An Energy Performance Indicator (EPI) is a tool available from ENERGY STAR that evaluates the energy efficiency of manufacturing plants relative to that of the industry. Currently, EPIs are available for the following industries:
Automobile assembly plants
Cement manufacturing plants
Container glass manufacturing plants
Cookie and cracker plants
Flat glass manufacturing plants
Frozen fried potato processing plants
Integrated pulp and paperboard manufacturing plants
Juice processing plants
Pharmaceutical manufacturing plants
Wet corn mills
Plants receiving a score of at least 75 that also meet the other eligibility criteria are eligible to earn the ENERGY STAR.
EPIs are available for download on our ENERGY STAR Energy Performance Indicators for plants Web page.
Note that there is no EPI used for petroleum refineries. Petroleum refineries must use the Solomon-EII scoring system and undergo third party verification by Solomon Associates.