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The High Performance Portfolio Framework is a strategic, comprehensive overview on making energy management a winning business strategy, with guidance for each aspect of the real estate cycle.
The US EPAs ENERGY STAR Guidelines for Energy Management provides a proven strategy for creating an energy management program focused on continuous improvement of energy performance.
This Issue Brief examines state interconnection policies that apply to CHP throughout the United States.
This issue brief provides an overview of energy efficiency portfolios offered by electric and gas utilities that include CHP incentive programs, with examples of program drivers, structures, and eligibility criteria.
This Fact Sheet introduces the goals of the Better Buildings Workforce Accelerator, the importance of the energy efficiency workforce in buildings, and the benefits of becoming a partner.
Over 950 private and public sector Better Buildings partners have collectively saved nearly 1.8 quadrillion British thermal units (Btus) of energy since the start of the program. This amounts to a savings of nearly $11 billion and 105 million tons of CO2. Partners also have reduced their water use by more than 8.5 billion gallons.
Fact Sheet resource that provides an overview of how the U.S. Department of Energy is challenging the lighting industry to produce lighting that can be upgraded after installation to allow for an IoT sensor/device to be installed in the lighting with minimal effort.
A list of frequently asked questions and answers on the IoT-Upgradeable Luminaire Challenge.
Tennessee Valley Authority's Magnolia plant obtained 50001 Ready recognition in January 2020.
This fact sheet defines common resilience improvements and provides key considerations for identifying, prioritizing, and implementing these improvements across a commercial building portfolio. It also discusses common barriers to resilience improvements and reviews various third-party financing solutions that can help overcome these barriers.
Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2) funded the development of smart learning behavior algorithms that could simplify smart socket installation processes and dramatically expand the sockets’ capabilities and energy-saving potential by suggesting suitable control schedules.
The training materials teach the fundamental concepts of 50001 Ready and are presented with varying levels of detail targeted to audiences spanning from end-user energy managers to utility efficiency program administrators. The entire training portfolio has been developed and is used by trainers and program staff to teach various audiences about ISO 50001 and how to implement an energy management system with the 50001 Ready Navigator. This webinar provided a guided tour through the tool and the training material updates that are designed to help organizations better tailor energy management systems to their business needs.
Better Buildings Accelerators are targeted, short-term, partner-focused activities designed to address persistent barriers that stand in the way of greater efficiency.
Leading CEOs and executives of U.S. companies, universities, school districts, multifamily organizations, and state and local government are taking the Better Buildings Challenge to reduce energy use across their building portfolios by 20 percent in 10 years.
Read how the Better Buildings Challenge a voluntary leadership initiative is bringing together leading CEOs and executives of U.S. companies, universities, school districts, multifamily residential organizations, and state and local government to make a public commitment to energy efficiency.
This case study by LBNL explains the energy and cost savings potential of workstation-specific lighting with daylight dimming controls.
This case study by LBNL explains the energy and cost savings potential of task/ambient lighting systems when integrated with plug load occupancy controls.
This case study by LBNL explains the energy and cost savings potential of automated shading integrated with lighting controls.