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Western North Carolina Green Building Council

Government Resources


Online Toolkits for Governments

AIA Green BuildingToolkit - A great resource with lots of examples of what cities around the county have done advance green building.

US Green Building Council State and Local Government Toolkit

Burlington Electric Climate Action Plan - A resource broken down by energy use sector and the opportunities to save energy in each.

Examples of Incentives for Green Building

DSIRE Database - A database of all energy related financial incentives in the country.

Grant Opportunities in North Carolina - Opportunities for grant funding related to energy.

Mobile Source Emissons Grant - Annual grant opportunity to reduce pollution resulting from transportation.

Other Govenmental Agencies and Programs

NC State Energy Office - NC's lead agency for energy programs and services and serves as the official source for energy information and assistance

Energy Star - Government-backed program helping businesses and individuals protect the environment through superior energy efficiency

NC Utilities Commision - A regulatory agency whose responsibilities include oversight of the utilities industry in NC

US DOE - US Department of Energy

US DOE Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy - US Department of Energy's Energy Efficiency & Renwables Deparment