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Web Resources

Marketable, Affordable, Durable, Entry-level (MADE) Homes
Resources for builders to develop Marketable Affordable Durable Entry-level (MADE) homes for first time homebuyers.

ENERGY STAR for New Homes
Energy efficiency resources for new construction and retrofits, including technical guidelines, partnership agreements, marketing resources, and calculation tools.

Building America
Building America is a Department of Energy program dedicated to improving the energy-efficiency of new and existing homes. They have built more than 30,000 homes, and frequently publish practical lessons from their hands-on experience.

Energy Videos from California Energy Commission
How-to videos on a range of topics, from installing insulation to radiant barriers.

Home Energy Advisor
This online tool provides a list of recommended energy efficiency improvements and estimated savings. Enter information about a single family home and receive a customized project list.

EERE State Activities Page
This site allows you to search through DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) projects, partnerships, and resources by state. The site also includes financial incentives, energy code links, and information on various kinds of alternative energy sources.

Database of State Incentives for Renewable Energy
The database is a source of information on state, local, utility, and selected federal incentives that promote renewable energy. It is updated regularly.

Homes Across America
This Web site features resource efficient homes throughout the United States. It offers a database of contacts, listed by state, which can supply technical assistance on resource efficient building.

Disaster Contractor's Network
Helps home and small business owners recover after a disaster.

Architectural Record
Online resource for design information, including education opportunities and green building products.

Building Products
Publication devoted to building products and materials.

Building products database with links to manufacturers, articles, and product reviews and comparisons.

An information source for the building industry.

Affordable Housing Design Advisor
This Web site is designed to help the developers, sponsors, and users of affordable housing understand what constitutes quality design, why it is worth striving for, and how to achieve it in their own projects.

Housing Zone
Web site for Professional Builder and Professional Remodeler magazines.

HUD Regulatory Barriers Clearinghouse
Supports organizations seeking information about laws, regulations, and policies affecting the development, maintenance, improvement, availability, and cost of affordable housing.

International Code Council Newsletter
Newsletter focused on construction costs.

Journal of Light Construction
Information for builders and remodelers.

Content updated on 9/7/2005

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