Basic Tools

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

The Local Energy Action Search provides a customized list of actions to inform community leaders' energy decisions.
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The National Solar Jobs Census analyzes current employment, trends, and projected growth in the U.S. solar industry.
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The National Solar Schools Census highlights schools that have already adopted solar technology in an effort to promote the sharing of ideas and best practices with those schools currently seeking to adopt solar energy.
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Conservation and water reuse are critical ways North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) manages a finite supply of water. NTMWD is relying on water conservation as the soure for nearly one-quarter of the future water supplies for their customers.
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The Rainwater Harvesting Supply Calculator calculates the balance of supply and demand for the purpose of correctly sizing a rainwater system.
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The Region C Water Planning Group develops and implements the regional water plan, which acts as a “bottom-up” approach to planning for the state’s future water needs. The regional water plan is incorporated into the State Water Plan under the purview of the Texas Water Development Board.
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The RCCC develops regional code recommendations and promotes the standardization of model construction codes for the North Central Texas Region.
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The Regional Stormwater Management Program implements a cooperative and comprehensive program to manage stormwater quality issues affecting the region.
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To increase sustainable development across the North Central Texas region through a variety of program areas, campaigns, and funding opportunities.
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The Sustainable Facilities Tool - Water Efficiency provide resources on a variety of methods that increase water efficiency in and around buildings.
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Take a Load Off, Texas informs consumers of the energy efficiency and renewable energy incentive programs offered by Oncor.
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The Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center education activities are focused on urban needs in planning and implementing strategies for convenience, quality of life, economic attractiveness, and sustainable stewardship of natural resources.
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The Texas Living Waters Conservation Scorecard highlights which Texas water utilities are doing well in their effort to advances water conservation and which regions need more conservation effort.
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The Municipal Water Conservation Recommendations provide suggestions for common-sense water conservation measures to cities and local water utilities.
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The Texas SmartScape program educates citizens on the ecological, economic and aesthetic benefits of using landscaping plants, shrubs, grasses and trees that are native or adapted to our regional climate and local conditions. The program also promotes education on pollution prevention through efficient and effective water use for citizens' benefit.
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The Texas Trees Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose goals are to create an urban forest by planting trees on public streets, boulevards, and rights-of-way and to improve parks and public natural green spaces.
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Provides links to various current and recurring grant opportunities and incentives for clean technology and infrastructure. Funding programs that address air quality, such as clean vehicle projects, are available from a number of Federal, State, local, and non-profit entities.
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A ride-match and trip-logging program available for commuters in North Central Texas.
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The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) offers resources on the best management practices (BMPs) for water conservation across a variety of fields including agriculture, commercial and institutional sectors, industry, municipalities, and wholesale water providers.
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The Upper Trinity Regional Water District provides tips and resources to help consumers use water more efficiently, save money, and ensure the quality of life for future generations.
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Vision North Texas is a public-private partnership with the goal of increasing public awareness about important regional land use issues that affect mobility, air quality, water supply and other economic and environmental resources.
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The Wastewater and Treatment Education Roundtable (WATER)'s goal is to help reduce potential damage to the region's household plumbing systems and wastewater treatment systems as well as to decrease hazards to water quality through educational efforts related to the proper disposal of items such as wipes; paper towels; feminine hygiene and personal care products; medicines; household hazardous waste; and fats, oils, and grease (FOG).
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Water Data for Texas offers data, information, and resources on the status, impacts, outlook, and response to drought conditions in Texas.
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The Water Education Network highlights Texas A&M Agrilife Extension's resources and programs focusing on water conservation, water management, irrigation, and water quality.
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