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Energy Savings Road Map

A resource to help you implement energy efficiency and renewable energy policies in your community.

Your One Stop Energy-Savings Resource

NOPEC has partnered with ENERGY STAR© to combine energy-saving information from the experts at ENERGY STAR© with the local support of the dedicated staff at NOPEC.

Ready to get started but not sure where to start?

Follow this Energy Savings Road Map for a step-by-step guide to developing and implementing energy efficiency and renewable energy policies in your community.

Energy Savings Road Map

1. Create an Energy Management Plan

1. Create an Energy Management Plan

Sometimes the hardest part is getting started. Here are some tips on how to structure an energy management plan for your community buildings.

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2. Create a Team

2. Create a Team

Don't do it alone! You will have more success and deeper savings if you create a team to identify, discuss and implement energy efficiency solutions. 

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3. Know Your Starting Point

3. Know Your Starting Point

You can't save on what you can't measure. Learn how to track utility bills and energy usage to know your starting point and track changes over time.

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4. Commit to a Goal

4. Commit to a Goal

Now that you know how much you use on an annual basis, set some goals to commit to energy management improvements. 

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5. Begin an Energy Audit

5. Begin an Energy Audit

Design a comprehensive plan that involves lighting, HVAC and other tips for controlling energy-using behavior will help you recognize potential savings. 

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6. Fund Your Project

6. Fund Your Project

There are many options for financing projects, including NOPEC's energy-efficiency financing programs and your community's NOPEC Energized Community Grant.

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7. Get Recognized

7. Get Recognized

Congratulations on all your hard work!  Here are some tips on how to share your efforts and earn some recognition.

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8. Next Steps

8. Next Steps

Now that you're on a roll continue to make changes to improve energy-efficiency.  Monitoring progress, listening to feedback, and making improvements will lead to successful changes.

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Does your city have needs beyond energy saving?  Check out our new blog featuring posts about building sustainable communities and implementing sustainability plans.  

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