Advanced Energy Design Guide for K-12 School Buildings: Achieving Zero Energy

This guide provides user-friendly guidance for achieving a net zero energy K-12 school building. It includes a set of energy performance targets for all climate zones. Strategies on how to achieve these energy targets are provided throughout the guide and include setting measurable goals, hiring design teams committed to that goal, using energy simulation throughout the design and construction process, and being aware of how process decisions affect energy usage.

Commercial Kitchen Ventilation Design Guides

These design guides provide information that will help achieve optimum performance and energy efficiency in commercial kitchen ventilation systems.

Purchasing Energy-Efficient Commercial Ovens

The Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) provides acquisition guidance for commercial ovens, a product category covered by ENERGY STAR efficiency requirements.

Energy Efficiency in the Kitchen

Commercial kitchens are high energy users, consuming roughly 2.5 times more energy per square foot than any other commercial space, according to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Energy Star Guide to Commercial Food Service Equipment

ENERGY STAR certified commercial food service equipment helps café, restaurant, and institutional kitchen operators save energy by cutting kitchen utility and maintenance costs without sacrificing features, quality or style.