Resources for Municipalities

This list shows all resources relevant to municipalities.

You can filter the results by selecting one or more resource types using the form below.

The DOE SunShot Initiative accelerates the affordability of solar energy through research and development with public and private partners.
Intermediate
Electric Vehicles North Texas (EVNT) is the electric vehicles (EV) subcommittee of the Dallas-Fort Worth Clean Cities Coalition.
Basic
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.
Basic
Energy Star Portfolio Manager measures energy usage, water consumption and greenhouse gas emissions of buildings.
Intermediate
Energy Systems Laboratory provides innovative research on energy use, energy efficiency, and emissions reduction.
Advanced
A regional initiative dedicated to reducing the impacts associated with the idling of vehicles.
Basic
The Environmental Defense Fund preserves natural systems through innovative solutions in the areas of climate & energy, oceans, ecosystems, and health.
Basic
To provide information and resources on green infrastructure and its implementation.
Intermediate
The EPA Water Audits identify real and apparent water losses.
Intermediate
This simple calculator estimates how much water, energy, and money can be saved by installing WaterSense labeled products in a home or apartment building.
Basic
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.
Basic
Learn about PEV workplace charging to determine if it is right for your organization, and find resources to help install and manage workplace charging.
Intermediate

ECO Modern Flats is a 96-unit multifamily rental project on a 2.9-acre site in Fayetteville, Arkansas, home to the University of Arkansas. The rental project includes both sustainable design and wellness features and has been targeted to an underserved rental market of young professionals 20 to 30 years of age.

Fleets for the Future (F4F) coordinates regional and national scale procurement initiatives designed to consolidate bulk orders of alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs).
Advanced
The Fort Worth Water Department supports the Save Fort Worth Water outreach campaign to provide educational resources to residents and surrounding communities.
Basic

The Fort Worth Nature Center parking lot design provides storage areas for storm water runoff and diverting storm water runoff away from the edges of the paved areas while achieving the iSWM goals and providing the Nature Center the many benefits of bioswales.

The Community Captain Program is a grassroots volunteer network who help to spread the message about water conservation and the protection of our water supply in the community. It recruits WaterWise Community Captains for every neighborhood in Frisco; they are responsible for sharing water efficiency information with neighbors. 

The Smart Controller Program allows for the City of Frisco's licensed irrigators to check irrigation systems for inefficiencies, set the controller to current watering recommendations, subscribe the resident to the WaterWise emails, and create a partnership with residents for educational purposes. 

From Policy to Reality is a report that evaluates the state of municipal water conservation and efficiency in the state of Texas.
Basic
The official US government source for fuel economy information.
Basic
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.
Basic
Green Globes certifies sustainable high-performance buildings while providing customized guidance throughout the process.
Advanced
The Green Infrastructure Funding Opportunities page provide information on federal funding opportunities and funding tools for green infrastructure projects.
Intermediate
The Green Infrastructure Modeling Tools model the impacts of green infrastructure on watersheds, air quality, and energy consumption.
Advanced
The Green Power Partnership (GPP) is a voluntary EPA program that encourages the voluntary use of green power as a means of accelerating the growth of the U.S. renewable energy market.
Intermediate