is the fastest, cheapest, largest, and cleanest way to
save energy and money while creating jobs in US.
The most efﬁcient KW is the one you don’t use
(negawatt - Amory Lovins).
Times are Changing
NC - just fought a proposed repeal of their RPS
“For example, every $1 North Carolina invests in tax credits
for renewable energy state and local governments are seeing
at least $1.87 ﬂow back into their coffers to support core
functions of government like transportation, education, and
Betsy McCorkle, Director of Government Affairs for the North
Carolina Sustainable Energy Association (NCSEA).
Mississippi Public Service Commission (PSC) -
unanimously adopted statewide energy efﬁciency
rules, which require the creation of utility-run
energy efﬁciency programs.
The rules are expected to save consumers
more than $2.3 billion over the next 20 years
and create 9,500 new jobs.
Also recently adopted IECC 2009.
Alabama Energy and Residential Codes Board
voted to adopt the 2009 IRC for new-home construction
and the 2009 IECC for commercial construction.
“a monumental achievement” for the state.
Greg Wren, State Representative
Georgia - PSC approved 525 MW of new solar capacity for
a total of 825 MW and closing of
15 coal- and oil-ﬁred generating units
totaling 2,061 MW.
That will be the largest solar portfolio for
any investor-owned utility that operates
in a state without a RPS.
Benchmark and Disclosure
Portland - cert
Atl - cert
Gainsville - HERS
Chicago - energy use
Colorado - HERS
Minneapolis - HERS
W. Wisc. - HERS
SEEA brings together private interests, utilities,
governments, public utility commissions, energy
service companies, manufacturers, retailers, energy
and environmental organizations, low-income energy
advocates, large energy consumers and universities
to promote energy-efﬁcient policies and practices.
65 categories of certiﬁed products/
300M certiﬁed products purchased in ’12
4.5B products purchased since 1993
‘ENERGY STAR Most Efﬁcient’ has 1,400
models from 50 manufacturers recognized
as ‘the best of the best’
Lg/Sm Network Equipment
Data Center Storage
Lamps - dimming, ﬂicker, noise,
1.45M Energy Star homes - 100k in ’12
2011 - 26% of new home starts
24 of the top 25 largest builders
15% better than IECC 2009
ENERGY STAR for multifamily High-rise
40 buildings (3,800 units)
Peace of Mind - Enduring Quality - Wall to Wall Comfort -
20,000 properties are ENERGY STAR
certiﬁed - 300k have benchmarked
15 building types can use Portfolio
Manager for 1-100
11 industry types can earn the ENERGY
35% less energy use than avg. buildings
New Portfolio Manager launch - July 10
Energy Efﬁciency is Valuable
Owners and operators are realizing a wide-
variety of value-enhancing beneﬁts of
ENERGY STAR Certiﬁed ofﬁce buildings,
6.5% greater net rent prices
+$30/sq. ft. transaction price
10-11% increase in occupancy
16% increased asset value
Lower risk premiums