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ENERGY STAR Buildings FAQs
Green Power Basics
Are geothermal (and solar hot water) considered Green Power?
Are there resources to help me get started with green power?
Can I get a copy of the mapping of EDUs to zip codes?
How do I enter my corporate RECs?
What is a REC?
Where can I find the Green Power Technical Reference?
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Offsite Green Power (that I purchase)
Do my Total Emissions include my Avoided Emissions from my purchase of utility green power/RECs?
How do I enter offsite green power (that I purchase)?
How does my offsite green power affect my metrics (score/EUI/ etc.)?
I don't know the fuel source or location for my green power?
Where do I get the Facility ID for my Green Power Plant?
Onsite Green Power (solar/wind that I generate)
Which solar (or geothermal) energy needs to be metered?
How do I enter onsite green power (solar/wind)? Part 1- Create Meters
How do I enter onsite green power (solar/wind)? Part 2 - Enter Data
How do I enter onsite green power (solar/wind)? Part 3 - Net-Metering
How does my onsite green power (solar or wind) affect my metrics (score, Source EUI)?
Do I receive "credit" in my score for the onsite green power that I export back to the grid?
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