Resources for Private Entities

This list shows all resources relevant to private businesses and other private entities.

You can filter the results by selecting one or more resource types using the form below.

The Fort Worth Nature Center parking lot design provides storage areas for storm water runoff and diverting storm water runoff away from the edges of the paved areas while achieving the iSWM goals and providing the Nature Center the many benefits of bioswales.

FuelEconomy.gov is the official U.S. government source for fuel economy information.
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Go Solar Texas compiles key resources for Texans interested in learning more about going solar, and has Texas-specific resources on best management practices for local governments to increase access to solar.
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Green Dallas is a resource for air quality information, climate change, energy, food, land, waste & litter, and water.
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Green Globes certifies sustainable high-performance buildings while providing customized guidance throughout the process.
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The Green Infrastructure Funding Opportunities page provide information on federal funding opportunities and funding tools for green infrastructure projects.
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The Green Infrastructure Modeling Tools model the impacts of green infrastructure on watersheds, air quality, and energy consumption.
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The Green Power Partnership (GPP) is a voluntary EPA program that encourages the voluntary use of green power as a means of accelerating the growth of the U.S. renewable energy market.
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The Green Vehicle Guide is the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) guide to clean and efficient vehicles and related resources.
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Home Energy Saver allows users to identify ways to increase energy efficiency at home.
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The Home Energy Score helps homeowners to understand their home's energy performance and how to improve it cost-effectively.
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The Home Energy Yardstick assesses a home's annual energy use compared to similar homes and offers recommendations on how to improve energy efficiency and lower utility bills.
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Buffalo Bayou Promenade is a 23-acre urban park and recreation area that transformed an overgrown, trash-soaked urban greyfield into a thriving waterfront. The $15 million landmark project both improved flood control capacity and transformed a marginalized space beneath the freeway into a safe, welcoming place for pedestrians.

The Institute for Market Transformation promotes increasing the energy efficiency of buildings through research, programs, and policies.
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The iSWM Program for Construction and Development is a cooperative initiative that assists cities and counties to achieve their goals of water quality protection, streambank protection, and flood mitigation, while also helping communities meet their construction and post-construction obligations under state stormwater permits.
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InVEST software provides valuations of ecosystem services and assesses how environmental impacts can alter the benefits they provide to humans.
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The Irrigation Association's Smart Irrigation outreach Toolkit educates customers about water-use efficiency, promotes irrigation products and best practices that minimize peak water use and reduce demands on infrastructure, and provides real solutions to today's water challenges.
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To share methods that can be used to identify trash sources along waterways.
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To share methods that can be used to identify trash sources along waterways.
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The Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center's mission is to inspire the use of native plants and to improve water quality, provide habitat for wildlife, and enhance human health and happiness.
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LEED certifies that any type of building (residential, commercial, industrial) is considered resource-efficient.
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The Elmer Avenue Neighborhood Retrofit transformed a typical residential street into a model "green street" by incorporating stormwater best management practices (BMPs) that capture and filter runoff from a 40-acre area.