Better Buildings, Better Plants: Resources
The online Better Buildings Solutions Center helps to amplify partner leadership and promote successful and replicable strategies for energy efficiency and energy management. New partner solutions are provided by Better Plants Partners every year to help other companies explore viable energy efficiency solutions and success stories. Explore the different industrial solutions that Better Plants partners are sharing:
The additional resources below are valuable tools that Better Plants partners can use to solve problems and improve energy efficiency.
Tools and Trainings
Better Plants provides partners with a variety of resources to help them improve internal expertise and achieve their energy savings goals. Technical assistance is delivered through technical account managers who help companies develop energy management plans, identify energy-saving opportunities, and track energy performance metrics.
The Navigator is an online tool that helps public and private sector organizations find financing solutions for energy efficiency projects. There are many ways to finance energy efficiency projects in buildings you own or occupy.
Better Buildings, Better Plants partners test and demonstrate new and existing technologies and market strategies. Case studies, fact sheets, FAQs, guides and technical reports document best practices and opportunities to optimize and improve building energy efficiency.
Better Buildings programs host interactive webinars featuring a variety of topics that leading businesses, manufacturers, local and state governments, face when exploring cost-effective ways to integrate energy savings into their daily building operations. Presenters share best practices, lessons learned, and participants have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss strategies with experts.
Each year at the Better Buildings Summit speakers share successful strategies for driving greater energy efficiency across their building portfolios. Presentations cover a variety of topics including financing, high impact technologies, data-driven results, partnerships, portfolio-wide, behavior change strategies and more.
Better Buildings videos feature the people behind the buildings, and the energy strategies and policies are undertaken to complete upgrade projects. Additional videos are available on the U.S. Department of Energy's YouTube channel.