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Green Building Tools for Tribes

Additional Tribal Green Building Resources

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Other Green Building Resources and References

Affordable Green Building in Rural Communities (PDF)(59 pp, 89K, About PDF)
This guide provides a green building framework to build healthier, more efficient and environmentally sustainable communities.

Building and Buying Green in Indian Country: A Practical Guide for California Tribes
This comprehensive guide provides tribal project decision-makers and planners an overview of "green" building practices to help them evaluate and choose sustainable options as they develop projects with tribes, architects, contractors, suppliers, and others.