For the latest news in architecture there is no better place
than the Architectural Record. The site has a plethora of
news and information for things that get architects all tingly:
LEED: This is the official magazine of the LEED professional –
Environmental Design + Construction (EDC):
PG&E Rebates – This is where you go to find out about equipment rebates.
Solar Water Heating – PG&E website about solar water heating systems and energy savings.
US Green Building Council and LEED – the home page for the leading green building organization.
Building Green Magazine – a great online news source of all things Green.
Rainwater Harvesting Rebates in Santa Rosa – save water, save money
and get a rebate in Santa Rosa!
Municipal Code Search for all California Cities and Counties
Bay Area Air Quality Management District – the ever-changing
requirements for Bay Area air pollution control.
Bay Area Air Quality Management District – Current Regulations
California Greenhouse Gas Reduction Exchange
PGE Zero Net Energy Pilot Program – The PG&E Zero Net Energy (ZNE) Pilot Program launched in 2010 and supports the 2008 California Long Term Energy Efficiency Strategic Plan zero net energy goals that all new residential construction in California be ZNE by 2020, and that all new commercial construction be ZNE by 2030.
Zero Energy Buildings – A Federal Database of zero energy
buildings throughout the US.
ASHRAE Article on Zero Net Energy Buildings
The 2030 Challenge – the plan to have all new residential and
commercial buildings designed for zero net energy by the year
2030. This forms the basis for the latest California Building Codes.
ASHRAE and the 2030 Challenge – A downloadable PDF on the goals and criteria.
Phase-out of Incandescent Light Bulbs – They’re gggoooonnnnneeee…. and they’re
not coming back.
Energy Star Financial Resources and Calculators
Videos Youtube – Office of the Future Video