Solar Energy International (SEI) – Non-profit organization that offers online courses and hands-on workshops in solar, wind and water power and environmental building technologies.

North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) – A volunteer board that supports and works with the renewable energy and energy efficiency industries, professionals, and stakeholders to develop and implement quality credentialing and certification programs.

Building Energy Efficiency – Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy – US Department of Energy website for information on energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies.

Interstate Renewable Energy Council – Non-profit organization that supports market-oriented services targeted at education, coordination, procurement, the adoption and implementation of uniform guidelines and standards, workforce development, and consumer protection.

PG&E Solar and Renewables Educational Programs – Energy-efficiency education for businesses and construction professionals on everything from renewable energy to proper insulation that helps to create energy efficient buildings and comfortable indoor environments.

Sandia’s Renewable Energy Technologies – The division at Sandia National Laboratories that develops commercially viable energy technologies based on solar, wind, and geothermal resources that become significant domestic and international energy supplies, with a primary focus on the utility sector.

Renewable Energy World Online – Source for renewable energy news and information, access to renewable energy services, products, technology overview, events calendar and job opportunities. Also offers brand-building opportunities for renewable energy businesses.

Find Solar– Website that links thousands of home and small business owners around the country to qualified solar energy system installers serving their area and gives consumers a place to estimate costs and output of solar systems for hot water, electricity, and pool or spa heating.

Efficient Lighting and Energy Saving Measures – Saving energy has become increasingly important, as recent research has made it clear that the world’s energy consumption is negatively impacting the environment and natural resources. Each day, we use energy to keep our homes comfortable, but there are some small changes that we can all make in order to reduce the amount of energy that we use. By following a few tips, you can reduce your energy consumption and environmental footprint.