Energy-Savings Standards, Associations, and Programs

  • Energy Star
    ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy helping homes and businesses save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices.
  • Free or reduced cost residential energy audit
    Most Monroe County households are eligible for a free or reduced cost residential energy audit. Learn more from this story on
  • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System
    The LEED Green Building Rating System encourages and accelerates global adoption of sustainable green building and development practices through the creation and implementation of universally understood and accepted tools and performance criteria.
  • U.S. Department of Energy Building Technologies Program
    DOE’s Building Technologies Program works in partnership with states, industry, and manufacturers to improve the energy efficiency of our nation’s buildings.