Green Homes

A presentation given at St. James Environmental Retreat Saturday, April 30, 2005.

The Journey:

Understanding your Ecological Footprint:

How to reduce your Ecological Footprint in your home:


Internet Resources:

Energy Star – energy efficiency in the home

Envirolink – environmental information clearinghouse

Earth Day Network – promotes civic involvement

Kansas City Design Center – UMKC, University of Kansas, Kansas State University

University of Missouri – Columbia Dept. of Environmental Design

USGBC Kansas City Chapter (membership is free for students)

US Green Building Council (including LEED rating system)