Green Buildings and Landscapes - Links of Interest
Green Seal is an ind4ependent non-profit organization dedicated to safeguarding the environment and transforming the marketplace by promoting the manufacture, purchase, and use of environmentally responsible products.
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Green Roofs for Healthy Cities
Geen Roofs for Healthy Cities - North America Inc. is a rapidly growing not-for-profit industry association working to promote the industry throughout North America. In 2004, Green Roofs for Healthy Cities became a formal industry association registered as a not-for-profit 501(c)(6).
Sustainable Industry Magazine
Sustainable Industries is the leading sustainable business magazine focusing on green building, clean energy, technology, food & farms, green marketing and much more. Published monthly, a one-year subscription to Sustainable Industries includes 12 issues and three special digital supplements.
The Sustainable Sites Initiative
The Sustainable Sites Initiative is an interdisciplinary partnership between the American Society of Landscape Architects, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, the United States Botanic Garden and a diverse group of stakeholder organizations to develop guidelines and standards for landscape sustainability.
Please visit us at: http://www.sustainablesites.org/
US Environmental Protection Agency
This site provides information on scores of EPA Programs supporting sustainability that focus on the Built Enviornment; Water, Ecosstems & Agriculture; Energy and Materials & Toxic on sustainability near you, and on how you can help
U.S. Department of Energy
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
2007 Buildings Energy Data Book
The 2007 Buildings Energy Data Book includes statistics on residential and commercial building energy consumption. Data tables contain statistics related to construction, building technologies, energy consumption, and building characteristics.The Building Technologies Program within the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy developed this Buildings Energy Data Book to provide a current and accurate set of comprehensive buildings- and energy-related data. The Data Book is an evolving document and is periodically updated.
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