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Green Building & Remodeling & Home Resources
Green Home Guide to Environmentally Friendly Building and Renovation Products
Resources to make your home more energy efficient and environmentally friendly
Helps you find green products, practices and service providers to help you achieve your environmental goals
Guides for How to Go Green in the Home & Garden
Information on green building systems and materials
EnergyStar is a program of the US EPA; Identify EnergyStar products and locate stores
Information on green building systems and materials

Green Business Directories:
Find qualified green home pros in your area

This site provides consumers a “one-stop shop” for information on rebates, tax credits, and incentives
practical, education by example and hands-on workshops on renewable energy, green building, sustainable living
Why go solar?
Solar Energy Consumer Affairs Guide

Healthy Home
Educates and encourages people to take action to minimize their risk and mitigate indoor air quality problems
Information to help consumers create healthier homes
Another great article to help home owners have a “greener” home

Home Energy Audits
helps you assess energy use and find energy-saving and renewable energy products and services
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!)
Find a list of qualified Home Performance Contractor in CA
Do-it-yourself energy audit tools

Informational site on renewable energy, energy glossary and resources

Green Cleaners and Home Products
Complete line of nontoxic household products
Innovative, healthful products for the home and self
An environmental superstore

Gardening & Lawn Care
Directories and suppliers of native drought tolerant plants
articles and links on growing flowers and vegetables organically

Helps you create neighborhoods where people walk and bike
Best cars for the environment
Connect with other commuters

Tools for businesses to be more sustainable
Organic products, efficient and renewable energy, green materials, recycled products

Travel opportunities that benefit local communities and the environment
Find hotels committed to conserving resources

Find all kinds of recycling centers in your area
Find free items or post items for free