Helpful Links

Government

EPA Buildings Energy Star Program  Comprehensive information on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Energy Star Program

EPA Energy Star Library Contains a library of downloadable materials  for use by raters, builders and allies

DOE Building America Building America works with members of the home building industry to produce quality homes that use up to 50% less energy without costing more to build.

DOE Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Network (EREN)
The goal of the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable
Energy (EE) is to develop cost-effective energy efficiency and
renewable energy technologies that protect the environment and support the nation’s economic competitiveness.

Florida Solar Energy Center Administration of Florida Energy Ratings system, software development and training

Non-Profit Organizations

ASE  Alliance to Save Energy.  Promotes the clean and efficient use of energy worldwide to benefit the environment, economy, and national security.

ERHA  Energy Rated Homes of America.  ERHA promotes national energy ratings and energy efficient mortgages.

Florida Green Building Coalition FGBC is a nonprofit Florida Corporation dedicated to improving the built environment. Its mission is “to provide a statewide Green Building program with environmental and economic benefits.”

Habitat for Humanity Green Team Habitat’s Environmental Initiative promotes energy-efficient, environmentally friendly construction, encouraging good stewardship of natural resources and raising awareness of the environmental impact of house building.

RESNET Residential Energy Services Network-national
network of mortgage companies, real estate brokerages, builders, appraisers, utilities and other housing and energy professionals.

NASEO National Association of State Energy Officials-the state energy officials’ Washington Voice on national energy issues.