ENERGY STAR Action Guide
Protecting our environment starts at home — 5 steps you can take to reduce air pollution while cutting energy costs.
Efficiency First is a national nonprofit trade association that unites the Home Performance workforce, building product manufacturers and related businesses and organizations in the escalating fight against global warming and rising energy costs. Efficiency First represents its members in public policy discussions at the state and national levels, to promote the benefits of efficiency retrofitting and to help our industry grow to meet unprecedented demand for quality residential energy improvements.
National Save Energy Coalition
We are a diverse group of organizations committed to federal public policy that promotes clean, sustainable, efficient energy. Strong public policy will help lower consumers’ energy costs and create new, varied green jobs in every county in the U.S. We know the potential of the clean energy economy – we work in it every day!
The American Society for Nondestructive Testing, Inc. (ASNT) is the world's largest technical society for nondestructive testing (NDT) professionals. Through our organization and membership, we provide a forum for exchange of NDT technical information; NDT educational materials and programs; and standards and services for the qualification and certification of NDT personnel. ASNT promotes the discipline of NDT as a profession and facilitates NDT research and technology applications.
ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy helping us all save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices.
In April 1995, the National Association of State Energy Officials and Energy Rated Homes of America founded the Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) to develop a national market for home energy rating systems and energy efficient mortgages. RESNET's activities are guided by a mortgage industry steering committee composed of the leading national mortgage executives.
Alliance to Save Energy
Mission Statement: The Alliance to Save Energy promotes energy efficiency worldwide to achieve a healthier economy, a cleaner environment and greater energy security.
Corporate Statement: The Alliance to Save Energy strives to be the world's premier organization promoting energy efficiency to achieve a healthier economy, a cleaner environment and greater energy security. To achieve this goal, the Alliance to Save Energy:
- Leads worldwide energy-efficiency initiatives in research, policy advocacy, education, technology deployment, and communications that impact all sectors of the economy;
- Provides vision and activism through its board of directors, which includes leaders from business, government, the public interest sector, and academia;
Initiates and participates in public-private partnerships, collaborative efforts, and strategic alliances to optimize resources and expand its sphere of influence; and
- Executes its mission through a team of recognized energy-efficiency experts and professionals.
Wasting water wastes energy — the energy to keep hot water hot as well as the energy needed to pump and purify the water for human and industrial use.