Sources and Credits
- DOE's Consumer Information Fact Sheets
- These web pages provide information about energy efficiency and renewable energy for your home or workplace.
- DOE's Energy Information Administration (EIA)
- EIA offers official energy statistics from the U.S. Government in formats of your choice, by geography, by fuel, by sector, or by price; or by specific subject areas like process, environment, forecasts, or analysis.
- DOE's Fuel Economy Guide
- This website is an aid to consumers considering the purchase of a new vehicle.
- DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE)
- EERE's mission is to pursue a better energy future where energy is clean, abundant, reliable, and affordable; strengthening energy security and enhancing energy choices for all Americans while protecting the environment.
- U.S. DOE, Office of Science
- U.S. EPA, ENERGY STAR Program
- California Energy Commission
Environmental Energy Technologies Division
The mission of the Environmental Energy Technologies Division is to perform research and development leading to better energy technologies and the reduction of adverse energy-related environmental impacts.
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
University of California
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LBNL/PUB-821 Vol. 8, No. 3, Winter 2010
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