Energy and Pollution Prevention Bureau
The Energy and Pollution Prevention Bureau works to improve energy efficiency in buildings; increase the use of renewable energy; provide analysis of energy trends and issues; prepare for energy emergencies; prevent pollution of air, water, and land in order to sustain and improve a clean and healthful environment.
Energy Efficiency in Public Buildings — lead by example with financing program for cost effective energy savings in state-owned buildings and encourage energy efficiency in local governments.
Energy Efficiency in Residential and Commercial Buildings — offer training on applications of 2009 building energy code, radon detection and mitigation, and high performance buildings.
Renewable Energy for Homes and Small Businesses — finance small scale renewable energy systems through a revolving loan program.
Energy Policy and Energy Emergency Preparedness — collect and publish energy data, review applications for tax incentives, develop energy emergency plan, analyze energy policy options.
Transportation Efficiency and New Fuels — promote the use of bio-diesel and other alternative liquid fuels and encourage idle reduction for energy efficiency and air quality benefits.
Environmental Compliance for Small Businesses — assist small business to better understand and comply with air, water, and waste regulations and serve as ombudsman for the small business community.
Energy Efficiency in Manufacturing and Business Development — encourage energy efficiency in small manufacturing and the development of new and renewable energy businesses.