Basic Tools

This list shows all items that require an average or below average level of resources to use or implement.

A regional public awareness campaign and partnership that seeks to improve air quality in North Texas.
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The Alternative Fueling Station Locator, from the U.S. Department of Energy's Alternative Fuels Data Center, is a tool to identify alternative fueling station locations throughout the country.
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The American Planning Association (APA)'s Policy Guide on Water provides guidance to planners seeking to integrate water engineering into development policies.
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The Carbon Footprint Calculator estimates an individual's carbon emissions based on home energy, transportation, and waste.
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Cities - LEAP supports city energy programs by providing local energy data to inform policy and program decisions.
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The City Energy Profile tool provides energy use and activity data to help cities develop clean energy projects.
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The Water Conservation Ordinance page explains how Dallas's water conservation ordinance guidelines impact outdoor watering schedules.
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The Climate Showcase Communities program showcases communities that are undertaking pilot projects to reduce energy use and greenhouse gas pollution while saving money.
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The Dallas Hospitality Industry Program encourages Dallas hotels, motels, and restaurants to conserve water.
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Dallas Water Utilities supports the Save Dallas Water Campaign, which offers resources and information about water conservation efforts in the Dallas area.
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Seeking to lead the region in petroleum and emissions reduction measures to improve air quality and increase energy security, primarily in the transportation sector.
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Electric Vehicles North Texas (EVNT) is the electric vehicles (EV) subcommittee of the Dallas-Fort Worth Clean Cities Coalition.
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ENERGY STAR makes energy efficiency simple by certifying energy-efficient products and new homes and by offering recommendations on how to save energy at home, in commercial buildings, and at plants.
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A regional initiative dedicated to reducing the impacts associated with the idling of vehicles.
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The Environmental Defense Fund preserves natural systems through innovative solutions in the areas of climate & energy, oceans, ecosystems, and health.
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This simple calculator estimates how much water, energy, and money can be saved by installing WaterSense labeled products in a home or apartment building.
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These recommendations provide a list of measures that local governments can pursue to act more water-consciously and to educate communities on efficient water use.
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The Fort Worth Water Department supports the Save Fort Worth Water outreach campaign to provide educational resources to residents and surrounding communities.
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From Policy to Reality is a report that evaluates the state of municipal water conservation and efficiency in the state of Texas.
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The official US government source for fuel economy information.
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Go Solar Texas compiles key resources for Texans interested in learning more about going solar, and has Texas-specific resources on best management practices for local governments to increase access to solar.
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The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) resource guide for clean and efficient vehicles and resources.
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Home Energy Saver allows users to identify ways to increase energy efficiency at home.
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The iSWM Program for Construction and Development is a cooperative initiative that assists cities and counties to achieve their goals of water quality protection, streambank protection, and flood mitigation, while also helping communities meet their construction and post-construction obligations under state stormwater permits.
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The Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center's mission is to inspire the use of native plants and to improve water quality, provide habitat for wildlife, and enhance human health and happiness.
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