Links

Building Industry Professionals for Environmental Responsibility. BIPER USA provides a range of resources for sustainable design professionals.

Build It Green. Build It Green is a nonprofit membership organization whose mission is to promote healthy, energy and resource efficient residential building practices in California.

EcoIQ offers general information on a wide variety of subjects and includes an extensive treatment of green building.

Environmental Building News offers a checklist to help you get started with your green building project.

Green Building Concepts contains general information on green building with a focus on residential and the do-it-yourselfer.

Green Building Information Council. Based in British Columbia, Canada, the Council provides information and links to other green building Web sites.

GreenClips is a summary of news on sustainable building design and related government and business issues published every two weeks by e-mail.

NAHB Research Center identifies resources for developing a Green Building Program and Green Building activities at the Research Center.

Rocky Mountain Institute provides information on green building and sustainable development including case studies.

Sustainable Sources allows the user to search through a sustainable building site and a green building professionals directory and find other environmental related sites.

U.S. Department of Energy. The Sustainable Building Technical Manual may be downloaded from this site.

U.S. Green Building Council. Check out the Leadership and Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System. It will help you evaluate buildings and understand the characteristics of the green building.

Whole Building Design Guide. a complete Internet resource to a wide range of building-related design guidance, criteria and technology.

U. S. Green Building Council A coalition of leaders from across the building industry working to promote buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable and healthy places to live and work.

Energy & Environmental Building AssociationProvides education and resources to transform the residential design, development and construction industries to profitably deliver energy efficiency and environmentally responsible buildings and communities.

United Nations Environment Network: UNEP.net is a portal to authoritative scientific environmental information that is thematic, regional as well as global.

US Green Building Council: A non-profit community of leaders working to make green buildings available to everyone.

Green Building Construction: Information on green building products.