Did you know that the energy used by a building to support just one office worker for a day causes more than twice as many greenhouse gas emissions as that worker’s drive to and from work? Learn how you can help fight global warming at work by joining green guru Danny Seo as he takes viewers on a behind-the-scenes tour of an ENERGY STAR building. Learn what makes a building energy efficient and what you can do to help. Watch our newest podcast and find other interactive tools to help you go green at work at energystar.gov/work
Take a tour of our animated online tool that can help you learn how to save energy and fight global warming by making many of the same green choices at work that you make at home.
Think you know how to go green at work? Take our interactive, online quiz and find out!
Create a green team with co-workers and help reduce office waste. Follow EPA’s handy checklist and get started today!
When shopping for new appliances for our homes, many of us look for the ENERGY STAR to help us save energy and money. You can also look for the ENERGY STAR on thousands of buildings and plants across the country – ENERGY STAR facilities cost less to operate and have a smaller carbon footprint! The next time you look for a hotel, a grocery store, or a hospital, take a moment to search our on-line database of facilities that have earned the ENERGY STAR and find one near you!
ENERGY STAR partners who demonstrate continuous improvement organization-wide, not just in individual buildings, qualify for recognition as ENERGY STAR Leaders. Find out if your school or organization is an ENERGY STAR Leader and if not encourage them to get started today!
Take the ENERGY STAR pledge and learn how small steps at home can make a big difference in protecting our environment and saving energy. Learn more at energystar.gov/changetheworld
Use EPA’s online personal emissions calculator to get an estimate of your personal greenhouse gas emissions or your family’s greenhouse gas emissions. Then move on to the next section of the calculator to explore actions you and/or your family can take to lower your emissions while reducing your energy and waste disposal costs.
Tune in to ENERGY STAR Podcasts for on-the-go information about consumer electronics, the environment, and saving energy.
Find home builders and developers that build ENERGY STAR qualified new homes, lenders that offer energy efficient mortgages, utilities that offer special incentives to buyers, builders and developers of ENERGY STAR qualified new homes, and home energy raters that can verify the energy efficiency of a home.
Is your home cold, drafty, or uncomfortable? Do you have high energy bills? Ice dams? Peeling paint? Excessive dust? Addressing these types of home problems can make your home more comfortable, and at the same time improve it's energy efficiency — saving you money on utility bills and helping to protect the environment too. Use ENERGY STAR tools to evaluate your home and take action to improve your home’s energy efficiency today!
Take a look at the official proclamation of Energy Awareness Month issued annually by the President of the United States. You can also check out your state government’s website to see what’s happening there, and you can also call your Governor and ask what your state is doing to help support energy efficiency for consumers and businesses.