Energy Star

Privatizing the $57 million program could upend entire industries and kneecap cities' efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
Utility company budget-billing plans satisfy many customers. However, it's important to understand what you currently spend on energy and how you can lower those amounts first.
We talk about saving money around every financial turn, from buying discounted packaged dry goods in bulk to keeping up with the maintenance on our brand new vehicles. Yet, one area of homeowner costs literally and figuratively flies out the window.
You've probably spent a significant portion of your life beneath harsh soul-crushing fluorescent lighting in school, in the office, in the supermarket... everywhere. Why? It's simply because fluorescent bulbs are so much more efficient than their incandescent cousins.
Building energy use policies begin to address this critical knowledge gap. Atlanta's new ordinance, for example, combines several powerful tools that together can provide unparalleled insight into these valuable assets.