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This searchable site explores "technologies and practices that improve the energy and resource efficiency of commercial and multi-unit residential buildings." It includes more than ninety environmentally appropriate technologies and practices. Design and construction issues, arranged by building-type, are building structure, finishes and furnishings, heating and cooling, plumbing and water heating, lighting and daylighting, load management, electricity production, ventilation and air quality, site, and motors and equipment. There are descriptions (including definition, building use and type, benefits, limitations, application, experience, and cost) of various building materials. This site is sponsored by a group of Canadian governmental and private organizations. American Society for Testing and Materials : ASTM
Sustainability Standards Development links to ASTM standards listings and the U.S. EPA Sustainability Web Page. California Code of Regulations, Title 24 : California Building Standards Code
"California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 24, also known as the California Building Standards Code, is a compilation of three types of building standards from three different origins:" California&quo;s Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential and Nonresidential Buildings
Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential and Nonresidential Buildings from the California Code of Regulations (Title 24, Part 6). Energy Codes and Standards
An overview from the Whole Building Design Guide with links to relevant codes and standards. International Code Council: Green Building
This Green Building page links to a variety of resources, including the proposed National Green Building Standard, the ICC Green Building White Paper, and other useful information. Issues Related to Gasoline Prices : U.S. Government Accountability Office Topic Collection
Selection of Government Accountability Office (formerly General Accounting Office) reports and testimonies issued since 2000 related to gasoline prices. Joint appendices for the 2005 building energy efficiency standards for residential and nonresidential buildings: standards/regulations /
An electronic resource of: California Energy Commission. Smart Communities Network
Links to Green Building Codes/Ordinances from across the country. U. S. Department of Energy: Solar Powering You Community, a Guide for Local Governemnts
A guide for local governments encouraging solar energy and green building U.S. Department of Energy, Building Technologies Program
DOE&quo;s Appliances and Commercial Equipment Standards Program information, including the latest information on rulemaking, standards and test procedures for specific products. U.S. Green Building Council
This Green Building Links page provides links to a variety of sites, including those focused on codes and standards.
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