Here are links to more resources to help you use energy more wisely at your home or business.
- The Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Web site, brought to you by the U.S. Department of Energy describes some of the clean and renewable energy systems that you can acquire for your home or business.
- Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency is a comprehensive source of information on state, local, utility, and federal incentives that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency.
- Maryland Energy Administration programs provide benefits to the state through increasing energy efficiency, decreasing harmful environmental impacts and helping to secure our energy future. Several state programs and laws offer Maryland residents an opportunity to save energy (and money!).
- The Maryland Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) provides home weatherization services such as weather stripping, caulking, plastic window covering, etc. to help make your home or apartment more fuel efficient and comfortable at no cost to eligible families.
- The Alliance to Save Energy offers an interactive Home Energy Checkup that provides instant feedback, and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) also offer interactive Web tools. With these resources, you can save money and increase comfort in your home while reducing energy use and pollution at the same time! You can select from among 14 kinds of energy efficiency choices, see how much money and pollution you can save, find out where to get energy efficient products, and get tips on how to act on your choices. Click to start your home energy audit now!
- Get Energy Active is sponsored by the Edison Electric Institute (EEI). Organized in 1933, EEI is the association of U.S. shareholder-owned electric companies. Today the nation’s demand for electricity is at an all-time high – and is projected to grow at least 40 percent within the next 25 years. America’s electric companies are taking smart steps now to plan for the future. Through getenergyactive.org you can read EEI’s latest newsletter, watch their videos or visit the discussion board to learn why a smart electric future benefits us all.