Green Building Resources


Active House USA

EEBA-Energy & Environmental Building Association

SBIC-Sustainable Buildings Industry Council

NAHB-National Association of Home Builders

Home Innovation Research Labs

AAMA-American Architectural Manufacturers Association

HVI-Home Ventilating Institute

CRRC-Cool Roof Rating Council

National Roofing Contractors Association

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

BMRA Building Materials Reuse Association

NRC-National Recycling Coalition, Inc.

IAQA-Indoor Air Quality Association, Inc.

NIMA-North American Insulation Manufacturers Association

ASES-The American Solar Energy Society

SEPA-The Solar Electric Power Association

DSIRE-Database of State Incentives for Renewable Energy

GHPC-Geothermal Heat Pump Consortium-State Incentives

Proud Green Home

Solar Energy Glossary

Manufacturers Certification
EPAs Energy Star Label Program 
(Appliances, Windows,
Air-Source/Geothermal Heat Pumps, Boilers, Central AC, Furnaces, Thermostats, Ventilating Fans, Sky Lights,
Ceiling Fans, Roofing, Lighting)

SCAQMD-South Coast Air Quality Management District
(Paints, Adhesives, Sealants, Water Heaters)

NFRC-National Fenestration Rating Council
(Windows, Sky Lights)

EWC-Efficient Windows Collaborative
(Windows, Sky Lights)

NSF-National Sanitation Foundation
(Water Filtration, Water Softeners)

RESNET-Residential Energy Services Network
(HERS Raters-Diagnostic Testing)

CRI-Carpet & Rug Institute-IAQ Green Label Program
(Low-Emitting Carpet, Cushions, Adhesives,
Vacuum Cleaners)

Green Guard Environmental Institute
(Low-Emitting Indoor Products, Building Materials)

Green Seal, Inc.
(Paints, Adhesives, Cleaning Products)

SCS-Scientific Certification Systems
(Recycled Content, Biodegradability Claims,
Environmentally Preferable Products)

(Materials Directory)

Athena™ Environmental Impact Estimator-
Sustainable Materials Institute

SFI-Sustainable Forest Initiative®

The American Tree Farm System®

Green Prints-Southface Energy Institute


Earth Craft House™