SBN Green Resources - Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency

Blue Green Alliance
The BlueGreen Alliance advocates the growth in the number and quality of jobs in the clean economy by expanding a broad range of industries, including renewable energy, energy efficiency, the substitution of safer, cleaner chemicals, modern transportation systems and advanced vehicle technology, domestic manufacturing, high-speed Internet and a smart, efficient electrical grid, green schools and other public buildings, improving our nations water infrastructure, recycling, and sustainable agriculture.

Southwest Energy Efficiency Project
Promotes greater energy efficiency in a six-state region that includes Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. Learn what SWEEP is doing to help consumers, businesses, utilities, and local and state governments increase energy efficiency.

Texas Energy Efficiency
Provides a general overview of energy efficiency in Texas, as well as specific details regarding energy efficiency programs offered by the state's investor-owned utilities.

Texas Renewable Energy Industries Association
A non-profit trade association of companies and individuals engaged in, or considering engagement in, development, marketing, sales, installation, servicing, manufacture of solar, wind, biomass, geothermal or hydrokinetic energy technologies. Also included are organizations and agencies involved in related research,

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
NREL is the nation's primary laboratory for renewable energy and energy efficiency research and development. NREL was established in 1974 and in September 1991, was designated a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). This organizations website is a good source of free published research.

Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA)
The MEEA is a collaborative network whose purpose is to advance energy efficiency in the Midwest to support sustainable economic development and environmental preservation. The site explains the history and workings of various energy efficiency programs related to lighting, refrigerators, clothes washers, and other topics. The Alliance also provides tips on saving energy for consumers and energy professionals.

Zero Waste Alliance (ZWA)
ZWA is an Internet-based environmental research organization specializing in the field of zero waste, where all waste becomes food for nature or another marketplace rather than the traditional fate of being incinerated or land-filled. The Alliance also provides information on associated legislative, legal, technical, environmental, health, and consumer issues.

News

$250,000 Federal Grant to Support Politics Doctoral Students

"Our department has two fundamental guiding principles: the study of political philosophy and the study of American founding principles," said Richard Dougherty, MA '89 PhD '93, associate professor of politics and director of the politics graduate program. It is this emphasis on American political development combined with the quality of faculty and the rigor of the University of Dallas' politics doctoral program that led the U.S. Department of Education to award UD a $250,405 grant for stipend support for politics doctoral students through its Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need program.

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Program Aims to Open UD Ethos to Wider Community

On Thursday, Sept. 26, several members of the university community gathered to celebrate the completion of Course II of the Studies in Catholic Faith and Culture program, the first component of UD's Liberal Learning for Life initiative. The course is titled "The Person: Tradition and History."

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