Links - Other Green Building Sites
A building professional's guide to more than 90 environmentally-appropriate technologies and practices. Designed to help architects, engineers and buildings managers improve the energy and resource efficiency of commercial, industrial and multi-unit residential buildings.
The Energy Efficient Rehab Advisor describes the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) guidelines for conducting energy efficient housing rehabilitation. The Advisor's energy efficiency recommendations are based on ENERGY STAR specifications, where applicable.
Green Home Building collects information related to sustainable architecture and natural building. The site provides a way to communicate with, and learn from, a variety of experts in the many fields associated with green building and design.
The Green Home Guide provides unbiased reviews and advice from professionals and homeowners alike. The site contains articles, professional advice and lists of sustainable products with information on what makes them green. This site is aimed primarily at green consumers and also produces a monthly newsletter.
GreenerBuildings is a free, web-based resource to help companies of all sizes and sectors understand and address building design, construction, and operation in a way that aligns environmental responsibility with business success. Its mission is to provide hands-on tools, action steps, and other resources companies can use to understand the underlying issues, and to promote positive, cost-effective practices that improve buildings' environmental performance while simultaneously reducing costs and negative health impacts. (Produced by Greenbiz.com)
GreenSource is McGraw-Hill Construction's on-line directory of information on sustainable design, practice and products. The site includes selected information from GreenSource, Architectural Record, and Engineering News-Record magazines.
The Healthy Building Network (HBN) is a national network of green building professionals, environmental and health activists, socially responsible investment advocates and others who are interested in promoting healthier building materials as a means of improving public health and preserving the global environment.
iGreenBuild.com focuses on providing green building enthusiasts, construction industry professionals and concerned citizens with information and news concerning environmentally responsible design and construction.
This is the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) green building website. NAHB sponsors the NAHB National Green Building Conference, the NAHB National Green Building Awards, and provides information on how to use sustainable design to build homes that use renewable materials prudently to conserve energy and environmental resources.
This web site is designed to supplement the information and concepts presented in the Not So Big House books by Sarah Susanka. The inspiration for The Not So Big House came from a growing awareness that new houses were getting bigger and bigger but with little redeeming design merit. A design professional's directory is offered in addition to other resources.
A compendium of links and content oriented to the global community of ecological and natural building proponents. Topics include Bioregional Planning, Appropriate Technology, EcoVillages and Communities, and Transportation.
Greenbuilder.com is an online (and e-commerce) green building resource with a sustainable sourcebook, a professionals directory, a bookstore, articles, and links to other resources. The site’s green events calendar contains a sizeable number of postings.