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Building for Health Materials Center Homepage

Access to over 2,000 building materials and home comforts with minimal environmental impact. Products include straw bale products, natural plastering products, flooring, natural paints, oils, stains, and finishes, sealants and construction materials. Read More

Oikos Green Building Source

Oikos serves professionals whose work promotes sustainable design and construction. This web site contains a wealth of information valuable to many viewers on numerous aspects of green building, including an extensive library, project showcase, and bookstore. Read More

Sustainable Building Sourcebook

The Sustainable Building Sourcebook is a popular resource for alternative builders around the world. It provides access to alternative building strategies and resources for homeowners and builders. Read More


EERL's mission is to be the best possible online collection of environmental and energy sustainability resources for community college educators and for their students. The resources are also available for practitioners and the public.


EERL is a product of a community college-based National Science Foundation Center, the Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center (ATEEC), and its partners.

Contact ATEEC 563.441.4087 or by email ateec@eicc.edu