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Green Design and Construction: Find Articles

Find Articles in Journals, Magazines, Newspapers, and More

The Library provides access to thousands of journals, magazines, newspapers, and other serially published resources. The most efficient way to find articles relevant toyour topic is to search databases which specifically focus on your area of interest.

You can use the AppSearch option on the Library catalog web page to automatically search a small pre-selected group of databases as well as the Library's book collection. The databases listed below are more focused on sources that cover green design and construction in depth.

Find News and Business Information

Business and general news sources may also be helpful. Check the indexes and databases listed below.

General Databases

Some Additional Online Magazines

Trade magazine covering the green building industry. Includes good case studies, current news.

GreenBuilder Magazine.
Monthly magazine of the National Association of Home Builders. Essential reading to stay current on green building trends. Click on Magazine along the top of the page. The web site also includes videos, blogs, etc.

Access to the current issues of 
GreenSource: The Magazine of Sustainable Design, plus news, blogs, and more.

Renewable Energy World.
Heavily illustrated access to several British periodicals, including Renewable Energy World, Renewable Energy World North America
, Photovoltaics World, Hydro World, Hydro Review Worldwide, and Special Supplement: Wind Technology.

Solar Today.
For the general consumer.Available in print in the Library and also online back to 2006.

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