Executive Checklist for Energy Cost Control




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The Executive Checklist is a non-technical summary of business considerations and options that will shape any attempt to control industrial energy expenses. This resource is intended to directly benefit manufacturing executives as well as the utilities, trade associations, and government energy offices that promote energy efficiency to the manufacturing sector.  A news release provides more information.  Each link below represents a one-page executive summary:

___ Understand the dollar magnitude of energy consumption, waste, and potential savings:
The Industrial Sector: Energy Use and Waste
Energy Savings: See What You're Missing!
What CAN you save? What WILL you save?

___ Where do you begin?

Energy Management: Prevailing Strategies
Checklist for Securing a Successful Energy Audit
Energy Management Business Tools: Risk, Time, and Money

___ To whom in your organization will you delegate energy cost control?

Energy Cost Control: Projects or Process?
Defining Energy Efficiency: Engineer vs. Plant Manager
The Hunters and Farmers of Energy Savings

___ Who else will be involved or impacted?

Business Risks for Energy Consumers
About Energy Audits: An Open Letter to Procurement Directors

___ Prepare to overcome some barriers...

Why Does Industry Resist Energy Management?

Wanted: Amnesty for Yesterday's Energy Waste
Energy's Unintended Value
We're Already as Efficient as We Can Be!
Energy Management: Attempting Progress Without Change?
Challenge to “Rear-View Mirror” Energy Management
Seven Deadly Sins of Energy Cost Control

___ Know “how the money works” when pursuing energy management...

How Waste Raises the “Price” of Energy
Capital “Secrets” of Energy Cost Control
Beware of “Fugitive” Energy Costs
Payback on Energy Projects, Part 1
Payback on Energy Projects, Part 2
Payback on Energy Projects, Part 3
Energy At-Risk: Make-or-Buy?

...and use any available help.
Energy Cost Control: How Uncle Sam Helps Industry
Energy Audit Help for Small and Mid-Sized Plants
Energy Efficiency & Management Links
Energy Calculators and Benchmarking Tools

Energy Management News, Analysis, & Services