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California Resources

  • Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE) - - DSIRE is the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is currently operated by the N.C. Solar Center at N.C. State University, with support from the Interstate Renewable Energy Council, Inc. DSIRE is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy.
  • USGBC Green Building Data Resource - - A state-level barometer of green building activity. Pick a state using the pull-down list.
  • Green California - - California is leading by example on energy efficiency and conservation, sustainability, green building and green purchasing practices.

  • Green Building Design and Construction - - Integrated Waste Management Board

  • U.S. Green Building Council Redwood Empire Chapter - - The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is a coalition of leaders from the building industry working to promote buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable and healthy places to live and work. USGBC has more than 6,400 member organizations and more than 80 regional chapters. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is the creator of LEED.

  • U.S. Green Building Council Northern California Chapter - - The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is a coalition of leaders from the building industry working to promote buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable and healthy places to live and work. USGBC has more than 6,400 member organizations and more than 80 regional chapters. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is the creator of LEED.

  • U.S. Green Building Council Los Angeles Chapter - - The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is a coalition of leaders from the building industry working to promote buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable and healthy places to live and work. USGBC has more than 6,400 member organizations and more than 80 regional chapters. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is the creator of LEED.

  • U.S. Green Building Council Orange County Chapter - - The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is a coalition of leaders from the building industry working to promote buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable and healthy places to live and work. USGBC has more than 6,400 member organizations and more than 80 regional chapters. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is the creator of LEED.

  • U.S. Green Building Council San Diego Chapter - - The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is a coalition of leaders from the building industry working to promote buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable and healthy places to live and work. USGBC has more than 6,400 member organizations and more than 80 regional chapters. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is the creator of LEED.

  • Sustainable Architecture, Building and Culture - - Sustainable Architecture, Building and Culture: A unique compendium of links and content oriented to the global community of ecological and natural building proponents.

  • Alameda County, CA, Waste Authority - Green Building programs - - StopWaste.Org is the Alameda County Waste Management Authority and the Alameda County Source Reduction and Recycling Board operating as one public agency.

  • California Green Builder - - The California Green Builder program (CGB) is the effective and cost-effective green building program for production builders and California homebuyers. Created by homebuilders for homebuilders, the voluntary program meets the needs of builders, buyers, and California¬ís cities and counties alike.

  • Semmes & Co. Inc. - - Green Builders on the Central Coast -- Semmes & Company has made a commitment to educating ourselves and the public in sustainable building techniques and practices. This is an evolving area and we are always increasing our area of expertise. Here are some possible suggestions for places you can look for further information on sustainable building practices. We owe a debt of gratitude to these people who have spent countless volunteer hours developing their individual focuses in the sustainability field and helping to educate the public.

  • Green Building Design and Construction - - A program of the California Integrated Waste Management Board, not only provides information for the sustainable construction of state facilities, but also offers a Sustainable Building Tool Kit for project managers, and green building case studies.

  • New Home Construction: Green Building Guidelines - - Provided by the Alameda County Waste Management Authority & Alameda County Source Reduction and Recycling Board.

  • California Integrated Waste Management Board - Green Building Design and Construction - - This is a great site with background information, government action, downloadable guides for sustainable building and more.

  • California Green Builder Program - - A voluntary program developed by the Building Industry Institute that sets standards for improvements in energy efficiency, reduction in air emissions, on-site waste recycling and reduction in water use.

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