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Region 2

Serving New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands and Eight Tribal Nations.



  • Close exterior doors.
  • Clean or replace filters regularly.
  • Remove bulbs from vending machines.
  • Use LED or fluorescent bulbs in exit signs.
  • Seal cracks.
    • Add weather stripping around doors and windows.
    • Caulk cracks around windows, doors, and wall or window HVAC units.
  • Follow regularly scheduled heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems maintenance.
  • Clean hot water tanks and evaporator and condenser coils regularly.
  • Contract with an ENERGY STAR Service and Product Provider partner to help meet energy management goals.
  • Check water system pressure and install pressure-reducing valves if required.
  • Distribute hot water at a temperature of less than 120 F.
  • Set hot water heater temperature and water storage tanks to 140 F or lower.
  • Install sub-metering devices by equipment type.
  • Insulate hot water pipes and storage tanks.
  • Add reflective vegetation on roofs or roof panels.
  • Install energy management systems that allow you to regulate individual room temperature from a central location.
  • Purchase energy-efficient heating and air conditioning systems, including room units. Evaluate equipment size to ensure it is the proper size to meet your needs.
  • Purchase green power.
  • Produce renewable energy onsite.


  • Check all equipment/water using products regularly for leaks and flow rates.
  • Purchase air-cooled products and systems.

Indoor Air Quality

  • Keep trash and designated smoking areas away from air intake.
  • Control mold by maintaining proper moisture and relative humidity.
  • Replace equipment that uses chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) refrigerants.

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