Climate Change & Energy Programs

People of faith are taking action on climate to care for our communities and protect our environment for future generations. Learn ways to join through advocacy, reducing energy use, and by building resilience to the effects of climate change. Learn ways to join below.
Conserve
Energy

Learn ways you can increase energy efficiency, saving money and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Sign up for Smart Energy

Find ways to lower your bills and conserve energy in IL through your electric utility.

We have funding available to support Houses of Worship move towards solar and geothermal energy.

Advocacy

Tell your legislators climate action is important to you!

Switch to Renewable Energy at Your House of Worship
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Does your House of Worship want to save money on energy bills while caring for the Earth? If you are located in Indiana, we invite you to join a Cohort of like-minded Houses of Worship through the Thriving Faith Communities Program. You will receive coaching, support, and resources to achieve energy saving goals. 

Sustainable Energy

Take a Deeper Dive!

Download this ENERGY STAR Action Workbook for Houses of Worship

Faith in Place teamed up with ENERGY STAR® to endorse their Action Workbook for Congregations.

ENERGY STAR® is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency program helping organizations and individuals fight climate change through superior energy efficiency. Learn more at energystar.gov/buildings.

Use this Workbook to increase the energy and water efficiency of your Houses of Worship by implementing realistic and cost-effective improvement projects. This guide will help you set goals, create your plan, and evaluate your progress. Download today to get your project started!