Green Websites & Blogs for the Professionals

Green Websites and Blogs for the Professionals

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Organizations, Associations and Councils:

U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI)

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)

LEED Online website

LEED Online GBCI

LEED Online login

USGBC Regional Chapters

Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC)

Green Advantage

World Green Building Council

Building Research and Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM)

Green Building Initiative (Green Globes)

National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)

NAHBGREEN

Greenroads Greenroads is a sustainability rating system for roadway design and construction projects

NEXUS a project of the Green Round Table

American Institute of Architects (AIA)

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)

Form-Base Codes Institute (FBCI)

SmartCode Central model transect-based planning and zoning document based on environmental analysis

Center for Applied Transect Studies

Government and National References:

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

U.S. Department of Energy Building Energy Codes Program

U.S. Department of Energy High Performance Federal Buildings Database

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative

Terms of Environment EPA Environmental Glossary, Abbreviations and Acronyms

California Environmental Protection Agency

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency

Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association (SMACNA)

Brownfields and Land Revitalization

Code of Federal Regulations Definitions of prime agricultural land and wetlands

FEMA Definition of 100 year flood

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Endangered Species Program

NOAA Office of Protected Resources Endangered Species Act

CalGreen

Whole Building Design Guide (WBDG) National Institute of Building Sciences

California Building Standards Commission

WaterSense

ENERGY STAR

American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)

American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA)

International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) Uniform Plumbing Code

International Code Council (ICC)

Publications:

Environmental Design + Construction (EDC)

Green Builder

Architectural Record

EnviroInfo

Housing Zone Professional Builder, Professional Remodeler, Custom Builder Online and Housing Giants

Stratford, Naturally list for US and Canada

Legal:

Green Building Law Update

Green Real Estate Law Journal

GreenLaw

Green Building Law

Green Energy and Development Law

Environmental Law Professor Blog

Websites & Blogs:

Best Green Blogs

Green Blog List

Autodesk Buildings Resource Center

Harvard Green Building Resource

ARE forum

LEEDuser

YRG Sustainability Consultants

Real Life LEED

The ReUse People

GreenSource

Cradle to Cradle

The Encylopedia of Alternative Energy and Sustainable Living

The Encylopedia of Earth

Life at HOK

Building My Green Life

GreenLearner

LeadingLEED

Green Exam Guide

Inhabitat

Treehugger

Residential Architect

Trendir – Modern House Designs

Architype Review

Wallpaper*

ecohome

PBS Green Builders

Sustainable Connections

Building Commissioning

DOE2

Facilities Management Resource

Alternative Energy News

BuildingGreen

GreenerBuildings

BusinessGreen

Cleantech

GreenBusiness

Michelle Kaufmann Studio

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