Try proven energy-saving strategies documented in the Better Buildings Challenge Implementation Models
Review implementation models that outline actions, tools, and supporting documentation used successfully by partners who have taken the Better Buildings Challenge to achieve their portfolio-wide energy efficiency savings goals. See Implementation Models from Ascension Health, Cleveland Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and more! Contact us for additional assistance when you’re ready to try out one of these strategies in your own portfolio.
Utilize resources to assist with your Energy Management Information Systems goals
The Energy Management Information Systems (EMIS) Team is working with members to capture their experiences, make the business case for using technologies, and to disseminate findings to increase market adoption of EMIS. Use the technology classification framework, EIS cost and benefits report, and EMIS crash course to learn about critical aspects of successful EMIS use, or identify funding opportunities/rebate dollars by accessing the Regional Guide to EMIS Incentives.
Participate in a field test of Next Generation Luminaire downlight winners
Demo high-performance LED downlight luminaires from Next Generation Luminaire competitions. Preference for host sites is given to Better Buildings Alliance member facilities, and results will provide real-world data on product performance and cost effectiveness.
Join the Lighting Energy Efficiency in Parking (LEEP) Campaign
LEEP into lighting and lower your facility's exterior lighting operating costs through thoughtful design of a new parking site or lighting retrofits. Participants are eligible for technical assistance, recognition, and awards!
Save energy by managing your laboratory's freezers, reheat, and fume hoods
Retrofit high efficiency fume hoods, take advantage of the fume hood sash management campaign, and reduce simultaneous heating and cooling. Visit the Laboratories team page to view savings data from members that implemented lab efficiency measures and for more information.
Attend an in-person retuning training
Visit the Workforce Development team page to find information on future building re-tuning trainings in your area.
Participate in Market Solutions Teams
Further your energy-saving goals by connecting with Market Solutions Teams, such as Leasing & Split Incentive, Financing, Workforce Development, Data Access, and Appraisal & Valuations.
Participate in Technology Solutions Teams
Further your energy-saving goals by connecting with Technology Solutions Teams, such as Lighting & Electrical, Laboratories, Refrigeration, Space Conditioning, Plug & Process Loads, Food Service, and Renewables Integration.