How to Renovate - Helpful Links
Here you'll find a treasure trove of cutting-edge online content about green building and design, as well as opportunities to expand your knowledge base with books, seminars and consulting services. Much of the content on this site is produced by building science engineering specialist, University of Waterloo professor and REEP House design guru John Straube.
A vast resource directory that will help you find building products, professional services, resource and materials providers, educational and career opportunities, and so much more.
Community Renewable Energy Waterloo (CREW)
A local non-profit organization that aims to encourage sustainable lifestyles by sharing knowledge culled from the experience early adopters within the Waterloo Region. Crewzone.ca contains lots of resources and community event listings.
Teardown Tool on TheGreenestBuilding.org
This calculation tool that allows users to compare the embodied energy of existing structures against that of their projected demolition and re-construction, created by an American organization that aims to illuminate the inefficiency of the modern world's “tear down culture” by arguing that “the greenest building is the one already built”.
Graham Whiting's Bookmarks on Delicious.com
A constantly updated thread that presents news, academic tools and ideas, progressive companies, and emerging resources and products that contribute to the evolution of green building design and energy efficient lifestyle choices.