American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) – Energy-efficient commercial equipment guide, building performance programs, evaluation tools, case studies and information on emerging technologies.
BuildCarbonNeutral – Construction carbon calculator tool for developers and architects to estimate the embodied energy and subsequent carbon amounts released during construction.
Building Environmental Science & Technology – Features an information center for designers, builders and developers, an online reference guide and case studies of environmental design projects.
Building Green – Links to information on the design process, land use, development and more, with news from environmental building journals.
Commercial Real Estate Energy Alliance (CREEA) – An informal, industry-led association of commercial property owners and operators coordinated by the Department of Energy (DOE) as part of the Net-Zero Energy Commercial Building Initiative (CBI). CREEA works with DOE and DOE's national laboratories to advance efficient building technologies, promote the construction of high-performance buildings, and reduce the energy consumption and carbon footprint of the commercial real estate.
Construction Materials Recycling Association (CMRA) – Listing by state for concrete, drywall and asphalt shingle recycling as well as materials sites.
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency – The DSIRE Web site provides a fast and convenient method for accessing information about renewable energy and energy efficiency incentives and regulatory policies administered by federal and state agencies, utilities and local organizations. Summary maps provide a geographical perspective of the availability of each renewable energy incentive type across the U.S. Summary tables provide an overview of renewable energy and energy efficiency incentives offered in each state. Also provided is a library of renewable energy policy reports, papers and presentations and links to other renewable energy resources on the Internet.
Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EREN) – Current news about renewable energy, including its place in building development and maintenance and power technology. Specialized resources include a forum for communicating with energy experts, financing options and national and local resources.
Rocky Mountain Institute – RMI's strategic focus, executed through specific initiatives designed to take our work rapidly to scale, is to map and drive the transition from coal and oil to efficiency and renewables.
Sustainable Facilities Tool – Walk through the planning, evaluation and implementation of sustainable projects with this tool from the General Services Administration. Information on case studies, a Q&A forum, procurement, installation and maintenance guides on green materials and systems is also provided.
U.S. Department of Energy Green Power Network – Tables summarizing utility green pricing programs by state.
United States Green Building Council – Features information about the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System™, resources for green building, news and industry events.
Whole Building Design Guide – A gateway to design guidance, project management tips and resources for training and events. Whitepapers and case studies are also available.