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Commit to Continual Improvement

Step OneTo establish an effective comprehensive energy management program, organizations need to make a commitment to continual improvement by:

  1. Hiring/appointing an Energy Manager/Coordinator

  2. Establishing a Cross-functional Energy Team

  3. Scheduling regular Energy Team meetings

  4. Instituting an Energy Policy

  5. Becoming an Energy Star Partner


Organizations that realize significant savings from energy management continually strive to improve their energy performance. Success is related to routinely assessing energy performance along with implementing steps to increase energy efficiency. Commitment to an energy management program is an essential component for achieving continual improvement that results in successful energy management outcomes.

Refer to the Energy Star Guidelines for Energy Management Overview for Step One: Make the Commitment for more information.


Step One Resources

The following resources were developed and/or compiled by KPPC engineers and sustainability specialists. 


Hire/appoint Energy Manager/Coordinator


Establish a Cross-functional Energy Team


Schedule regular Energy Team meetings


Institute an Energy Policy


Become an Energy Star Partner



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