36 Ways to Save Energy and Money - Right Now!

36 Ways to Save Energy and Money - Right Now!

The U.S. Department of Energy and the State of Hawaii's Clean Energy Initiative have listed 36 ways to save energy and money at the office, at home and in the car.

Type: Guide




Change the World, Start with Energy Star Event Toolkit

Change the World, Start with Energy Star Event Toolkit

This white paper highlights the EPA's national Change the World, Start with Energy Star campaign. Learn more about products that have earned the Energy Star label and energy savings practices that can help reduce your energy bill, improve comfort, and protect the environment.

Type: White Paper




Green Home Case Study: Seattle's Studio 24

Green Home Case Study: Seattle's Studio 24

Learn how one urban infill lot in Seattle was transformed into a 3-star certified green home.

Type: Case Study




Nutrition Labels for Homes: A Way for Homebuyers to Make More Ecological, Economical Decisions

Nutrition Labels for Homes: A Way for Homebuyers to Make More Ecological, Economical Decisions

Sustainability labeling can serve as a clear, universal way for homebuyers to evaluate the true worth of a for-sale house. Learn how to use sustainability labeling to make informed choices.

Type: White Paper




Mainestream Green Home Design

Mainestream Green Home Design

Green housing is sustainable to its environment, durable and healthy for occupants and environment. The Mainestream Green Housing primer grew out of MaineHousing's Mainestream Green Home Design Contest.

Type: White Paper




Designing and Building a More Sustainable Home

Designing and Building a More Sustainable Home

Designing green homes can be confusing, from understanding finances to choosing materials and design layouts/blueprints. Get step-by-step instructions and helpful checklists to make your green home dreams a reality.

Type: White Paper




A Consumer's Guide: Heat Your Water with the Sun

A Consumer's Guide: Heat Your Water with the Sun

Learn how solar heating systems work, how they're used, their benefits and how to purchase one.

Type: White Paper




Turning the Tides of Crisis: Prioritizing Water Conservation Before It’s Too Late

Turning the Tides of Crisis: Prioritizing Water Conservation Before It’s Too Late

The United States is facing an impending water crisis. Learn ways to reduce your water footprint.

Type: White Paper




Whole-House Ventilation Systems and Improved Control of Air Quality

Whole-House Ventilation Systems and Improved Control of Air Quality

Poorly ventilated homes may cause health risks, while homes with high infiltration rates may experience signifanct energy costs as well as allow contamined air to enter from polluted areas of the home.

Type: White Paper




Planning for PV: The Value and Cost of Solar Electricity

Planning for PV: The Value and Cost of Solar Electricity

With new building-integrated solar technologies, state rebates, federal tax credits and energy-efficient mortgages, solar electricity is more affordable than ever.

Type: White Paper




Own Your Power! A Consumer Guide to Solar Electricity for the Home

Own Your Power! A Consumer Guide to Solar Electricity for the Home

Energy prices are rising, and so are concerns about the impact of energy consumption on the environment. Solar electricity systems can offer a solution.

Type: White Paper




How to Buy an Energy-Efficient Ground-Source Heat Pump

How to Buy an Energy-Efficient Ground-Source Heat Pump

Energy-efficient ground-souce heating pumps, space conditioning systems that provide reversible refrigeration cycles that are geothermal, can offer environmental benefits. Learn more about these systems.

Type: White Paper





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