Question: What are some good online resources for energy efficiency?

Answer: Because things are always changing on the web, this is a question that we’re going to come back to repeatedly. (For even more online info, keep an eye on our Twitter feed and BizEnergy blog, too.)

Because there’s so much out there, this is just a preliminary list—some links and docs that can help you make smart decisions about energy efficiency and, in some cases, even help you find financial incentives to get started.

Government funding and incentive programs

Funding and incentive programs for small businesses wanting to be energy efficient from the Government of Canada

Overview of incentive and grant programs, arranged by province

Information on greening your business

Saving energy dollars in hotels, motels and restaurants from the Office of Energy Efficiency of Natural Resources Canada

Resources for making your business more eco-friendly from Canada Business

Step-by-step guide for introducing energy-efficincy measures from the Office of Energy Efficiency

Tools for businesses from Industry Canada’s sustainability section

Getting certified

LEAF (Leaders in Environmentally Accountable Foodservice)

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)

Do you have an online resource you’ve found helpful? Include it in the comments section, and we’ll let others know.

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