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Energy Resources & Helpful Links
ENERGY STAR is a voluntary market-based partnership to reduce air pollution through increased energy efficiency. With assistance from the U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the ENERGY STAR program offers businesses and consumers energy efficient solutions to save energy, money and help protect the environment for future generations.
Alliance to Save Energy
The Alliance to Save Energy is a nonprofit organization that promotes energy efficiency worldwide through research, education and advocacy. The organization works to encourage business, government, environmental and consumer leaders to use energy efficiency as a means to achieve a healthier economy, a cleaner environment and greater energy security.
Incentives That Promote Energy Efficiency
DSIRE is a comprehensive source of information on state, local, utility, and federal incentives that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency.
Tax Incentives Assistance Project (TIAP)
The Tax Incentives Assistance Project (TIAP), sponsored by a coalition of public interest nonprofit groups, government agencies, and other organizations in the energy efficiency field, is designed to give consumers and businesses information they need to make use of the federal income tax incentives for energy efficient products and technologies passed by Congress as part of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 and subsequently amended several times.
Home Energy’s ongoing technical coverage of residential energy efficiency issues is unparalleled. The site contains many useful articles on energy efficiency.
Metropolitan Energy Center
The Met Energy Center is a local resource for energy efficiency.
Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA)
The Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance is a regional network of organizations collaborating to promote energy efficiency products and services in the Midwest.
Greenability magazine is a new, bi-monthly publication designed to help you discover “green” lifestyle alternatives for everyday living in Kansas City.
Rippleglass is here to make glass recycling work in Kansas City. We’re providing more locations to drop off empty glass containers. We’re processing the glass locally. And a local business is using it to make fiberglass insulation for more energy-efficient homes. Don’t worry. Your glass is in a better place.
Guide to Green Mortgages / Energy Efficient Mortgages
You don’t have to be a mortgage guru to use and understand this guide—and even if you are, you will be able to pick up some useful tips. You should find this guide helpful whether you are looking for a new home, refinancing an old one, or just want to know more about Energy Efficient Mortgages.
Together We Save
The site features more than a dozen energy-efficient interactive web applications linked to a virtual home tour, all designed to encourage co-op members throughout the country to take energy-saving actions now.
The Energy Education Council (EEC)
The Energy Education Council (EEC) is an internationally recognized leader in providing a wealth of safety, efficiency, and renewable energy information. EEC was created and is supported by a diverse group of organizations united by mutually important consumer issues. Our mission is to provide life-saving, energy-saving, and cost-saving information and resources.