Reference Library

ECA has produced a number of energy saving guides with easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions and illustrations to help you save money and energy in your home. This work has helped improve the design of ECA’s energyconservation and housing preservation programs.  Independent evaluation of a number of ECA’s energy conservation programs has also refined our program design. These publications are freely available for download. If you’re interested in purchasing professional prints of our materials, please contact Rachael Barrett at RachaelB@ecasavesenergy.org.

Clean and Green Jobs

Labor Day Report: Nearly 70,000 Clean Energy Jobs in Pennsylvania

Top Counties: Allegheny, Philadelphia, Montgomery, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Lehigh, Luzerne, Westmoreland, York; 6 Percent Statewide Growth Rate

PITTSBURGH (August 31, 2017) – Nearly 70,000 people work in Pennsylvania’s clean energy sector, according to the 2017 Clean Jobs Pennsylvania report unveiled today by the national, nonpartisan business group E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs) and local partner Keystone Energy Efficiency Alliance (KEEA).

Energy Efficiency, Low-Income, Financing

Energy Efficiency Financing for Low- and Moderate-Income Households: Current State of the Market, Issues, and Opportunities was developed as a product of the State and Local Energy Efficiency Action Network (SEE Action), facilitated by the U.S. Department of Energy/U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Content does not imply an endorsement by the individuals or organizations that are part of SEE Action working groups, or reflect the views, policies, or otherwise of the federal government.
This document was final as of August 9, 2017.

Climate Change, climate, Extreme Heat

Extreme Heat - Philadelphia Data from Climate Matters

Extreme heat is the clearest indicator of global warming. The connection has been made in numerous attribution studies as extreme heat events are becoming more common and extreme. We have created an extensive library of content for you to share on air and online.

Climate Change, Communities

From Cool Homes to Autos, an Ahmedabad NGO Is Making It Easier for Slum Dwellers to Bear the Heat

Working on grassroot change for two decades, the Mahila Housing Trust has gained a reputation for providing sustainable heat-resilient solutions for slums.

by Sohini Dey http://www.thebetterindia.com/97105/mahila-housing-trust-cooling-roofs-s...

Climate Change, Communities

From Cool Homes to Autos, an Ahmedabad NGO Is Making It Easier for Slum Dwellers to Bear the Heat

Working on grassroot change for two decades, the Mahila Housing Trust has gained a reputation for providing sustainable heat-resilient solutions for slums.

by Sohini Dey http://www.thebetterindia.com/97105/mahila-housing-trust-cooling-roofs-s...

Clean and Green Jobs, clean energy

2017 US ENERGY & EMPLOYMENT REPORT

The US Energy & Employment Report 2017 finds that the Traditional Energy and Energy Efficiency sectors today employ approximately 6.4 million Americans. These sectors increased in 2016 by just under 5 percent, adding over 300,000 net new jobs, roughly 14% of all jobs created in the country.

clean energy

Pennsylvania Clean Energy Market Report

Prepared by the Coalition for Green Capital
February 28, 2017
Prepared for The Nature Conservancy

behavior, climate, education

Researchers: U.S. professional societies move to make climate change a component of education, outreach

January 18, 2017 3:45 PM EST via Kresge Foundation