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U.S. Department of Housing and 
Urban Development (HUD) Sites:

Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) page with all current guidance.

HUD’s Healthy Homes

RAD – Things that PHAs Can Do Now 

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Sites:

Energy prices – short and long range

State by state energy incentives

FEMP – Energy Performance Contracting

Innovative Energy Savings Products

EarthLinked Commercial Water Heating (National Hot Water)  

Affordable Housing Associations

Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA)

National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) 

Public Housing Authorities Directors Association (PHADA)

Stewards for Affordable Housing for the Future (SAHF)

Energy Trends and Information

Department of Energy – Prices and Trends


Fuel Cell Technology for PHAs, May/June 2014 Edition of the Journal of Housing and Community Development 

RFP Templates

Over the years we have found some documents (Templates) that we think are good and might be helpful to you in your efforts to achieve quality energy-related services. As always you should run them by your legal counsel if you have any concerns about their compatibility with state law, etc. Contact us if you would like to receive an electronic copy of the following:

PHA Cooperative Agreement --for agencies interested in working together to maximize their energy savings--(aggregation)

Energy Audit/Green PNA RFPs --for agencies looking for an energy audit to comply with HUD's guidelines.

Energy Consultant RFP--for agencies looking to find a consultant to assist them in selecting an ESCO, negotiating an energy services agreement and providing oversight through the entire energy performance contracting process. 

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Photograph "Watts Up" Courtesy of Cindy Stegle