Presentations: June 15, 2015

Energy Conservation and Solar Energy Workshops — Ava, Mo.


Home Energy Conservation and Efficiency: screen version (PDF) |  print version (PDF) Jeff Barber, housing and environmental design specialist

Solar PV and Hot Water Systems: screen version (PDF) |  print version (PDF) — Bob Schultheis, natural resource engineering specialist


Energy management resources

PACE in 90 seconds (YouTube video) — Learn how to pay for energy improvements using dedicated property assessments

Missouri Clean Energy District — see "This is Bob" video at the bottom of the page for a quick overview of the PACE program

Fuel Cost Comparison Worksheet (XLS)

Mold control

Average Daily Sun Hours for U.S. locations

Peak Sun Hours for Missouri (PDF) — National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

PV Watts Calculator — National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

Solar Electricity Basics — Home Power magazine (commercial site)

Solar Water Heating BasicsHome Power magazine (commercial site)

List of solar energy system installers — Missouri Solar Energy Industries Association

Federal Tax Credits for Energy Efficiency

Database of State Incentives for Renewables and  Efficiency (DSIRE)

Missouri Net Metering Incentive


Home Energy magazine

Energy Savers — U.S. Department of Energy

Tips on Saving Energy & Money At Home — U.S. Department of Energy

Energy Star Program — U.S. Department of Energy

Get Your Power From the Sun — National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

Farm Energy Alternatives — National Center for Appropriate Technology (ATTRA)

Farm Energy Auditing Checklist and Tips — North Dakota State University

Consumers Guide to Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy — U.S. Department of Energy

Missouri Renewable Resources Directory (PDF) — Missouri Department of Economic Development

 North American Board of Certified Energy Professionals (NABCEP)  — note the hands-on-training and certifications

 Free 6-week online course RE100 Introduction to Renewable Energy  Solar Energy International (SEI)