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  • GreenSource
    GreenSource covers sustainable design, green building, LEED projects, green & sustainable products, case studies for architects, engineers, designers, contractors & owners.
  • Sierra Green Buildings Association - SIGBA
    To educate and promote environmental building and business practices for a sustainable lifestyle in the Sierra Nevada communities.
  • Keep the Sierra Green
    Keep the Sierra Green (KSG) is a voluntary green business program that was founded in April 2009. Its mission is to provide a viable and legitimate forum in which local businesses can promote their sustainable practices.
  • Green Business Newsletter
    GreenBiz.com™, Business Voice of the Green Economy, is the leading source for news, opinion, best practices, and other resources on the greening of mainstream business. Launched in 2000, its mission is to provide clear, concise, accurate, and balanced information, resources, and learning opportunities to help companies of all sizes and sectors integrate environmental responsibility into their operations in a manner that supports profitable business practices.
  • Green Home Guide
    U.S. Green Building Council's website connecting you to ideas, advice, and green home professionals.
  • Energy Star
    ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy helping us all save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices.
  • Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Energy
    DSIRE is a comprehensive source of information on state, local, utility and federal incentives and policies that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency. Established in 1995 and funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, DSIRE is an ongoing project of the N.C. Solar Center and the Interstate Renewable Energy Council.
  • LEED for Homes
    A LEED-certified home is designed and constructed in accordance with the rigorous guidelines of the LEED for Homes green building certification program. LEED for Homes is a consensus-developed, third party-verified, voluntary rating system which promotes the design and construction of high-performance green homes.
  • Sierra Club Green Home
    Sierra Club Green Home was developed with a simple mission in mind: to help Americans make their homes more energy efficient, environmentally sustainable and healthy. We do not sell products or services. Instead, we educate consumers on how to improve their home health and connect them with Providers that can help them achieve their goals. Our screening process ensures that all Providers listed on our site can help you create a greener, healthier home.
  • National Green Pages
    The National Green Pages® is a directory featuring 3,000 businesses that have made firm commitments to sustainable, socially just principles, including the support of sweatshop-free labor, organic farms, fair trade, and cruelty-free products. For every category of conventional consumer goods and services, there are green businesses that can meet your needs. The National Green Pages® lists baby care products, organic, fair trade, flavored teas, and fuel-efficient cars for rent among the thousands of products. With each purchase you make through the National Green Pages®, you know you’re supporting truly green businesses.
  • Build It Green
    Smart Environmental Solutions from the Ground Up -
    Build It Green is a membership supported non-profit organization whose mission is to promote healthy, energy- and resource-efficient homes in California. Established in 2003, we offer a comprehensive package of local government support, professional training, collaboration forums, consumer education, and green product marketing to a range of stakeholders.
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