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Green building resources

Last Updated: 17-Nov-2015

A listing of selected online and print resources for research in Green or Sustainable building.  Both terms refer to the design and construction of buildings that have a minimal impact on the environment. Green building encompasses all phases of design, materials selection, and construction, including life-cycle analysis and energy efficiency.

Books and journals on green building

New books and e-books on green building

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  1. Anil Ahuja. 2016

  2. F. Pacheco Torgal, Cinzia Buratti, Siva Kalaiselvam, Claes-Göran Granqvist, Volodymyr Ivanov, editors. 2016

  3. Singhaputtangkul Natee, Sui Pheng Low, Evelyn A.L. Teo.. 2016

  4. Mardiana Idayu Ahmad, Mazran Ismail, Saffa Riffat, editors. 2016

Selected journal titles

Washington, DC : U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
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[New York, McGraw-Hill]
Engineering Library (Terman) » Magazine display (latest issues only) » (no call number)
Brattleboro, VT : West River Communications, c1992-
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Atlanta, GA : American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers
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Databases and online subscription resources

Brattleboro, VT : BuildingGreen.
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Access to Environmental Building News, specialty articles, lists for GreenSpec products and specification guidelines, and detailed project case studies of high-performance buildings.
[California] : [Publisher not identified]
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California Non-Governmental Organizations custom search engine is a specialty compilation of Web sites from non-profits, community based organizations (CBOs), policy institutes, research centers, and think tanks conducting and publishing research on issues of concern to the state of California.
Over 2.6 million citations including reports, conference papers, journal articles, books, dissertations, and patents. Regular updates from Department of Energy's Office of Scientific and Technical Information. Coverage: 1943 -- present.
[S.l.] : Cambridge Scientific Abstracts, [199-]-
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Includes Digests of Environmental Impact Statements, Environmental Engineering Abstracts, Environmental RouteNet, Health & Safety Sciences Abstracts, and Pollution Abstracts. Coverage: 1981 -- present.
[Ipswich, Mass.] : EBSCO Pub.
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Greenfile covers all aspects of human impact on the environment. Includes green building, renewable energy, recycling and more. Coverage: 1975 -- present.
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Kanopy Streaming Videos offer a number of films related to Green Building and related engineering disciplines.  Titles include The Green Economy: Green Building, Green Careers: Building Green, and Scraphouse: San Francisco.  Other films cover design, materials, individual buildings, and related topics.  Use the searchbox on the Kanopy site to help locate films of interest.
[Stanford, Calif.] : [Stanford University Library and Information Services, Jonsson Library of Government Documents]
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A Google custom search engine of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) websites. Sites were chosen based on their consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and also collated from University of Minnesota Human Rights Library, Duke University Libraries' NGO Research Guide, and the World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations (WANGO). 

Internet resources for green building