• Cool your home and save energy

    As summer starts to heat up and temperatures rise, many of us are cranking up the air conditioners to stay cool. It should come as no surprise then that air conditioners use about 5 percent of all the electricity produced in the U.S., costing homeowners more than $11 billion a year in energy costs. Energy.gov […]

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  • Funding Opportunity Exchange at U.S. Department Of Energy

    The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) works with business, industry, universities, and other organizations to increase the use of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. One way EERE encourages the growth of these technologies is by offering financial assistance opportunities for their development and demonstration. Link to Funding Opportunity Exchange

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  • Energy Savings Guide for your home

    SmarterHouse is a project of the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization that acts as a catalyst to advance energy efficiency policies, programs, technologies, investments, and behaviors. SmarterHouse is the most complete and up-to-date guide available on energy savings in the home. Following a review of measures to tighten up […]

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  • Energy Self Assessment Tools

    The renewable energy tools will help estimate the energy production from solar photovoltaic panels, solar hot water panels, wind turbines, biogas from anaerobic digesters and biomass such as wood, wood pellets, corn and prairie grass pellets. Before investing in renewable energy production, it is usually more cost effective to invest in energy conserving equipment and […]

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  • ENERGY STAR Special Offers and Rebates Finder

    To encourage customers to buy energy efficient products, ENERGY STAR partners occasionally sponsor special offers, such as sales tax exemptions or credits, or rebates on certified products. Partners also occasionally sponsor recycling incentives for the proper disposal of old products. The search below is provided as a service to consumers to find such special offers […]

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  • Building Energy Software Tools Directory

    Building Energy Software Software Tools Directory contains numerous applications such as electrical system, renewable energy system, planning and design software, modeling, simulation, energy usage, system performance, financial analysis, solar, wind, hydro, behavior characteristics, usage profiles, generation load storage calculations, on-grid, off-grid, residential, commercial, system sizing, utility rate plans, rate comparison, utility costs, energy savings. Residential […]

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  • The ENERGY STAR Home Advisor

    The ENERGY STAR Home Advisor can help you improve your home’s energy efficiency while adding comfort and value. Create your home’s energy profile. Let the Home Advisor walk you through creating your comprehensive home profile. Don’t have all the information right now? That’s ok; you can always come back. Get custom recommendations. Using your home’s […]

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  • ENERGY AND COST SAVINGS CALCULATORS

    Estimate energy and cost savings for energy- and water-efficient product categories using these interactive calculators provided by the Federal Energy Management Program or ENERGY STAR. Commercial Heating and Cooling Air-Cooled Chillers Boilers Commercial Heat Pumps Commercial Rooftop Air Conditioners Residential Heating and Cooling Air-Source Heat Pumps Central Air Conditioners Electric and Gas Water Heaters Gas […]

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  • Energy Calculators

    From gallons to British thermal units (Btu), kilowatthours to megajoules, short tons to metric tons — this handy calculator converts from one energy unit to another. Calculators for Energy Used in the United States Coal Electricity Natural gas Crude oil Gasoline Diesel and heating oil Residential heating fuels Measuring energy in food — food

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