Green Building Resource Links

It I hope these resources help you in your quest for a cleaner healthier life.

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3 R Living
Alive Structures
American Clay
angies list
Asthma Free Zone School
BEST PEX Radiant Heating,- Radiant Direct
Bettencourt Collection
Bettencourt Green Building Supplies
BlueHost.Com – FTP
BodyBalance Solutions for Healthy Living
bonneville windows
BP Certified Installer Program
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Brooklyn Center for the Urban Environment
Brooklyn Children’s Museum
Build It Green! NYC | Non-profit Low Cost Salvage
Building Materials Reuse Association –
BuildingGreen.com – Home
CeleBriTay NYC
Center for the Urban Environment
Clean Air NY
Common Fire Foundation
Community Education Center
Community Energy
Community Environmental Center
Commuter Link
contractor rules
Co-op America Business Network –
Council on the Environment of New York City
Cradle to Cradle MBDC
Creative Commons Deed
D.I.Y. Services | Northeast Radiant Technology, L.L.C.
Demilec Foam spray isenine alternative
DEMILEC | HEATLOK SOYA Spray Polyurethane Foam
Doyle’s Thornless Blackberry – Home Page
Drosera, Native Plant Botany
Durapalm
Earthbound Farm
East New York Farms!
Eat Well Guide
ECOBROKER : Home
ECOBROWNSTONE: The Art of Brownstone Greenovation
Ecoseekers
Edible Brooklyn
Electra bicycles
Engineering Data
Engrave-A-Crete
Envirolutions
Environ Biocomposites
Evangeline Dennie, Architect, LEED AP
Evelyn Productions
FIBERFRAME™ fiberglass windows
Fibertec – Fiberglass Windows and Doors Manufacturer
Fifth Avenue Committee
Foam Insulation – Spray Foam
Foam It Green Polyurethane Spray Foam Kits – Seal and Insulate
Foampower Home Page
Gaia Institute
GBCI: Green Building Certification Institute
Girl Guides USA
Go Green
Gossypium The Ethical Eco-Cotton Store
Gowanus Canal Conservancy
Green Brooklyn
Green Depot
Green Depot: Green Building Supplies
Green Edge
green links
Green Living Technologies
green roof example
green roof tax credits
Green Spaces
GreenBuildingsNY® | June 17-18, 2008 | Jacob K. Javits
GreenBuildingTalk – Green Building Forums
Greener Buildings – News on Green Buildings,
greenGoat ::: resource management strategies
GreenHome NYC
GreenHomeNYC: We Help New York City’s Buildings Go Green.
GreenSpa NY
Greg Barber Co.
Grey Water Books, Ecological Design Information & Consulting
HabitatMap
hexapat green walkway
Home Heating Systems – HeatingHelp.com
home surplus
Hydronic Comfort Heating – HydronicPros.com
IceStone
ICFA – Insulating Concrete Form Association
Incentives in New York
Inhabitat
Iron & Steel Scrap in Metro New York on ThomasNet.com
Kirei Board
Kiwi Magazine
League of Young Voters Education Fund
LEED – USGBC: U.S. Green Building Council
Low Impact Living
Lower East Side Ecology Center
Lumber Liquidators: Hardwood Flooring for Less!
Magic Exterminating
Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance
Modern Way Lumber
MOO.com | business card
Motherplants
Movers Not Shakers
National Grid
NCFI Polyurethanes
New York Industrial Retention Network
New York League of Conservation Voters
NY broker web site
NYC Department of Design and Construction
NYSERDA
NYSERDA – New York Energy Smart Loan Program
Overheard in New York: The Voice of the City
Paperstone
Plyboo
POLFOAM demilec distributor
Power Naturally Web Site
Pratt Institute
Prospect Park
Radiant Floor Design info
radiant heat ThermoFin Information
Reclaimed Home: Green Low Impact Housing Renovation of New York, Brooklyn, New Jersey
Recycled Lumber, Plywood, & Flooring Buyers & Sellers
Reddi-Wall, Inc.
RePlayground
Richlite
Riverkeeper
Rocket Mass Heaters
Rolling Press
Rooftop Gardening Source
Scrapile
Slow Food NYC
Small Business Loans
Solar 1
Solar One
Solatube – The Miracle Skylight
Soundproofing Products and Materials
SoyThane Spray Urethane Foam
SprayFoam.com- foam database
Stewart/Stand
Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture
Structural Insulated Panel Association
Sunmaxsolar.net
SunPower – Smarter Solar
Surface Environment
Sustainable Business Network
sustainableflatbush.org
tankless water Takagi USA
The Design Can
Transportation Alternatives
Treehugger
TriState Bio Diesel
UNILUX AG, Salmtal – Fenster und Türen
USGBC New York Chapter
Viessmann Manufacturing Company Inc.
WE ADD UP
Wearable Collections
Your Solar Home – Renewable Energy Solutions

The Masonry Heater Association includes a member list, a library, and more.
Roofer Magazine
Envirosense Consortium
American Wind Energy Association
EcoDesign Resource Society (Canada)
Electric Vehicle Association of the Americas
Healthy Homes Institute
American Solar Energy Society
Development Center for Appropriate Technology
UK Based Association for Environment Conscious Building
International Dark-Sky Association: Proper lighting doesn’t have to block out the stars!
Green Hotels Association

Forest Stewardship Council
certification for wood products that are sustainable and environmentally friendly.

Home of David Hertz Architects, Syndesis Inc, and Syndecrete
an environmentally friendly building material.

Passive Solar design
passive solar buildings stay at a comfortable temperature without the use of mechanical cooling and heating equipment.

Passive Solar heating

distribute natural solar heat through large glazed doors, walls and windows.

Natural ventilation
betterbricks.com features a natural ventilation primer.

Natural ventilation
horizontal pivot windows (awning and hopper windows) offer the highest ventilation capacity.

Natural ventilation
stack ventilation and wind ventilation.

Mixed-mode ventilation

using a mix of operable windows, stack ventilation, and HVAC ventilation as needed.

The Healthy Building Network advocates the use of safer, ecologically superior building materials as a means to a healthier indoor environment and global environmental preservation. Also a useful source of links, US based.

The EcoProcura Initiatives website from ICLEI (The International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives) – Has a wealth of information on environmentally responsible purchasing, including a ‘Green Purchasing Good Practice Guide’
(select ‘information’) and a ‘Best Practice Database’, with case studies of municipal purchasers throughout Europe. Excellent links database. Also in German

Association for Environment Conscious Building – Publishes the quarterly magazine Building for a Future, and Greener Building – a directory covering all areas of building design, constructin and maintenance. Also provides the ‘GreenPro’ – an interactive environmental building database. UK based.

Global Environmental Options/Green Building Resource Centre. GEO provides comprehensive green design information resources to users in over 70 countries around the world. US/Worldwide focus.

Environmental Building News – access to Newsletter, Archives, Product Directory and Green Building Advisor. US/Worldwide focus.

Sustainablebusiness.com – Greenbuilding and Construction links to Organisations, Databases, Reports, Periodicals/Books and Listservers (select links directory, construction). US.

Greenbuilder.com: A list of Green Building Databases and Design Resources, US.

The Healthy Flooring Network: A new alliance of individuals and organisations concerned about health, asthma and allergies. The network aims to raise awareness of the links between fitted carpets, PVC flooring and health and to encourage and promote alternatives, UK.

Denmark: PVC-Fri Indk�b – hvordan? (in Danish) PVC-Free Purchases � how?: A handbook/database on medical, office and general PVC-free purchases issued by Aarhus County, the Danish Ministry for Energy and the Environment and the Danish Environmental Protection Agency.

Local and State Government:
Bronx
Initiative for Energy and the Environment

The
Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation (BOEDC)

The
Bronx Borough President’s Office

Connecticut
Clean Energy Fund

Connecticut
Department of Transportation

Dormitory
Authority of the State of New York

Metropolitan
Transportation Authority

New
Jersey Transit

New
York Energy $mart

New
York City Department of Design and Construction Office of Sustainable
Design


NY City Dept. of Transportation Alternative Fuels Program

New
York State Clean Fueled Vehicles Program

New
York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)

PlaNYC
Port
Authority of New York and New Jersey

Federal Government:
Congressman
José E. Serrano’s Web Page

Energy
Information Administration

Million
Solar Roofs

National
Renewable Energy Laboratory


U.S.
Department of Energy

US
DOE’s Clean Cities Program

USEPA
Energy Star Program


Academic Centers:

Advanced Technology Environmental Education Center
(Eastern Iowa Community College)

Alternative
Power Program (United States Merchant Marine Academy)

Center
for the Biology of Natural Systems (Queens College)

Center
for Energy, Economic & Environmental Policy (Rutgers University)

Center
for Energy and Environmental Policy Research (MIT)

Center
for Energy and Environmental Policy (University of Delaware )

Center
for Sustainable and Renewable Energy (SUNY Syracuse)

Environmental
Technology Program (Cape Cod Community College)

Environmental
Systems Technology Program (Oakland Community College, Michigan)

Florida
Solar Energy Center (U of Central Florida)

Institute
for Research and Technology Transfer (SUNY Farmingdale)

Institute
for Sustainable Energy (Eastern Connecticut State University)

National
Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (U of W. Virginia)

New
Designs (LaGuardia Community College, CUNY)

New York Metropolitan
Sustainable Energy Consortium

Solar
Energy Center (SUNY Farmingdale)



Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy (general):

Alternative
Energy Institute

American
Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy

Database
of State Incentives for Renewable Energy

Energy
Future Coalition


Interstate Renewable Energy Council

National
Commission on Energy Policy

New Energy New York
Northeast
Sustainable Energy Association

Partnership
for Environmental Technology Education (PETE)

Renewable
Energy Policy Project

Architecture/Green Buildings:
U.S.
Green Buildings Council

Sustainable
Buildings Industry Council

Local Not-for-Profit Groups:
Association
For Energy Affordability

Bronx
River Alliance

Build
it Green NYC Re-Use Center

Center
for Economic and Environmental Partnership

Citizens
Campaign for the Environment

Clean Air NY
Community
Environmental Center

Environmental
Business Association of New York State

Garden
State EnviroNet

Hudson
River Sloop Clearwater

INFORM,
Inc.

Long
Island Offshore Wind Initiative

New
Jersey Higher Education Partnership for Sustainability

New
York City Apollo

New
York Climate Rescue

New York Sun Works
Solar
New York

Sustainable Long Island
Sustainable
South Bronx

Tri-State
Transportation Campaign

Wind
Power New York


Other Not-for-Profit Groups:

American Solar Energy Society


American
Wind Energy Association

Apollo
Alliance

Clean
Air Cool Planet

Environmental
and Energy Study Institute

Fuel
Cells 2000

Geothermal
Resources Council

Geothermal
Heat Pump Consortium

Institute
for Local Self-Reliance

Institute
for Sustainable Power

Interstate
Renewable Energy Council

North
American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners

Partnership
for Environmental Technology Education (PETE)

Peoples
Action for Clean Energy

Post
Carbon Network

Rocky
Mountain Institute

Solar
Energy International

Worldwatch
Institute

Local- Regional Power and Public Utilities :
Connecticut Department of Public Utility Control
http://www.state.ct.us/dpuc/

Connecticut
Light & Power
http://www.cl-p.com/

Consolidated Edison http://www.coned.com/

Keyspan Energy
http://www.keyspanenergy.com/

Long Island Power Authority
http://www.lipower.org/

New Jersey Board of Public Utilities
http://www.bpu.state.nj.us/home/home.shtm

New York State Public Service Commission
http://www.dps.state.ny.us/
New York PowerAuthority
http://www.nypa.gov/

Northeast Utilities Service Company
http://www.nu.com/

Public Service Enterprise Group
http://www.pseg.com/


Special Features:

Transportation:
Alternative Fuels and Alternative Fuel Vehicles

Natural
Gas Resources

Tidal
Energy in the East River

Global
Climate Change

Hydrogen
Fuel Cell Education Resources

Here are some great resources to learn more about Phytoextraction.

1 http://clu-in.org

2 http://www.bnl.gov

3http://www.auburn.edu

4http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

5 http://www.engg.ksu.edu

6http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

7http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

8 http://www.sciencedirect.com

9 http://www.epa.gov

10http://jeq.scijournals.org

11 http://lib.bioinfo.pl

12http://www.kidsregen.org

13 http://www.doiserbia.nbs.bg.ac.yu

14 http://listserv.unipr.it

15 http://www.cazv.cz

16 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

17 http://www.bnl.gov

18 http://outside.away.com

19 http://www.engg.ksu.edu

20 http://www.thefoodproject.org

21 http://clu-in.org

22http://www.kidsregen.org

23 http://www.sfgate.com

24 http://www.cosis.net

25 http://www.clu-in.org

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