Sustainability






Government Websites:

Energy Star - Learn about energy efficient appliances as well as other ways to save energy around your home or business.

EPA's Sustainability - Find out more information regarding sustainable practices from the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

Energy Savers
- Excellent website containing information on a number ways to reduce energy consumption.


State Incentives:

Energy Trust of Oregon - A non-profit organization which helps Oregonians save energy (and money) through a variety of incentives.

Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency - Find out what your state or local government has to offer in terms of incentives for sustainable and energy efficient buildings.


Construction Methods & Techniques:

StrawBale.com - Learn about building with Straw bales. 

Structurally Insulated Panels -  A composite building system, structurally insulated panels can be used in a variety of applications, eliminating the need for traditional wall, floor, and roof framing techniques.  


Organizations, Councils, Institutes, & Products:

GreenGuard Environmental Institute
- Evaluates the emissions and how various building materials and finishes contribute to indoor air quality.

U.S. Green Building Council - U.S. Green Building Council is responsible for implementing the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Building program as well as a number of others to promote green buildings.

Green Home Guide - Run by the U.S. Green Building Council, the Green Home Guide is a place to learn more about how to make sustainable choices for your home.

Forest Stewardship Council - Founded to promote responsible management of the world's forests, the Forest Stewardship Council is an international organization which tracks the production of wood products around the globe.

Oregon Wind - Leaders in the Vertical Axis Wind Turbine market, Oregon Wind is small wind turbine developer, specializing in vertical wind turbines that are ideal for urban environments.


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