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EERE Application Style Guide

This EERE application Style Guide page shows the standard styles and color palette for elements that you might incorporate into your project. All elements are designed on a responsive framework to accommodate responsive applications. EERE does not require applications to be responsively designed. The required elements for all applications are:

  • Application banner
  • Application footer
  • CSS governing typography
  • Use of the color palettes below for any charts or graphics.

All other elements shown here are optional. Please use these standard styles for common website elements only if you have them on your application or website (breadcrumbs are optional). Access all code for the template at If you have questions about how to apply these styles or if you have an element that's not included, please contact the EERE Web Template Coordinator.

Top Banner, Navigation, Login Links, and Website Search

Your application may have all or none of these elements. This Style Guide page shows the layout of an application with only the required banner. Styles for additional elements are linked below:

Primary Color Palette

These are the primary colors used in EERE application interfaces. Text used over these colors must comply with WCAG AA color contrast standards for accessibility. The class for each color includes a default text color that complies with these standards, shown as the color name.

Gray (Foundation)

Green (Primary)

Extended Color Palette

These colors can be utilized for things like charts and graphs or other graphics and are based on the EERE Identity and Design Guidelines colors. Additional colors that fit with the palette can be created when charts or graphs require more than the number of colors shown here. Text used over these colors must comply with color contrast standards for accessibility. The class for each color includes a default text color that complies with these standards, shown as the color name.



Light Green

Light Blue

Dark Blue

Light Gray

Header Styles

Heading 1

Heading 2

Heading 3

Heading 4

Heading 5
Heading 6


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These examples show normal text links. Go to the home page or return to the top of this page.

Links to binary files should have an icon after the link to indicate the file type. The EERE style sheet automatically adds icons to the following files: .pdf, .doc, .xls, .ppt, .jpg, .png, .gif, .mp4, .txt, and .zip.

For example, view this important PDF or view this important document.

Use the "noicon" class on the <a> tag to supress the icon.


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Ordered List

  1. This is an ordered list.
  2. This is the second item, which contains a sub list
    1. This is the sub list, which is also ordered.
    2. It has two items.
  3. This is the final item on this list.

Unordered List

  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland:
    • England
    • Scotland
    • Wales
    • Northern Ireland
  • Republic of Ireland
  • Isle of Man
  • Channel Islands:
    • Bailiwick of Guernsey
    • Bailiwick of Jersey

Definition list

This is a term.
This is the definition of that term, which both live in a .
Here is another term.
And it gets a definition too, which is this line.
Here is term that shares a definition with the term below.
Here is a defined term.
dt terms may stand on their own without an accompanying dd, but in that case they share descriptions with the next available dt. You may not have a dd without a parent dt.

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Forms can be used when you wish to collect data from users. The fieldset element enables you to group related fields within a form, and each one should contain a corresponding legend. The label element ensures field descriptions are associated with their corresponding form widgets.

Text Box Example

Checkbox Example

Radio Example

Textarea Example

Select Example

Disabled Items


Button Types
Button Sizes

Results List

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Condensed table

Game Score
Australia vs Spain 0 – 3
Cameroon vs Brazil 1 – 4
Netherlands vs Chile 2 – 0
Croatia vs Mexico 1 – 3

Table with borders

Game Score
Belgium vs Russia 1 – 0
Korean Republic vs Algeria 2 – 4
United States vs Portugal 2 – 2