Great Green Building Links

Green Building Incentives

Federal Tax Credits for Energy Efficiency:
http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=tax_credits.tx_index

Database for State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency:
http://www.dsireusa.org/

How Green Are You?

Calculate your carbon footprint:
http://www.ecohatchery.com/

Find your water footprint:
http://www.h2oconserve.org/wc_disclaimer.php

How clean is the energy I use?
http://www.epa.gov/cleanenergy/

How walkable is your neighborhood?
http://www.walkscore.com/

Green Building Techniques

Advanced Framing:
http://www.seattle.gov/DPD/Publications/CAM/CAM341.pdf

Rain Water Harvesting in Seattle:
http://www.seattle.gov/DPD/Publications/CAM/CAM520.pdf

Building Green:
http://www.buildinggreen.com/

Create a Certified Wildlife Habitat:
http://www.nwf.org/Get-Outside/Outdoor-Activities/Garden-for-Wildlife/Create-a-Habitat.aspx?CFID=15235769&CFTOKEN=5731120135c19733-DDD485EC-5056-A84B-C3A5D71E542B1C39

City of Seattle Green Home Remodeling Guides:
http://www.seattle.gov/dpd/GreenBuilding/SingleFamilyResidential/Resources/RemodelingGuides/default.asp

Green Building Standards

Built Green:
http://www.builtgreen.net/

International Living Building Institute:
http://www.ilbi.org/

American Lung Association Health House:
http://www.healthhouse.org/

Eco Building Guild:
http://ecobuilding.org/

LEED for Homes:
http://www.usgbc.org/DisplayPage.aspx?CMSPageID=147

Passive House:
http://www.passivehouse.us/passiveHouse/PHIUSHome.html

Miscellaneous Green Links

Wow, You Can Recycle That? Find Recycling Centers Near You:
http://earth911.com/

Latest in Green Building:
http://jetsongreen.com/

National Geographic's Green Guide for Everyday Living:
http://www.thegreenguide.com/

Green Building Glossary:
http://www.greenresourcecouncil.org/glossary.cfm

Patagonia Environmentalism:
http://www.patagonia.com/web/us/environmentalism

The Story of Stuff:
http://www.storyofstuff.com/

GE Ecomagination:
http://ge.ecomagination.com/index.html