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Better Buildings Challenge Allies

Better Buildings Challenge Allies

Allies are financial institutions and utilities that commit to supporting the energy efficiency marketplace with specific, commercially available products and programs. Through the Better Buildings Challenge, Allies are assisting Partners in overcoming financial and data access barriers.

Current List of Allies

Financial Allies

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Utility Allies

Committed to automated data uploads, multi-measure program offerings, and combined electric/water/gas programs
Committed 30 million sq ft of its commercial customer class by 2015
Committed 5% energy savings across its commercial customer class by 2015

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Financial Allies Have Placed More Than $1.72 Billion in Funding

Challenge Financial Allies Agree to:

Commit

Provide information on your products and services.

Take Action

Specify the energy savings potential from your product and/or service and assist Partners in achieving their energy savings pledges.

Report Results

Provide quarterly updates on your activities to help Partners improve their energy efficiency.

Challenge Utility Allies Agree to:

Commit

Provide commercial customers with consolidated billing and account access.

Take Action

Provide multimeasure programs that result in energy savings of 5% across the commercial customer class by 2015 or 30 million square feet.

Report Results

Share results of a monitoring and verification plan annually. Share aggregate data from ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager with DOE quarterly.

DOE Agrees to:

Connect...

Allies with Partners and other Allies that commit to using best practice energy efficiency products and services and/or are involved in designing innovative programs for building fleets.

Showcase...

Allies who develop innovative and cost-effective energy efficiency products, services and/or programs.

Recognize...

Allies for helping Partners and other Allies achieve their energy savings pledge.