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n Regional Green Building Councils Listed by state More

n All-New GreenSpec Directory 7th Edition Now Available
Over 2,100 green building products selected by the editors of Environmental Building News. Directory listings cover hundreds of categories—from access flooring to zero-VOC paints. Included are product descriptions, environmental characteristics, and manufacturer contact information.

Green Building Technology Database: This excellent database is a collection of case studies, organized for the reader to identify projects by any one of approximately 140 techniques, strategies, and technologies that encompass green building. Projects are identified by location, building type, and site condition.

n Prefabs Give a Whole New Meaning to Shelter
FabZone of FabPreFab shows what's new in modernist single-family prefab dwellings using steel, wood and glass. More.

n Clean Burning Wood Stoves and Fireplaces
Covers wood stoves, pellet stoves, gas stoves, fireplace inserts, and decorative logs. More.

n Land Trust Offers a Way to Protect the Family Farm
Here's the story of one Tennessee farmer. More.

n Welcome Wildlife to Your Certified Yard
The National Wildlife Federation has helped over 50,000 U.S. property owners make their backyards into certified wildlife habitat sites. Find out how you can make yours one, too, by focusing on the four wildlife survival elements: food, water, cover and places to raise young. More.