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Benchmarking with ENERGY STAR®

Customers requiring comprehensive, yet easy to use, benchmarking should try out the ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager. This online tool can help you track and assess energy consumption within individual buildings or across your entire building portfolio. Use the Target Finder to establish an energy performance target for design projects and major building renovations.

Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute — Check to see the efficiency rating of heating and cooling units that you are interested in purchasing.

Environment, Health, and Safety Online — Determining if fluorescent lighting ballasts contain PCBs

Consortium for Energy Efficiency

DesignLights Consortium

U.S. Green Building Council — The U.S. Green Building Council is a 501(c)(3) non-profit community of leaders working to make green buildings available.

Center for Small Business and the Environment

Department of Energy Building Codes — DOE’s Building Energy Codes Program is an information resource on national model energy codes.

2012 IECC Reference Guide

ASHRAE 90.1 2010