Additional energy efficiency resources
The U.S Department of Energy (DOE) website is a comprehensive guide to all energy supply, demand and usage; it also features energy conservation tips.
DOE’s Energy Information Administration website is an excellent resource for pricing and supply forecasts for all forms of home energy. Every month, EIA issues a short-term energy outlook with information about supply, demand and prices for natural gas, petroleum and electricity.
This DOE Site enables customers to use a “Do It Yourself Home Energy Audit,” calculate energy use, and identify the best ways to save both energy and money. Key in your zip code and receive instant estimates of your energy use or take a quiz that helps customize your home’s profile.
This Environmental Protection Agency site enables consumers to gauge the energy efficiency of many of their home appliances and to research EPA-sponsored Energy Star energy-efficient appliances.
The Alliance to Save Energy has posted tips on its website to help consumers avoid Sticker Shock this winter.
For low-income consumers, this website explains the DOE’s Weatherization Assistance Program, which delivers energy conservation services to low-income Americans.
Product Information on Appliances, Insulation and Weatherization Supplies
- Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI)
- Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers
- National Association of Home Builders
- Cellulose Insulation Manufacturers Association
- Insulation Contractors Association of America
- North American Insulation Manufacturers Association
- Window and Door Manufacturers Association