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 Walgreens, Kohl’s, Staples, Best Buy, Macy’s, Starbucks, 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 2013 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
Adopt the refrigerated display case lighting performance specification and utilize guidance documents, case studies, and a vendor database. Help develop a Guidance Package for implementing Energy Management Systems in Restaurants.
Participate in an investigation of energy information systems (EIS)
Help develop a report and get involved in a case investigation that captures EIS technology costs, cost saving benefits, and best practice uses.