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Table of Contents

Associations & Non-Profit Organizations
Codes & Standards
Education & Training
Energy
Funding
Green Building Programs by Region
Green Directories
Lifecycle & Analysis Costing
Materials, Guides & Certification
National/International Government
Product Certification & Testing
Research Centers
State/Provincial Government
Other


 

Associations & Non-Profit Organizations

American Concrete Institute
American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
American Council for Accredited Certification - Indoor Air Quality Council
American Institute of Architecture Committee on the Environment (COTE)
American Planning Association
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
American Solar Energy Society
American Wind Energy Association
Architects, Designers and Planners for Social Responsibility (ADPSR)
Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)
Better Bricks (Productivity)
Boston Area Solar Energy Association
Boston Building Materials Co-op (BBMC)
Boston Building Materials Resource Center (BMRC)
Building Commissioning Association
Building Concerns
Building Owners and Managers Association
Build It Green
Business for Social Responsibility (BSR)
Canada Green Building Council
Centre for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technology
Climate Action Network (CAN)
Community Greenhouse Foundation
Congress for the New Urbanism
Construction Materials Recycling Association
Daylighting Collaborative
Development Center for Appropriate Technology
Edison Electric Institute
Education Design Showcase
Ecological Design Institute (EDI)
Electric Drive Transportation Association
Environmental Defense Fund
Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA)
Florida Green Building Coalition
Global Environmental Options (GEO)
Global Green USA
Green Building Alliance (Pittsburgh)
Green Building Council Australia
Green Building Finance Consortium
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities
Green Round Table: Sustainable Architecture and Design
Green Pages (Canada)
Health House
Healthy House Institute (HHI)
International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA)
Metropolitan Partnership for Energy
Mexico Green Building Council
National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO)
National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities
Natural Resources Defense Council
Natural Step (US)
New Urban Guild
North East Sustainable Energy Association- NESEA
NW Energy Efficiency Alliance
Residential Energy Services Network
Second Nature
Society of Building Science Educators
Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS)
Solar Living Institute
Sustainable Buildings Industry Council (SBIC)
Sustainable Energy Coalition
The PEW Charitable Trusts - Environmental Trust

Urban Ecology
U.S. Green Building Council
Wisconsin Green Building Alliance (WGBA)
World Green Building Council

 

Codes & Standards

American Concrete Institute
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
Building Codes Assistance Project
Center of Excellence for Sustainable Development - Smart Communities Network
GreenSpec
International Code Council
International Organization for Standardization
U.S. DOE BTS - Codes and Standards Program
U.S. DOE EERE - Building Energy Code Resources

 

Education & Training

Agent Campus
America's Best Real Estate Education Courses
Career Web School

 

Energy

Advanced Buildings
Alliance to Save Energy
ASHRAE Advanced Energy Design Guides
ASHRAE GreenGuide
Better Bricks
ClimateBiz.com
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency
The Energy Foundation
Energy Services Coalition
National Association of State Energy Officials
New Buildings Institute
Sustainable Energy Coalition
U.S. DOE and U.S. EPA -- Energy Star program
U.S. Department of Energy Library
U.S. Department of Energy - EnergyFiles
U.S. National Energy Policy
U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory
World Bank Energy Projects

 

Funding

Bridgemer: Funding and Investing in Green Buildings
Center of Excellence for Sustainable Development - Funding Sources
Enterprise Community Partners
Funding Green Buildings
Kresge Foundation - Green Building Initiative
State Energy Offices (U.S.)
Tax Incentives Assistance Project (TIAP)
U.S. EPA Green Building Funding Opportunities

 

Green Building Programs by Region
Alaska, Anchorage - Green Star
Arizona, Flagstaff - Northern Arizona Building Association
Arizona, Scottsdale - Green Building Program

Arizona - Building America Partner
California - Green Builder
California, Alameda County - Stop Waste
California, Berkeley - Build It Green
California, Berkeley - Green Building Initiative

California, Berkeley - Office of Energy and Sustainable Development
California, Ceres & Lake Elsinore - Living & Energy's Green
California, Chatsworth - Cheers
California, Sacramento - Green Builder Program
California, San Francisco - Green Building
California, San Jose - Environmental Services, Green Building

California, San Jose - Private Sector Green Building
California, San Jose - West Coast Green
California, San Rafael - Green Building
California, Santa Barbara - County Planning and Development
California, Santa Barbara - Innovative Building Review Program
California, Santa Monica - Green Building Program
California, Santa Rosa - Build It Green (SR BIG)
Colorado - Building America Partner Program

Colorado, Boulder - Center ReSource Conservation
Colorado, Boulder - Green Points Program
Colorado, Denver - Built Green Colorado
Colorado, Lakewood - Smart Energy Living Alliance
Colorado, Snowmass - Green Development Services
Colorado, Boulder - Green Building Guild
Connecticut, Rocky Hill - CT Green Building Council
DC, Washington - Green Space NCR
Florida, Daytona Beach - Environments for Living
Florida, Tallahassee - Green Building Coalition
Georgia, Atlanta - EarthCraft House
Georgia, Atlanta - Southface Energy Institute
Georgia, Kennesaw - Envirosense Consortium
Hawaii, Honolulu - Building Industry Association
Hawaii, Honolulu - Built Green
Illinois, Chicago - Green Buildings, Roofs, and Homes

Illinois, Chicago - Department of the Environment
Indiana, Indianapolis - Energy Rated Homes of the Midwest
Iowa - Energy Efficient Homes, Iowa Energy Center
Louisiana, Baton Rouge - Energy Rated Homes of Louisiana
Maryland, Annapolis - Building Environmental Science & Technology
Maryland, Annapolis - Maryland Environmental Design Program
Maryland, Gaithersburg - Green Building
Massachusetts, Westborough - Green Affordable Housing Initiative
Massachusetts, Westford - Building Science Corporation
Michigan, Ann Arbor - The Environmental House & Green Building Resource Center
Michigan, Detroit - WARM Training Center
Michigan, Grand Rapids - Alliance for Environmental Sustainability
Michigan, Grand Rapids - Home and Building Association of Greater Grand Rapids
Michigan, Lansing - Green Built, Inc.
Minnesota, Hennipin County - Sustainable Building Guidelines
Mississippi, Jackson - Energy Rated Homes of Mississippi
Missouri, Kansas City - Build Green Program of Kansas City
New Jersey, Trenton - Green Homes
New Mexico, Bosque - Adobe Builders
New Mexico, El Rito - Adobe Association of the Southwest
New Mexico, Kingston - Builders Without Borders
New Mexico - Building America Partner Program
New York, Albany - Energy Efficiency and Green Building Services
New York, Albany - New York State Green Buildings
New York, New York City - Battery Park Green Guidelines
New York, New York City - Green Home Program
New York, Newburgh - Hudson Valley HBA Green Building Program
North Carolina, Asheville - Western North Carolina Green Building Council
North Carolina, Raleigh - Healthy Built Homes
North Carolina - Project Green Buildings
Ohio, Cleveland - Northeastern Ohio Green Building Council

Oregon, Portland - Green Building Program
Oregon, Corvallis - Seventh Generation Building Guild
Oregon, Portland - Earth AdvantageTM Southern Green Building
Pennsylvania, Harrisburg - Green Building Association of Central Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh - Green Building Alliance
Tennessee, Memphis - EcoBuild
Texas - Building America Partner Program

Texas, Austin - Energy’s Green Building Program
Texas, Austin - Austin Energy Green Building Program
Texas, Frisco - Green Building Program
Texas, Rowlett - Green Building Program
Texas, San Antonio - Build San Antonio Green
Utah, Orem - Energy Rated Homes of Utah
Vermont, Burlington - Building for Social Responsibility
Virginia, Arlington - County Green Home Choice Program
Washington, Bellevue - Built Green King & Snohomish Counties
Washington, Bremerton - Built Green Kitsap
Washington, Seattle - City Light & Conservation Programs
Washington, Seattle - Northwest Ecobuilding Guild
Washington, Seattle - Department of Planning and Development, City Green Building
Washington, Tacoma - Master Builders Association of Pierce County
Washington, Vancouver - Built Green
Wisconsin, Madison - Focus on Energy
Wisconsin, Madison - Green Built Home
Wisconsin, Madison - Wisconsin Energy Conservation Corporation
Wisconsin, Milwaukee - Wisconsin Green Building Alliance

 

Green Directories

Build It Green
EcoBusinessLinks
GenGreen Life
Green People
Low Impact Living

 

Lifecycle Analysis & Costing

American Center for Lifecycle Assessment

ATHENA Sustainable Materials Institute
BEES (Building for Environmental and Economic Sustainability) [NIST]
BuildingGreen.com - Life Cycle Assessment
California Life Cycle Cost Assessment Model
ENVEST (Environmental Impact Estimating Design Software) [UK BRE]
Life Cycle Analysis of Wood Products
LISA (LCA in Sustainable Architecture)

 

Materials, Guides & Certification

Advanced Buildings
Advanced Buildings Core Performance Guide
American Concrete Institute
ASHRAE Advanced Energy Design Guides
ASHRAE GreenGuide
Building Materials Resource Center
Building for Environmental and Economic Sustainability (BEES 4.0)
CIWMB Recycled Content Product Database
Concrete Network
Construction Materials Recycling Association
Environmental Design & Construction Magazine
Forest World - Sustainable Forest Products Resource
Good to be Green
Green2Green
Green Building Databases & Design Resources
Green Building Materials: A Guide to Product Selection and Specification, Second Edition
Green Building Products Initiative
Green Building Pages

Greenroofs.com
GreenFormat
Green Guide for Health Care
Green Home Guide
Green Sage
GreenSpec, from Environmental Building News
Minnesota Green Affordable Housing Guide
NY Waste Match Materials Exchange: Building Materials Reuse
Oikos - Green Building Source
Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing
ReGreen
SpaceMedGuide - A Space Planning Guide for Healthcare Facilities
Sustainable Design Resource Guide
Sustainable Products Corporation
U.S. EPA Environmentally Preferable Purchasing
Whole Building Design Guide

 

National/International Government

Federal Energy Management Program - Greening Initiatives/Tools
Federal Greening Toolkit
Field Guide to Sustainable Construction
Greening Federal Facilities
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
OECD Project on Sustainable Buildings
U.S. Air Force Environmentally Responsible Facilities Guide

U.S. Air Force Center for Engineering and the Environment
U.S. DOE Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
U.S. DOE and U.S. EPA - Energy Star Program
U.S. DOE Building Technologies Program
U.S. DOE High Performance Commercial Buildings: A Technology Roadmap
U.S. EPA’s Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (EPP)
U.S. GSA Sustainable Design and LEED
U.S. GSA - Great Lakes Region - Build Green
U.S. National Park Service - Guiding Principles of Sustainable Design
U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command - Design Policy
Whole Building Design Guide

 

Product Certification & Testing

American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
Energy Star - U.S. Department of Energy and EPA

Forest Certification Resource Center
Forest Stewardship Council
Green Guard
Green Seal
Scientific Certification Systems

Research Centers
Carnegie Mellon University Green Design Institute
Center for Energy Efficiency & Renewable Technologies (CEERT)
Center for Green Roof Research
Center for the Built Environment - UC Berkeley
Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems (CMPBS)
Center for Sustainable Building Research
Centre for Sustainable Design
Environmental Energy Technologies Division - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 
Green Building Research Center
Hong Kong University - Building Energy Efficiency Research
Informe Design
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory-Building Technologies Dept.
MIT Building Technology Group
National Association of Home Builders Research Center
National Institute of Building Sciences
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Oak Ridge National Laboratory-Buildings Technology Center
Pacific Energy Center
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Renewable Resource Data Center
Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI)
Rutgers Center for Green Building
Sandia National Laboratories Renewable Energy Office
The Vital Signs Project

State/Provincial Government

California Integrated Waste Management Board - Green Building Program
Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS)
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency
Green Buildings BC
Maryland Environmental Design Program
Minnesota Sustainable Design Guide
New Jersey Clean Energy Program
New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA)
New York State Green Building Tax Incentive Initiative
Oregon Department of Energy
Pennsylvania Buildings - Governor's Green Government Council
Performance Contracting Legislation by State

 

Other

California Building Performance Contractors Association
Colorado Energy
Smart Energy Living Alliance
Energy Saving Community
Iowa Energy Center

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