Environmental Websites

These websites provide more in-depth information for our customers who are interested in more information regarding green building and sustainable development.


Building Green

An independent publishing company committed to delivering accurate, unbiased, and timely green design information.

www.buildinggreen.com


Civil Engineering Forum for Innovation
ASCE established the Civil Engineering Forum for Innovation (CEFI) in January 2006 to strengthen the profession and industry through technical innovation and public policy. CEFI will engage senior leaders from industry, academia and government in strategic actions to advance ASCE's mission.

content.asce.org/cefi2/index.html

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Environmental Council of Concrete Organizations
Members are dedicated to improving the quality of the environment by working to increase awareness of the environmental aspects and benefits of concrete and concrete products.

www.ecco.org

GreenBiz.com
A comprehensive free information resource for large and small companies seeking to align environmental business practices with business success,; includes environmental business news, job listings, career advice, tools, reports, mentor programs, awards, government resources, backgrounders, expert advice, and more.

www.greenbiz.com


Green Building Alliance
A non-profit organization that works to enhance the human health, economic, environmental, and social value of new and existing development in the Pittsburgh region by integrating environmentally responsible--and high performance--design, construction and operating practices into regional development projects.

www.gbapgh.org


Greener Buildings
This resource for environmentally responsible building development is a free, web-based resource to help companies of all sizes and sectors understand and address building design, construction, and operation in a way that aligns environmental responsibility with business success.

www.greenerbuildings.com


Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction
This foundation promotes innovative approaches to sustainable construction mainly through awards competitions and an international forum. The objective of the Holcim Foundation is to encourage sustainable responses to the technological, environmental, socio-economic and cultural issues affecting building and construction, regionally as well as globally.

www.holcimfoundation.org


Oikos

A website devoted to serving professionals whose work promotes sustainable design and construction, with information about energy efficiency and environmentally-responsible building construction that includes green building news, a directory of 2,200 green building materials, a book store and how-to articles.

www.oikos.com


The Pew Center on Global Climate Change

The center is dedicated to providing credible information, straight answers and innovative solutions in the effort to address global climate change, which includes research on g lobal warming, its causes and effects, greenhouse gas emissions trends, environmental impacts, and possible solutions.

www.pewclimate.org




U.S. EPA Climate Leaders

Climate Leaders is an EPA industry-government partnership that works with companies to develop comprehensive climate change strategies. Partner companies commit to reducing their impact on the global environment by completing a corporate-wide inventory of their greenhouse gas emissions based on a quality management system, setting aggressive reduction goals, and annually reporting their progress to EPA.

www.epa.gov/stateply/


U.S. EPA Green Power Partnership
The U.S. EPA's Green Power Partnership is a voluntary program designed to reduce the environmental impact of electricity generation by promoting renewable energy.

www.epa.gov/greenpower/


The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

The nation's foremost coalition of leaders from every sector of the building industry - with over 6,400 member organizations and more than 80 regional chapters - that seeks to accelerate the adoption of green building practices, technologies, policies, and standards by promoting buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable and healthy places to live and work.

www.usgbc.org


World Business Council on Sustainable Development

A coalition of 180 international companies united by a shared commitment to sustainable development in the form of environmental protection, poverty reduction, climate change, ecological balance, social progress and economic growth .

www.wbcsd.org


 

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