Join Better Plants
Any company in the U.S. manufacturing sector or large energy user organizations can join Better Plants, regardless of size or level of energy management expertise. Partners set ambitious energy efficiency goals and champion continuous improvement in energy management throughout their operations.
Contact BetterPlants@ee.doe.gov for further information. Companies joining Better Plants:
- Sign a voluntary agreement to reduce energy intensity by 25% over ten years organization-wide.
- Develop an energy use baseline and track the change in energy intensity.
- Designate an energy manager.
- Report energy data, number of facilities involved, and progress each year.
Join the Better Plants Challenge
Over 30 leading industrial organizations have stepped up to the Better Buildings, Better Plants Challenge, the industrial component of the Better Buildings Challenge – a national, multi-sector energy efficiency leadership initiative.
In addition to setting energy efficiency goals, Better Plants Challenge Partners provide added transparency around their market-leading strategies, actions, and results—to help other organizations replicate their success. Challenge partners’ exceptional efforts are also eligible for enhanced recognition from DOE. Contact BetterPlants@ee.doe.gov for further information.