Tools and Trainings

The Department of Energy works to provide Better Plants partners with helpful tools and resources to overcome barriers and identify opportunities to save energy. Through Better Plants, partners receive support from Technical Account Managers (TAMs) who help facilities develop energy management plans, identify energy-saving opportunities, and track energy performance metrics. In addition to technical guidance, Better Plants partners have access to free tools and software, on-site In-Plant Trainings on various energy savings topics, access to technical assistance programs, and more.

Tools and resources for Better Plants partners

In-Plant Trainings (INPLTs) are multi-day, hands-on workshops held at partner facilities that train participants on how to identify, implement, and replicate energy-savings projects. 

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The Diagnostic Equipment Program (DEP) enables partners to borrow 20 different kinds of tools to collect energy data and improve equipment performance.

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Better Plants supports partners by connecting them to other valuable DOE technical assistance programs that can expand and enhance their energy efficiency efforts.

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Better Plants provides partners with free industrial system software tools to help manufacturers increase energy efficiency in facilities and specific systems.

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The DOE Better Buildings Finance Navigator helps users explore a wide array of financing choices and identify relevant financing options for energy projects.

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Explore the Better Plants Online Learning Series, which covers a range of topics to support your energy management goals. 

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