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Energy Conservation & Calculators

Energy Information – The University of Kentucky’s College of Agriculture’s approach to energy use, conservation, and alternative fuel sources.  Including energy calculators to compare different energy sources and efficiency.  Residential related energy publications are also available. 

Save Water, Save Money, Add Up The Savings

Save ENERGY Save MONEY – The USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service provide conservation energy estimators as a decision tool in making energy-efficient conservation practices, including animal housing, irrigation, nitrogen, and tillage decisions.  USDA fact sheets and featured articles are also available. 

Energy Savers – The United States Department of Energy provide tips on saving energy and money at home and on the road.  Topics include monthly tips, heating and cooling, insulation, windows, lighting, appliances, and more. 

Mountain Association of Community and Economic Development – Find out How Clean the Electricity is that You Use as well as links to energy resources, including: Energy Misconceptions and Home Power Myths.

Power$mart - Save Energy, Save Money, Save the Planet: Quick tips for saving both energy and money in your household and the world around us. Topics include: It Starts at Home; Windows, Insulation, and Weather Stripping; Heating and Cooling; Dishwashers, Clothes Washers, and Hot Water Heaters; and much more. This is not a service or website associated with the University of Kentucky.

Elements of an Energy Efficient House - If you are considering building a new home or making your current home more energy efficient this site offers information on ventilation, sealing, and maximizing heating and cooling units. This is not a service or website associated with the University of Kentucky.