I have recently completed the National Association of Realtors® GREEN Certification Course. There was a wealth of information and below I will attempt to list various web sites that will hopefully be of use to those who have interest in Green Building, Energy Savings, or Renewable Energy Sources.
FEDERAL and NATIONAL SITES:
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – U.S. Department of Energy – Everything you want to know about energy star ratings.
FEDERAL SITES WITH VERMONT SPECIFIC INFORMATION:
Vermont Green Home Alliance – Helps home builders in Vermont understand the components of building “green”, the different rating system, and helps guide decision making. Wealth of information for builders and consumers.
Vermont Green Building Network – Member of the US Green Building Council. Non-profit organization dedicated to increase Vermont’s participation in Green Building and promote the benefits of green building.
Vermont Dept. of Public Service – Renewable Energy Information.
Northeast Sustainable Energy Association
LAMOILLE COUNTY RESOURCES:
Lamoille Regional Solid Waste District – All about trash and recycling in Lamoille County.
Stowe Waste Management Info – Information about Stowe Trash, Recyclables, Fees and Hours of operation.
Earth Turbines – Wind Power Vendor Side
Vermont Enviornmental Research Associates – Wind Power information including maps of Vermont Counties which show average wind speeds.
GREEN LIVING AND LIFESTYLE SITES:
Consumer Reports – Products for a better planet.