Thousands of organizations use ENERGY STAR to help them build and improve their energy programs. Get on the road to improved savings. Follow the steps below to build an energy management system for continual energy savings.
Step one: Identify gaps
Put your energy program to the test. EPA developed simple assessment tools from the programs of ENERGY STAR partners to quickly identify energy management practices that may be missing. Decide which matrix fits you best and see how your program measures up through a simple gap analysis! Watch the video to learn more about assessing your energy management practices.
A strong energy team is the core of an effective energy program. Teaming Up to Save Energy gives tips and guidance on forming a successful energy team. Watch the videos for more ideas on building energy teams across the company.
Step four: Raise awareness and engage sites
People are the heart of an energy program. Employees must be involved and support an energy program for it to have success. To build interest in energy efficiency and energy management, these tools can help raise awareness of the value of energy efficiency.