This directory contains information sources on various topics and businesses related to sustainable housing . Please add either external links, or links to relevant articles on Appropedia or related wikis.
Information sources by region[edit | edit source]
Australia[edit | edit source]
- Greenlivingpedia:The EcoShop - online eco shop with links to information resources
- Earth Garden magazine -- Australia's original magazine about sustainable living with country and city alternatives, now in its 33rd year
- Earth garden favourite Links -- renewable energy, RAP installers, owner building, earth and straw building, permaculture and organic gardening, waste management, ethical investment, green organizations, ecoproperty, eco products
- The Greendirectory - Australian online eco directory
- Alternative Technology Association - Australia's leading not-for-profit organisation, promoting sustainable technology and practice to protect the environment.
- Sustainable Living Foundation is a community based not-for-profit organisation committed to promoting, celebrating and practicing principles of sustainable living.
- [Warming: Cool It] An Australian Government home guide to reducing energy costs and greenhouse gases.
- SolarGen Australia Rebate and Installation Information.
Victoria[edit | edit source]
- Greenlivingpedia:Sunpower Design - over 25 years experience specialising in integrated sustainable building design of homes that exceed the 5 star energy performance rating.
- Star Energy Assessment can make your home the most comfortable for its environment. Have your home assessed using the 5 star energy performance rating and achieve more than 5 stars for your home.
- Zen Architects
- Lighter footprints is a climate change neighbourhood action group active in Surrey Hills and adjacent suburbs, Melbourne, Victoria
- Families Facing Climate Change is a group based in Ashburton, Melbourne, Australia.
- Greenlink Box Hill -- Local plants for local places.
- Environment Victoria -- Victoria's peak non-government environment organisation, campaigning across Victoria for more than 30 years.
- Bayside Climate Change Action Group -- formed by parents in the Bayside area, the group goals are to provide a collective voice for Bayside residents for both families and individuals determined to fight for a clean energy future.
- Wren Industries -- makes of concertina foil bats and Renshade aluminium foil holland blinds for windows.
- Going Solar -- provides innovative solutions for integrating PV solar power modules into buildings.
- Building and renovating sustainably -- Sustainability Victoria, Victorian Government, how you can be energy and water efficient in all aspects of your project.
- Solar Power Melbounre Solar power Melbourne, bringing the best Solar panels and systems in Victoria
Western Australia[edit | edit source]
- Greenlivingpedia:Solar Dwellings -- passive solar energy efficient homes designer in Perth.
- Sustainable Consulting -- Perth-based consulting firm established in 2001 to help progress the sustainability agenda in Western Australia and beyond.
- [Sustainable Living WA] -- provides information from Western Australian Government agencies and other sources on sustainable living in Western Australia.
Queensland[edit | edit source]
- [Sustainable Living QLD] -- Queensland Government information on sustainable living and building.
New South Wales[edit | edit source]
- The Institute for Sustainable Futures -- Based in Sydney, Australia
- Michael Mobbs Sustainable Projects -- design, consulting and speaking services.
- Air Services -- Sydney-based company dedicated to helping home owners cool and heat their homes efficiently, and with less power than conventional air conditioning
Tasmania[edit | edit source]
- Sustainable Living Tasmania -- community resource and education centre to provide a for the protection and restoration of the natural environment and the development of homes and cities for a sustainable future.
- Greenlivingpedia:Core Collective -- is committed to the production of innovative architecture grounded in a sensitivity for its environmental, social, cultural and economic context.
United States[edit | edit source]
- Green Home Building
- Building Living Neighborhoods
- TheGreenerHome -- Sustainable Living Resource for Western North Carolina
- LA Green Living
- America -- Economic Action for a Just Planet
- Architecture For Humanity -- charitable organization promoting architectural and design solutions to global, social, and humanitarian crises.
Germany[edit | edit source]
- SCHOTT AG -- is one of the leading solar industry companies worldwide, offering a wide range of future-oriented products and solutions for almost all photovoltaic and solar thermal applications.
United Kingdom[edit | edit source]
General information and topics[edit | edit source]
Wikis[edit | edit source]
- Appropedia is an active wiki in this area. Focused on reducing poverty through international development and increasing sustainability through the use of appropriate technology, it also covers housing in rich and poor settings, urban and rural.
- Greenlivingpedia, primary focus on green architecture and green living for city dwellers.
Energy[edit | edit source]
- Oil Depletion Protocol is an international agreement that will enable nations of the world to cooperatively reduce their dependence on oil.
- Futureenergy.org -- information about clean power, polluting power, energy efficiency, climate change, oil peak, politics, energy efficient homes and transport solutions.
- Renew News -- is a community-based resource about Renewable Energy
Wikipedia articles[edit | edit source]
- Carbon dioxide sink
- Global warming
- Greenhouse effect
- Natural gas
- Renewable energy
- Solar power
- Sustainable energy
- Sustainable living