an overview of the site visit and how to conduct a through and systematic review of the property, as well as some of the details of the property - basic property information, applicable indoor environmental standards, property use details, and, most importantly, the whole building energy consumption. The presentation concludes with a brief description of the audit process.
Use this checklist to identify low-cost operations and maintenance (O&M) practices to reduce warehouse energy use. Also included is information about investment opportunities in lighting, envelope, materials handling, and refrigeration.
Use this toolkit to let your executives, employees, and other stakeholders know that you’re taking another step toward sustainability – and to let them know how they can help! This toolkit contains:
- Shareable graphics
- Sample social media posts
- Sample email
- Sample newsletter article
Use this tool to determine your wet corn milling 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 wet corn milling 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.
Frito-Lay leverages their energy effort by partnering with Wheatstone Energy to identify and implement lighting improvements resulting in savings of $2.2 million.
Learn how Wimpro EcoEnergy assisted PetCo Animal Supplies Stores in implementing a standardized, analytics-driven energy management plan across its national store portfolio, and within a year, has scaled the program to more than 1,400 Petco stores.
Yates partners with Nissan to save over $300,000 annually in energy expenses.