Energy Efficiency & Conservation

Internet Resources

American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy Consumer Resources
Includes an energy efficient appliance listing.

Barn-Raising Weatherization
The Home Energy Efficiency Team (HEET) of Cambridge creates and runs "barn-raising weatherization" projects. They have also written a clear, short manual on running your own project.

Center for Eco-Technology
Western Massachusetts-based organization that offers practical, affordable solutions to environmental challenges, including energy efficiency and energy conservation.

Provides financial assistance to individuals and business for the installation of air-source and ground-source heat pumps and solar hot water systems.

Energy Star
Energy efficiency resources, including information on appliances that increase energy efficiency and decrease greenhouse gas emissions.

Green Mortgages
Guide to green mortgages.

Massachusetts Energy Consumers Alliance
Supports local renewable energy and bioheat fuel, promotes affordable heating and new renewable electricity.

Energy saving tips and rebates from utility companies.

Nexus Boston
Green Building Resource Center in downtown Boston with material samples and a reference library for green building.

Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnership, Inc.
Promotes efficient use of energy in homes, buildings and industry in the Northeast U.S. through regionally coordinated programs and policies.

Northeast Sustainable Energy Association
Sustainable energy and green technology, and sustainable green pages.

Education and resources about increasing energy efficiency and reducing energy use nationally.

The Power is in Your Hands
Home audits, tax credit information, energy-saving tips

U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy 
Thorough, reliable research and information.

U.S. Green Building Council
Professional information on building sustainable and efficient structures.

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