Guide to Green Energy Building Rating Systems: Understanding LEED, Green Globes, Energy Star, the National Green Building Standard, and More. TH880 R48 2010.
ASHRAE Greenguide: The Design, Construction, and Operation of Sustainable Buldings. 3rd ed. TH880 A83 2010.
The Green Guide. This National Geographic site focuses on energyuse in everyday living. Includes amounts of energy used in many daily activieis, buying guides, a list of the top 25 green cities, and much more.
Our Green Cities. Web site of researcher and author Kent Portney, which includes a list of the top sustainale cities.
Electronic Recylers International, Inc. Find a place to recycle cell phones, computer equipment, and more.
Green design and construction, also called sustainable design and construction, is a comprehensive process that employs techniques to minimize adverse environmental impacts and reduce the energy consumption of a building while contributing to the health and productivity of its occupants. Green design and construction have many components, such as architecture, building construction, building materials, energy, landscape design, and much more.
Click here for a brief overview of green building.
The ASU/Universite d'Angers Maison Reciprocity team finished ninth in the Solar Decathlon Europe 2014. It's an awesome project led, designed, and built by students.
Sports Facilities Going Green, Getting LEEDS Certification.
Read about a number of green inititiaves in sports facilities in Street & Smith's SportsBusiness Journal, October 7013, 2013. Shelved in Periodicals, Belk Library Lower Level.
Solar Decathlon House in the News.
A 2011 Solar Decathlon entry was used by Habitat for Humanity to house a family.
Asheville-based Deltec Homes, a leading builder of high-wind resistant homes, will market Appalachian's award-winning solar homestead.
After two years of negotiation the International Green Construction Code has been finalized. Plans are to publish it in March 2012.
A March 2011 report issued by the Appalachian Regional Commission recognizes ASU as a leader in environmental sustainability and education-community partnership. Other institutions cited for best practices are Cleveland State Community College, Hocking College, lanier Technical College, Alfred State College, and Frostburg State University.
View an awesome video of ASU's entry in the Solar Decathlon.
Design and construction firms that have the institutional capacity to deliver consistent high-quality sustainability services and projects.
The Architect's Guide to Writing: For Design and Construction Professionals. P211 S34 2014.