Web Resources

Construction guidelines and links to useful information are provided in this section. If you know of any other resources to aid builders and homeowners with green practices, please let us know and we will add the information here.

The following links have been suggested by IGLA members as references containing useful information. We list them as a courtesy and make no claim as to the veracity of their content.

www.ewg.org/sunscreen/ – EWG’s Guide to Sunscreens

www.usgbc.org/ – U.S. Green Building Council

www.vienergy.org – Virgin Islands Energy Office

www.edinenergy.org – Energy Development in Island Nations

www.greenbiz.com – A large e-zine with sections on building, climate, design, etc

www.NaturalHomeMagazine.com – another e-zine

www.greenmap.org – A map resource highlighting “green” locations

www.greenbuildingpages.com – a sustainable building materials database and design tool

www.awea.org/ – American Wind Energy Association

www.ases.org/ – American Solar Energy Society

www.solarliving.org – Green living workshops

www.tropicalsalvage.com – Salvaged wood products

www.GreenBuildingPages.com – Sustainable design checklist

www.earthweave.com – Natural products

www.environmentalhomecenter.com – Healthy building materials

www.greenbuildingsupply.com – Green building materials

www.ecotimber.com – Environmentally appropriate floorings

www.concretewashout.com Systems for controlling concrete washout