Advanced Energy Knowledge Library Resources Page view
Building America Best Practices Series - Marine Climate view
Energy and Environmental Building Association (EEBA) view
Energy-Efficient Mortgages view
Energy-efficient mortgage programs let you qualify for bigger loans by folding in the additional cost of making improvements for energy efficiency or the operational savings from purchasing an already energy-efficient home. Another version provides discounts on loan fees or interest rates for homes that are certified as energy-efficient.
Federal Tax Credits for Energy Efficiency view
This website includes links on information regarding Federal Tax Credits that are available for energy efficient homes.
Northwest Energy Star Home Program view
Links to search for utility energy incentives participating builders and descriptions of the program features and benefits.
US Dept. of Energy Building America Program view
Washington State Energy Code Builders' Field Guide view
Tips andd techniques for energy efficient building practices.
Washington State University Extension Energy Program view
WSU Energy Program provides many resources for builders and homeowners to learn about energy programs throughout Washington state.
Building Green view
This organization publishes GreenSpec, a directory of green building materials, and Environmental Building News. This link is to their free information site; other resources require a subscription.
Building Science Corporation view
Built Green Links Directory view
Links to online resources organized by categories on the Built Green checklists.
More Value for Your Home Investment view
Consumer-oriented fact sheet on the value of investing in a Built Green home including benefits construciton techniques and things home owners can do from the Built Green of King and Snohomish Counties program.(1.2 Mb PDF)
NAHB Research Center Resource List view
Partnership for Advanced Technology in Housing (PATH) Guilde to Green Building view
Tacoma EnviroHouse view
The City of Tacoma has a permanent green building and natural landscape exhibit that's a good resource for all aspects of sustainable building and living. Visit the Puget Sound area's only permanent green model home! Hours: Wed - Fri: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sat - Sun: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Location: City of Tacoma Landfill 3510 S. Mullen Admission: Free Information: (253) 573-2426
US EPA's Green Building Resources view
Site with links to all of the federal resoruces to support green building.
WA Dept. of Ecology Green Building Resources view
Department of Ecology's Sustainable Building Website has agency and program links by county and lots of helpful resources.
City of Seattle Sustainable Building Site view
Several useful booklets to download on green home remodeling.
King County's Eco-Cool Remodel Tool view
American Lung Assn. of WA Healthy House Program view
US EPA's Indoor Air Quality in New Homes view
US EPAs Indoor airPLUS Program view
The Indoor airPLUS Program is a partnership between EPA, builders, raters, utilities, and public health and indoor environmental organizations to improve indoor air in new homes.
USEPA Indoor Air Quality Resources view
Building Industry Association of Washington view
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency view
Department of Ecology- Green view
NAHB National Green Building Program view
Several Built Green programs are affiliated with the National Association of Home Builders' National Green Building Standard.
Green Seal view
The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) view
2 Good 2 Toss - Materials Exchange Programs view
This site has links to all county materials exchange programs. Find useful materials or post things you think are useful but can no longer use yourself.
King County Construction Recycling Resources view
Take It Back Network view
Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL) - Training and Certification Programs view
The Construction Stormwater General Permit requires that site inspections be conducted by a CESCL
King County Environmentally Preferable Procurement view
Construction and Landscape section of the County's EPP site.
Landscape for Living view
This consumer-oriented fact sheet from Built Green of King and Snohomish incudes benefits of natural yardcare construction techniques and things home owners can do. (711kB PDF)
Pierce County Green Book view
Information and references for composting natural lanscaping/lawn care and water efficient practices/fixtures. Links to menu page Green Book is 2.5 Mb PDF
Puget Sound Partnership view
The Puget Sound Partnership is dedicated to the innovative set of techniques known as low impact development. Low impact development or LID is a more environmentally friendly approach to developing land and managing stormwater runoff.
WA Dept. of Ecology's Stormwater Management Manual for W. Washington view
WSU Master Gardeners - Eastern WA view
WSU Master Gardeners - Western WA view
Saving Water Partnership view
Seattle Public Utility and surrounding water utilities collaborate to offer water saving tips resources and incentives.
US EPA's WaterSense Program view
WaterSense, a partnership program sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, makes it easy for Americans to save water and protect the environment. Look for the WaterSense label to choose quality, water-efficient products.
Watershed Protection Tools view
from Center for Watershed Protection Elliot City MD 410-461-8323 offers multiple publications incuding Site Planning for Urban Stream Protection
Winning Ways with Water view
This consumer-oriented fact sheet from Built Green of King and Snohomish includes benefits of water efficiency construction techniques and things homeowners can do.