Why ENERGY STAR?
Lower operating costs:
Savings on monthly utility bills can be applied
to debt service payments.
Increase property value:
market value of the building using energy-efficient products and practices.
New HVAC systems, advanced controls and efficient lighting
reduce maintenance demands.
Maintain residency rates:
comfort through energy management will reduce tenant turnover.
information on ENERGY STAR qualified products in over 35 categories, including
cooling equipment, windows,
signs. Use the energy-savings calculators to compare the annual savings of
an ENERGY STAR qualified model with a non-qualifying model.
on certain ENERGY STAR qualified products.
developed for the commercial building sector, the following building performance
tools can be useful to engineering staff in multifamily projects.
Management Strategy provides tools and resources to help each step of the
Upgrade Manual will help you plan and implement profitable energy-saving building
upgrades. Maximize energy savings by sequentially following building upgrade stages
1- 5: recommissioning, lighting, load reductions, fan systems, and heating and
Purchasing: Develop an institutional purchasing policy to purchase efficient
products that reduce energy costs.
Flow Opportunity Calculator helps decision-makers answer three critical questions
about energy efficiency investments:
much new energy-efficient equipment can be purchased from the anticipated savings?
this equipment purchase be financed now, or is it better to wait and use cash
from a future budget?
money being lost by waiting for a lower interest rate?
Expert Help: ENERGY STAR service and product providers can help identify,
prioritize, and implement quality projects that will improve your total energy
Use the Partner
Locator to find homebuilders that build ENERGY STAR qualified new homes, utilities
that offer special incentives to buyers and builders of ENERGY STAR qualified
new homes, and home energy raters that can verify the energy efficiency of a home.
Organizations that partner with ENERGY STAR will see increased
profits, satisfied customers, and environmental benefits. Learn