Eco-Journey is the blog of the Environmental Ministries Office of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). It includes a wide array of environmental topics: upcoming environmental events, links to interesting articles and studies, information on environmental advocacy, eco-theology topics, and success stories from churches that are going “green.”
Author Rebecca Barnes is the Associate for Environmental Ministries at the PC(USA). She is a graduate of Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary with an MDiv and Master of Arts in Religion (MAR) dual degree.
On July 17, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will launch a free upgrade using an online Portfolio Manger tool. The new Portfolio Manger has a module designed especially for worship facilities.
Here is what is new: Portfolio Manager
Portfolio Manager is the nation’s leading energy performance, used by over 70,000 accounts and 300,000 commercial facilities. The blue and white logo is recognized by 87% of Americans.
Free webinars, starting July 15, are available to provide training on the new Portfolio Manager interface, and you can register at: https://esbuildings.webex.com/. These live training sessions will provide in-depth orientation. If you are a congregation looking to become Energy Star certified, you may want to elect a representative from your congregation to register for this training.
If you have any questions contact:
Jerry Lawson, National Manager
ENERGY STAR for Congregations
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency