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

http://www.energystar.gov/

Envirolink – environmental information clearinghouse

http://www.envirolink.org/

Earth Day Network – promotes civic involvement

http://www.earthday.net/

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

http://www.kcdesigncenter.org/

University of Missouri – Columbia Dept. of Environmental Design

http://outreach.missouri.edu/edninfo/sustain.htm

USGBC Kansas City Chapter (membership is free for students)

http://www.usgbc.org/chapters/kansascity/

US Green Building Council (including LEED rating system)

http://www.usgbc.org