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Title: GreenHomeGuide
Url: http://greenhomeguide.com/
Publisher: U.S. Green Building Council
Description: Everything is going "green" these days, and more and more builders and homeowners are actively seeking to incorporate energy efficiency elements into their residences. The U.S. Building Council has sponsored this site to provide expert know-how on how to create green information regarding countertops, bathrooms, landscaping, stone & tile coverings, and flooring. First-time visitors can get a sense of the site's mission by looking through some of the recent "Ask A Pro" questions. This section provides interested parties with the opportunity for concerned parties to ask experts questions such as "How much will it cost to install solar panels on my 2000 sq. ft. home in San Francisco?". In the "Know-How" area, visitors can browse over sections that include "Furniture" and "Kitchens" to learn how to choose low-toxicity finishes, energy-efficient appliances, and durable surfaces. Finally, visitors can also use the "Search for a Green Pro" feature to look for a professional in their area who adheres to such methods and principles.
LC Classification: Agriculture -- Plant culture -- Landscape gardening. Landscape architecture -- Other special topics, A-Z -- Energy conservation
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Ecology -- Influence of special factors in the environment -- Special, A-Z -- Biological pest control agents
Technology -- Building construction -- Environmental engineering of buildings. Sanitary engineering of buildings
Technology -- Mechanical engineering and machinery -- Energy conservation
GEM Subject: Science -- Ecology
Health -- Environmental health
Key Concept: Ecology -- Conservation
Ecology -- Sustainability
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Reference
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
General Public
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: U.S. Green Building Council
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-06-18 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-06-14 11:50:44 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: Internet Scout
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
Full Record Views: 116
Resource URL Clicks: 4
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