Local & national agencies

Local & national agencies

Energy conservation is a local and national priority. There are many things that you can do to help conserve. The following organizations and agencies offer more specific energy-efficiency and renewable energy information that may help you in your quest to conserve and protect the environment.

Colorado Energy Science Center provides energy education programs and resources that promote economic and environmental benefits.

E-Star Colorado is a Colorado nonprofit organization committed to advancing energy efficiency in housing.

ENERGY STAR® is a government aided program helping businesses and individuals protect the environment through superior energy efficiency.

Energy Outreach Colorado is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping Colorado families meet their home energy needs.

Colorado Springs Housing and Building Association is committed to promoting policies that allow for the production of safe, decent and affordable housing and to enhancing the environment for the housing and building industry in El Paso County.

National Renewable Energy Laboratory is a leader in the U.S. Department of Energy's effort to secure an energy future for the nation that is environmentally and economically sustainable.

Partners for High Performance Homes is an informal network of industry professionals and advocates who wish to advance high-performing-home supply and demand in Colorado.

Pikes Peak Sustainable Business Network, a program of Catamount Institute, is a network of member businesses, organizations and individuals dedicated to enhancing the human, environmental and economic performance of the Pikes Peak region.

Southwest Energy Efficiency Project is a nonprofit organization that collaborates with utilities, state agencies, environmental groups, universities and other specialists to advance energy efficiency in the southwestern United States.

Western Area Power Administration markets and delivers reliable, cost-based hydroelectric power and related services within a 15-state region of the central and western United States.

American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing energy efficiency as a means of promoting both economic prosperity and environmental protection.

The Alliance to Save Energy promotes energy efficiency worldwide to achieve a healthier economy, a cleaner environment and greater energy security.

Colorado Energy.org is your one-stop shop for energy efficiency and renewable energy information in Colorado.

The Database on State Incentives for Renewable Energy is a comprehensive source of information on state, local, utility and selected federal incentives that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency.

The Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy is a gateway to hundreds of Web sites and thousands of online documents on energy efficiency and renewable energy. Look at the Industrial Technologies Program for information on how to improve energy efficiency and environmental performance.

The Energy Information Administration is a statistical agency of the U.S. Department of Energy providing policy-independent data, forecasts and analyses to promote sound policy making, efficient markets and public understanding regarding energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment.

The Rocky Mountain Institute is an entrepreneurial nonprofit organization that fosters the efficient and restorative use of resources to make the world secure, just, prosperous and life-sustaining.

The Energy-Efficient Building Association (EEBA) is a nonprofit organization that promotes energy-efficient and environmentally responsible buildings and communities. The building technology section provides building related information for the consumer and builder alike.

Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS) is the most comprehensive survey of commercial building energy consumption in the United States. The survey is conducted every four years. The 2003 survey results will provide estimates on end-use consumption by segment.

The New Buildings Institute is a national collaborative for supporting workable energy codes and design guidelines. It contains a number of tools for designing energy efficient, high performance buildings.