section includes online Newsletters, Magazines, E-Mail
|All Building Info
||Your one-stop destination for anything you can think about building. This Building Directory is designed to help its users find the building information, articles, source, companies, products and services.
Record Green Architect
of the Architectural Record Web site features news stories
updated weekly and information on green products by CSI
||Published monthly and distributed throughout North America, Architectural Salvage News is the only publication focused on the architectural salvage industry and committed to providing industry leaders in the U.S. and Canada with the products, news, and resources they want and need to grow their businesses and satisfy customers.
Building Industry Professionals for Environmental Sustainability
|BIPER publishes a monthly newsletter spotlighting issues of sustainable planning, designing, and building.
|Building With Awareness
||A how-to and inspirational web site and DVD video featuring straw bale and adobe house design and construction, green building materials for the home, passive solar, rainwater cisterns, earth plasters, photovoltaics, aesthetics, and more.
with information on building technology.
|E/The Environmental Magazine
independent newsstand-quality publication on environmental
||This site contains
links to more than 5000 environmental and sustainability
websites and home pages.
|| eco-structure is dedicated to improving the environmental performance of buildings and their surroundings. By focusing on particular green residential and commercial projects, as well as gaining “perspectives” from industry leaders, the publication strives to improve the built industry through education and design. Established in 2003, this up and coming magazine illustrates that green is beautiful.
for a Sustainable Future (ESF)
||ESF is a project
of the Center for a Sustainable Future, CSF a division
of the Concord Consortium. Contains a wealth of info.
Power Research Institute Energysearch
||Since its inception
in 1975, EPRI has been recognized as an international
leader in energy-related research. they just launched,
"Energysearch" an amazing database that accesses
more than 35,000 documents from 500 sites. This is another
great tool for researching corporate funding partners
by searching under topics relating to your project's goals.
provides the business and technical news needed by anyone
who makes a living in or from the construction industry." from ENR's editorial mission
on environmentally sustainable design and construction.
The back issues section features many product reviews
and feature articles from 10 years of publication. some
article subjects:-composting toilets-bamboo flooring
-wool carpet installation
Design + Construction (EDC)
with useful and well-illustrated articles on all aspects
of environmentally responsible design and construction.
Distributed for free to qualified subscribers. Full content
also available online.archived subjects include:-effects
of green blg's on productivity-desiccants and humidity
store with green building materials such as non-toxic
paint, natural carpets, sustainable wood products, etc.
Organization Web Directory
indexed, comprehensive in scope, links to many sites other
than just organizations. Employment links.
on home building tools and techniques.
Government leads the world in its responsible attitude
toward the environment in the encouragement of renewable
of the Community Environmental Council
literature and other information
CD-ROM, Building Green, Inc.
||The web site
for the New Buildings and Retrofit outreach programs
of the British Columbia Buildings Corporation (BCBC) includes
some great general information about certain subjects,
such as the process of integrated design for green buildings,
and a directory to details on many more topics.
||This is a
free access information source for news relating to clean,
efficient and renewable energy, its applications, technology
and relevant issues. A weekly e-letter, Energies is distributed free, and they encourage submissions of
press releases regarding construction projects that demonstrate
the pioneers in products, systems, and business that incorporate
sustainability into their work.
and e-mail list.
summary of recent articles on environmentally responsible
arch. and related government and business issues. The
link goes to the archives. To subscribe visit listserv.energy.wsu.edu/guest/RemoteListSummary/GreenClips
||greenlight Magazine is your practical, one-stop resource for earth-friendly living. Every issue offers a vast array of ecologically sound products and services that you can easily integrate into your active lifestyle. Greenlight is available for free and published in an environmentally-friendly downloadable digital format each quarter.
PVC Alternatives Directory
database of alternatives to PVC products.
guide to information on over 1500 green building products
and materials and specification guidelines for many topics.
A 3 ring binder version includes manufacturers product
Building Network News
a national network of environmental and health activists,
socially responsible investment advocates, green building
professionals, and others who are interested in promoting
healthier building materials as a means of improving public
health and preserving the global environment." from
the HBN website
covering weatherization, energy inspection, and residential
energy efficiency. Targeted primarily at energy inspectors
and weatherization professionals. Homeenergy.org provides
full text of all issues from 1993 through 1998, plus feature
articles from more recent issues. Good, clear information
for both professionals and consumers.
a research and consulting organization creating systems
solutions to meet major challenges of sustainable development.
Indigo functions as an action oriented think tank linking
the conceptual design of our innovations with strategic
plans for implementation.Indigo Development is a Center
in the Sustainable Development Division of RPP International:
& Sources (IS)
with green design. Sponsors EnviroDesign annual conference
and publishes print and online magazines: "Interiors &
Sources" and "ISDESIGNET".
||Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability (LOHAS) describes a $228.9 billion U.S. marketplace for goods and services focused on health, the environment, social justice, personal development and sustainable living. LOHAS provides articles, newsletters and links to environmentally and socially conscience resources.
Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards (NPG)
|A source of
general industrial hygien information on several hundred
chemicals/classes for workers, employers, and occupational
Institute of Standards and Technology
||PDF article on ventilation effectiveness (1.2MB): http://www.fire.nist.gov/bfrlpubs/build94/PDF/b94024.pdf
1 (800) 272-2193
consumer magazine on healthy and environmentally responsible
homes, with good technical content as well as gloss.
Green Building Source
1 (800) 477-8727
web site features current news, archives from the no-longer
published Energy Source Builder newsletter, and the Iris
Catalog, with online ordering of many green building resources.
Also includes the REDI building materials database.
specializing in remodeling techniques. On-line version
available at website.
information on more than 6800 chemicals, including all
the chemicals used in large amounts in the US and Canada,
and all the chemicals regulated under major environmental
|Rainwater Harvesting Guide
||Rainwater Harvesting Guide reviews information, products and services related to rainwater harvesting.
|Smart HomeOwner Magazine
||Smart HomeOwner is the only magazine dedicated to educating homeowners about smart-building techniques and options to make their home more energy-efficient, healthy, resource efficient and environmentally friendly. Readers use the magazine to learn about innovative materials, products and systems that are a fit with sustainable building practices.
|SustainableABC.com - Sustainable Architecture, Building and Culture
||An extensive resource for eco-conscious citizens. Website includes a green products directory with links to manufacturer's websites, and many Internet resource links related to green design and sustainability. Also features a free newsletter and book reviews.
Building Source Book
Real Estate Locator
Design Resource Guide (SDRG)
||Guide to sustainable
||A network of
individuals and organizations dedicated to encouraging
and advancing sustainable development in the US by leveraging
resources and creating partnerships. There are a number
of great prospective project partners associated with
this organization. To subscribe to their free e-mail newsletter, SUNetwork go to the website.
Harris Directory of Recycled Building Materials
products with recycled content
||TreeHugger is a fast-growing web magazine, dedicated to everything that has a modern aesthetic yet is environmentally responsible. Our influential audience stops by frequently to check out the latest news, reviews and recommendations for modern yet green products and services. Consumers also rely on the directory to help facilitate their buying processes. TreeHugger is the most effective way for them to find well designed products that are also ecologically sensitive.
"Utility Guide". LEED recognized for green power.
includes information on different power types, including
green power, as well as general information on energy-efficiency.
SIRI Material Safety Data Sheets
||A huge, searchable
database of Material Safety Data Sheets on common products
and chemicals. Useful for checking possible health effects
of materials. Mirrored by related sites in Florida and
called Building with Vision, Optimizing and Finding Alternatives
Virtual Library: Sustainable Development
list of internet sites dealing with sustainable development,
including organizations, projects and activities, electronic
journals, libraries, references and documents, and databases.
No direct references to funding opportunities, but many
of the projects cited list their funding resources/partners.
Linked to earthsystems.org
also under Paper-published Media.