Groups, associations, and organizations that promote, research, and provide resources for sustainable architecture.
Build It Green
Non-profit organization in California promoting healthy, energy- and resource-efficient building practices through training, government support, and collaboration forums.
CEPHEUS (Cost Efficient Passive Houses as European Standards)
European Union official demonstration project. Includes goals, subprojects, conferences, partners and information on what makes a building a passive house. [English, German]
Colorado Green Building Guild
An association of building professionals in Boulder County, Colorado focused on making green building common practice. Includes calendar of events.
Development Center for Appropriate Technology
Non-profit organization that supports the development and use of sustainable technology through education, research, and projects. Includes information on working with code officials. Active in revising building codes to include sustainable issues.
Environmental Design Research Association
An international, interdisciplinary organization that focuses on environmental design research that examines the interrelationships between people and their built environments. Hosts conferences, publishes papers, and allocates student research grants. Also supports special interest networks.
Green Building Alliance
Pittsburgh-based non-profit organization that seeks to integrate environmentally responsible design practices through education programs, case studies, public policy advocacy, and public relations.
Green Building Council of Australia
Group seeking to promote sustainable development and to encourage the property industry to implement green building programs, technologies, design practices, and operations. Developed the Green Star rating tool for evaluating building design.
Green Building Initiatives
Calgary, Alberta based membership organization that audits and certifies rental properties for compliance with energy-efficiency standards.
Green Expo 365
An online community and resource center for Green Building professionals, with live and recorded webinars, green building resources and a virtual trade show floor.
Group that seeks to change business practices to be environmentally responsible, especially regarding forest products. They produce several documents on integrating environmental values with business practices, including "Wood for Building Green".
International Passive House Association
iPHA is a network of Passive House stakeholders:architects, planners, scientists, suppliers, manufacturers, contractors and property developers.
Lafarge Holcim Foundation
International group that seeks to promote sustainable construction. Sponsors regional and global award competitions, funds projects, and organizes seminars. Good conceptual information on sustainable construction.
Northwest EcoBuilding Guild
Association of building professionals and homeowners interested in ecologically sustainable building. Offers fact sheets and newsletters, event listing, and resource directory.
Passive House +
A green building mag with Irish and UK editions. Emphasis on evidence-based construction. Available monthly, back issues online.
Passive House Alliance
Consulting and research firm working to further the implementation of Passive House standards and techniques. Includes services, design tools, projects, news and events.
Information about passive heating in homes. Includes FAQ, checklist, engineering recommendations, certification and building examples. [English, French, German]
Santa Monica Green Building Program
Information on Santa Monica's green building program, including their design and construction guidelines.
USGBC New Mexico Chapter
Formerly the Green Alliance. Group based in Albuquerque NM that promotes green development through tours, seminars, standards, and educational displays.
USGBC San Diego Chapter
Group based in San Diego CA that promotes green development through tours, seminars, standards, and educational displays.
World Green Building Council
A global not-for-profit organisation working to transform the property industry towards sustainability through its members - national Green Building Councils.
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