Are you looking for some Conservation apps for your phone?
The FedCenter has compiled a topical index of Federally-sponsored and non-profit mobile applications that may be of interest to the Federal environmental community. Mobile applications are those tools and information resources that have been specifically developed for your mobile devices, such as smartphone, tablet, or other Internet-connected hand-held device. The directory will be maintained daily to keep you abreast of any new and useful mobile applications the federal community releases. For more information on the directory, click here.
Apps include the following topics:
(Note: FedCenter membership not required, fees may apply)
- Air Emissions
- Climate Change/Greenhouse Gases
- High Performance Buildings
- Hazardous Materials
- Hazardous Waste
- Natural Resources
- Pollution Prevention
- Solid Waste
Local Land Conservation Organizations
Southeast Land Trust: The Southeast Land Trust has a goal to conserve the significant lands and natural resources of greater Rockingham County, including farmland, working forests, water, wildlife habitat and natural areas, and community landscapes.
Rockingham County Conservation District: The District works with landowners and users, local government agencies, and other local interests in addressing a broad spectrum of resource concerns. These concerns include but are not limited to surface and ground water quality and quantity, nonpoint source pollution, erosion and sedimentation, stormwater, flooding, wetlands, forestlands, wildlife habitats, and solid waste. Conservation Programs in Rockingham County are carried out through public education and the implementation of Best Management Practices (BMPs). Technical assistance and information for the implementation of BMPs are provided for various land uses in cooperation with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), other state and federal agencies and organizations, District staff and volunteers, and district consultants.
Exeter Area Garden Club: The objective of EAGC is to encourage interest in all phases of home gardening and to promote civic beauty and conservation of natural resources.
State of NH Department of Environmental Services: The mission of the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services is to help sustain a high quality of life for all citizens by protecting and restoring the environment and public health in New Hampshire. This site provided form, applications, permitting information, lab services, public information, publications and related RSA links.
Energy Efficiency Incentives
The NH ENERGY STAR homes program encourages customers to take advantage of the benefits of building a new (or complete renovation of an existing) single or multi-family energy efficient home with incentives up to $3,000. ENERGY STAR construction results in reduced monthly operating costs, improved homeowner comfort and a higher resale value, all while providing greater environmental benefits. The program provides assistance in evaluating your new home plans, air leakage testing, and incentives to install ENERGY STAR appliances and lighting systems.
First Steps in Home Energy Efficiency
- NH OEP General Energy Savings Tips
- NH Saves Home Heating Index
- Home Energy Saver (Interactive Online Home Energy Audit)
Heating Fuel Comparisons
- US Department of Energy (Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Division): Selecting Heating Fuel and System Types
- Energy Information Administration (EIA) Heating Fuel Comparison Calculator
Hot Water Usage
- US Department of Energy (Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Division) Guide to Home Water Heating
- Shopping for More Fuel-Efficient Vehicles
- Alternatively Fueled Vehicles & Fuel Reduction Strategies: Granite State Clean Cities Coalition
- NH Rideshare
Heating with Wood
Reducing the Cost of Home Energy Efficiency
- Federal Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credit
- New Hampshire Residential Energy Efficiency Rebates and Incentives
- New Hampshire Office of Energy and Planning
Recycling and Waste Reduction
- Nearly a "One Stop Shop" for Recycling All Rypes of Household Goods: Earth 911
- Catalog Choice (A Free Service That Lets You Opt-Out of Unwanted Catalogs)
- Opt Out (Opt Out of Pre-Approved Credit Card and Insurance Offers); Phone: (888) 567-8688
- Direct Marketing Association (Opt Out of Mailings from the 5200 Member Companies): DMA Choice
Mercury and Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs (CFL)
- NH DES Clean-Up Procedures for Broken Fluorescent Bulbs and Lamps
- NH DES Consumer Guide to Mercury and CFLs
- NH DES Household Hazardous Waste Coordinator; Phone: (603) 271-2047
Purchasing Energy Efficient Home Appliances
- Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings
- NH Saves Lighting Catalog
- Energy Federation Incorporated Online Catalog
- Weatherization Assistance Program Technical Assistance Center
- Community Action Agency Offices
- NH Home Heating Index Calculator
- NH Home Performance with ENERGY STAR:
- NH Electric Co-op
- National Grid: Please call 1-800-639-6060 for program details.