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ENERGY STAR Buildings FAQs
Are waste-related emissions calculated? If not, how can I estimate them?
Can I track only Waste in Portfolio Manager (not energy/water)?
How do I properly dispose of my old mercury-containing thermostats?
How is waste tracked in Portfolio Manager?
I already use RE-Trac as part of EPA’s WasteWise program. Should I also use Portfolio Manager? Can my accounts be linked between the two tools?
Is cost required for waste?
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Waste Measurements (Meters)
Can I enter negative waste meter entries?
How do I calculate my _______ waste (Furniture, Electronics, Appliances, etc.) into a weight, so I can track it?
How do I determine the weight of my Waste?
How do I enter compacted waste?
How do I enter Hazardous waste?
How do I enter multiple containers for a single material type (ex: trash)?
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Are Waste Metrics based on a full year of data?
Are waste metrics normalized?
Does Waste effect my ENERGY STAR Score?
How is Waste Intensity calculated?
Is there a waste benchmark that we are compared against?
What is my Waste Diversion Rate?
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