SIDEBAR: Online Resources To Help Analyze, Format Energy Data
These organizations provide guidance on how best to extract and analyze your energy data.
A variety of free programs and sources are available to help energy customers manage and use their utility data.
»» For an introduction to the Green Button data standard, check out Green Button Data:
»» For Green Button resources, questions or technical assistance, see the Green Button Alliance.
»» EPA’s Portfolio Manager program is the national standard in building benchmarking.
»» To find utilities that provide aggregated whole building data, enter their zip codes here.
»» The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) provides updates on state and local data access policies.
»» Mission:data Coalition is a coalition of technology companies advocating to empower customers with access to their energy data.
»» To learn more about the pros, cons, and limits of electronic data interchange (EDI), download a free e-book.