Green Building Guides

Available Materials
Build It Green's Green Building Guidelines for Single Family New Home Construction is a comprehensive resource of best practices for green building. Developed with multi-stakeholder input, these guidelines offer recommended practices for improving indoor air quality, increasing energy and water efficiency, conserving natural resources, and planning for livable and vibrant communities.
San Mateo County RecycleWorks' Green-It-Yourself is a reference guide for energy efficiency, water conservation and green materials for home improvement projects.
San Mateo Countywide Guide: Sustainable Buildings was developed to help builders, architects, and owners to design and construct buildings that are friendly to the environment and community. This guide provides illustrations and information on how to implement many green building practices and measures.
Green Building Guide
Green-It-Yourself
Sustainable Buildings