Nonprofit or Faith Community

Resource Source and Description Audience Topic Type Additional Tags File
Action Workbook for Congregations

This workbook for faith communities is meant to assist worship facility managers in creating and implementing an action plan for energy savings.

Energy Star
Guide or Toolkit
Appalachian and the Community Together: Energy Efficiency Grants

Learn about ACT's grants available to Boone-area nonprofits to promote investments in energy efficiency.

Appalachian State University: ACT Office
Better Buildings Financing Navigator

The Better Buildings Financing Navigator includes financing primers, factsheets, overviews and guides to area-specific policies and programs.

U.S. Department of Energy; Better Buildings Initiative
Guide or Toolkit
Consumer Guides to Wind

Guides for utility-scale, community, and residential wind energy project development

Department of Energy: WINDExchange
Guide or Toolkit
Duke Energy - Solar Rebate Program

Duke Energy offers the Solar Rebate Program to homeowners, businesses and nonprofits with newly installed, interconnected solar systems. (Note: Subscriptions for the available solar rebates typically run out within the first few days they are offered each year. Applications may be placed on a waiting list.)

Duke Energy
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Resources for Rural K-12 School Energy Managers and Educators

This 8-page guide offers tips for implementing energy efficiency measures in K-12 school districts and includes numerous case studies and resources for benchmarking, implementation, financing and behavior change programs.

U.S. Department of Energy, Better Buildings
Guide or Toolkit
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Small Community Wind Guidebook

A guide for communities, nonprofits, businesses, farms, municipal utilities and electric cooperatives to decide whether small community wind projects are right for them

Department of Energy: WINDExchange
Guide or Toolkit
Solar Benefit Estimate Calculator

A calculator to help estimate costs and benefits of a solar system over time for homes, businesses and nonprofits, this estimate tool includes itemized system payback by year, tax benefits by year, energy savings, loan repayment and more.

Appalachian Institute for Renewable Energy
Tool or Calculator