Sandra Slater Environments
The Green Guide


Specs for achitects and designers. From framing to finishes, we explain how to make your project environmentally sensitive.


The directory of green building resources. Find a green building professional or resource that can help you with your project.


While there is no hard and fast definition of what makes a building green, a consensus has been building that describes Green sensibilities. Green building is an environmentally sensitive approach to design and construction. Green projects consider the short- and long-term impact of a building on the environment, examining issues like energy efficiency, use of recycled materials, siting resource conservation, and air quality.