ESC provides its members with many resources to facilitate performance contracting projects, energy efficiency improvements, and building upgrades.
Informative and interactive meetings at various locations across the country provide a forum to address performance contracting issues and to develop business relationships. These meetings also facilitate state-to-state information exchange on "best practices" in marketing and implementing performance contracting projects.
Workshops on project development, financing, and energy savings performance contracting provide information on new energy-saving technologies and financing options for building and facility owners.
Other benefits available to ESC members include: problem-solving services on performance contracting and financing for building and facility owners, and free educational and technical materials, including standardized documents, such as sample Requests for Proposals and contracts.
Features of the ESC web site include: a listing of individuals representing service providers in each state, and a web-based discussion forum for asking and answering questions about upgrading buildings, performance contracting, and energy efficiency projects.