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Table of Contents
Background and Overview
Process
Reasons for Change
Preventing Pollution
Where To Go for Help
Acknowledgements
Complete List of Links

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Air quality / Building / Business / Climatic changes / Conservation of natural resources / Economics / Education / Energy conservation / Health / Laws and legislation / Measurement / Planning / Rural development / Sustainable development / Transportation / Water quality


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EarthCraft House
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
URL: http://www.earthcrafthouse.com/

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
URL: http://www.energystar.gov/

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
URL: http://www.smartcommunities.ncat.org/municipal/commbld.shtml

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
URL: http://www.smartcommunities.ncat.org/articles/place3s.shtml

 


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