Building Green Design & Information Resources
Building Green/Environmental Building News
Publishers of Environmental Building News, GreenSpec Directory of Green products and the Building
Green Suite of on-line tools.
U.S. Green Building Council
Information on the LEED (Leadership in Energy-Effecient Design) Rating System.
Florida Green Building Coalition
Resources on Green Building in Florida including five Florida-specific green standards covering homes, commercial buildings, high rises, developments, and local governments.
International Code Council
(http://www.iccsafe.org/Communities/Green/Pages/default.aspx) (ICC) Green Building Resources -
Information on the ICC and National Home Builders (NAHB) Standards for ANSI accreditation currently in development, and link to other Green Building Program resources.
National Association of Home Builders
(NAHB) Model Green Home Building Guidelines
Oikos Green Building Source
Green building info and bookstore. Searchable database on green products.
U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Information on DOE's energy efficient and renewable energy programs, including the Building Technologies Program.
National Renewable Energy Lab
Research center on energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies.
Rocky Mountain Institute
Resources and information on efficient resource use.
AIA Committee on the Environment
Includes top green projects for the past ten years.
Whole Building Design Guide
Information on whole building design techniques and technologies.
Green Building Initiatives
Information on Green Globes environmental assessment and rating tool. Also a great source of financial incentives for going green with renewable energy, and energy efficiency projects.
American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy
Professional level organization working with energy efficiency experts from universities, national laboratories, and the private sector.
An independent publishing company providing research, creative thinking, and writing through publications on green design information.
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