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Energy Efficiency / Pollution Prevention

An Introduction to ISO 50001 Energy Management Systems

ISO 50001 is the highly anticipated energy management system standard designed to help your organization improve energy efficiency, reduce operating costs and improve your bottom line.

PADEP ISO 50001 Overview session - 2012 (pdf)

Energy Conservation Help for the Home
In this age of rising heating bills and other energy costs, many residents would like to take steps to improve the energy efficiency of their home to save money. This page provides long-term steps residents can take to reduce their energy bills. (For immediate, short-term steps, please visit Stay Warm PA or call 866-550-4355.)

  • Energy Conservation Help for Local Governments
    Local governments are also facing increased energy costs for every facet of their operations, from wastewater treatment plants to the lighting in their buildings. This page provides detailed information on long-term steps local governments and municipalities can take to reduce their energy consumption and their energy bills.
  • Industrial Energy Resources
    Information pertaining to Pollution Prevention and Energy Efficiency specifically geared toward industry and educators.
  • High School and College Technical Assistance
    Resources for improved laboratory safety in high schools and colleges are presented, including a list of chemicals best avoided for added safety in chemical storage areas. Includes general observations made by OETD field staff during assessments performed in a variety of Pennsylvania high schools and colleges.