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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.

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

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.

DOE Building Energy Codes
Resource for tools to facilitate energy code compliance, development, adoption, implementation, and enforcement.

Building Codes Assistance Project
BCAP serves as a clearinghouse of information on building energy codes and other measures for saving energy in homes.

EnergyValue Housing Award Guide: How to Build and Profit with Energy Efficiency in New Home Construction [PDF] 2001
Learn from award-winning builders how to design, construct and sell energy and resource-efficient new homes. These practical lessons offer proven methods for success.

FEMA - Federal Emergency Management Agency
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is an independent agency reporting to the President and tasked with responding to, planning for, recovering from and mitigating against disaster.

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.

International Code Council
Develops comprehensive and coordinated national model construction codes.

Engineering News Record
Weekly magazine for construction industry features articles on technological achievements, business conditions, markets, finance, costs, legislation, labor, construction methods, equipment and materials.

NIST- National Institute of Standards and Technology
NIST is a non-regulatory federal agency within the U.S. Department of Commerce. NIST's mission is to develop and promote measurement, standards, and technology to enhance productivity, facilitate trade, and improve the quality of life.

Review & Comparison of Web- and Disk-based Tools for Residential Energy Analysis
An evaluation of 50 web-based residential calculators and 15 disk-based tools.

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