Build It Green offers building professionals and the general public the tools and technical resources they need to build quality green homes.
As a respected nonprofit organization, we strive to offer practical, unbiased, quality information you can trust.
Here's what you'll find in this section:
Green Product Directory
Search the Green Product Directory to conveniently locate suppliers of green building products within the 9-County San Francisco Bay Area or City of Anaheim.
Green Building Guidelines & Rating Systems
Green building guidelines for home remodeling, new homes, and multifamily projects offer recommended measures for conserving natural resources, using water and energy wisely, improving indoor air quality, and planning for livable and vibrant communities. GreenPoint Rated is a third-party verification system for the green building measures referenced in the Green Building Guidelines.
Design, Planning & Building
For heavy-duty research, start here. You'll find guidelines for writing green specifications, technical fact sheets on permeable paving and water heating, design tools for energy modeling and lighting design, and lots more in between.
Policies & Incentives
Find information on financing and incentives, building codes and standards, and green building policies and ordinances adopted by public agencies throughout California.
Marketing & Case Studies
Learn how others have successfully built green and how to position your business to be successful in the marketplace.
Careers & Education
Explore this section if you're looking to expand your green building expertise or make a career switch.
Ask an Expert
The Ask an Expert Hotline provides customized responses to a variety of green building questions for building professionals and the general public. This service is funded for PG&E customers as well as residents and businesses in the City of Palo Alto and City of Anaheim only.
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