Asphalt Pavement Production Plant Energy Guide

The ENERGY STAR Energy Efficiency and Cost Saving Opportunities for Asphalt Mixture Production contains over fifty ways to improve energy use at your plants. Download the guide to learn how to save money in your operations, reduce energy consumption, and reduce the embodied carbon of your mixes. ENERGY STAR Energy Guides are developed through a collaboration with industry.

Energy Treasure Map: Senior Living

Use this Excel-based ENERGY STAR Treasure Map to discover low- and no-cost energy and water saving opportunities in your senior living community. This interactive guide allows you to customize the scope of your treasure hunt by choosing spaces commonly found in senior communities, like activity rooms and dining areas. It will automatically summarize the savings identified by your team, allowing you to quickly prioritize the best opportunities.

Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for Breakfast Cereal Production

The U.S. breakfast cereal industry consumes over $130 million on purchased fuels and electricity annually. This enegy guide discusses the variety of opportunities available at individual plants to reduce energy consumption in a cost-effective manner. The guide includes estimates of expected savings in energy and energy-related costs, based on case study data from real-world applications in breakfast cereal processing facilities and related industries worldwide.

Development of ENERGY STAR Energy Performance Indicator for Integrated Steel Mills

This report describes the data and statistical methods used to construct the Energy Performance Indicator (EPI) for integrated steel mills. It also explains how the EPI was developed to provide a plant-level indicator of energy efficiency by working with the steel industry. This report is useful if you would like background information on how EPA's ENERGY STAR Integrated Steel Mill EPI was developed. The report presents the individual equations used to develop the EPI.

Energy Efficiency and Cost Saving Opportunities for Ammonia and Nitrogenous Fertilizer Production

This Guide provides information to identify cost-effective practices and technologies to increase energy efficiency in the nitrogenous fertilizer industry. This research provides information on potential energy efficiency opportunities for ammonia, urea and ammonium nitrate plants and on potential opportunities to decrease the N2O emissions in nitric acid plants, a powerful greenhouse gas with a high global warming potential. This Guide focuses on the most important systems, processes, and practices that account for the bulk of energy consumption.

Energy Efficiency and Cost Saving Opportunities for Metal Casting

Energy costs typically account for 5-7% of the overall operating costs in a metal casting foundry. Energy waste is found in all plants, and improving energy efficiency goes right to the bottom line. Following the procedures outlined in this guide will reduce your energy costs (and dollars spent) per ton of cast metal while improving your environmental reputation as well as image in the community.

Saving Energy in Ready Mixed Concrete Production: An ENERGY STAR Quick Guide for Managing Energy

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.

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