Green Home

Home should be a soft place to land...healthy, durable, comfortable, energy efficient, and environmentally responsible.

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Green Homes 101

Government Agencies

EPA’s Indoor Air Package (IAP)
EPA's Energy Star Program

Green Product Certifications

Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)

National Green Rating Systems

Green Communities
NAHB Green Building Program
NAHB Green Building Standard
U.S. Green Building Council

Green Design

Whole Building Design Guide

Green Building Programs

Austin Energy's Green Building Program Austin, TX
Boulder Green Building Guild Boulder, CO
Build Green Kansas City, MO
Build a Better Kitsap Kitsap County HBA, WA
Build Green New Mexico HBA of Central New Mexico
Build San Antonio Green San Antonio, TX
Builders Association of the Hudson Valley Green Builder Program NY
Built Green Seattle WA
Built Green Southwest WA
Built Green Colorado HBA of Metro Denver
Build It Green San Francisco, CA
California Green Builder
Earth Craft House Greater Atlanta HBA
Earth Advantage Homes Portland General Electric
Florida Green Building Coalition
Greater Cleveland Green Building Coalition Cleveland, OH
Green Building City of San Jose, CA
Green Building Association of Central Pennsylvania
Green Building Initiative - National Program
Green Building Initiative - Dallas Dallas, TX
Green Building Initiative - Durham Durham, NC
Green Building Initiative - Houston Houston, TX
Green Building Initiative - Interior Alaska
Green Building Initiative - Keystone Pennsylvania
Green Building Initiative - New Mexico Albuquerque, NM
Green Building Initiative - Northeast Ohio Cleveland, OH
Green Building Initiative - Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV
Green Building Initiative - St. Louis St. Louis, MO
Green Building Initiative - Utah Salt Lake City, Utah
Green Built Home Wisconsin Environmental Initiative
Green Built Michigan  
Green Points Program Boulder Colorado
Hawaii Built Green
NC HealthyBuilt Homes Program
Scottsdale's Green Building Scottsdale, AZ
Western North Carolina Green Building Council Western NC

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)

ATHENA Sustainable Materials Institute

Professional Organizations

AIA (American Institute of Architects) Atlanta


Builder Magazine
Energy Design Update
Environmental Building News
Fine Homebuilding
Home Energy Magazine
Journal of Light Construction