Association for Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, AASHE is an association of colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada working to create a sustainable future. It was founded in 2006 with a mission to promote sustainability in all sectors of higher education.
This website has extensive information, resources, case studies, and other services related to green building.
The BlueGreen Alliance is a strategic initiative led by the United Steelworkers and the Sierra Club. Launched in 2006, the focus is on three key topics; global warming and clean energy, fair trade and reducing toxics.
Built Green is an environmentally-friendly, non-profit, residential building program of the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties, developed in partnership with King County, Snohomish County, and other agencies in Washington State.
BUILT GREEN Washington is a cooperative of Washington’s regional green home building programs. It helps home builders and home buyers get the information needed to build and buy green. The site features a map that links to regional green building resources throughout the state.
Built Green is an environmentally-friendly, non-profit, residential building program of the Building Industry Association of Whatcom County, developed in partnership with other agencies in Washington State.
CleanEdison promotes sustainability and green building practices by offering expert advice through consulting services and best-in-class education to professionals serving the green building industry. They offer training courses in BPI Certification, LEED Certification, and Solar Training.
An eco-charrette is an interactive brainstorming and team-building exercise that generates and targets sustainability goals for a green building. The eco-charrette is usually a full-day facilitated workshop. Its format is designed to provide a broad overview of environmental and high-performance issues that may affect the project and to create a shared vision on pertinent issues and project approaches.
Founded in 2008 with sponsorship from the White Center Community Development Association, Got Green leads community organizing efforts, public policy advocacy, and job training programs to ensure that the benefits of the new, green economy –green jobs, access to healthy food, energy efficient homes, and public transit – are widely available to low income communities of color.
The green building Environmental Certification program that brings consumers together with certified building practitioners who have proven knowledge about green building techniques and approaches.
The GreenBuilder Coalition is a not-for-profit association dedicated to amplifying the voice of green builders and professionals to drive advocacy and education for more sustainable home building practices. They unite individual small builders, building professionals and suppliers to drive policy-change and education for more resource-efficient home building standards. They work together to determine the smartest leverage points for legislative change and provide valuable opportunities for member networking and education. They are an action-oriented community of green builders and professionals dedicated to united and growing their joint expertise, values and voice to create stronger standards for sustainable, more environmentally responsible home building.
GreenBuilder magazine is the fastest growing publication in the residential building industry. The magazine blends visionary editorial content with sophisticated design to generate an unforgettable publication that addresses the most important issues of our time. Green Builder magazine enables building professionals to dramatically enhance their credibility, increase their profitability, and improve the quality, performance and value of their building projects.
The McGraw-Hill website is now offering “The Sweets” directory. This is a free service that provides an abundance of sustainable material related resources.
King County’s Department of Natural Resources and Parks has a strong interest in green building. This website describes numerous programs and resources that can benefit home owners and businesses interested in green building.
The Sustainable Building Advisor Program offers a 9-month certificate training course and exam specifically designed for working professionals eager to apply sustainable concepts to the buildings they design, develop, and construct.
This site describes a variety of green building educational activities funded by National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education Grant.
Power House Green Essentials Kit,, explore alternative energy sources and sustainable living through hands-on experiments using real materials!
Bellingham-based company creating jobs through sustainable alternatives to demolition. This website begins to show how its done.
The U.S. Green Building Council is the nation’s foremost coalition of leaders from across the building industry working to promote buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable and healthy places to live and work.
Their work is a blend of green building research and online journalism. They do research and case studies of green building and sustainable development, often LEED.
The Washington Clean Technology Alliance is a trade association of cleantech businesses and supporters in Washington State. Founded in 2007, they facilitate the generation and growth of cleantech companies, jobs, and products in order to advance the state’s position as a leader in cleantech.