Why ENERGY STAR?
Lower utility bills:
For buildings with master metering, reduce
your operating costs by improving energy efficiency; reduce energy bills for homeowners
New HVAC systems, advanced controls
and efficient lighting reduce maintenance demands.
Reduce tenant turnover:
Improve the comfort of building residents through better energy management.
Improve the marketability of rental units by using energy-efficient
products and practices.
information on ENERGY STAR qualified products in over 35 categories, including
cooling equipment, windows,
lighting, and exit
signs. Use the energy-savings calculators to compare the annual savings of
an ENERGY STAR qualified model with a non-qualifying model.
in your area on certain ENERGY STAR qualified products.
STAR offers a wide range of home improvement tools to help you assess and improve
the efficiency of a single-family home.
Energy Advisor - provides a list of recommended improvements and estimated
Doctor - provides remedies for common house symptoms. |
Remodeler - provides advice on home remodeling projects. |
Sealing - helps you reduce energy losses by adding insulation and sealing
air leaks and replacing windows. |
developed for the commercial building sector, the following building performance
tools can be useful to maintenance and engineering staff in multifamily buildings.
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. You can maximize energy savings by sequentially following building upgrade
stages 1- 5: recommissioning, lighting, load reductions, fan systems, and heating
and cooling systems.
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