Energy Efficiency Programs for Residents
Energy efficient choices can save families about a third on their energy bill with similar savings of greenhouse gas emissions, without sacrificing features, style or comfort.
U.S Department of Energy - Energy Savers Website
Free and inexpensive strategies for saving energy and money
National Geographic Green Home Makeover videos
Make your home more efficient and save money. Watch videos.
Low carbon diet, reduce your global warming emissions and save money
Reducing energy use at home -Tips and Videos
Montgomery County tips and videos on choosing energy efficiency lighting, saving on heating and cooling, using energy efficiency appliances, elimate phantom loads, save on hot water and more.
ACEEE Energy Saving Guide for Consumers
Energy Saving Guide for Consumers by the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy
Energy Efficiency Myths
Consumer Reports - Great reference when looking for the most efficient appliances, utilities, and car
Tips for Cutting Your Carbon
Gas Mileage Tips - EPA and Department of Energy's Fuel Economy
Tips to help you reduce the amount of gas you use
Top Myths About Energy Efficiency and Reversing the Climate Crisis
Green Cleaning Tips
Cool Capital's Frequently Asked Questions on HVAC, Lightbults, Insulation & Weathering Your Home
Lighting resources for saving energy and carbon:
1) Find an Energy-Saving Light Bulb site by Environmental Defense
2) Fluorescent and compact fluorescent lights contain relatively little mercury.
3) "The Best Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs: PM Lab Test"
Popular Mechanics May 2007
"Here was the real shocker: When it came to the overall quality of the light, all the CFLs scored higher than our incandescent control bulb. In other words, the new fluorescent bulbs aren’t just better for both your wallet and the environment, they produce better light."
1) Money and energy saving things that can be done around the house, Energy Saving Tips
2) This commercial shows the ways to become energy efficient as explained by kids,CO2 Commercial
3) This commercial represents the amount of green house gases that are coming from households everyday, CO2 Reduction Commercial
Low Carbon Diets:
Josepine Butler Parks Center Carbon Lowering
Click here to see a detailed list of all the carbon lowering changes and their impacts.
Materials from Leadership Training September 23, 2007
Click here to see the list of resources provided at the training
Wikiverde : About Sustainability
Carbon Buster Resources
Carbon Buster Action List
Carbon Buster Tool Kit
The three parts of spreading the word about the Cool Capital Challenge
Carbon Buster Goal Estimator
List of useful links and resources
Center for a New American Dream Slideshow
Cool Capital Slideshow
CO2 Reduction Commercial: This commercial represents the amount of greenhouse gases that are coming from households everyday
NYC Sea of People Protest: The Sea of People protest in NYC show the power the people have to make a change in the climate crisis
The Science of Climate Change: links to understand the science of climate change