To enjoy the benefits of the Watts To Water Program, participants must do the following: register with Watts To Water; use ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager to enter and share water and energy consumption data from the most recent two calendar years. Eligible participants include office buildings, medical office buildings, multi-family, and hotel buildings over 5,000 square feet.
Easy instructions are below. If you require technical assistance with ENERGY STAR, contact Patty Crow or Kate Gregory at Environmental Protection Agency – Region 8.
STEP 1: REGISTER WITH WATTS TO WATER
Complete and submit the simple, one-page registration form online.
STEP 2: ENTER ENERGY AND WATER USE DATA
All Watts to Water participants are required to share water and energy consumption data through an ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager account. Entering data is easy and can be obtained from your monthly utility bills. If you don't yet have an account, click here to get started. If you already have an existing Portfolio Manager account, please enter your data under your existing account.
As a reminder, we are only tracking water and energy consumption from the most recent two calendar years. Contact EPA if you have any trouble entering your data.
STEP 3: SHARE YOUR DATA WITH WATTS TO WATER
Sharing your data is easy and fast! After registering online on our webpage, we will send you an email titled “Sharing with Watts to Water”. Follow the step by step instructions in the email. Once you have shared your data, you will be eligible for the current year’s Watts To Water Awards.
- Click the name of your facility
- Verify that all energy, water and occupancy data for 2010 & 2011 is input
- Go to Sharing Data section and Add User to Share this Facility
- Enter “WattstoWater” and click continue
- Choose the read only option
- Click DONE
The deadline for entering and sharing data is March 15th each year. To qualify for an award, please make sure that your property is shared with the Watts To Water Portfolio Manager account AND that your property has accurate energy and water consumption data logged in Portfolio Manager for previous two (2) calendar years.
For technical assistance, contact Patty Crow or Kate Gregory at EPA Region 8.