ESC provides its members with many resources to facilitate performance contracting projects, energy efficiency improvements, and building upgrades.
Informative and interactive Chapter 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 programs and projects.
Workshops on project development, financing, and energy savings performance contracting provide information on the programmatic process, as well as 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 website include: a listing of individuals representing service providers in each state, and a web-based discussion forum for public sector members to ask and answer questions and share experiences about performance documents, the process, programs, upgrading buildings,and energy efficiency projects. A 24-Episode Podcast Series, part of the GESPC-U (the University of All Things Guaranteed Energy Savings Performance Contracting) was developed in 2020. GESPC-U hosts this podcast series of topics taking listeners from concept to contract, construction and beyond, on many different levels of the guaranteed energy savings performance contracting process.