Energy Efficiency

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Agriculture operations and farmstead residences can use technologies and techniques that reduce energy use. Find information about energy efficiency technologies, ongoing research, policies and programs.

Building Technologies Program

DOE. Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

Covers topics including energy efficiency research and technologies, building guidelines, regulations, codes and standards, current news and events for homes, businesses and institutions.

Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program

DOE. Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

Information for businesses, homes, institutions, governments, Native American tribes and the transportation sector to help assess energy performance and improve weather resistance in buildings and homes.

Farm Energy Alternatives

National Center for Appropriate Technology. ATTRA - National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service.

The energy efficiency section covers topics including Conserving Fuel and Electricity, Farm Energy Calculators, Reducing Nitrogen Fertilizer and Indirect Energy Usage, Reducing Food Miles, Dairy Energy Efficiency, and Irrigation Efficiency.

Energy Solutions: Agricultural Technologies

Washington State University. Extension Energy Program.

Locate questions and answers, articles and fact sheets, case studies, events, magazines, electronic newsgroups, news, organizations, programs, reports and documents, software, standards and Web resources by agricultural topic or business type.


Focus on Energy.

Offers information about energy savings for farms. Of particular interest are case studies, fact sheets and a farm assessment toolkit offered in the Agricultural and Rural Business Information Library. The full range of services offered is only available to Wisconsin residents.

Farm Management Online Fact Sheets

Colorado State University. Cooperative Extension Service.

Collects fact sheets dealing with energy and fuels under the Equipment section of this page.

Energy Conservation Action Plan

Environmental Protection Agency.

A listing of policy, planning, regulatory, finance and technology tools to help implement community energy conservation activities.