American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
ASHRAE, founded in 1894, is an international organization of over 50,000 persons. ASHRAE fulfills its mission of advancing heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world through research, standards writing, publishing and continuing education.
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Building America program is engineering the American home for energy performance, durability, quality, affordability, and comfort.
Department of Energy (DOE)
The mission of the Energy Department is to ensure America’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions.
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Fair Housing Accessibility Guidelines
Guidelines adopted by the Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide builders and developers with technical guidance on how to comply with the specific accessibility requirements of the Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988.
ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy helping us all save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices.
Green Guide to Health Care
The Green Guide for Health Care is a best practices guide for healthy and sustainable building design, construction, and operations for the healthcare industry.
International Code Council (ICC)
The International Code Council is a member-focused association dedicated to helping the building safety community and construction industry provide safe, sustainable and affordable construction through the development of codes and standards used in the design, build and compliance process. Most U.S. communities and many global markets choose the International Codes.
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
NREL is the only federal laboratory dedicated to the research, development, commercialization and deployment of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. Backed by 34 years of achievement, NREL leads the way in helping meet the growing demand for clean energy.
New Jersey's Clean Energy Program
New Jersey's Clean Energy Program is a statewide program that offers financial incentives, programs and services for New Jersey residents, business owners and local governments to help them save energy, money and the environment.
New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)
Energy solutions that generate real results. With millions in financial incentives and teams of energy experts available, we’re ready to help make your next energy-efficiency project a success. From energy studies to capital improvements for existing facilities and new construction, we offer a full range of energy-efficiency solutions that generate measurable results. Find out how we can help you achieve real energy-saving results in your facility.
Released in 2007, PlaNYC was an unprecedented effort undertaken by Mayor Bloomberg to prepare the city for one million more residents, strengthen our economy, combat climate change, and enhance the quality of life for all New Yorkers. The Plan brought together over 25 City agencies to work toward the vision of a greener, greater New York. Since then, we have made significant progress towards our long-term goals.
U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
The Department has assembled this official online version of the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design (2010 Standards) to bring together the information in one easy-to-access location.
U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)
As the manager of thousands of federal properties, GSA is a leader in providing sustainable and innovative solutions for design, workplace management and construction. Find out more about GSA initiatives to provide comfortable and efficient workplaces, preserve historic buildings, and construct environmentally sound buildings.
U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)
The Washington, D.C.-based U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is a 501 c3 non-profit organization committed to a prosperous and sustainable future for our nation through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings.
Whole Building Design Guide
The Whole Building Design Guide is the gateway to up-to-date Information on integrated 'whole building' design techniques and technologies with over 500,000 users downloading 4 million documents per month. The goal of 'whole building' design is to create a successful high-performance building by applying an integrated design and team approach to the project during the planning and programming phases.