Alternative Energy and Green Building Resources in Delta Region

 Energy Best Management Practices

   
Show Articles on Energy Best Management Practices (19)
Energy Saver 101 - Everything You Need to Know About Landscaping
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Landscaping doesn't only add beauty to your home, but it can also improve your home's comfort and lower your energy bills.

 

Cut Electricity Costs

This site offers advice on how to save money by saving energy. Learn proven tips that cost nothing to implement and require very little lifestyle change that have the potential of cutting your electric bill significantly. For the more energy conscious homeowner, there are discussions on more advanced topics like residential wind power, home solar energy, and low energy lighting. Be green and save green! Click here.

 

Best Management Practices for Solar and Wind Energy Development - A Conservationist’s Guide
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Best Management Practices provide science-based criteria and standards that land managers and conservation planners follow in making and implementing decisions about human uses and projects that affect our natural resources.

 

Managing Manure with Biogas Recovery Systems BMPs
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Improved performance at competitive costs is promised by this 2002 EPA publication all about anaerobic digestion and biogas recovery for energy.

 

Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits & Weatherization

Home Energy Audits You can easily conduct a home energy audit yourself. With a simple but diligent walk-through, you can spot many problems in any type of house.

 

Green Remediation Best Management Practices - Integrating Renewable Energy into Site Cleanup
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Use of renewable energy resources provides a significant opportunity to reduce the environmental footprint of activities conducted during investigation, remediation, and monitoring of hazardous waste sites.

 

15 O & M Best Practices for Energy Efficient Buildings
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Building operation and maintenance programs specifically designed to enhance operating efficiency of HVAC and lighting systems can save 5 to 20 percent of the energy bills without significant capital investment.

 

Fall and Winter Energy-Saving Tips
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Simple and inexpensive actions can help you save energy and money during the cool fall and winter months.

 

Energy Saver 101 Infographic - Home Cooling
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You can reduce air conditioning energy use by 20-50 percent by switching to high-efficiency air conditioners and taking other actions to lower your home cooling costs.

 

Energy Saver 101 Infographic - Home Energy Audits
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A home energy audit helps you pinpoint where your house is losing energy and what you can do to save money. A home energy audit will also assess health and safety issues that might exist in your home.

 

Tips - Your Home's Energy Use
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A home energy assessment (sometimes referred to as an energy audit) will show what parts of your house use the most energy and suggest the best ways to cut energy costs.

 

Anaerobic Digestion 101
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This is an article from the EPA site about anaerobic/biomass recovery systems.  Click here to read the information: 

 

Partial Composting for Biodrying Organic Materials
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This factsheet differentiates composting from biodrying, with the former leading to good soil amendments and the latter leading to good material for bioenergy production.& ...

 

Composting
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This factsheet explains the compost process, what can be composted, its benefits, and the major different methods of composting.

 

Easy Compost
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How to make and use a garbage can composter.

 

Three-Bin Turning Compost Bins
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This fact sheet explains how to build bins from concrete blocks or wood, and how to add waste and maintain the compost.

 

Best Management Practices for Fayetteville Shale Natural Gas Activities

This 30-page document developed by the US Fish and Wildlife Service in cooperation with numerous state and federal agencies, provides a comprehensive overview of recommended voluntary practices for energy companies during exploration, drilling and reclamation activities.& ...

 

U.S. Farm Anaerobic Digester Status - A 2011 Snapshot
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This EPA factsheet gives information on trends in use of these manure management systems in the U.S.

 

Farmers’ Guide to Wind Energy
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A 293 page guide to the Legal Issues in Farming the Wind on your farm from June 2007

 

 Green Building

   
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Energy Saver 101 - Everything You Need to Know About Landscaping
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Landscaping doesn't only add beauty to your home, but it can also improve your home's comfort and lower your energy bills.

 

Energy Efficient Mortgage (EEM) Lender Database

 

What is green building?

By U.S. Green Building Council
How do buildings work with our natural surroundings to create a more sustainable place to live? Learn how LEED can help make our world greener for all.
 

 

The Business Case for Green Building

The WorldGBC launched its new report, "The Business Case for Green Building" in March 2013. Miles Keeping introduces the report and its findings at Ecobuild in London.

 

Energy Saver 101 Infographic - Home Cooling
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You can reduce air conditioning energy use by 20-50 percent by switching to high-efficiency air conditioners and taking other actions to lower your home cooling costs.

 

Energy Saver 101 Infographic - Home Energy Audits
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A home energy audit helps you pinpoint where your house is losing energy and what you can do to save money. A home energy audit will also assess health and safety issues that might exist in your home.

 

Energy Efficient Mortgage (EEM)
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What is an Energy Efficient Mortgage? Energy efficient mortgages (EEMs, sometimes known as “green mortgages”) are loans that allow homeowners to finance energy-efficient upgrades for their current home or in a new home purchase.& ...

 

The five principles of green building
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Green buildings are designed, constructed, and operated to enhance the well-being of their occupants and support a healthy community and natural environment.

 

What is Green Building Certification?

Residential green building is no longer a trend — it is the future of building.  According to the National Association of Homebuilders’ Green.

 

Show Green Building Organizations & Professionals (15)
There are 15 resources serving Delta Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Green Building Organizations & Professionals serving Delta Region
Architects
Donald Fant, AIA LEED AP
Woodward Design+Build - Director of Design - New Orleans, LA
Erik Wismar, AIA, LEED AP
Woodward Design+Build - Senior Architect - New Orleans, LA
John Dalton, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP
Woodward Design+Build - Senior Architect - New Orleans, LA
William Harke
LaBella Associates - Architecture Division Director - Yarmouth, ME
Woodward Design+Build
Thibodaux Office - Thibodaux, LA
Certified Energy Auditors
3FFICIENT Energy
- Oceanside, CA
Mississippi Solar, LLC
Will Hegman - Carthage, MS
Energy Efficient Mortgage Lenders
Access National Mortgage
- Reston, VA
Department Of Veterans Affairs Regional Loan Center
- St. Petersburg, FL
Walter 'BO' Smith, Jr.
Cornerstone Home Lending, Inc. - Mortgage Financing Specialist - Jackson, MS
Green Building Professionals
Ceva Green Development, LLC
Tanya and Corbett Scott - Jackson, MS
Donald Fant, AIA LEED AP
Woodward Design+Build - Director of Design - New Orleans, LA
Erik Wismar, AIA, LEED AP
Woodward Design+Build - Senior Architect - New Orleans, LA
John Dalton, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP
Woodward Design+Build - Senior Architect - New Orleans, LA
Woodward Design+Build
Thibodaux Office - Thibodaux, LA

 Renewable - Alternative Energy

   
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Energy Efficient Mortgage (EEM) Lender Database

 

Cut Electricity Costs

This site offers advice on how to save money by saving energy. Learn proven tips that cost nothing to implement and require very little lifestyle change that have the potential of cutting your electric bill significantly. For the more energy conscious homeowner, there are discussions on more advanced topics like residential wind power, home solar energy, and low energy lighting. Be green and save green! Click here.

 

Residential Solar Panel Systems Complete Renewable Energy Solutions for Your Home
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Solar panels are the stars of the residential solar system, gleaming on the rooftop as they tell the world, or at least the neighborhood, that this homeowner cares enough about the environment to ease the household’s carbon footprint while smartly lowering electric bills. & ...

 

Finding the Right Solar Panel Installer
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Finding the right contractor is possibly the single most important part of a solar installation project. Homeowners choosing to go solar often are excited to start the process.

 

Why Renewable Energy?
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Clean energy sources like wind and solar can help us reduce climate change, but can harm wildlife and wildlands if not carefully located.

 

Hydrogen Energy
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Hydrogen can store energy until it's needed and move it to where it's needed.

 

Hydropower
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Moving water has energy.

 

Biomass Energy
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Biomass is anything that is, or once was, alive. Biomass is wood, plants, and garbage.

 

Geothermal Energy
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Geothermal energy is heat inside the Earth. Geothermal energy is renewable.

 

Wind Energy
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Wind is moving air. There will be wind as long as the sun shines.

 

Solar Energy
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Solar energy is light energy. Solar energy is renewable.

 

Why Is Solar Energy?
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Every day, the sun radiates an enormous amount of energy - called solar energy. It radiates more energy in one day than the world uses in one year.

 

Extreme Biodiesel - Off the Shelf Alternative Fuel Options
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Once the exclusive purview of the do it yourselfer, innovative companies are increasingly providing turn-key, off-the-shelf solutions to homeowners and business who want their energy independence now, not later.

 

Home Solar Panels - Pros, Cons, and Hidden Costs
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Once limited to consumers with deep pockets and strong environmentalist values, solar panels are less expensive than ever.

 

NREL - Dynamic Maps, GIS Data and Analysis Tools - Visualization & Geospatial Tools

National Renewable Energy Laboratory's (NREL) Geospatial Data Science Team have developed tools that allow users to determine things such as how much electricity can be produced from solar systems on a house or what renewable resources are available in a specific area. The most current list of available NREL's GIS tools for biomass, solar, geothermal, wind, transportation and hydrogen can be accessed here.

 

BioDiesel Retail Location Finder

Biodiesel is a clean-burning replacement for petroleum diesel that can be used in virtually any diesel engine without modification. Biodiesel is produced from a variety of domestically available, renewable sources including vegetable oil, biomass (such as wood chips) and animal fats. It acts like diesel fuel, but produces fewer harmful emissions, is biodegradable and nontoxic, and is safer to use the diesel fuel.
Find a biodiesel retail location in your area »

 

Barking Up the Wrong Tree? Forest Sustainability in the Wake of Emerging Bioenergy Policies
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Renewable energy policies generally have assumed that forests can provide a significant source of environmentally-friendly feedstocks for electricity, heat and power generation.

 

A Landowner’s Guide to Carbon Sequestration Credits

This guide offers a path for local landowners to earn additional income while helping diminish adverse effects of global climate change through implementation of carbon sequestration and other stackable incentives.

 

Show Renewable - Alternative Energy Organizations & Professionals (32)
There are 32 resources serving Delta Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Renewable - Alternative Energy Organizations & Professionals serving Delta Region
Alternative Energy
3FFICIENT Energy
- Oceanside, CA
AgBioworks
Peter Nelson - Co-Coordinator - Memphis, TN
AMERESCO Solar
- Framingham, MA
American Resource & Energy
- Saint Paul, MN
American Solar Energy Society
- Boulder, CO
Chuck Payne
PNK BIOMASS - Marketing - Summertown, TN
Cianbro
- Pittsfield, ME
Dasolar
Douglas ArrisonNV
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency
N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center - Raleigh, NC
DISGEN Development Services, LLC
Dale Osborn - President - Lakewood, CO
ElectraTherm
- Reno, NV
Encore Renewable Energy
Jesse Stowell - Vice President of Business Development - Burlington, VT
Farm Pilot Project Coordination, Inc.
- Tampa, FL
FutureMetrics
- Bethel, ME
Gulf Coast Green Power
- Fairhope, AL
Heatek Energy LLC
Evan Jones - Engineer - Auburn, ME
LetsGoSolar.com
Laura Brigham - Editor - San Francisco, CA
McLan Electronics, Inc.
- Raymond, MS
Mississippi Solar, LLC
Will Hegman - Carthage, MS
National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service
- Butte, MT
Pika Energy
- Westbrook, ME
Smart Solar
- Libertyville, IL
Solar Panels Plus
- Chesapeake, VA
Southwall Technologies Window Films
Jill Clardy - Director, Sales Operations & Customer Service - Chicago, IL
Sustainable Strategies
- Saint Charles, IL
The Price Companies, Inc.
- Monticello, AR
Westervelt Renewable Energy
- Tuscaloosa, AL
ZeroBase Energy, LLC
- Ferndale, MI
Energy Assistance Programs
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency
N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center - Raleigh, NC
Energy Saving / Green Products
Mississippi Solar, LLC
Will Hegman - Carthage, MS
Waste Management Specialists
BigBelly Solar Compacting Trash Receptacle
- Needham, MA
EarthCare Technologies Inc.
Phil Fredericks - Owner - West Fork, AR
 

 Google News about Alternative Energy and Green Building Resources

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Green Building News Items
OPINION: Climate Change Threatens Mississippi, Demands Action in Jackson - Jackson Free Press
9/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
OPINION: Climate Change Threatens Mississippi, Demands Action in Jackson    Jackson Free Press

Callender named MSU School of Architecture interim director - Mississippi State Newsroom
6/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Callender named MSU School of Architecture interim director    Mississippi State Newsroom

UPDATE: Popular Mississippi paddle steamer restaurant 'sinking' on Spain's Costa del Sol - Euro Weekly News
3/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
UPDATE: Popular Mississippi paddle steamer restaurant 'sinking' on Spain's Costa del Sol    Euro Weekly News

Chandler honored to be NGC King for Spring Pilgrimage - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper - Natchez Democrat
3/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Chandler honored to be NGC King for Spring Pilgrimage - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper    Natchez Democrat

Corelle Brands Investing $27.7M In Mississippi - Business Facilities Magazine
2/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
Corelle Brands Investing $27.7M In Mississippi    Business Facilities Magazine

Cultivation Food Hall offers variety of cuisines - - Mississippi Business Journal
1/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Cultivation Food Hall offers variety of cuisines -    Mississippi Business Journal

Garden clubs announce 2019 pilgrimage royalty - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper - Natchez Democrat
12/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
Garden clubs announce 2019 pilgrimage royalty - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper    Natchez Democrat

Illinois, Iowa Collaborate for Mississippi River Bridge | 2018-11-07 - Engineering News-Record
11/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
Illinois, Iowa Collaborate for Mississippi River Bridge | 2018-11-07    Engineering News-Record

MSU Alumni Association announces 2018 Alumni Fellows - Mississippi State Newsroom
10/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
MSU Alumni Association announces 2018 Alumni Fellows    Mississippi State Newsroom

Mississippi River Diversions Could Save Louisiana's Drowning Coast - Engineering News-Record
8/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi River Diversions Could Save Louisiana's Drowning Coast    Engineering News-Record

MSU School of Architecture adds Callender as associate director - Mississippi State Newsroom
7/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
MSU School of Architecture adds Callender as associate director    Mississippi State Newsroom

Splinter Creek is a sustainable community of 26 lakeside homes in Mississippi - Inhabitat
10/3/2017 3:00:00 AM
Splinter Creek is a sustainable community of 26 lakeside homes in Mississippi    Inhabitat

Mississippi Endorses Inclusive Approach to Forest Certification - Construction & Demolition Recycling
4/9/2013 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi Endorses Inclusive Approach to Forest Certification    Construction & Demolition Recycling

Smart Window Maker Soladigm to Site Factory in Mississippi - Greentech Media
7/30/2010 3:00:00 AM
Smart Window Maker Soladigm to Site Factory in Mississippi    Greentech Media

Renewable - Alternative Energy News Items
Illinois county slows wind farm plan along Mississippi River - Chicago Daily Herald
8/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Illinois county slows wind farm plan along Mississippi River    Chicago Daily Herald

Monroe County slows wind farm plan along Mississippi River - STLtoday.com
8/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Monroe County slows wind farm plan along Mississippi River    STLtoday.com

World's largest pellet mill could boost Mississippi's economy. But will it hurt environment, residents? - Jackson Clarion Ledger
7/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
World's largest pellet mill could boost Mississippi's economy. But will it hurt environment, residents?    Jackson Clarion Ledger

Mississippi’s Teacher Shortage Worsens - U.S. News & World Report
6/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi’s Teacher Shortage Worsens    U.S. News & World Report

Mississippi's move toward long-term energy planning could boost efficiency - Energy News Network
6/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi's move toward long-term energy planning could boost efficiency    Energy News Network

Activists Warn Against 'World's Largest Pellet Mill' in Mississippi - Jackson Free Press
5/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
Activists Warn Against 'World's Largest Pellet Mill' in Mississippi    Jackson Free Press

Trigeneration Microgrid Planned for Mississippi State Campus - Microgrid Knowledge
11/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Trigeneration Microgrid Planned for Mississippi State Campus    Microgrid Knowledge

Entergy Mississippi, Recurrent Energy Partner on Sunflower Solar Site - PR Newswire
11/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
Entergy Mississippi, Recurrent Energy Partner on Sunflower Solar Site    PR Newswire

Hyde-Smith dodges climate change question, touts jobs at Copiah plant - Mississippi Today
11/1/2018 3:00:00 AM
Hyde-Smith dodges climate change question, touts jobs at Copiah plant    Mississippi Today

AED breaks ground on Mississippi wood pellet plant - Agri-Pulse
10/31/2018 3:00:00 AM
AED breaks ground on Mississippi wood pellet plant    Agri-Pulse

Mississippi Power solar plant opens in Hattiesburg - Hattiesburg American
9/15/2017 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi Power solar plant opens in Hattiesburg    Hattiesburg American

UPDATED: Solar Power: A Mississippian's Guide - Jackson Free Press
5/4/2017 3:00:00 AM
UPDATED: Solar Power: A Mississippian's Guide    Jackson Free Press

Renewable energy resources powering Mississippi’s economy - The Sun Herald
8/21/2016 3:00:00 AM
Renewable energy resources powering Mississippi’s economy    The Sun Herald