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Old 04-07-2008, 01:25 PM
Location: Johns Creek, GA
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National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has started a website for green home building.
The guidelines were designed to apply to new homes- but a section will apply to remodeling. It's a scoring tool for certification.

NAHB National Green Building Program Homepage | nahb national green building program scoring tool homes builders remodelers residential construction environmental efficient certification education news

More resources:

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

USGBC: LEED for Homes (broken link)
LEEDS for homes

GreenHomeGuide | Connecting You to Advice, Information, and Green Professionals
Homeowners looking to remodel green-

Green Products and Technology Magazine: Devoted to the Latest Trends in Green Building Products and Environmentally Friendly Home Building Techologies
new green products, project case studies, and other green categories

home building technical information resources builders construction remodeling innovations
technical info on building systems and green technologies

Reuse Resources:

Building Materials Reuse Association -
directory of reuse stores

The Freecycle Network

Habitat ReStores -- Habitat for Humanity Int'l
directory of ReStores (salvage and sell reused building materials)
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Old 04-10-2008, 05:14 AM
Location: Pocono Mts.
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great green links! thanks!
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Old 04-14-2008, 04:09 PM
Location: Fort Mill, SC (Charlotte 'burb)
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They chopped a bunch of trees down for Leed housing near me....NOT green at all.
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