Homes Across America
This site profiles resource efficient homes throughout the country, highlighting techniques and tech...
Model Green Home Building Guidelines
These guidelines were created for mainstream home builders. They highlight the ways a home builder c...
The Whole Building Design Approach
Buildings are deceptively complex. This discussion of the 'Whole Building' design approach concept h...
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Abstract: Buildings are deceptively complex. This discussion of the 'Whole Building' design approach concept helps to understand that complexity..
Source: Whole Building Design Guide (WBDG)
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Abstract: This site profiles resource efficient homes throughout the country, highlighting techniques and technologies appropriate for specific sites, climatic conditions, and affordability ranges.
Source: Peaks to Prairies Pollution Prevention Information Center
Abstract: These guidelines were created for mainstream home builders. They highlight the ways a home builder can effectively weave environmental solutions into a new home and provide a tool that local associations can use to create their own green home building program. Topics include: lot design, preparation, and development; resource efficiency; energy efficiency; water efficiency; indoor environmental quality; operation, maintenance and homeowner education; global impact; site planning and land development. An email discussion forum is also offered.
Source: National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)