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ABSN Alaska Building Science Network.
Academy of Infrared Thermography Training and Certification.
ACEEE American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy.
AEC InfoCenter: Architecture, Engineering, Building Construction.
Advanced Energy Corporation helps residential, commercial, and industrial
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ACHPA Affordable Comfort Housing Performance Association.
Affordable Comfort yearly conference on energy efficiency, weatherization, home environmental quality, and housing performance.
Alliance to Save Energy nonprofit coalition to promote efficient and clean use of energy worldwide.
Arctic Technical Services in Fairbanks, Alaska.
ASHRAE: American Society for Heating, Refrigeration and Air
ASTM: American Society for Testing and Materials.
Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre: Airbase database of research.
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The Blue Book of Building and Construction electronic version.
BP Logistics nationwide building permit data.
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Building Science Corporation: Architecture and Building Science.
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CANAM Building Envelope Specialists: solutions to building air leakage problems.
CMHC Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation Building Research.
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CRBT The Center for Resourceful Building Technology.
CREST Center for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technology: Solstice.
Davis Energy Group Emerging technologies, sustainable mechanical design,
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DOE Energy Information Administration - official US statistics.
DOE 2001 Residential Energy Use.
DOE Zero Energy Homes research initiative.
DSIRE Database of State Incentives for Renewable Energy
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ECW Energy Center of Wisconsin.
EEBA Energy Efficient Building Association.
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EREN DOE Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Network.
EREN HERS DOE Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Guidelines.
EREN Building Energy data and analysis.
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Environmental Building News Newsletter.
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EPA Energy Star Building Upgrade Manual online.
EPA: Indoor Environments Division
EPA: IAQ publications
FSEC Florida Solar Energy Center.
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Home Energy Magazine Online.
ISES International Solar Energy Society.
Snell Infrared: Online Resources for Infrared Thermographers.
LBNL Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory search for articles.
LBNL: Residential Ventilation Project info and on-line calculator.
ME3: Minnesotans for an Energy-Efficient Economy home page.
MES - Minnesota Extension Service Environment and Natural Resources.
MES: Carbon Monoxide is still a killer.
NAHBRC National Association of Home Builders Research Center.
National Comfort Institute HVAC training and certification.
National H.E.R.O Home Energy & Resources Organization.
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Northwest Builders Environmental Guide.
NYSERDA: New York State Energy Research and Development Authority.
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Oikos: Energy Source Newsletter information on building energy-efficient homes.
Oregon DEQ - Wood Smoke Pollution.
Physics 2204 Elective House Design.
Proctor Engineering energy efficiency consultants to utilities and research Institutes.
RESNET (Residential Energy Services Network)
- Home Energy Ratings and Residential Energy Efficiency Financing.
R-2000 Canadian program for energy efficient home construction.
RMI: the Rocky Mountain Institute.
Sources of Sustainability list of links.
Southface Energy Institute: sustainable building training, education and research.
SDG Sustainable Design Group - consulting services for energy efficient
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Steve Tucker Design manufactures Air Quality House interactive teaching model.
SecondNature education for sustainability.
The Weatherization PagesFred Lugano's excellent site.
U of AK: Rich Seifert's building science home page.
U of Nebraska: Chimneys: Their Installation and Upkeep.
U of NE: Space Heaters: Safe or Unsafe?.
U of MA: Building Materials and Wood Technology.
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U. S. Navy: Energy Conservation Website.
Watts Right manufactures Mad-Air model that demonstrates pressure effects in buildings.
WPB Enterprises US and worldwide
radon mitigation expertise.
Links to Halon Alternatives Fire Protection Information
Links to Indoor Radon Information
AARST American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists.
International Radon Conferences.
AARST: Testimony before the U. S. Senate ENRC on 7/14/94
Air Chek radon test kit company.
Air Chek: Radon Fact Sheet
Air Chek: Map of Radon Distribution by State
Associated Radon Services company home page
Consumer Law Page - search for articles
Consumer Law Page Radon: A National Environmental Health Problem.
Consumer Law Page A Home Buyers Guide to Environmental Hazard.
Consumer Law Page: The Home Inspection and You.
Infiltec: Radon Mitigation Supply Catalog.
JimSalmon.Com Home Repair Clinic: Radon.
LBNL search Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory search for articles.
LBNL: Research Review Article Mapping the Radon Risk Across the Country.
Minnesota Radon Project (MRP) from St. John's University
National Safety Council Radon and Indoor Air Quality.
NRSB National Radon Safety Board list of certified testers, mitigators and
NEHAThe National Environmental Health Association
list of certified testers, mitigators and training courses.
OSHA: Ionizing Radiation Standard 1910.96 General Workplace Exposure
OSHA: Ionizing Radiation Standard 1926.53 Construction Workplace Exposure
OSHA: Interpretation of Ionizing Radiation Standard 1926.53 for Radon
Rad Elec Inc.: makes E-PERM electret radon monitors.
RHP: Radiation and Health Physics home page.
Steve Tucker Design manufactures Air Quality House interactive teaching model.
ISU: Radon Update Facts Concerning Environmental Radon.
US EPA: Office of Air and Radiation.
US EPA: Radon Publications..
US EPA: Radon Zone Map of the U.S.
US EPA: State Radon Contacts..
US Geological Survey: Radon Information.
WPB Enterprises Bill Brodhead's radon residential and commercial mitigation company.
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YouSendIt how to send large files.
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SCIRUS science search engine.
Wikipedia free web-based encyclopedia.
MadShrimps AMD overclocking guide.
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HOST blocking how to get rid of ads and popups by modifying your HOST file.
How to Avoid Spam report by Center for Democracy and Technology.
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A Plan for Spam article by Paul Graham about a filter based on a
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Spam Prevention Association submit your email address for deletion from spam lists.
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Startup Cop freeware program that examines startup programs installed on your computer.
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American Alpine Club
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Prospecting for Gold near Washington, DC.
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Mad Scientist Network the laboratory that never sleeps!
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GuruNet puts live encyclopedia at your disposal.
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Yodlee lets you view your fave web pages from a single page.
Evite free electronic invitation system.
MrWakeUp free telephone wake-up and reminder service.
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DigiWalker pedometers - Have you walked your 10,000 steps today?
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IRSG Individual Reference Services Group - companies who find people
Infoseekers Public Records Location & Retrieval Service
MovieLink what's on at your local movie theaters?
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Monster Search job listings or post your resume.
JobNext Career Network - job search, resume and job posting services.
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Mo Hotta Mo Betta hot sauce company.
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AnyWho Reverse Phone Number Lookup.
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Infospace Reverse Area Codes.
Oxbridge Media Finder find magazines, newsletters, journals, newspapers, catalogs, etc.
Virtual Reference Desk very useful!
U of ID Business References online
Federal Web Locator one stop shopping for federal government info.
Encyclopedias on the Net
Tony Chachere's Creole Foods and Cajun Culture.
Math Hots Mathematical Resources on the Internet.
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Free Stuff Plaza.
Infiltec Humor page.
TrainingNet search the Web for online training courses.
eCollege college courses.
SmartPlanet learn virtually anything.
EduPoint continuing education.
VHS Virtual High School.
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Lern Learning Resources Network
Lab Test Online understanding lab tests.
Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy.
Healthfinder: U.S. Government's omnibus health site.
NIH Medline National Library of Medicine's Medline access to journal articles.
Yahoo gateway to health sites including disease-specific discussion groups.
AMA information on a physician's education and specialty.
Mayo Clinic introductory passages on many ailments.
MECQA info on prices of procedures and hospital stays.
Women's Health introduction
Wellness Web general information.
Medical Matrix general information.
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Copper Reduction Therapy Antiangiogenic Cancer Treatment (200k file).
JuveNews latest news on the biology of aging.
Juvenon company developing antiaging supplements.
LEF Life Extension Foundation.
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Washington, DC Area Fun:
IvyMedia inexpensive DC tours.
Craigs List for Washington, DC area.
Teaching Company Washington Metro Area Cultural Events.
American Alpine Club Blue Ridge Section.
Ticket Place 1/2 price day-of-show tickets.
Washington.Org DC visitor information.
OnSports Hiking VA, MD and DC hiking.
Old Rag Mountain best local hike - 2 hours West of DC.
Inn at Little Washington best Washington restaurant ($$$$$) - 2 hours West of DC, near Old Rag Mountain.
Gold Panning gold prospecting near DC.
DC visitor's guide by the Washington Post newspaper.
DC Cultural Calendar from WETA Television Around Town show.
CitySpin on Washington, DC.
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