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Updated 12/2012

Energy Efficiency and Conservation



Energy conservation programs can help local governments and citizens manage energy costs and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices. The programs are a component of sustainability policies which address environmental issues such as renewable resources and climate change. This page includes energy conservation resources as well as illustrations of emergency measures taken during recent supply shortages.

The links to actions of local governments related to the temporary energy supply shortage of 2001 have been retained for reference should another energy crisis occur in the future. Other information on this page relates to other ongoing energy conservation programs. Jurisdictions are encouraged to provide us with additional links or documents on energy conservation, by contacting the page editor.

Energy Code Information

Energy Conservation Programs and Consumer Information



Local Government Programs

Energy Planning Tools and Applications

Lighting Programs

Policy Directives on Energy Conservation

Policy directives from the energy crisis of 2001 have been retained as examples in the event of a future energy emergency.

Need more information?

Feel free to Ask MRSC. Washington cities, counties, and our contract partners can call or email MRSC for more information and advice - free of charge.