Country:United States
Year:1992
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National, State/Regional
Date Effective:1992
Policy Type:Voluntary Approaches>Negotiated Agreements (Public-private sector), Information and Education>Information provision, Information and Education>Advice/Aid in Implementation, Information and Education>Performance Label
Policy Target:Industry
Agency:U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
URL:http://www.energystar.gov/buildings/facility-owners-and-managers/industrial-plants
Description:

ENERGY STAR for Industry is a voluntary U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) program that delivers environmental benefits and financial value through superior energy efficiency. ENERGY STAR for Industry works with manufacturing companies to assess how their properties are performing. Facility owners and managers use Energy Star to: Adopt an energy management strategy; Identify ways to save energy, cut costs, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions; Earn recognition; and Communicate their energy-saving efforts to the public. The provides an opportunity for companies to have their energy programs compared with world class companies in a non-competitive environment and to engage in a large network of experienced, corporate energy managers. The program also assists in building energy awareness and a strong energy culture, align energy programs with ENERGY STAR, and boost support for energy management among employees and senior management.

 

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