About Green Schools - http://www.usgbc.org/DisplayPage.aspx?CMSPageID=1640
Green schools are healthier for students and teachers, better for the environment and cost less to operate. This site provides some resources to help you learn more about what defines a "green" school and how your kids and your school district can benefit.
Build it Green - http://www.builditgreen.org
Find overviews of the green building philosophy and products, as well as fact sheets about selected materials and green building guidelines for new construction and remodels.
Building Seattle Green - http://blog.seattlepi.nwsource.com/greenbuilding/
This blog is from professionals dedicated to exploring green building and the technologies, practices, materials and designs that are at the forefront of the movement. They work to dispel the myth that green building is more expensive and hope to inform and inspire people, businesses and communities to join in creating a more sustainable urban environment.
Green Building (King County Solid Waste Division) - http://metrokc.gov/dnrp/swd/greenbuilding
In addition to providing information on King County’s green building program, this site is intended to serve as a resource for green building information ranging from case studies to technical references. Check the documents and links pages for resources on a variety of green building topics.
Green Buildings - http://epa.gov/greenbuilding/index.htm
This site links to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency material about green buildings. The site includes resources for building types (such as homes, schools and offices), descriptions of the EPA's green buildings and links to specific green building topics such as energy efficiency and building materials.
Money Magazine: “Your Home: Is 'Going Green' Worth the Cost?” - http://money.cnn.com/magazines/moneymag/moneymag_archive/2007/01/01/8397399/index.htm
This article explores whether eco-friendly houses are worth the cost. The article also lists resources for finding additional information.
Phinney Neighborhood Association - http://www.phinneycenter.org/programs/Well_Home.shtml
The Phinney Neighborhood Association has served North Seattle neighborhoods for more than 24 years. The organization’s Well Home Program allows people access to expert advice, classes on sustainable home improvement, a tool bank and a lending library of home repair reference materials.
Sustainable Building Topics – King County, Department of Natural Resources & Parks - http://dnr.metrokc.gov/topics/sustainable-building
This site has information about building practices in King County, such as how to apply the LEED Green Building Rating System to align with current King County building codes. The site also provides information for small businesses and property owners on the assessment, cleanup and redevelopment of environmentally contaminated land in King County and the city of Seattle.
What Makes it Green, Building Greener Buildings - http://www.kuow.org/defaultProgram.asp?ID=12717
Listen to this radio program from Puget Sound Public Radio where guests Terry Phelan, Martha Rose, John Alexander and Elizabeth Powers discuss how green buildings help conserve energy and reduce greenhouse gases.