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EDUCATION AND OUTREACH

  • Sustainable Sources - Green Building Professionals Database
    Address: 108 Royal Way #1004, Austin, TX 78737

    Description: For a list of Green Building Professionals in your area, choose the Directory Category or a keyword for the type of services that you're interested in and your location (Metro area, State, and/or Country).
  • Washington State University Cooperative Extension
    Energy Program
    Phone: 800-872-3568   Fax: 360-956-2217
    Address: PO Box 43165 (mailing), 925 Plum St. SE Bldg #4 (physical), Olympia, WA 98504-3165
    Email: info@EnergyIdeas.org

    Description: This organization has a vision to be a national leader and catalyst for creating powerful energy solutions. The mission statement reads: "Advance environmental and economic well-being by providing unmatched energy services, products, education and information based on world class research."

SITE AND DESIGN

  • DisasterSafety.org
    The Institute for Business and Home Safety
    Phone: 813-286-3400   Fax: 813-286-9960
    Address: 4775 E. Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL 33617
    Email: wedwards@ibhs.org

    Description: Get the latest building code information from around the country in the interactive map on this site.
  • Environmental Works
    Phone: 206-329-8300   Fax: 206-329-5494
    Address: 402 15th Avenue East, Seattle, WA 98112
    Contact:
    - Roger Tucker, Director of Architecture rtucker@eworks.org

    Description: Environmental Works, a non-profit community design center, advocates the improvement of the physical, economic and social environment by providing sustainable architectural and planning servies to low-income community groups throughout the Pacific Northwest.
  • Northwest EcoBuilding Guild
    Phone: 206-575-2222  
    Address: P.O. Box 58530, Seattle, WA 98138
    Email: info@ecobuilding.org

    Description: The Northwest EcoBuilding Guild is an association of builders, designers, homeowners, tradespeople, manufacturers, suppliers and others interested in ecologically sustainable building.

GREEN PRODUCTS

  • Greener Building Local Product Dealer Locator

    Description: In Greenerbuilding.org we have created a forum to bring information to the building community, be they professional builders and architects, or a homeowner doing a small remodel. Most importantly we have created community meeting place where people around the world can discuss green building products and their strengths and weaknesses in specific regions and climates.
  • Rainforest Alliance Certified Products and Companies Locator
    Phone: 888-MY-EARTH   Fax: 212-677-2187
    Address: 544 Broadway, Suite 500, New York, NY 10012
    Email: info@ra.org

    Description: By choosing Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified products anyone can support forest practices that protect biodiversity and promote decent conditions for workers and their communities.

WASTE MANAGEMENT

  • Earth 911 Recycling Locator
    Phone: 800-CLEANUP  
    Address: 1375 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 360, Scottsdale, AZ 85257

    Description: Earth911 is an environmental services company that addresses solutions for products' end-of-life for both businesses and consumers.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY

  • Certified Rater Directory
    Phone: 800-785-8154   
    Address: P.O. Box 4561, Oceanside, CA 92052-4561
    Email: info@resnet.us

    Description: RESNET issues a Rater Seal of Quality to its rater members who subscribe to these highest standards. These raters have committed to RESNET that they will meet the high standards of ethics and quality.
  • DSIRE - Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency

    Description: DSIRE is a comprehensive source of information on state, local, utility and federal incentives and policies that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency. Established in 1995 and funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, DSIRE is an ongoing project of the N.C. Solar Center and the Interstate Renewable Energy Council.
  • Find Solar
    Phone: 866.485.2757  
    Email: info@coolerplanet.com

    Description: Our suite of interactive solar maps are great for researching the Solar Power potential of your home or business, check out federal, state, and local rebates and incentives, as well as researching the growth of solar over the last decade.
  • Green Power Locator
    US EPA

    Description: This tool allows the user to select a state to find local green power producers.

WATER CONSERVATION

  • Watersense
    US EPA
    Phone: 866-987-7367  
    Address: EPA Office of Wastewater Management (4204M) , 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. , Washington, DC 20460

    Description: Launched in 2006, WaterSense is an EPA-sponsored partnership program that seeks to protect the future of our nation's water supply by promoting water efficiency and enhancing the market for water-efficient products, programs, and practices. Features include water efficiency partner locator and product locator tools.

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EDUCATION AND OUTREACH

  • Ennovationz
    Phone: 1-800-314-5997  
    Address: 821 W El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA 94040

    Description: Ennovationz has developed a nationwide database of "free money" available in utility, local, state and federal rebates. Simply type in your zip code on our web tool and all the available rebates in your area will be listed.

WATER CONSERVATION

  • Wasting Water is Wierd

    Description: Water is one of our most precious resources. We use it every single day, but we don't have to waste it. That's just weird. So check out this site to find all kinds of simple things you can do to help conserve water.
  • Water Footprint Calculator
    National Geographic Society
    Email: webmaster@nationalgeographic.com

    Description: Take a water tour with us through your home, yard, diet, and transportation and consumer choices! Then, pledge to cut your water footprint and help return more water to rivers, lakes, wetlands, underground aquifers, and freshwater species.

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Green Building Programs

EDUCATION AND OUTREACH

  • Built Green - Kitsap County
    Phone: 360-479-5778  
    Address: Home Builders Association of Kitsap County, 5251 Auto Center Way, Bremerton, WA 98312-3319

    Description: Built Green® is a network of architects, builders, subcontractors, suppliers and real estate agents working together to improve your quality of life. By providing quality homes that are cost effective to own and operate, protect your family's health and well being, and help preserve our beautiful Pacific Northwest environment.
  • Built Green - Seattle Area
    Phone: 425-460-8238   Fax: 425-646-5985
    Address: 335 116th Avenue SE, Bellevue, WA 98004
    Email: builtgreen@mbaks.com

    Description: Our builders and other associates provide sustainable housing in an area of more than 4,000 square miles in the State of Washington, covering King and Snohomish Counties.
  • Built Green - Washington

    Description: Built Green® Washington is a nonprofit cooperative representing local Built Green programs throughout the state of Washington. Built Green programs have been serving as a resource for Washington homebuilders and homeowners since 1996 and are among the most respected local green building programs in the nation.
  • Seattle City Light Built Smart Program
    Phone: 206-684-3000  
    Address: 700 5th Avenue, Suite 3200, Seattle, WA 98104-5031
    Email: don.pendleton@seattle.gov

    Description: BUILT SMART buildings are designed and built to conserve resources while providing a healthy, comfortable living environment. BUILT SMART apartments and condominiums give you a home that incorporates resource conservation to provide the maximum in cost-efficient comfort.
  • Tacoma-Pierce County Built Green
    Phone: 253-272-2112   Fax: 253-383-1047
    Address: 1120 Pacific Ave. #301, Tacoma, WA 98401

    Description: The Built Green® program provides certification for land development, home construction, remodeling and more.

SITE AND DESIGN

  • Who is Green? Find a Participating Builder
    NAHB

    Description: Builders across the country are having homes certified in the National Green Building Certification Program, powered by the NAHB Research Center – find one near you.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY

  • RESNET - Residential Energy Services Network
    Address: P.O. Box 4561, Oceanside, CA 92052-4561
    Email: info@resnet.us

    Description: The RESNET website is a one-stop solution where homeowners can learn about the energy audit and rating processes, and search the RESNET directory to find certified energy auditors and raters and qualified contractors and builders.


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