Dodge Data and Analytics.
This web site tracks new products, construction, and other developments in green building. Also contains career information. Sign up for a free e-newsletter.
ERI - Electronic Recyclers International, Inc.
Find a place to recycle cell phones, computer equipment, and more.
Our Green Cities.
Web site of researcher and author Kent Portney, which includes a list of the top sustainable cities.
Passive House Institute.
Independent research institute. Offers the PHPP (passive House Planning Package).
Lean manufacturing designs featuring modular, energy efficient buildings.
U.S. Green Building Council.
News, education, LEED certification, 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.
Guide to Green Energy Building Rating Systems: Understanding LEED, Green Globes, Energy Star, the National Green Building Standard, and More. Also in print at ASU Main Stacks TH880 R48 2010
ASHRAE Greenguide: The Design, Construction, and Operation of Sustainable Buldings. 3rd ed.
ASU Main Stacks TH880 A83 2010