Green Resources

Green Building & Remodeling & Home Resources
greenhomeguide.com
Green Home Guide to Environmentally Friendly Building and Renovation Products
http://www.kanetix.ca/eco-friendly-property-upgrades
Resources to make your home more energy efficient and environmentally friendly
lowimpactliving.com
Helps you find green products, practices and service providers to help you achieve your environmental goals
planetgreen.discovery.com/buying-guides/
Guides for How to Go Green in the Home & Garden
greenbuilder.com/sourcebook
Information on green building systems and materials
energystar.gov
EnergyStar is a program of the US EPA; Identify EnergyStar products and locate stores
zerohomes.org
Information on green building systems and materials

Green Business Directories:
greenhomeguide.com/findapro
Find qualified green home pros in your area

Solar
gosolarcalifornia.org
This site provides consumers a “one-stop shop” for information on rebates, tax credits, and incentives
solarliving.org
practical, education by example and hands-on workshops on renewable energy, green building, sustainable living
colorado-solar.org/why-solar-power-in-colorado.php
Why go solar?
consumeraffairs.com/solar-energy/#guide-features
Solar Energy Consumer Affairs Guide

Healthy Home
epa.gov/iaq
Educates and encourages people to take action to minimize their risk and mitigate indoor air quality problems
Healthyhouseinstitute.com
Information to help consumers create healthier homes
http://www.homeadvisor.com/article.show.Going-Green-in-Your-Home.17326.html
Another great article to help home owners have a “greener” home

Home Energy Audits
energysavers.gov
helps you assess energy use and find energy-saving and renewable energy products and services
greenhomesamerica.com
GreenHomes America offers home energy audits and residential home performance contracting solutions that increase in-home comfort, health, and reduce energy usage and utility bills (currently under construction; sign up to get updated!)
cbpca.org
Find a list of qualified Home Performance Contractor in CA
hes.lbl.gov
Do-it-yourself energy audit tools

Energy
eere.energy.gov
Informational site on renewable energy, energy glossary and resources

Green Cleaners and Home Products
Seventhgeneration.com
Complete line of nontoxic household products
gaiam.com
Innovative, healthful products for the home and self
realgoods.com
An environmental superstore
mothernature.com
Organic products for wellness

Gardening & Lawn Care
plantnative.org
Directories and suppliers of native drought tolerant plants
organicgardening.com
articles and links on growing flowers and vegetables organically

Transportation
bikewalk.org
Helps you create neighborhoods where people walk and bike
greenercars.com
Best cars for the environment
erideshare.com
Connect with other commuters

Business
greenbiz.com
Tools for businesses to be more sustainable
sustainablebusiness.com
Organic products, efficient and renewable energy, green materials, recycled products

Travel
ecotourdirectory.com
Travel opportunities that benefit local communities and the environment
greenhotels.com
Find hotels committed to conserving resources

Recycling
earth911.org
Find all kinds of recycling centers in your area
Freecycle.org
Find free items or post items for free