Contractor’s Resources

Energy savings tips and information

Department of Energy – Energy-Saving Tips
Department of Energy – Energy Kids
The Home Star Program – Proposed national incentives for residential efficiency retrofits would address America’s urgent need for job creation in the troubled construction and manufacturing sectors.
Washington State University – Energy Code Resources

Green building

Green Building Advisor

Local utilities energy savings incentives

Clark Public Utilities
Energy Trust of Oregon for NW Natural customers

Reuse and recycling

Construction and demolition debris – Clark County Toolkit
Remodeler’s Guide to Construction Debris – Fine Homebuilding, Aug/Sept 2010 (PDF)

Trade organizations

Southwest Washington International Code Council
International Plumbing and Mechanical Officials
National Association of Home Builders Green Building program
Department of Energy Builders Challenge
Energy Trust of Oregon Trade Ally – Become a trade ally, benefits include equipment and training discounts.