Thursday, November 19, 2009

Green Building Home|US EPA


The EPA's Site on Green Building Basics—a good place to start if you want to learn more.
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EPA Green Building Publications

New! EPA Green Building Publications "Catalogue" (PDF) (12 pp, 919K)

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Read more about EPA's efforts to "green" its facilities.
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The buildings in which we live, work, and play protect us from nature's extremes, yet they also affect our health and environment in countless ways. As the environmental impact of buildings becomes more apparent, a new field called "green building" is gaining momentum.
Green, or sustainable, building is the practice of creating and using healthier and more resource-efficient models of construction, renovation, operation, maintenance and demolition. Read more about green building or use these links to explore topics:
Basic Information
Why Build Green?
Components of Green Building
Building Types
Funding Opportunities
Green Building Awards
Frequent Questions
Additional Resources
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