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Monday, August 21, 2006

Green Building Resource Guide

Resources that Shed Light on the Highway to Green Building:
Conservation.org 202 912 1000 Conservation International
(preserving diversity of life)

Earthshare.org 800 875 3863 Earth Share
(environmental education)

EcoDesign.org 415 669 7005 Ecological Design Institute
(green architecture and building systems)

PSIC.org 202 628 7400 Sustainable Building Industry Council
(workshops, books & organizations)

USGBC.org 202 828 7422 U.S. Green Building Council
(Leadership in Environmental Engineering & Design building certifier)

BuildingForHealth.com 970 963 0437 Building for Health Materials Center (environmentally safe material)

EnviroLink.org
(green building design resources)

EnvironProducts.com 800 238 5008 Environmental Construction Outfitters

GlobalGreen.org Global Green USA
(gbrc@globalgreen.org 310 452 7677, CA Green Building Resource Center)

GreenBuildermag.com Green Builder Magazine
(for architects, construction managers, etc)

Humabuilt.com 541 488 0931 HumaBuilt
(wheatcore cabinets and doors; low-VOC, water-based adhesives, renewable materials)

NRDC.org/buildinggreen/ Natural Resources Defense Council
(advice and LEED certification)

RadiantPanelAssociation.org 800 660 7187 Radiant Panel Association
(heat contractors)

WaterFurnace.com 800 436 7283 Water Furnace
(geothermal water heating, cooling)

CocoonInsulation.com 800 228 0024 GreenFiber
(recycled-paper insulation)

SunScope.com 800 449 0644 SunScope Natural Light Systems
(tubular skylights)

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