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Sustainability resources

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www.bit.ly/poweringsc
“Powering Sullivan” is a resource guide for energy efficiency for homes, small businesses and agriculture, published by the Sullivan County Office of Sustainable Energy.


www.endeavourcentre.org
Chris Magwood and the Endeavour Centre in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada is a leading resource in researching building materials and systems that capture and sequester carbon dioxide. The Endeavour Centre teaches sustainable strawbale building and hempcrete construction, while utilizing year-long training intensives to build healthy, low-carbon, low-energy homes and facilities for and with non-profit agencies.


www.foursevenfive.com
Brooklyn, NY-based 475 High Performance Building Supply is leading the way for procuring low-carbon building products: wood-based insulative sheathing, high-performance windows, non-toxic sealants for creating appropriate water barriers, innovative ventilation systems to keep indoor-air quality at its best level and much more.


www.nesea.org
Northeast Sustainable Energy Association is the go-to association for developing sustainable building skills, learning about groundbreaking concepts for building and networking with like-minded building, planning and architectural colleagues.


www.living-future.org/lbc
The Living Building Challenge is undeniably the most sustainable way to build. The Living Building Institute is an all-inclusive paradigm for creating ecologically sustainable homes, buildings, neighborhoods and entire communities. Based on the concept of a flower, the petals range from net-zero energy and water use to social equity and beauty. The Omega Center in Rhinebeck, NY built one of the first certified Living Buildings.


www.bit.ly/omegacenter
The Omega Center for Sustainable Living (OCSL) is an environmental education center and natural water reclamation facility built to meet the highest standards currently available in sustainable architecture. It is the first green building in the United States to achieve both LEED® Platinum and Living Building Challenge™ certification.


www.bensonwood.com
This home design company is a leader in sustainable design utilizing panelized construction techniques.

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