Skipper Says...
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Green Living Tips from the Porters’ 'Recycled’ Dog', Skipper,
who grew up as a stray on
the streets of Puerto Rico
until Animals in Need
helped him find a wonderful
new life with the Porters.



American Institute of Architects Sustainability Initiatives
American Lung Association™ Health House™ Program
American Lung Association™ of Washington
- operates the volunteer Master Home Environmentalist training & outreach program
Built Green™ of King & Snohomish Counties
Built Green™ Washington
- nonprofit cooperative representing all of Washington's local Buit Green™ programs
Cascadia Chapter. U.S Green Building Council
Earth Advantage
- nonprofit educational & certification program based in Portland, OR
Environments for Living
King County (WA) Green Building Program
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®)
Northwest Eco Building Guild
Northwest ENERGY STAR® Homes
Snohomish County (WA) Sustainable Development Task Force
Washington State Department of Ecology



Zero Energy Idea House
-built by Shirey Contracting in Bellevue, WA.
Elder Healthy Home
-built by Martin Luther King Housing Development Assn. in Tacoma, WA.
Buit Green™ Home at Suncadia
- built by CMI Homes in the resort community of Suncadia, Roslyn, WA
Puget Sound Energy Build Green™ Idea Home
- built by Bennett Homes in Issaquah Highlands, Issaquah, WA
Hight Point
- Built Green™ redevelopment of a West Seattle neighborhood



ArchitectureWeek Green Wednesday
- weekly news briefs and links to green projects
Built Green News
- news from the Built Green program of the Master Builders Association of King & Snohomish Countries (WA)
Daily Grist
- environmental news with a "Daily Show"-like sense of humor
Energy Newsbriefs
- Northwest energy-related news from the Washington State University Extension Energy Program
- quarterly King County (WA) newsletter on sources and uses for recycled materials
- news & information on sustainable business practices
- consumer-oriented newsletter featuring "Ask a Pro"
- news on sustainable building & construction
NW Current
- Northwest energy news and analysis
- monthly news on sustainable projects and resources from Otak, a leading architecture/engineering firm.
Ideal Bite



Green Builder
- monthly magazine from the National Association of Home Builders filled hands-on pratical information; free to qualified subscribers
- quarterly McGraw-Hill magazine covering sustainable building in the Northwest, free to qualified subscribers
Sustainable Industries Journal
- West Coast-focused monthly magazine spotlighting sustainable pratices, people, and products
Stanwood/ Camano News Article –see attachment (PorterGreenHome)



Green vs. Traditional Product Comparison
10 Tips for Marketing Your Special Project
$$$ Reason to Go Green: A Sampling of Current Incentives & Rebates
Investors and Environmentalists for Sustainable Prosperity
Co-op America Economic Action for a Just Planet
Earth 911
Information on CFL’s
Countrywide Offers Discounted Rates for Buyers of Green and Energy Efficient Homes


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