About Green Design
websites that can provide both an overview of green/sustainable design and links to more in-depth information. The following provide a starting point.
Center of Excellence for Sustainable Development
U.S. Department of Energy website provides an overview of green design, plus numerous resources, including codes, articles, and multiple links.
Environmental Building News
This website offers an online archive of articles from the Environmental Building News, plus many links for such resources as newsgroups, products, publications and a calendar of events.
International Institute for Sustainable Development
Website of a multi-disciplinary consultancy that promotes a sustainable future. Provides links to in-depth reports on global issues relating to sustainable design.
Top Ten Sustainable Architecture WebPages
Ten Links organizes web pages by profession for easy reference. This provides an easy starting point for research on sustainable architecture.
US Green Building Council
Coalition of leaders from across the building industry who are working to promote buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable, and healthy places to live and work. USGBC develops design guidelines, policy positions, educational tools, and industry standards?including the LEED? Rating System?that support the adoption of sustainable design and building practices.