Ecological Footprint Model: Assessing The Advantages and Disadvantages

Ecological footprint is an index of environmental sustainability and learning framework used to calculate human consumption and its impact on the environment. The framework makes the sustainability concept more understandable, providing policy-makers with a sound standard for evaluating policies and projects. The ecological footprint model is also a practical tool that helps individuals estimate resource consumption and waste generation parameters of a certain population relevant to the corresponding useful land and water area. The concept of ecological footprint was first {Read More}

Energy Audit Rhode Island

Energy Star Partner RI Energy Efficiency and Resource Management Council is an Energy Star partner in Rhode Island. Incentives to help homeowners interested in upgrading their homes for energy efficiency are offered by National Grid and  Pascoag Utility District. Equipment rebates, improvement loans and free energy audits are included in the incentives. Weatherization Services in Rhode Island The WAP program in Rhode Island operates since 1977. The State of Rhode Island promotes energy efficiency to decrease the disproportionate energy burden {Read More}

Energy Audit Tennessee

Energy Star Partner Department of Economic & Community Development is an Energy Star partner in Tennessee. Many incentives are available that help homeowners interested in upgrading their homes for energy efficiency. The ENERGY STAR® Appliance Rebate Program helps consumers to replace less efficient appliances with energy-efficient ENERGY STAR® models. Air source heat pumps, central air conditioners, room air conditioners and gas furnaces are eligible for rebates. According to the Dept. of Economic & Community Development “Tennessee received $5,963,000 in ARRA {Read More}

Energy Audit Oklahoma

Energy Star Partner Oklahoma Public Service Company of Oklahoma is an Energy Star partner in Oklahoma. Public Service Company offers financing for energy efficient homes though The Energy Efficient Mortgage (EEM) program. The program allows homeowners to turn the costs of energy efficient improvements into home loan. “EEMs recognize that energy-efficient homes cost homeowners less to operate on a monthly basis than standard homes because they use less energy. If you chose an energy-efficient home you can afford to spend {Read More}

Energy Audit Arkansas

Energy Star Partner Arkansas Energy Office is an Energy Star partner in Arkansas. Arkansas Energy Office has many  incentives to help homeowners interested in upgrading their homes for energy efficiency. The Energy Efficient Mortgage (EEM) is a program that allows homeowners to turn the costs of energy efficient improvements into home loan. The ENERGY STAR® Appliance Rebate Program helps consumers to replace less efficient appliances with energy-efficient ENERGY STAR® models. Weatherization Services in Arkansas The Arkansas Weatherization Program helps residents {Read More}

Energy Audit Florida

Energy Star Partner in Florida The Progress Energy is an Energy Star partner in Florida since 1997. The Progress Energy has a variety of incentives to help residents and businesses of Florida save money through clean energy and efficiency. Some of the incentives and rebates available to Florida residents include home energy check, upgrade of attic insulation, duct repair, heat-pump replacement, window screens & film, high efficiency windows, wall insulation upgrade and reflective roofing. The program encourages a so called {Read More}

Energy Audit Virginia

Energy Star Partner in Virginia Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy is an Energy Star partner in Virginia. Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy offers many incentives to help those interested in upgrading their homes for energy efficiency. Some of the financial incentives include: a) credits for insulation, windows, sealing b) credits for home heating & cooling equipment c) credits for qualified solar water heating and photovoltaic systems and d) credits for small wind and geothermal heat pump {Read More}

Energy Audit Georgia

Energy Star Partner in Georgia Georgia Power is an Energy Star partner in Georgia. Georgia Power offers many incentives to help those interested in upgrading their homes for energy efficiency.  Some of the incentives include: rebate for replacing your gas water heater with an all-electric Marathon water heater, rebate for homeowners who convert from gas to electric water heating, rebate for converting from a natural gas furnace to a)13-14.9 SEER and b)15 SEER or higher heat pump, Green Energy Program {Read More}

Energy Audit Michigan

Energy Star Partner in Michigan Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Growth is an Energy Star partner in Michigan. Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Growth offers a variety of incentives to help residents of Michigan save money through clean energy and efficiency. Some of the residential energy efficiency incentives include adding insulation and sealing, replacing windows, skylights, and external doors, window films and upgrading roofs. Home heating and cooling equipment incentives include furnaces and boilers, geothermal heat pumps or {Read More}

Energy Audit New Hampshire

Energy Star Partner in New Hampshire NH ENERGY STAR is an Energy Star partner in New Hampshire. The program offers many incentives to help homeowners interested in building an efficient home or upgrading their existing homes for energy efficiency. Using funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), The NH Office of Energy offered a successful program for the purchase and installation of highly efficient home heating systems and water heaters. The program closed in 2010. The usual issues {Read More}