EPA Portfolio Manager Tool
This program allows you to understand and reduce energy consumption in your business. *Portfolio Manager will, 'track energy and water consumption, identify under-performing buildings, set priorities, monitor progress, and verify improvements' in order increase energy efficiency. Portfolio Manager has been used by URI's Energy Fellows to assess several businesses in Warwick, RI in order to improve their municipality's energy efficiency.
Guidelines for Energy Management Overview
"EPA offers a proven strategy for superior energy management with tools and resources to help each step of the way"
Rhode Island Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency
U.S. Department of Energy
A list of financial incentives and policies regarding energy efficiency in RI.
Think Smart Think Green
This website has you enter your zip code in order to find energy efficient programs and incentives in your area. (Rebates and coupons for ENERGY STAR products can be found on this site.)
This website has energy efficiency programs to help your large-scale, or small-scale business improve it's energy efficiency.
Energy Efficiency and Resource Management Programs
State of Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources
This site provides information on local programs for businesses interested in increasing their energy efficiency. It also talks about local renewable energy projects and outreach opportunities.
Environmental Consulting Services in Rhode Island
Thomas Publishing Company
This website provides a list of RI Environmental Consulting and/or Engineering Services.
Small Business Network List
Find businesses in Rhode Island that have improved their energy efficiency with ENERGY STAR
Rhode Island's Code Status
Building Codes Asssitance Project
This site contains information on energy codes in Rhode Island. It discusses current building codes, changes to the code, funding opportunities, and current data on RI's energy consumption and construction activity.
Best Practices for State Building Energy Code Policy
Building Codes Assistance Project
Brief write-up on how to implement a successful energy code policy in RI.
Building Energy Software Tools Directory
U.S. Department of Energy
This website has 366 building software tools that are accessible for business owners to evaluate and rank energy-efficient technologies and strategies in their buildings.
ENERGY STAR for Small Businesses
This website provides links to technical support and information that will help your business become more energy efficient.
Small Business Guide to Energy Efficiency
This eaisly navigable site provides a lot of information on making your buisness more energy efficient. Definitely worth looking at if you are interested in general energy-saving practices for a buisness.
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