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Overview/Critical Links

The following list of website links offer a wealth of current, applicable green building information from a variety of expert sources.

We also recommend visiting the “What is Green?” section of NAHB’s Green Building Program website for an outstanding set of information.

Please refer to the table of contents on the main OC Green Guide homepage for specific information regarding certification programs, legislation, etc.

National Info:

National Green Building Program

US Green Building Council:
What Makes a Green Home
Research and Publications
Green Building Fact Sheet (March 2006)

U.S. Department of Energy:
Building America – Resource for Builders

EPA Report:
Buildings and the Environment – A Statistical Summary

California Links:
Go Solar California
Green California
BIA/OC Zero Net Energy House

California Building Standards Commission:

California Climate Action Team

Southern California Edison
California New Homes Program

San Diego Gas & Electric:
Sustainable Communities Program

Orange County Links:
US Green Building Council – Orange County Chapter

Additional Resources and Information:
Green Updates from Allen Matkins

Thermal Bypass Checklist


What are Carbon Offsets?

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Ultimate New Home Sales and Marketing, Inc.

VA Consulting, Inc.

Withee Malcolm Architects, LLP

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