Rain Water Harvesting – The benefits of Rain Water Harvesting – From the BC CRD
- Energy Efficiency – The Natural Resources Canada site on Energy Efficiency
- Going Green in Your Home – When homeowners and residents take action to reduce their own pollution footprint, this has far-reaching and positive consequences.
- Dream Green Homes – A great source for Alternative House Plans
- What is the EnerGuide Rating System? – Canadian Building Standards for Small Buildings
- Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation – Financial Assistance for Home Builders
- BC Sustainable Energy Association – A good source of information about Sustainable Energy
- BC Government Green Building Info – Reasons for Building Green
- Building and Safety Standards Branch – The Ministry’s Building and Safety Standards Branch is responsible regulating safety in design and construction.
- O.U.R. Ecovillage – Eco Village located near Shawnigan Lake, BC
- Bale Watch – 50 Straw Bale Building Plans
- Home Building Mentor – Complete building instructions on how to save 55% with Sweat Equity
- Alaska Cabins – Information on building a simple log cabin
- Tumbleweed Tiny Homes – Company that builds inexpensive, tiny homes and offers free building plans and workshops
eHow – Videos on how to do just about anything, including construction techniques