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Funding and Project Development Strategies for Energy Improvement

The Environmental Sustainability Resource Center (ESRC) provided this session for technical assistance providers (TAPs). The webinar is designed to inform EPA grantees of funding mechanisms that can help end users turn energy assessments into projects. This webinar will provide for an increased awareness about the community development approach to energy-related […]

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Sustainability Session Presentation

Sustainability Assessments & Strategies for Business and Government Operations

Sustainability is about making green through going green.  It can also mean increased employee and customer satisfaction, enhanced marketing opportunities, and improved public relations.  This can be done within the context of businesses, governments, and even nonprofits.  Tribes often oversee a wide-variety of operations across all sectors, and as a […]

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Solar Projects Session Presentation

Solar Projects in Indian Country

Solar projects are complicated.  Due to sovereignty, tax liability, jurisdictional, and other considerations, solar projects in Indian Country are particularly challenging.  During this session you will hear about the experiences of the Rincon, San Pasqual, and Santa Ynez Chumash tribes in pursuing, developing, and implementing solar opportunities.  Attendees will learn […]

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Energy Savings Plus Health

Energy Savings Plus Health: Indoor Air Quality Guidelines for School Building Upgrades

Energy Savings Plus Health: Indoor Air Quality Guidelines for School Building Upgrades equips school districts to integrate indoor air quality protections into school energy efficiency retrofits and other building upgrade projects.  School districts starting the building retrofit process will be able to optimize energy efficiency upgrades without compromising occupant health.

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Teacher Resources and Lesson Plans

Find an array of environmental and science based lesson plans, activities and ideas on the topics of Air, Climate Change, Ecosystems, Energy, Health, Reduce-Reuse-Recycle, and Water.

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Burn Wise

Burn Wise

Burn Wise is a partnership program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that emphasizes the importance of burning the right wood, the right way, in the right wood-burning appliance to protect your home, health, and the air we breathe. Within this site you will find information for consumers to make […]

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TCERC: Tribal Clean Energy Resource Center

TCERC: Tribal Clean Energy Resource Center

TCERC is a collaborative, multi-disciplinary center that combines the intellectual and physical resources of tribes, Northern Arizona University, private industry and national laboratories. Current Energy Focus Areas: Energy Planning Solar and Wind Financing and Business Development Environmental Assessments Waste to Energy Energy Efficiency / Green Construction Students Internships & K-12 […]

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Turtle Creek

Tribal Green Casinos: Energy Efficiency

Presented by: Facility Managers at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa Turtle Creek, part of the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa, boasts large skylights in the hotel as well as on the casino gaming floor, letting in natural light which reduces the energy consumption by 50% during the daylight hours. […]

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Green Casinos LED retrofits

Tribal Green Casinos: Lighting

LED Lighting Retrofit at the Snoqualmie Casino Presented by: Harold Ellebracht with the Snoqualmie Casino Changing lightbulbs can be harder than you think! Most commercial and residential lighting comes from incandescent and fluorescent light bulbs. LEDs are bulbs or lamps that produce light by using light-emitting diodes as the source […]

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Tribal Green and Healthy Schools Initiative: Reducing your Footprint: Energy Conservation and Waste Reduction

Tribal Green and Healthy Schools Initiative: Reducing your Footprint: Energy Conservation and Waste Reduction

This is the Reducing your Footprint: Energy Conservation and Waste Reduction session of the 2011 Green and Healthy Tribal Schools Inititiave. Speakers were: Tim Tolman – McKinstry, Myla Kelly – Peaks to Prairies. Powerpoint Presentation (workshop version)

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