Useful Resources

At Home

ENERGY STAR 

American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Building Program 

Heating

Department of Energy

Efficient Windows Collaborative

American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Building Program

Home Heating Guide - How to Heat Efficiently and Cut Energy Costs

Cooling

ENERGY STAR Reflective Roof Products

ENERGY STAR rated ceiling fans

U.S. Green Building Council

Evaporative Cooling Institute 

Lighting

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

International Dark Sky Association

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

www.lamprecycle.org

Energy Star

American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy

Water

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

A Consumer's Guide to Selecting a New Water Heater

A Consumer's Guide to Energy-Efficient Water Heating

American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy

Using Appliances

American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy  

Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

California Energy Commission Consumer Energy Center

New Construction

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

DOE Zip Code Insulation Calculator

Department of Energy

Green Home Guide

Build It Green

Green Roofs for a Healthy City

Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE) 

On the Move

Federal Highway Administration

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

American Society of Travel Agents

Driving

Fuel Economy Guide

Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

ZipCar

Consumer Reports

Alternative Fueling Station Locator

Green Vehicle Guide

New American Dream 

Alternative Fuel Resource Guide 

Flying
Enviro Aero

International Air Transport Association (IATA)

Carbon Fund

Union of Concerned Scientists

Trains
Trails & Rails

VIA Rail Canada

Amtrak

Bus
Mega Bus

Bolt Bus

 

Public Transportation
Public Transportation

Google Transit

American Public Transportation Association

Center for Transportation Excellence

We Can Solve It

 

Bicycling
Bicycle & Pedestrian Program

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Earth Policy Institute

It All Adds Up

League of American Bicyclists

National Center for Bicycling and Walking

Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center

Recreation
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Mother Nature Network

GearTrade.com

OutdoorGearSwap.com

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

 

Travel
World Wildlife Fund Travel

 

At the Store

Appliances and Electronics
Energy Efficient Refrigerators and at the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy

Energy Efficient Dishwashers and at the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy

Energy Efficient Clothes Washer and at the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy

Energy Efficient Dryer American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy

Electronics at ENERGY STAR and at the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy

Other Electronics American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy

 

Goods
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

National Recycling Coalition

Sorting Out Green Advertising Claims

Conscious Consumer

Alternative Gift Registry 

Earth 911

New American Dream

Green Cleaning

Foods
Soil Association

New American Dream

 

Organic Foods
Organic Farming Research Foundation

Organic Consumers Association (OCA)

International Federation of Organic Agricultural Movements (IFOAM)

U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Organic Program (NOP)

 

In The Yard

Southern Nevada Water Authority

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Irrigation Association

American Water

Regional Water Providers Consortium

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

California Integrated Waste Management Board

Yard Care

How to Compost

 

At the Curb

National Institute of Environmental Health and Safety

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

 

Appliances
Recycling Appliances and Electronics at the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy

Appliance Trade In Programs: ARCA Inc., JACO Environmental  and CSG

 

Reduce
New American Dream

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

 

 

Reuse
New American Dream

Craigslist

 

Recycle
Department of Energy

Earth 911's recycling locator

National Recycling Coalition

Environmental Heath and Safety Online

Freecycle

 

At Work

Low Carbon IT Campaign

Green Conference Initiative

Consumer Electronics Association

ENERGY STAR

New American Dream

www.responsiblepurchasing.org

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

World Wildlife Fund

Business Guide for Reducing Solid Waste

eRideShare.com

Commuter Choice

Green Your...

World Resources Institute

Green Living Ideas

Greener Choices

 

Energy

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

California Energy Commission Consumer Energy Center

Department of Energy

Energy Information Administration

Power Scorecard

Maryland Energy Administration

National Energy Technology Laboratory

Union of Concerned Scientists

Nuclear Energy Institute

DOE, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Biomass Program

DOE, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Hydropower Page

Idaho National Laboratory

American Wind Energy Association

Department of Energy, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Solar Power


Energy Saving Programs
Energy Star

California Energy Commission Consumer Energy Center

American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy

Power Cost Monitor

 

 

Do-it-Yourself Energy Audits
Home Energy Saver

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

Energy Guide

Energy Star

 

Greenhouse Gases
Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator (EPA)