NJ State Resources:

NJ Department of Environmental Protection (NJ DEP) - http://www.state.nj.us/dep/

NJ Department of Community Affairs (NJ DCA) - http://www.state.nj.us/dca/

New Jersey Clean Energy Program - http://njcep.com/

Council on Affordable Housing (COAH) - http://www.state.nj.us/dca/coah/

Municipal Land Use Center - http://www.tcnj.edu/~mluc/

Sustainable Meadowlands Resource Institute - http://www.njmeadowlands.gov/ec/

NJ League of Municipalities - www.njslom.com/

US Green Building Council (USGBC) - NJ Chapter - http://www.usgbcnj.org/

NJ Higher Education Partnership for Sustainability - www.njheps.org/

Institute for Sustainable Enterprise at FDU - http://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=2354

Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE) - http://www.dsireusa.org/incentives/index.cfm?re=1&ee=1&spv=0&st=0&srp=1&state=NJ

New Jersey Stormwater Best Management Practices Manual – Chapter 2: Low Impact Development Techniques - http://www.njstormwater.org/bmp_manual/NJ_SWBMP_2 print.pdf

Regional & National Resources:

GreenHomes Northeast - http://www.ghne.org/index.html

US Green Building Council (USGBC) - http://www.usgbc.org

Green Building Finance Consortium - http://www.greenbuildingfc.com/

National Green Home Building Guidelines & Programs: American Institute of Architects - http://www.aia.org/SiteObjects/files/50to50_20071212.pdf

American Lung Association Health House - http://www.healthhouse.org/index.asp

ENERGY STAR - http://www.energystar.gov

ENERGY STAR: Tools and Resources Library - http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=tools_resources.bus_energy_management_tools_resources

Environments for Living - http://www.eflhome.com/index.jsp?action=fl_goldlist

Green Point Rated Home - http://www.builditgreen.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=greenpoint

International Code Council (ICC) 700- 2008 National Green Building Standard - http://www.iccsafe.org/dyn/prod/9551S08.html

National Association of Home Builders (NAAHB) - http://www.nahb.org/publication_details.aspx?publicationID=1994§ionID=155

US Green Building Council (USGBC) and American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) REGREEN - http://www.regreenprogram.org/

US DOE Federal Energy Management Program - Building Life-Cycle Cost Programs

National Institute of Standards and Technology - Building for Environmental and Economic Sustainability Software


US DOE Commercial Reference Buildings http://www1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/commercial_initiative/reference_buildings.html

Other State & Local Green Building and Remodeling Resources:

Alameda County, CA - Green Building and Remodeling Program - http://www.stopwaste.org/home/index.asp?page=7

American Institute of Architects (AIA) - http://www.aia.org/adv_localleaders

Boulder, CO – Green Points - http://www.bouldercolorado.gov/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=208&Itemid=489

Minnesota GreenStar Certified Green Homes and Remodeling -

Portland, OR- Green Building Program - http://www.portlandonline.com/OSD/index.cfm?c=ebeib

Santa Monica, CA Green Building Guidelines - http://www.smgreen.org/index.html

Seattle, WA- Green Building Program - http://www.seattle.gov/dpd/GreenBuilding/

Wisconsin Green Built Home(TM) Remodeling Checklist and Project Registration - http://www.greenbuilthome.org/owner/index.php

Other NJ Green Building and Remodeling Programs & Guidelines:

New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency: Green Homes Office: Green Future Guidelines 2008- A Developer’s Reference - http://www.nj.gov/dca/hmfa/biz/devel/gho/downloads/gfuture/08_gfuture.pdf

Somerset County High Performance Building Toolkit - http://www.scbp.org/member/greenbuildings.html

International Resources:

Global Green - http://www.globalgreen.org/

World Green Business Council - http://www.worldgbc.org/

British Columbia Green Building Roundtable: Roadmap for the Integrated Design Process -
http://cascadiapublic.s3.amazonaws.com/Large Cascadia Files/RoadmaptotheIDP.pdf

Research Organizations/Institutions:

Carnegie Mellon Center for Building Performance and Diagnostics -

University of Minnesota Center for Sustainable Building Research - http://www.csbr.umn.edu/

UC Berkeley Center for the Built Environment - http://www.cbe.berkeley.edu/

Other Resources:

Appliance Parts Pros - A Guidebook to Energy Efficient Applianceshttp://www.appliancepartspros.com/a-guidebook-to-energy-efficient-appliances.aspx

Deconstruction Institute - Benefits Calculatorhttp://www.deconstructioninstitute.com/calc2.php

GreenGuard Environmental Institute - http://www.greenguard.org/en/index.aspx

Center for Neighborhood Technology - Green Values Calculator http://greenvalues.cnt.org/national/calculator.php

Retrofit Depot - Tools & Resources - http://www.retrofitdepot.org/ToolsAndResources

Climate Savers Computing: Tool and Calculators - http://www.climatesaverscomputing.org/tools/






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