Resources for Strategic Energy Management (SEM) Programs

ENERGY STAR offers a variety of energy management tools and resources that SEM programs can use.

Recognition Opportunities

Encouraging SEM program participants to pursue external recognition helps to maintain the focus on continuous improvement.  Earning recognition helps to validate SEM investments and build management support. ENERGY STAR offers a variety of recognition opportunities for manufacturers that SEM programs can recommend to their customers:

Energy Treasure Hunt Resources

Identifying operational and behavioral energy saving opportunities is often an objective for SEM programs and is the focus of an Energy Treasure Hunt.  ENERGY STAR provides guidance and tools to support treasure hunts that SEM programs are welcome to use and share with program participants.  Additionally, sites that conduct treasure hunts are encourage to participate in the Find the Treasure campaign.

Energy Management Resources

Hundreds of organizations have used ENERGY STAR energy management resources to build or strengthen their energy management practices.  The ENERGY STAR Guidelines for Energy Management helped inform ISO 50001 and many SEM program implementers have adapted our assessment matrixes for their program needs.  Popular resources include: