ACEEE is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing energy efficiency as a means of promoting both economic prosperity and environmental protection. ACEEE provides publications and guides on making your home more energy efficient.
The alliance to Save Energy is a nonprofit coalition of business, government, environmental, and consumer leaders who promote the efficient and clean use of energy. Contact the alliance for information and publications on energy efficiency.
Access helpful guidelines on window selection from this site.
This site provides information on how to select Energy Star®windows, boilers, furnaces, heat pumps, and other Energy Star® appliances and products.
The GeoHeat Center provides technical/economic analysis for those actively involved in geothermal development. Technical material on resources, direct use equipment, design schemes, and software are also available.
The Geothermal Heat Pump Consortium provides extensive information on the use of geothermal heat pumps.
This site, hosted by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, is designed to help consumers identify the best ways to save energy in their homes and access many “how to” resources. You can use an online calculator to compute your home’s energy use and plug in energy efficiency improvements to see how much savings you can realize.
This software package from the U.S. Department of Energy helps you evaluate windows.
This Web site allows you to calculate the benefits of including a solar water heating system in your new home.
SRCC publishes the thermalperformance ratings of solar energy equipment. They also offer a directory of certified solar systems and collectors as well as a document (OG30091) that details the operating guidelines and minimum standards for certifying solar hotwater systems.
The SBIC Web site provides design software and other resources for saving energy in buildings and effectively using solar energy.