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Arlington County, VA's Initiative to Reduce Emissions program embeds consideration of energy use across county activities.
Deloitte Finance developed and led this training to support energy professionals in communicating the value proposition of energy efficiency projects to their corporate finance teams.
PPS partnered with its public utility and local non-profits to fund the construction of nearly 2 MW of renewable power across more than two dozen schools through the CE Clean Energy, Bright Futures program.
This template summary introduces the ESPC manager to the purpose of the toolkit and the included resources and how to use them to build, maintain, and cultivate a strong ESPC network and support the user’s clean energy momentum.
This plan serves as the toolkit guide and includes primary information that will be used to maintain the local ESPC network. It spells out the communications goals, target audiences (i.e., key stakeholders), messaging, workplan, and resources.
This brief PowerPoint presentation provides an overview of local ESPC efforts to date, including the process and key players. It includes speaker’s notes and can be tailored for any audience.
This tool includes several resource templates that help users cultivate the elected and administrative ESPC stakeholders throughout the jurisdiction with responsibility for supporting and approving ESPC projects. Specifically, the tool includes suggestions for stakeholders to target, sample messaging based on stakeholder function, and frequency and type of contact that will maintain a permanent ESPC network.
This two-page template is intended as a leave-behind after the overview presentation or as a handout for a smaller meeting where the overview presentation might not be necessary. The summary follows the outline of the presentation and includes more details.
Use this two-page report template to summarize the jurisdiction’s cumulative ESPC progress and highlight annual results and recent successes. It is intended for distribution to stakeholders, as well as for media release. It can also be used as a companion leave-behind to the Summary Handout.
This summary welcomes the state/local staff member responsible for leading the Champions Network and explains the tools available for the role and responsibilities.
This plan spells out the vision for the Champions Network and explains the goals and operations of the program. It serves as the toolkit guide for the program lead and includes details for building and mobilizing a network of retrofit champions that will improve building performance.
This tool includes several resource templates that help users bring together facility managers and other energy efficiency representatives in their state/local agencies as the on-the-ground ESPC project developers and advocates. Specifically, the tool includes suggestions for how to assemble and motivate the champions team, step-by-step instructions for how individual champions can develop and bring ESPC projects to fruition, and tools for maintaining the champions corps.
This brief PowerPoint presentation summarizes the impetus, strategy, and plan for the Champions Network. It includes speaker notes and is intended for presentation to the corps of champions at an in-person program kickoff meeting.
This set of template slides summarizes the Champions Network with special attention to how program execution is expected to intersect with agency operations. It also includes speaker notes and is envisioned for either an in-person meeting or a webinar conference call.
The strategic plan spells out the program goals, the Champion role, strategic plan, and tactical steps, summarized in the acronym UPGRADE. It serves as the guide for Champions to accomplish energy efficiency retrofits in their agencies using ESPC.
Once champions have a promising retrofit project planned, they can use this short PowerPoint presentation to gain approval from their agency’s leadership for carrying out the improvements as an ESPC project.
When a retrofit project gets the green light to proceed, this checklist supports the Champion in moving the project through the ESPC process and can be customized for the specific process in the jurisdiction.
This information sheet outlines the key elements needed for an economic impact analysis. Statistics on the economic impact of energy savings projects help tell the story of an effective energy savings performance contracting (ESPC) program or compare the anticipated benefits of a program to those of other investment options.
Learn how to develop and launch a successful residential PACE financing program that incorporates DOE best practice guidelines.
Food Lion's strong commitment to efficient operations and sustainability has incentivized them to incorporate energy reduction projects into a comprehensive approach for corporate project proposal and planning.
Better Buildings Challenge Multifamily partners, affiliates, and other stakeholders celebrated the past year’s accomplishments and shared strategies for multifamily housing providers to save more energy and water and preserve affordable housing.
This session explored common challenges, innovative approaches, and best practices in schools, health facilities, and modular housing in rural areas.
Leading cities shared how they have successfully established challenge programs to engage local building owners to reduce their energy and water consumption and accelerate the installation of renewable energy