Green Building Resources - General

A global survery to document of the best existing examples of Zero and Low Energy/ Environmental Impact Housing.
Sustainable Architecture, Building and Culture: A unique compendium of links and content oriented to the global community of ecological and natural building proponents.
A showcase of products and services for sustainable building.
An umbrella organization created to disseminate and coordinate information and activities regarding natural building, sustainable architecture, and ecological living.
Worldwide directory of Green Building Professionals. Green real estate classifieds. Sustainable Sources Bookstore. Green Conferences,   Calendar. Green web design, hosting.
"A building professional's guide to more than 60 environmentally- appropriate technologies. Architects, engineers and buildings managers can improve the energy and resource efficiency of commercial, industrial and multi-unit residential buildings through the use of the technologies described in this web site."
Very good introductory guide to more sustainable homes and interiors, and their design, construction or renovation. While information is specific for Australia, the ideas can be applied to other countries.
Hard to find Books on Papercrete-- Cob-- Cordwood, Pole, Timber -- Adobe, Earthen, Rammed Earth -- Lime, Earth Plasters -- Straw bale , Stone houses, Plus Really Alternative, and hard to find resources too. (Solar/PV, Roofs, Design &Framing, off the grid Heat/Stoves, gardening.)
Information on sustainable building materials, techniques, and processes. Including straw bale, adobe, rammed earth, cordwood, log, post & beam, stone, concrete domes, earth ships and other techniques.
Promotes the awareness, education and development of energy efficient, environmentally responsible buildings and communities.  The strength of the organization lies in the diversity and talent of its membership, which includes: architects, builders, developers, manufacturers, engineers, utilities, code officials, researchers, education, and environmentalists. Online bookstore.
An association of builders, designers, homeowners, trades people, manufacturers, suppliers and others interested in ecologically sustainable building. Our membership includes nationally and regionally recognized leaders in their aspect of ecobuilding as well as interested beginners.
Overview of many different shelter types.
Restoring, renovating, remodeling or maintaining an old house, heritage building or traditional architecture? Look here for information, advice & assistance as well as all the bits' n' pieces you need: castings, decorative glass, fireplaces, fabrics, hardware, joinery, lighting, plumbing, plaster, tiles as well as color schemes, decoration, bathrooms & kitchens - absolutely everything for old houses!
A non-profit education, demonstration, and research organization that applies appropriate technologies and sustainable design practices.
Green Construction is a collection of abstracts of newspaper and periodical articles relevant to green building in the UK.
Newsletters, seminars, exhibitions, consultancy, training & education

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Green building materials directory and information for builders; find eco friendly green building materials for your green home or sustainable construction project. offers free information, education and services to the green building industry. Visit us now!
Information for UK selfbuilders wishing to build in a sustainable way.
Green Building Advisor is the one-stop source for builders, remodelers, architects & homeowners looking for expert advice on green products, strategies & proven construction details.

Ecospecifier Global GreenTag Certification is a world first, third party, green building and other product rating system underpinned by rigorous scientific and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), Health, Ecotoxicity, Greenhouse Gas Emission and Biodiversity assessment processes. It’s advanced, robust ‘beyond LCA’ certification methodology is independently verified as an ISO 14024 compliant Type 1 Eco label launched in Australia in 2010, by Ecospecifier Pty Ltd. GreenTag has recently begun operation under license as Global GreenTag Pty Ltd in South Africa with the first certification complete. 

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