Works with members of the home-building industry to produce quality homes that use less energy without costing more to build.
Learn how to build ENERGY STAR qualified homes for improved performance, increased profits and greater customer satisfaction.
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
- Advanced Construction Technology
Focuses on project information management systems that develop and apply performance prediction tools, standards, and practices for structures subject to extreme external loads.
- Computer-Integrated Construction Group
Establishing a computer-integrated construction environment based on open standards for the representation, access, exchange, use, visualization, and archiving of information.
- Enhanced Building Performance
Supports the widespread use of sustainability in design, construction, operation, and demolition of buildings and their systems/subsystems.
King County, WA, Construction Recycling
King County provides the tools and assistance needed to help you to obtain the highest recycling rates possible on your construction/deconstruction projects. Tools available include jobsite waste guidelines, a waste management plan template, sample waste recycling specifications, directory of local construction waste recyclers and more.
Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
This website offers a wealth of information and resources that can help builders and planners set up a successful construction waste management program for construction and demolition debris.
Encourages development that better serves the economic, environmental, and social needs of communities.
Used Building Materials Association
Nonprofit that represents companies and organizations involved in the acquisition and/or redistribution of used building materials.
Content updated on 9/1/2005