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This directory contains information sources on various topics and businesses related to sustainable housing . Please add either '''external links''', or links to relevant '''[[Greenlivingpedia:|Greenlivingpedia:]] articles'''.<ref>To link to a [[Greenlivingpedia article, use the form '''<nowiki>[[Greenlivingpedia:Pagename]]</nowiki>''', e.g. '''<nowiki>[[Greenlivingpedia:Chippendale house]]</nowiki>'''.</ref>
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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==
 
==Information sources by region==
 
===Australia===
 
===Australia===
* [[The EcoShop]] - online eco shop with links to information resources
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* [[Greenlivingpedia:The EcoShop]] - online eco shop with links to information resources
* [http://www.earthgarden.com.au/index.html Earth Garden magazine] -- Australia's original magazine about sustainable living with country and city alternatives, now in its 33rd year
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* [http://www.earthgarden.com.au/index.html Earth Garden magazine] -- Australia's original magazine about [[sustainable living]] with country and city alternatives, now in its 33rd year
* [http://www.earthgarden.com.au/links.html Earth garden favourite Links] -- renewable energy, RAP installers, owner building, earth and straw building, permaculture and organic gardening, waste management, ethical investment, green organisations, ecoproperty, eco products
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* [http://www.earthgarden.com.au/links.html Earth garden favourite Links] -- [[renewable energy]], RAP installers, owner building, earth and straw building, [[permaculture]] and organic gardening, waste management, ethical investment, green organisations, ecoproperty, eco products
 
* [http://www.thegreendirectory.com.au/ The Greendirectory] - Australian online eco directory
 
* [http://www.thegreendirectory.com.au/ The Greendirectory] - Australian online eco directory
* [http://www.ata.org.au/ Alternative Technology Association] - Australia’s leading not-for-profit organisation, promoting sustainable technology and practice to protect the environment.
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* [http://www.ata.org.au/ Alternative Technology Association] - Australia’s leading not-for-profit organisation, promoting [[sustainable technology]] and practice to protect the environment.
 
* [http://www.slf.org.au/ Sustainable Living Foundation] is a community based not-for-profit organisation committed to promoting, celebrating and practicing principles of sustainable living.
 
* [http://www.slf.org.au/ Sustainable Living Foundation] is a community based not-for-profit organisation committed to promoting, celebrating and practicing principles of sustainable living.
 
* [http://www.greenhouse.gov.au/gwci/Global Warming: Cool It] An Australian Government home guide to reducing energy costs and greenhouse gases.
 
* [http://www.greenhouse.gov.au/gwci/Global Warming: Cool It] An Australian Government home guide to reducing energy costs and greenhouse gases.
 
* [http://www.greenhouse.gov.au/index.html Australian Greenhouse Office]
 
* [http://www.greenhouse.gov.au/index.html Australian Greenhouse Office]
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* [http://www.solarpanelrebate.com.au/ SolarGen Australia] Rebate and Installation Information.
  
 
==== Victoria ====
 
==== Victoria ====
* [[Sunpower Design]] - over 25 years experience specialising in integrated sustainable building design of homes that exceed the 5 star energy performance rating.
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* [[Greenlivingpedia:Sunpower Design]] - over 25 years experience specialising in integrated [[sustainable building]] design of homes that exceed the 5 star energy performance rating.
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* 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.
 
* [http://www.zenarchitects.com/ Zen Architects]
 
* [http://www.zenarchitects.com/ Zen Architects]
 
* [http://www.lighterfootprints.org Lighter footprints] is a climate change neighbourhood action group active in Surrey Hills and adjacent suburbs, Melbourne, Victoria
 
* [http://www.lighterfootprints.org Lighter footprints] is a climate change neighbourhood action group active in Surrey Hills and adjacent suburbs, Melbourne, Victoria
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* [http://www.climatemovement.org.au/component/option,com_comprofiler/task,userProfile/user,286/ 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.
 
* [http://www.climatemovement.org.au/component/option,com_comprofiler/task,userProfile/user,286/ 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.
 
* [http://www.concertinafoilbatts.com/ Wren Industries] -- makes of concertina foil bats and Renshade aluminium foil holland blinds for windows.
 
* [http://www.concertinafoilbatts.com/ Wren Industries] -- makes of concertina foil bats and Renshade aluminium foil holland blinds for windows.
* [http://www.goingsolar.com.au/php/index.php Going Solar] -- provides innovative solutions for integrating PV solar power modules into buildings.
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* [http://www.goingsolar.com.au/php/index.php Going Solar] -- provides innovative solutions for integrating PV [[solar power]] modules into buildings.
* [http://www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/www/html/2037-building-and-renovating.asp?intSiteID=4 Building and renovating sustainably] -- ''Sustainability Victoria, Victorian Government'', how you can be energy and water efficient in all aspects of your project.
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* [http://www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/www/html/2037-building-and-renovating.asp?intSiteID=4 Building and renovating sustainably] -- ''Sustainability Victoria, Victorian Government'', how you can be energy and [[water efficient]] in all aspects of your project.
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* [http://www.solarpowermelbourne.net.au/ Solar Power Melbounre] Solar power Melbourne, bringing the best Solar panels and systems in Victoria
  
 
==== Western Australia ====
 
==== Western Australia ====
* [[Solar Dwellings]] -- passive solar energy efficient homes designer in Perth.
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* [[Greenlivingpedia:Solar Dwellings]] -- passive solar energy efficient homes designer in Perth.
* [http://www.sustainable.net.au/ Sustainable Consulting] -- Perth-based consulting firm established in 2001 to help progress the sustainability agenda in Western Australia and beyond.
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* [http://www.sustainable.net.au/ Sustainable Consulting] -- Perth-based consulting firm established in 2001 to help progress the [[sustainability]] agenda in Western Australia and beyond.
 
* [http://www.sustainableliving.wa.gov.au/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.welcome Sustainable Living WA] -- provides information from Western Australian Government agencies and other sources on sustainable living in Western Australia.
 
* [http://www.sustainableliving.wa.gov.au/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.welcome Sustainable Living WA] -- provides information from Western Australian Government agencies and other sources on sustainable living in Western Australia.
  
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* [http://www.tasmanianenvironmentcentre.org.au/ 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.
 
* [http://www.tasmanianenvironmentcentre.org.au/ 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.
  
* [[Core Collective]] -- is committed to the production of innovative architecture grounded in a sensitivity for its environmental, social, cultural and economic context.
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* [[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===
 
===United States===
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* [http://www.lagreenliving.com/ LA Green Living]
 
* [http://www.lagreenliving.com/ LA Green Living]
 
* [http://www.coopamerica.org/Co-op America] -- Economic Action for a Just Planet
 
* [http://www.coopamerica.org/Co-op America] -- Economic Action for a Just Planet
* [[Architecture for humanity]] -- charitable organisation promoting architectural and design solutions to global, social and humanitarian crises.
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* [[Architecture For Humanity]] -- charitable organisation promoting architectural and design solutions to global, social and humanitarian crises.
  
 
===Germany===
 
===Germany===
 
* [http://www.schott.com/solar/english/index.html?c=bL 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.
 
* [http://www.schott.com/solar/english/index.html?c=bL 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.
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===United Kingdom===
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* [http://sustainable-building.webs.com Sustainable building and Eco Building information and resource site]
  
 
== General information and topics ==
 
== General information and topics ==
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=== Wikis ===
 
=== Wikis ===
* [[Appropedia:Welcome to Appropedia|Appropedia]] is focused reducing poverty through international development and increasing sustainability through the use of appropriate technology
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*[http://otho.cms.shu.ac.uk/pmwiki/pmwiki.php Technology and Social Action Wiki] was established to foster dialogue and collaboration between activists in social movements, voluntary and community organisations and technology designers.
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For a guide to this area of the wikisphere, see '''[[Green wiki]]''' and '''[[Green wikis and development wikis]]'''.
*[http://www.howtopedia.org/en/Main_Page Howtopedia] is a collaborative platform for practical knowledge and simple technologies that are easily explainable and usable by individuals or small communities for a sustainable and ecological future.
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*[http://wiki.villageearth.org/Main_Page Village Earth's Appropriate Technology Wiki Project] aims to improve the development of and access to information on small-scale do-it-yourself technologies through an open design approach.
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* [[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.
*[http://www.tiptheplanet.com/index.php?title=Main_Page TipThePlanet] is a green wiki website that encourages discussion and the generation of tips that benefit you and the planet - from tips for individuals to tips for multi-national companies on how to limit their carbon footprints.
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* [[Greenlivingpedia:|Greenlivingpedia]], primary focus on green architecture and green living for city dwellers.
*[http://permaculture.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page PermaWiki] is a free permaculture designers manual that anyone can edit
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*[http://www.solaroof.org/wiki/SolaRoof/HomePage SolaRoof Open Eco Wiki]'s goal is to transform our homes and communities through an Open Source initiative for Sustainable Living
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=== Energy ===
 
=== Energy ===
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Latest revision as of 13:37, 29 November 2012

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]

Australia[edit]

Victoria[edit]

  • 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]

Queensland[edit]

New South Wales[edit]

Tasmania[edit]

  • 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]

Germany[edit]

  • 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]

General information and topics[edit]

Wikis[edit]

For a guide to this area of the wikisphere, see Green wiki and Green wikis and development wikis.

  • 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]

  • 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

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