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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

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Architecture Sites

EcoDesign Library
A digital library filled with environmental references concerned with planning, building and landscaping with the natural environment in mind.

EcoHouse: Peter Diprose
Text and graphics describing the award winning ecohouse entry built in Wellington, New Zealand.

Energy Crossroads: Green Buildings
A list and description of links concerning environmentally conscious building materials and practices.

Home Energy and Construction Strategy Sites

Enertia - Home Design and Heating Ideas
A site dedicated to the construction of new homes that use strictly renewable energy resources.

Urban Options
Down to earth tips for improving the environment right at home.

Environmental Energy Technologies Division - LBL
Provides a valuable contact list for people involved in building related research projects around the country.

The Home Energy Saver + Virtual Home Site
An interactive site useful in determining methods for homeowners to reduce energy consumption, save money and prevent pollution.

This popular do-it-yourself show's web site features instructions for completing some of the most common home repair, construction and remodeling projects.

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Resource Efficient Building Summary
This guide provide you with helpful information to reduce materials, toxicity and waste in the design and construction of your home.