Links

We are constantly updating our site with new links to pertinent information about energy-efficient homebuilding. Please contact us if you have a link to share!

Commercial

  • Rebuild.org – Website dedicated to promotion of sustainable commercial construction, renovation and design
  • Dept of Energy – website of government information from the Department of Energy promoting efficiency information for businesses and institutions
  • ENERGY STAR™ – Website for the ENERGY STAR program of the Environmental Protection Agency

Builder

  • Building Science – Website of Building Science Corporation, one of the best locations for detailed information for every region of the country
  • CMHC – Website of the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation, an excellent resource for cold climate research.
  • EEBA – Website of the Energy and Environmental Building Association. The best known organization for professionals from all aspects of sustainable design, construction and development
  • Efficient Windows – Website devoted to promoting high-performance windows
  • ENERGY STAR™ – Website for the EnergyStar program of the Environmental Protection Agency
  • Greenbuildermedia.com  – Website focused exclusively on green building and responsible growth. With a comprehensive suite of print media, online options, demonstration homes, case studies, training and education vehicles, and live events, Green Builder Media assists building professionals prepare themselves for the new green economy.
  • Home Energy Magazine – Website of Home Energy Magazine, an excellent resource for both professionals and homeowners.
  • OIKOS – Website promoting sustainable design and construction. Excellent resource for books and other publications.
  • Shelter Companies – Suppliers of energy-efficient products
  • WaterSense Partner – WaterSense is a partnership program sponsored by the US EPA to promote water-efficient products and practices across the country.

Homeowner

  • Southface – One of the premier sustainability organizations in the country. Southface focuses primarily on the Southeast, but offers a wealth of information for all areas
  • Dept of Energy – Consumer information from the Department of Energy
  • Shelter Companies – Suppliers of energy-efficienct products
  • Efficient Windows – Website devoted to promoting high-performance windows
  • Colorado Energy – Website dedicated to Colorado energy issues
  • Home Building Trade Organizations – Extensive listing of trade organizations with links. Designed to help you locate industry standards for various trades
  • Smart Energy Living Alliance – Website devoted to promoting energy science education in Colorado
  • Home Energy Magazine – Website of Home Energy Magazine; an excellent resource for both professionals and homeowners
  • Earthday Network – Web-based calculator for determining your ecological footprint
  • Colorado Energy Office – State office focused on improving the effective use of all of Colorado’s energy resources

Renter

  • Dept of Energy – Information from the Department of Energy for renters

Resource Depletion

  • ODAC – Oil Depletion Analysis Centre – UK-based organization promoting understanding of oil depletion issues
  • Global Public Media – Media outlet for oil and natural gas depletion issues
  • Simmons & Company International – Energy sector investment bankers, advisors to the Bush administration