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Resources: Energy Use & Impacts

GOAL 1: Increase reliance on energy efficient and renewable energy programs, systems, and infrastructure, including striving to achieve zero net energy building.

 

DSIRE North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center & Energy Solutions:

https://www.publicgardens.org/resources/dsire-north-carolina-clean-energ...

Design, Implementation, and Operation of Modern Wood Energy Systems – Heating, Cooling, Combined Heat and Power:

https://www.publicgardens.org/resources/design-implementation-and-operat...

Accelerating Building Efficiency:

https://www.publicgardens.org/resources/accelerating-building-efficiency

SITES Rating System and Scorecard:

https://www.publicgardens.org/resources/sites-rating-system-and-scorecard

 

GOAL 2: Coordinate with local and regional partners to reduce GHG emissions from energy focused operations.

 

Climate Action & Adaptation Plans:

https://www.publicgardens.org/resources/climate-action-adaptation-plans

Community Strategic Energy Management Guide:

https://www.publicgardens.org/resources/community-strategic-energy-manag...

Water for Energy and Energy for Water:

https://www.publicgardens.org/resources/water-energy-and-energy-water

Sustainable Energy for All:

https://www.publicgardens.org/resources/sustainable-energy-all

Energy-Saving Trees:

https://www.publicgardens.org/resources/energy-saving-trees

 

GOAL 3: Track, measure, and monitor energy consumption on all garden owned property.

 

Input data into Energy Star Portfolio Manager to establish benchmark for energy use, energy cost and associated GHG emissions:

https://www.publicgardens.org/resources/energy-star-portfolio-manager

Energy Use Software, Standards, and Programs:

https://www.publicgardens.org/resources/energy-use-software-standards-an...

Implementing Energy Efficiency through Sub-meters:

https://www.publicgardens.org/resources/implementing-energy-efficiency-t...

Benchmark Analysis with RETScreen:

https://www.publicgardens.org/resources/benchmark-analysis-retscreen

 

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