Green Housing Resources

United States Department of Energy (DOE)

The Department of Energy is committed to reducing America’s dependence on foreign oil and developing energy efficient technologies for buildings, homes, transportation, power systems and industry.

Department of Energy

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United States Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Energy Savers

The mission of the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is to strengthen America's energy security, environmental quality, and economic vitality in public-private partnerships that: enhance energy efficiency and productivity; bring clean, reliable and affordable energy technologies to the marketplace; and make a difference in the everyday lives of Americans by enhancing their energy choices and their quality of life.

United States Green Building Council

From Seattle to Des Moines to New York City, anyone can have a green home. Rented or owned, affordable or market-rate, single-family or multi-unit, urban, suburban or rural: If it’s housing, it can be green.

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Energy Star®

Energy Star is a government-backed program helping businesses and individuals protect the environment through superior energy efficiency.

Florida Power and Light Home Energy Audit

Broward County - Go Green

The County has implemented a variety of actions in an effort to reduce energy consumption and move toward reducing greenhouse gas emissions, thereby reducing the County’s carbon footprint. This website details many of those actions, and also offers tips on what residents and businesses can do to “go green.”

Broward County Waste and Recycling Services

Phone: 954-765-4999
Waste and Recycling Services (WRS) offers a comprehensive waste management and recycling system for the residents of Broward County.

Broward County Recycling and Contract Administration Division

The Recycling and Contract Administration Division (RCAD) oversees recycling programs for Broward County and Interlocal Agreement (ILA) cities, Broward County Public Schools, and County government agencies. RCAD also manages a household hazardous waste (HHW) program, as well as garbage, bulky waste, and recycling services for unincorporated areas of the county.

Weatherization Assistance Program

The Weatherization Assistance Program annually provides grant funds to provide specific program services for low-income families of Florida.

Town of Davie Recycling Program