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Abstract: EarthCraft House is a residential green building program of the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association in partnership with Southface. This program serves as a blueprint for energy- and resource -efficient homes.
Source: Southface Energy Institute
Energy Star Program
Abstract: ENERGY STAR is a government-backed program helping businesses and individuals protect the environment through superior energy efficiency.
Source: Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Energy
Energy Waste and Conservation in Buildings
Abstract: Energy consumption and waste in buildings is a large drain on communities. In fact, buildings consume some 40 percent of the world?s total energy. Measures to improve the energy efficiency of buildings, therefore, hold tremendous potential.
Source: Department of Energy
The Energy Yardstick: Using PLACE3S to Create Sustainable Communities
Abstract: PLACES3S is an urban planning method designed to help communities discern an effective path toward sustainability, using energy as a yardstick to measure sustainability.
Source: Center of Excellenct for Sustainable Development
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