• U.S. Green Building Council
    A non-profit community of leaders working to make green buildings available to everyone within a generation.
    www.usgbc.org
  • Forest Stewardship Council
    A non-profit organization devoted to encouraging the responsible management of the world's forests.
    www.fscus.org
  • The Surfrider Foundation
    A non-profit grassroots organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of our world’s oceans, waves and beaches.
    www.surfrider.org
  • Heal The Bay
    A nonprofit environmental organization dedicated to making Southern California coastal waters and watersheds, including Santa Monica Bay, safe, healthy, and clean.
    www.healthebay.org
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
    Environmental public record resource including air, water, soil, and industrial studies. Also includes section on environmental law and regulations.
    www.epa.org
  • Santa Monica Green Building Program
    The City of Santa Monica has a commitment to protecting the environment, improving quality of life, and promoting sustainability. In order to fulfill this commitment, the City has adopted a set of requirements and recommendations to encourage the development of "green" buildings without forcing excessive costs or other burdens upon developers, building owners or occupants.
    www.greenbuildings.santa-monica.org
  • Global Green USA
    The United States affiliate of Green Cross International fosters a global value shift toward a sustainable and secure world.
    www.globalgreen.org
  • The American Institute of Architects
    Based in Washington, D.C., the AIA has been the leading professional membership association for licensed architects, emerging professionals, and allied partners since 1857.
    www.aia.org
    www.aialosangeles.org Los Angeles Chapter
  • AltBuild Expo
    Expo featuring over 150 carefully selected exhibitors who represent the best of Green Building & Design Materials, Engergy Efficiency, Alternative Energy, Water Conservation Products, Environmental Plumbing, Sustainable Landscape, Waste Management, State Agencies, Utilities, Non Profits and Municipalities.
    www.altbuildexpo.com
  • Architecture 2030
    A non-profit, non-partisan and independent organization, was established in response to the global-warming crisis by architect Edward Mazria in 2002. 2030’s mission is to rapidly transform the US and global Building Sector from the major contributor of greenhouse gas emissions to a central part of the solution to the global-warming crisis.
    www.architecture2030.org
  • ENERGY STAR
    ENERGY STAR is a government-backed program helping businesses and individuals protect the environment through superior energy efficiency.
    Energy Star
  • Living Homes
    Produces a line of homes featuring modern design and green materials. Shows sample interiors and exteriors.
    www.livinghomes.net
  • Building Green
    Publishers of Environmental Building News and of other information resources for practictioners of sustainable design.
    www.buildinggreen.com
  • Living Green
    We pride ourselves in offering healthier green alternatives to home owners and professionals making more conscious choices about products used at home and work. In addition to our online store, we have three retail locations—Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and most recently, Montecito, California.
    www1.livingreen.com
  • The John Lautner Foundation
    Holds the archives of this creative American architect (1911-94). Provides a biography with plans, photographs and bibliography of his works.
    www.johnlautner.org
  • The Committee on the Environment (COTE)
    Works to advance, disseminate, and advocate—to the profession, the building industry, the academy, and the public—design practices that integrate built and natural systems and enhance both the design quality and environmental performance of the built environment.
    www.aia.org/practicing/groups/kc/AIAS074686
  • Rocky Mountain Institute
    RMI fosters the efficient and restorative use of resources so companies, governments and organizations are more efficient, make more money, and do less harm to the environment.
    www.rmi.org
  • SYNDECRETE
    Live Beyond The Surface.
    www.archive.studioconover.com/archived/SYN/main.html
  • Friends of Animals
    www.friendsofanimals.org/actionline/summer-2011/Building_future.php
  • Marine Animal Rescue
    Peter Wallerstein, director of Marine Animal Rescue in Los Angeles County, has always forged his own path. For well over twenty years, Peter has been the first responder; the hands-on caretaker of ailing marine animals all over the globe.
    www.whalerescueteam.org/care-center/future-location-of-care-center/