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Sustainable Design/Build

LaurelRock Company is deeply committed to preserving the environment and protecting our natural resources. In 2009, we launched a sustainable Design/Build seminar series to help residential architects educate their clients about best practices inside and outside.

Below are links to relevant sustainable Design/Build resources:

Going Green in Your Home: http://www.homeadvisor.com/article.show.Going-Green-in-Your-Home.17326.html

Audubon Greenwich's "Green Building, Green Homes":  http://greenwich.audubon.org/Programs_Resources.html

Green Home Consulting:  http://greenhomeswestchester.com/

Vice President Biden's "Recovery through Retrofit" report:  http://www.whitehouse.gov/assets/documents/Recovery_Through_Retrofit_Final_Report.pdf

Christian Science Monitor "Sheep Hollow" blog:  http://features.csmonitor.com/environment/topics/?topic=9131

New York Times "Green and Greener in Suburban Towns":  http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/11/science/earth/11green.html?_r=4&sq=Home%20energy%20audit&st=cse&scp=1&pagewanted=print

New York Times "A Stimulus That Could Save Money":  http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/18/business/economy/18leonhardt.html?pagewanted=print

New York Times Economix Blog "Cash for Caulkers; The Details":  http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/11/17/cash-for-caulkers-the-details/?pagemode=print

CT's Home Energy Solutions program:  http://www.uinet.com/uinet/connect/UINet/Top+Navigator/Your+Home/UI+Products+&+Services/Home+Energy+Solutions/

Local Geothermal contractor:  http://www.enconhvac.com/geothermal.html

LEED for Homes:  http://www.usgbc.org/DisplayPage.aspx?CMSPageID=147

U.S. Green Building Council's "Green Home Guide":  http://greenhomeguide.com/

Fairfield County Green Home's LEED for homes:  http://fairfieldcountygreenhomes.com/leed_for_homes

Energy Star for Homes (Home Improvement):  http://www.energystar.go/index.cfm?c=home_improvement.hm_improvement_index

Town of Bedford’s Green Resources:  http://www.bedfordny.info/html/green_resources_build_renovate.htm

Architecture 2030:  http://www.architecture2030.org/regional_solutions/homeowners.html

Whole Building Design Guide:  http://www.wbdg.org/

U.S. Department of Energy:  http://www1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/

Building Science:  http://www.buildingscience.com/index_html