Environmental Websites

Energy Efficiency
Learn more about products and services for energy efficient operation.

Energy Star - Rate your appliances for energy efficiency.
http://www.energystar.gov

U.S. Department of Energy - Learn more about energy efficiency and renewable energy.
http://apps1.eere.energy.gov/consumer

Clean Air
Learn more about how to keep the air we all breath a little cleaner.

Clean Air Counts - A public/private initiative to voluntarily improve air quality in the Chicago metropolitan region.
http://www.cleanaircounts.org

United States Environmental Protection Agency - The EPA website provides a variety of tips to help improve air and water quality.
http:www.epa.gov

Water Conservation
Tips to help reduce your water consumption and improve drainage on your property.

EPA Rain Barrel Fact Sheet - An informative look at the benefits of rain barrels.
http://www.epa.gov/region03/p2/what-is-rainbarrel.pdf

Rain Gardens - Information from Chicago Wilderness magazine on how to build a rain garden on your property.
http://www.chicagowildernessmag.com/issues/spring2001/raingardens.html