Here are some selected links you might like to try.
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Building Technologies Program
The US Department of Energy's Building Toolbox, part of the Building Technologies Program, offers a comprehensive guide to creating more efficient, affordable buildings. The site includes guidelines, tools, success stories, and links, and a directory of software tools to help plan and design an energy efficient building.
Energy & Environmental Building Association (EEBA)
US organisation promoting the awareness, education and development of energy efficient, environmentally responsible buildings and communities. Inlcudes some international information and links.
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Network
US Department of Energy site with energy efficiency and renewable energy information, with access to more then 600 links and 80,000 documents.
Energy Efficiency News
Energy Efficiency News is a daily news website bringing together the latest developments and trends in all aspects of energy efficiency, offering up to date news and comment on all aspects of energy efficiency, from power generation to transport, building design and policy.
Information and fact sheets provided by the US government's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, providing information on energy efficiency and renewable energy for the home or small business.
Energy Saving Trust
The Energy Saving Trust was set up by the UK Government after the 1992 Rio Earth Summit and is one of the UK's leading organisations addressing the damaging effects of climate change. Its goal is to achieve the sustainable and efficient use of energy, to cut the carbon dioxide emissions which are the key contributor to global warming.
EPLabel is a programme to deliver energy certificates based on measured energy consumption for display in public buildings across Europe within a harmonising framework.
ManagEnergy is a European Commission initiative on energy efficiency, renewable energy and sustainable transport. The site provides details of energy agencies and other organisations, legislation, video presentations, speeches and interviews, case studies, details of programmes and funds, and a partner search system to help find participants for new energy projects.
New Buildings Institute
The New Buildings Institute, Inc. is a US not-for-profit public benefits corporation, helping to make buildings better for people and the environment. The site contains a lot of information on energy efficient buildings available for download, although registration is required for some of it.
Organizations for the Promotion of Energy Technologies (OPET)
The OPET Network is an initiative of the European Commission which aims to disseminate information on, and promote the benefits of, new innovative energy technologies. Includes publications details, diary and links to other sites.
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