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 Kohl’s, Best Buy, Macy’s, Staples, and more! Contact us when you’re ready to try out one of these strategies in your own buildings.
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.
Technology Solutions Teams
Further your energy-saving goals by connecting with Technology Solutions Teams, such as Lighting & Electrical, Energy Management Information Systems, Laboratories, Refrigeration, Space Conditioning, and Food Service.
Help develop an ENERGY STAR 1-100 score for restaurants
In collaboration with the National Restaurant Association and the Restaurant Facility Management Association, EPA, and PG&E, DOE invites commercial and institutional food service establishments to take the Food Service Energy and Water Survey and help develop an ENERGY STAR 1-100 score for restaurants.
Save energy by installing high performance rooftop units (RTUs), implementing retrofit measures, and joining the Advanced RTU Campaign
The Space Conditioning team is helping members realize energy and costs savings of 20 to 50% through the installation of new high efficiency RTUs produced by the High Performance Rooftop Unit Challenge, advanced control retrofits, and participation in the Advanced RTU Campaign.
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. To become part of the campaign, submit a registration form. Visit the Lighting & Electrical team page for more information.
Save energy and get involved in Refrigeration Team activities
Use the refrigeration system commissioning guide, demonstrate energy savings from retrofitting existing open refrigerated display cases, and help develop an industry-standard metric for evaluating the energy performance of supermarket refrigeration systems.
Participate in Energy Management Information Systems (EMIS) Team activities
Expand the use of EMIS in your organization with resources such as the EIS cost and benefits report, technology classification framework, and regional guide to EMIS incentives. Participate in the Wireless Meter Challenge by signing a letter of support, reviewing the final specification, or purchasing and demonstrating products that meet the specification and participate in a case study to profile your experience.