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Green Building Resources

Learn more about sustainable building from the listings below

As Scott Gibson explores in his article, What Does Green Really Mean?, green building is a definable philosophy that many people in the industry are beginning to adopt. Interest is rising as is the number of companies focusing their work on green. Below is a list of resources to help you get better acquainted with the movement for sustainable, better-built homes. Be sure to check out these links for more information.

Associations and organizations

ACAA -- American Coal Ash Association
15200 East Girard Avenue Suite 3050
Aurora, CO 80014
Phone: 720-870-7897

American Forest and Paper Association
1111 19th St., NW
Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036

American Institute of Architects
1735 New York Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20006-5292

APA -- The Engineered Wood Association
7011 So. 19th
Tacoma, WA 98466
253- 565-6600

American Society of Landscape Architects
636 Eye Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001-3736

Congress for the New Urbanism
The Marquette Building
140 S. Dearborn St.
Suite 310
Chicago, IL 60603
Tel: 312-551-7300

Consortium for Research on Renewable Industrial Materials

Energy and Environmental Building Association
10740 Lyndale Ave. South
Suite 10W
Bloomington, MN 55420-5615

Forest Stewardship Council
1155 30th Street NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20007

Global Green USA
2218 Main St., 2nd Floor
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Green Building Initiative
222 SW Columbia St., Ste. 1800
Portland, Oregon 97201

Green Roundtable
30 Chauncy Street, Seventh Floor
Boston, MA 02111

Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute
1444 I Street NW, Suite 700
Washington, D.C. 20005-2210

National Association of Home Builders
1201 15th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005

National Fenestration Rating Council
8484 Georgia Avenue, Suite 320
Silver Spring, MD 20910

National Paint and Coatings Association
1500 Rhode Island Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20005

PATH -- Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing

Prometheus Institute for Sustainable Development
1280 Massachusetts Av., Suite 203
Cambridge, MA 02138

Radiant Panel Association
1399 S. Garfield Ave.
Loveland, CO 80537

Solar Energy Industries Association
805 15th Street, NW #510
Washington, DC 20005

Southface Energy Institute
241 Pine Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30308

Sustainable Buildings Industry Council
1112 16th St. NW
Suite 240
Washington, DC 20036

U.S. Department of Energy
1000 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20585

U.S. Green Building Council
1015 18th Street, NW, Suite 508
Washington, DC 20036

Education and consultants

 Building Science Corp.
70 Main St.
Westford, MA 01886
Green Building Professionals Directory
Sustainable Sources
108 Royal Way, Suite 1004
Austin, TX 78737

Green Building Pages
1350 Marsh Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Steven Winter Associates, Inc.
Building systems consultants
50 Washington Street
Norwalk, CT 06854

What's Working
57 Acorn Lane
Boulder, CO 80304

Yestermorrow Design/Build School
189 VT Route 100
Warren, VT 05674


Environmental Building News
GreenSpec Directory
122 Birge St.
Suite 30
Brattleboro, VT 05301

The Green House: New Directions in Sustainable Architecture
Princeton Architectural Press
The National Building Museum

Green Remodeling
New Society Publishers

Green Source
McGraw Hill Construction

Guide to Resource Efficient Building Elements
Center for Resourceful Building Technology
P.O. Box 100
Missoula, MT 59806

Sustainable Home
bnp Media


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Green Certification Programs by State

Chris Ermides is an associate editor.
From Fine Homebuilding185 , pp. 64-71
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