Energy Efficiency Links

Affordable Comfort, Inc (ACI)

Advances the performance of residential buildings through trainings on ways to remodel, repair, build, and diagnose homes for optimal performance.

Alliance to Save Energy

A non-profit coalition of business, government, environmental and consumer leaders supporting energy efficiency.

Appliance Standards Awareness Project

Works to advance and improve appliance standards at the federal and state levels.


A library of building energy performance rating and disclosure resources. It is a joint project of the Institute for Market Transformation and NRDC.

Database of State Incentives for Renewable Energy (DSIRE)

Tracks state financial incentives and regulations for renewable energy and energy efficiency.

DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

Invests in high-risk, high-value R&D for energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies.

California Institute for Energy and Environment

CIEE plans, funds, and manages research and development of new energy efficiency technologies. Their site covers CIEE projects, publications, and participants.

Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE)

A consortium of efficiency program administrators who work together on approaches to advancing efficiency.

Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Provides policy-independent data, forecasts, and analyses to promote sound policy making, efficient markets, and public understanding regarding energy.


A government-backed program helping businesses and individuals protect the environment through superior energy efficiency.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Federal agency charged with protecting human health and the environment by writing and enforcing regulations based on congressional legislation.

European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ECEEE)

A Europe-based non-profit organization that promotes the understanding and application of energy efficiency.

International Energy Agency (IEA)

An intergovernmental organization that advises member countries on energy policy.

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

One of DOE’s national labs, LBNL conducts research leading to better energy-efficient technologies that reduce environmental impacts.

Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA)

Advances sound energy efficiency policies, programs, and priorities in the Midwest.

National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO)

Represents state energy officials and helps improve effectiveness and quality of the State Energy Program .

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

National laboratory dedicated to the research, development, commercialization and deployment of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies.

New Buildings Institute

A national collaborative to encourage and support workable energy codes and design guidelines.

Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP)

Advances the efficient use of energy in homes, buildings and industry in the northeastern United States.

Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA)

Works to accelerate the adoption of energy-efficient products, technologies, and practices.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

National laboratory that develops sustainable energy technologies, focusing on processes, systems, and materials for application in various sectors.

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

National laboratory that works to address the goals of reducing petroleum consumption and enabling efficient use of primary energy resources.

Precourt Energy Efficiency Center

The Mission of PEEC is to improve opportunities for and implementation of energy efficient technologies, systems, and practices, with an emphasis on economically attractive deployment.

Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI)

A ten-state cap-and-trade organization that generates revenue for state energy efficiency programs.

Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP)

A global team of experts that focuses on the long-term economic and environmental sustainability of the energy sector.

Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance (SEEA)

Promotes energy efficiency for a cleaner environment, a more prosperous economy, and a higher quality of life.

South-Central Partnership for Energy Efficiency as a Resource (SPEER)

SPEER, the newest regional energy efficiency organization, aims to accelerate the adoption of advanced building systems and energy efficient products and services in Texas and Oklahoma.

Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP)

Helps consumers, businesses, utilities, and local and state governments use energy efficiently.

Tax Incentives Assistance Project (TIAP)

Gives consumers and businesses information on federal tax incentives for energy-efficient products and technologies.

Top Ten USA

A nonprofit organization that identifies and publicizes the most energy-efficient products on the market.

Union of Concerned Scientists

Advances responsible public policies for science-based issues, including global warming, energy efficiency, renewable energy, and transportation.

U.S. Conference of Mayors

The national voice of U.S. mayors, U.S. COM was critical in shaping the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program.