energy efficiency

What The US Federal ENERGY STAR Program Has Accomplished For The Economy And The Environment

ENERGY STAR sticker

ENERGY STAR was launched by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 1992 as a voluntary program but it’s now co-managed by the US Department of Energy (DOE) and EPA.

This program has been a symbol for energy efficiency in the country, helping individuals and businesses save money as well as protect the environment through improved energy utilization strategies.

Solar Savings Model For Low-Income Residents in Colorado Could be Replicated Nationally

Community Solar Project in Colorado

Colorado’s low-income households are being encouraged by their local energy assistance agencies to consider installing solar panels. Using solar power solves two problems at once: a) it reduces GHG emissions which is good for everyone; and b) it brings down the electricity bills of low-income families.