Resources dedicated to the environment, renewable energy, green construction, etc. Here you will find useful solar and green construction websites that will help you make you home or business greener, improve the environment and save yourself a few bucks along the way. Check out the Federal and state tax credits and rebates for renewable energy installation – you could save as much as 50% off your solar PV system or a geothermal heating / air conditioning.
Solar Training programs:
Boots On The Roof Solar Training – Boots on the Roof offers solar training and Solar education for the renewable energy industry.
CCRI Solar training program – this is the ONLY local solar training course that I found in New England, and attended in 2008. It is taught by professional solar enthusiasts living in RI and working with various renewable energy technologies, such as Solar PV, Solar Hot water and even wind energy. Most of these topics will be covered during the course with extensive hands-on training. And the best part – the entire course is only $600 (roughly). You can read my detailed review of this solar training program.
Eco-friendly, Green Blogs and Sustainable resources
Renewable energy – Great sustainable resource, providing company listings for green and solar manufacturers, wind and geothermal installers. Dynamic Energy Resources provides renewable energy resources and alternative energy resources to commercial, industrial and government entities.
Green Building technologies – Practical and affordable approach to sustainability, renewable-energy, green construction and energy conservation technologies. Energy-Free Home Design guide, utilizing Passive Solar elements combined with Solar PV and ground source heat and Cooling exchange. Also covers electric Cars, plug-in Hybrids, and Roof-top solar vehicles.
PV Solar Power Kits Supply in the UK
Solar PV Panel Kits – Supplier of PV solar kits, and renewable energy kits in the UK. Sells renewable energy kits via online store.
PV Solar Power Systems – Publications
Solar panels – definitions, examples, installation ideas, and tons of other resources.
Tree Hugger – Probably the most prominent Green Blog that covers virtually ALL aspects of Eco-friendly living, green construction, alternative energy, etc. Operated by the Discovery Channel.
LED Lights Manufacturing and Supply
LED Lighting Manufacturers – List of companies manufacturing and supplying commercial and residential LED lighting products in the USA, and worldwide.
LED Lights – UK
LED Floodlights – LED ECO Lite provide Eco-friendly & energy efficient LED Floodlights in the UK.
Renewable Energy World – Renewable Energy World is the most comprehensive and up-to-date source on renewable energy news, information, jobs, events, products, and more.
Incentives for renewable energy: Solar PV and Thermal, Small Hydro, Wind, Biomass, etc.
DSIRE – Renewable Incentives – Comprehensive and up-to-date list of Federal, State and Local rebates, grants and incentives for all types of renewable energy installation and improvements. Updated weekly.
Massachusetts Renewable Energy Trust – MA renewable energy programs, rebates and initiatives. Trust seeks to maximize economic and environmental effects for citizens of the Commonwealth through the adoption of renewable energy technologies and helps with installation costs and design.
DOA Cool Roof calculator US Department of Energy Cool roof energy savings calculator – plug in your numbers and get the amount you will save per sq. ft. per year, by installing an IB PVC Roof.
Green Roof Plants – Green Roof Plants is a nursery operation dedicated to the propagation and supply of plant materials for extensive green roof projects. If you are an architect, builder, owner, or business with an interest in finding out about the most effective plant materials, construction techniques, and innovations, please visit our site.
The Go Green Directory – List of green living and construction resources.
Eco-Friendly Products – Directory of Green Home Products and service providers specializing in earth friendly home improvements.
Eco Living center Green Living, Sustainability and Earth-friendly resources.
Renewable Energy Jobs – Global renewable energy job site. Green energy jobs in more than 25 countries worldwide including wind, solar, hydro and geothermal jobs and more.
Solar panels by Shine Solar – A professional solar panels manufacturer in China
Wind Generators – ARI Green Energy customers report that the ARI system still operates at -5.8°F and under severe icing conditions, while its competitors have frozen up and stopped generating power. Customers attest that our wind power generators do not create irritating howling or moaning noises or blade vibration due to high winds, as can be found with other turbines. Its unique design helps to create a beautiful skyline while providing clean energy on sunny or windy days.
Green Jobs – Prepare and search for Environmental Jobs, Green Careers, Environmental Internships and Green Collar Jobs. Provides listings of green job offers in US and Europe.
Written by Leo - roofer with a vision. Follow Leo on Google+