Kresge Library News: New Database - BuildingGreen

July 18, 2006

New Database - BuildingGreen

BuildingGreen Suite is an online resource covering the environmentally friendly building industry. Included in this resource are:


  • Articles from Environmental Building News (1992 to the present) a monthly newsletter featuring comprehensive, practical information on a range of topics related to sustainable design in the built environment.

  • GreenSpec, a database of environmentally preferable building products listing more than 2,000 products with descriptions, manufacturer information, and links to additional resources.

  • High Performance Buildings Case Studies describing projects ranging from homes and commercial interiors to large buildings and even whole campuses and neighborhoods. These may be certified green projects, or simply projects that have one or more notable environmental features.

  • Links to selected resources for environmentally sensitive design and construction.


The site can be searched by keyword or browsed by topic. Information is also organized by CSI Divisions or Homebuilder Categories.

This database is available on the Library's A-Z Database page, or you can access BuildingGreen now.


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