ENERGY STAR OVERVIEW. November 2004. Overview. What is ENERGY STAR? History Accomplishments Key Strategies Labeling Superior Energy Management Building Performance Next Steps. The Main Point.
ENERGY STAR OVERVIEW
What does efficient mean?
How do you ask for it?
Who do you ask?
How do you know you got it?
I want my
to be efficient
Market imperfections have hindered investments in available products and services
examples -- lack of clear information about products
-- split incentives (builder/buyer, owner/tenant)
ResidentialCommercial / Industrial
Labeled Products Corporate energy management
-- 10-60% more efficient -- benchmarking, goals, upgrades
Labeled New Homes (management, systems more than widgets)
-- 30% more efficient -- whole building labeling for
Home Improvement excellence
-- beyond products Labeled Products
-- for plug loads -- not system components
label on 40+ products
heating and cooling
label on new homes
broaden to home improvement
ducts / home sealing
whole house retrofit
Corporate energy management
small business initiative
label on 10+ products
partner with/ train services industry
Source: LBNL Analysis, EPA Goals
Building Codes and
Number of Unit Sales
Increasing Energy Efficiency (Metrics)
Consumer is Key
Number of Buildings
EPA Rating &
California Office Buildings
Buildings 20% better than code can have an energy performance score ranging from
Not sending clear
Source: NBI, California Board for Energy Efficiency, EPA
Next Five Year Program Goals