2030 Palette

Free interactive online platform the puts the principles and actions behind low-carbon and resilient built environments at the fingertips of architects, planners and designers worldwide.

DSIRE: Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency

Comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States.

Find Solar
Database of Solar Installers

Green Building Information Gateway

Explore groups of projects or activities associated with a particular product, service, owner, technology, policy, economic partnership, or other common theme.

Turning it Around Fresno County Recycling Resource Directory
Comprehensive directory of 50+ Fresno County Recycling Companies.

Organizations:

AIA Committee on the Environment

Works to advance, disseminate and advocate design practices that integrate built and natural systems and enhance both the design quality and environmental performance of the built environment.

American Council for Energy-Efficient Economy

ACEEE works to advance energy efficiency policies, programs, technologies, investments and behaviors. It educates through its website and focusses on energy policy, research and outreach.

ASHRAE
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers

www.eeba.org
Energy & Environmental Building Association

Fresno MAX Materials Exchange
A partnership between the California Integrated Waste Management Board, the County of Fresno and the cities of Clovis, Coalinga, Firebaugh, Fowler, Fresno, Huron, Kerman, Kingsburg, Mendota, Orange Cove, Parlier, Reedley, San Joaquin, Sanger and Selma.

Healthy Building Network
Advocating for Environmental Health and Justice where we work, live and play.

Lamprecycle
Resource for any light bulb ("lamp") user seeking details on recycling spent mercury-containing lamps.

New Buildings Institute

NBI assesses technologies, promotes design approaches, and helps guide policies and programs that will significantly improve the energy efficiency of commercial buildings.

Rocky Mountain Institute

RMI advances market-based solutions, engaging businesses, communities, and institutions to cost-effectively shift to efficiency and renewables. 

U.S. Dept of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Comprehensive information about services, renewables, efficiency and transportation.

World Green Building Council

The World Green Building Council is a network of national green building councils in more than one hundred countries, making it the world’s largest international organization influencing the green building marketplace.

News:

BuildingGreen.com

Independent publishing company committed to bring unbiased green building information.

Ecobuilding Pulse
A Hanley-Wood Publication with free subscription.

EDC Magazine

EDC provides education for designing, constructing, remodeling, operating and maintaining the sustainable built environment as the official magazine for the LEED professional. 

Green Building

Online source for green building information.

Green Building Community

For Professionals in Green Building and Environmental Systems Technology.

Green Building News
The online source for design, construction, management & operation.

Green Source

Source of information about green buildings for design professionals

Books: 

Construction Ecology: Nature as the basis for green buildings, Charles J. Kibert, Jan Sendzimir and G. Bradley Guy, Taylor & Francis.

(http://books.google.com/books/about/Construction_Ecology.html?id=-XXagRV... )

Delivering Sustainable Buildings: an industry insider’s view, Mike Malina, Wiley.

(http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1405194170.html )

Green Building Materials: A Guide to Product Selection and Specification, Ross Spiegel/Dru Meadows, Wiley. (http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-047053804X.html )

Handbook of Green Building Design, and Construction, Sam Kubba, Butterworth-Heinemann.

(https://www.elsevier.com/books/handbook-of-green-building-design-and-con... )

Metropolitan sustainability: understanding and improving the urban environment, Frank Zeman, Woodhead Publishing.

(http://www.powells.com/biblio/9780857090461 )

Net Zero Energy Design: A Guide for Commercial Architecture , Thomas Hootman, Wiley. (http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1118018540.html )

Photovoltaics and Architecture, Randall Thomas and Max Fordham & Partners, Taylor & Francis.

(http://books.google.com/books/about/Photovoltaics_and_Architecture.html?... )

Return on Sustainability: How business can increase profitability and address climate change in an uncertain economy, Kevin Wilhelm, Pearson Education.

(http://www.pearsonhighered.com/educator/product/Return-Sustainability-Ho... )

Sustainable and Resilient Communities: A Comprehensive Action Plan for Towns, Cities, and Regions, Stephen Coyle, Wiley.

(http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0470536470.html )

Sustainable Buildings in Practice: What the Users Think, George Baird, Routledge.

(http://www.amazon.com/Sustainable-Buildings-Practice-Users-Think/dp/0415... )

Sustainable Construction, Sandy Halliday, Butterworth-Heinemann.

(http://books.google.com/books/about/Sustainable_Construction.html?id=tQcpa80CAqIC )

Sustainable Construction: Green Building Design and Delivery, Charles J. Kibert, Wiley. (http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0470904453.html )

Sustainable Infrastructure: The Guide to Green Engineering and Design, S. Bry Sarte, Wiley.

(http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0470453613.html )

Sustainable Landscape Management: Design, Construction, and Maintenance, Thomas W. Cook and Ann Marie VanDerZanden, Wiley.

(http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0470480939.html )

The integrative design guide to green building: redefining the practice of sustainability, Bill Reed, Wiley. (http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0470181109.html )

Rural Design: A New Design Discipline, Dewey Thorback, Routledge. (http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415593205/


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