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This directory contains information sources on various topics and businesses related to sustainable housing . Please add either '''external links''', or links to relevant '''Greenlivingpedia articles'''. This directory contains information sources on various topics and businesses related to sustainable housing . Please add either '''external links''', or links to relevant '''Greenlivingpedia articles'''.
-==Australia==+==Information sources by region==
 +===Australia===
* [[The EcoShop]] - online eco shop with links to information resources * [[The EcoShop]] - online eco shop with links to information resources
* [http://www.earthgarden.com.au/index.html Earth Garden magazine] -- Australia's original magazine about sustainable living with country and city alternatives, now in its 33rd year * [http://www.earthgarden.com.au/index.html Earth Garden magazine] -- Australia's original magazine about sustainable living with country and city alternatives, now in its 33rd year
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* [http://www.greenhouse.gov.au/index.html Australian Greenhouse Office] * [http://www.greenhouse.gov.au/index.html Australian Greenhouse Office]
-=== Victoria ===+==== Victoria ====
* [[Sunpower Design]] - over 25 years experience specialising in integrated sustainable building design of homes that exceed the 5 star energy performance rating. * [[Sunpower Design]] - over 25 years experience specialising in integrated sustainable building design of homes that exceed the 5 star energy performance rating.
* [http://www.zenarchitects.com/ Zen Architects] * [http://www.zenarchitects.com/ Zen Architects]
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* [http://www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/www/html/2037-building-and-renovating.asp?intSiteID=4 Building and renovating sustainably] -- ''Sustainability Victoria, Victorian Government'', how you can be energy and water efficient in all aspects of your project. * [http://www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/www/html/2037-building-and-renovating.asp?intSiteID=4 Building and renovating sustainably] -- ''Sustainability Victoria, Victorian Government'', how you can be energy and water efficient in all aspects of your project.
-=== Western Australia ===+==== Western Australia ====
* [[Solar Dwellings]] - passive solar energy efficient homes designer in Perth. * [[Solar Dwellings]] - passive solar energy efficient homes designer in Perth.
* [http://www.sustainable.net.au/ Sustainable Consulting] is a Perth-based consulting firm established in 2001 to help progress the sustainability agenda in Western Australia and beyond. * [http://www.sustainable.net.au/ Sustainable Consulting] is a Perth-based consulting firm established in 2001 to help progress the sustainability agenda in Western Australia and beyond.
* [http://www.sustainableliving.wa.gov.au/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.welcome Sustainable Living WA] provides for information from Western Australian Government agencies and other sources on sustainable living in Western Australia." * [http://www.sustainableliving.wa.gov.au/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.welcome Sustainable Living WA] provides for information from Western Australian Government agencies and other sources on sustainable living in Western Australia."
-=== Queensland ===+==== Queensland ====
* [http://www.lgp.qld.gov.au/?id=2293 Sustainable Living QLD] -- ''Queensland Government'' information on sustainable living and building. * [http://www.lgp.qld.gov.au/?id=2293 Sustainable Living QLD] -- ''Queensland Government'' information on sustainable living and building.
-=== New South Wales ===+==== New South Wales ====
* [http://www.isf.uts.edu.au/ The Institute for Sustainable Futures] -- Based in Sydney, Australia * [http://www.isf.uts.edu.au/ The Institute for Sustainable Futures] -- Based in Sydney, Australia
* [http://www.sustainablehouse.com.au/index.htm Michael Mobbs Sustainable Projects] -- design, consulting and speaking services. * [http://www.sustainablehouse.com.au/index.htm Michael Mobbs Sustainable Projects] -- design, consulting and speaking services.
-=== Northern Territory ===+==== Northern Territory ====
-=== South Australia ===+==== South Australia ====
-=== Tasmania ===+==== Tasmania ====
* [http://www.tasmanianenvironmentcentre.org.au/ Sustainable Living Tasmania] -- community resource and education centre to provide a for the protection and restoration of the natural environment and the development of homes and cities for a sustainable future. * [http://www.tasmanianenvironmentcentre.org.au/ Sustainable Living Tasmania] -- community resource and education centre to provide a for the protection and restoration of the natural environment and the development of homes and cities for a sustainable future.
* [[Core Collective]] -- is committed to the production of innovative architecture grounded in a sensitivity for its environmental, social, cultural and economic context. * [[Core Collective]] -- is committed to the production of innovative architecture grounded in a sensitivity for its environmental, social, cultural and economic context.
-==United States==+===United States===
* [http://www.greenhomebuilding.com/ Green Home Building] * [http://www.greenhomebuilding.com/ Green Home Building]
* [http://www.livingneighborhoods.org/ht-0/bln-exp.htm Building Living Neighborhoods] * [http://www.livingneighborhoods.org/ht-0/bln-exp.htm Building Living Neighborhoods]
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* [http://www.coopamerica.org/Co-op America] --Economic Action for a Just Planet * [http://www.coopamerica.org/Co-op America] --Economic Action for a Just Planet
-==Germany==+===Germany===
* [http://www.schott.com/solar/english/index.html?c=bL SCHOTT AG] -- is one of the leading solar industry companies worldwide, offering a wide range of future-oriented products and solutions for almost all photovoltaic and solar thermal applications. * [http://www.schott.com/solar/english/index.html?c=bL SCHOTT AG] -- is one of the leading solar industry companies worldwide, offering a wide range of future-oriented products and solutions for almost all photovoltaic and solar thermal applications.
-== Wikis ==+== General information and topics ==
 +* [http://www.google.com/Top/Science/Environment/Sustainability/Sustainable_Living/ Google Directory - Sustainable Living]
 +=== Wikis ===
* [http://www.appropedia.org/Welcome_to_Appropedia Appropedia] is focused reducing poverty through international development and increasing sustainability through the use of appropriate technology * [http://www.appropedia.org/Welcome_to_Appropedia Appropedia] is focused reducing poverty through international development and increasing sustainability through the use of appropriate technology
*[http://otho.cms.shu.ac.uk/pmwiki/pmwiki.php Technology and Social Action Wiki] was established to foster dialogue and collaboration between activists in social movements, voluntary and community organisations and technology designers. *[http://otho.cms.shu.ac.uk/pmwiki/pmwiki.php Technology and Social Action Wiki] was established to foster dialogue and collaboration between activists in social movements, voluntary and community organisations and technology designers.
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*[http://www.solaroof.org/wiki/SolaRoof/HomePage SolaRoof Open Eco Wiki]'s goal is to transform our homes and communities through an Open Source initiative for Sustainable Living *[http://www.solaroof.org/wiki/SolaRoof/HomePage SolaRoof Open Eco Wiki]'s goal is to transform our homes and communities through an Open Source initiative for Sustainable Living
-== Energy ==+=== Energy ===
* [http://www.oildepletionprotocol.org/ Oil Depletion Protocol] is an international agreement that will enable nations of the world to cooperatively reduce their dependence on oil. * [http://www.oildepletionprotocol.org/ Oil Depletion Protocol] is an international agreement that will enable nations of the world to cooperatively reduce their dependence on oil.
* [http://www.futureenergy.org Futureenergy.org] -- information about clean power, polluting power, energy efficiency, climate change, oil peak, politics, energy efficient homes and transport solutions. * [http://www.futureenergy.org Futureenergy.org] -- information about clean power, polluting power, energy efficiency, climate change, oil peak, politics, energy efficient homes and transport solutions.
* [http://www.renewnews.com/ Renew News] -- is a community-based resource about Renewable Energy * [http://www.renewnews.com/ Renew News] -- is a community-based resource about Renewable Energy
- 
-== General == 
-* [http://www.google.com/Top/Science/Environment/Sustainability/Sustainable_Living/ Google Directory - Sustainable Living] 

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This directory contains information sources on various topics and businesses related to sustainable housing . Please add either external links, or links to relevant Greenlivingpedia articles.

Contents

Information sources by region

Australia

  • The EcoShop - online eco shop with links to information resources
  • Earth Garden magazine -- Australia's original magazine about sustainable living with country and city alternatives, now in its 33rd year
  • Earth garden favourite Links -- renewable energy, RAP installers, owner building, earth and straw building, permaculture and organic gardening, waste management, ethical investment, green organisations, ecoproperty, eco products
  • The Greendirectory - Australian online eco directory
  • Alternative Technology Association - Australia’s leading not-for-profit organisation, promoting sustainable technology and practice to protect the environment.
  • Sustainable Living Foundation is a community based not-for-profit organisation committed to promoting, celebrating and practicing principles of sustainable living.
  • Warming: Cool It An Australian Government home guide to reducing energy costs and greenhouse gases.
  • Australian Greenhouse Office

Victoria

  • Sunpower Design - over 25 years experience specialising in integrated sustainable building design of homes that exceed the 5 star energy performance rating.
  • Zen Architects
  • Lighter footprints is a climate change neighbourhood action group active in Surrey Hills and adjacent suburbs, Melbourne, Victoria
  • Families Facing Climate Change is a group based in Ashburton, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Greenlink Box Hill -- Local plants for local places.
  • Environment Victoria -- Victoria's peak non-government environment organisation, campaigning across Victoria for more than 30 years.
  • Bayside Climate Change Action Group -- formed by parents in the Bayside area, the group goals are to provide a collective voice for Bayside residents for both families and individuals determined to fight for a clean energy future.
  • Wren Industries -- makes of concertina foil bats and Renshade aluminium foil holland blinds for windows.
  • Going Solar -- provides innovative solutions for integrating PV solar power modules into buildings.
  • Building and renovating sustainably -- Sustainability Victoria, Victorian Government, how you can be energy and water efficient in all aspects of your project.

Western Australia

  • Solar Dwellings - passive solar energy efficient homes designer in Perth.
  • Sustainable Consulting is a Perth-based consulting firm established in 2001 to help progress the sustainability agenda in Western Australia and beyond.
  • Sustainable Living WA provides for information from Western Australian Government agencies and other sources on sustainable living in Western Australia."

Queensland

New South Wales

Northern Territory

South Australia

Tasmania

  • Sustainable Living Tasmania -- community resource and education centre to provide a for the protection and restoration of the natural environment and the development of homes and cities for a sustainable future.
  • Core Collective -- is committed to the production of innovative architecture grounded in a sensitivity for its environmental, social, cultural and economic context.

United States

Germany

  • SCHOTT AG -- is one of the leading solar industry companies worldwide, offering a wide range of future-oriented products and solutions for almost all photovoltaic and solar thermal applications.

General information and topics

Wikis

  • Appropedia is focused reducing poverty through international development and increasing sustainability through the use of appropriate technology
  • Technology and Social Action Wiki was established to foster dialogue and collaboration between activists in social movements, voluntary and community organisations and technology designers.
  • Howtopedia is a collaborative platform for practical knowledge and simple technologies that are easily explainable and usable by individuals or small communities for a sustainable and ecological future.
  • Village Earth's Appropriate Technology Wiki Project aims to improve the development of and access to information on small-scale do-it-yourself technologies through an open design approach.
  • TipThePlanet is a green wiki website that encourages discussion and the generation of tips that benefit you and the planet - from tips for individuals to tips for multi-national companies on how to limit their carbon footprints.
  • PermaWiki is a free permaculture designers manual that anyone can edit
  • SolaRoof Open Eco Wiki's goal is to transform our homes and communities through an Open Source initiative for Sustainable Living

Energy

  • Oil Depletion Protocol is an international agreement that will enable nations of the world to cooperatively reduce their dependence on oil.
  • Futureenergy.org -- information about clean power, polluting power, energy efficiency, climate change, oil peak, politics, energy efficient homes and transport solutions.
  • Renew News -- is a community-based resource about Renewable Energy
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