Ecobuilding Resources

James was instrumental in the founding of the local chapter of the Northwest EcoBuilding Guild. Through the sustained work of many the guild is still a good place to connect with green-minded folk.

Cascadia is the dynamic Northwest regional chapter of the US Green Building Council, also with a local Eugene branch.

Passive House is a significant recent influence within the green building community. See also the Wikipedia entry for “Passive House.”

An important trade publication that may be of interest to homeowners is the Environmental Building News with its affiliated Green Spec directory. Sections of these sites are for members only, but let us know what information you’re seeking and we may be able to share it with you.

The folks at Fine Homebuilding are compiling one of the best green building sites on the internet, Green Building Advisor.