With goals in place, your
organization is now poised to develop a roadmap to improve energy
Successful organizations use a detailed action plan to ensure a
systematic process to implement energy performance measures. Unlike the
energy policy, the action plan is regularly updated, most often on an
annual basis, to reflect recent achievements, changes in performance,
and shifting priorities.
scope and scale of the action plan is often dependent on the
organization, the steps below outline a basic starting point for
creating a plan.
steps and targets
Determine roles and
buy-in from management and all organizational areas affected by the
action plan before finalizing it. Work with the Energy Team to
communicate the action plan to all areas of the organization.
an inclusive strategy that establishes roles and actions throughout the
organization can help to integrate good energy management practices.
When developing an action plan, consider:
Brainstorming with various departments to identify ways they can
Holding a competition to seek ideas for energy efficiency from
across the organization.
Gathering recommendations from the Energy Team and other key