Website for best selling books, “The Not So Big House” and
“Creating the Not So Big House” by architect Sarah Susanka, a former
instructor of Mr. Andrys. He has found both the site and books to
be wonderful resource.
A Boston based firm specializing in building technology
with expertise in moisture dynamics, IAQ, energy efficiency an sustainable
This site offered by the Florida Green Building Coalition,
a nonprofit Corporation, provides a statewide Green Building program
dedicated to environmental and economic benefit.
This is a Canadian website geared towards environmentally
appropriate building technologies. Although the site is geared more
towards commercial buildings, the breakdown and explanation of building
systems and materials is well done. This is an excellent site for
those who are new to “green” building and design. For those familiar
with sustainable design, the site lists many American Manufacturers
and gives links to source information.
a complete list of environmentally friendly products for
home office and the building industry.
an online catalog for environmentally sound building materials.
www.Built-e.com a green building materials order center which has a learning
center including how-to projects.
An online newsletter
for environmentally responsible design and construction. Provides
articles, reviews, resource materials, and products and services.
Yards and Gardens is an extension of the University of Florida
website. The program addresses the problems of pollution and disappearing
habitats by getting homeowners involved in saving the natural environment
and water conservation.
www.AlvaFL.org. A Living Vision of Alva (ALVA) is grass roots citizens’ association
for community planning for the city of Alva, FL co-founded by Rob
Andrys, who is currently the Chairman of the Planning Committee.
An local organization which promotes the protection and enhancement
of the Caloosahatchee River.
Florida Gulf Coast University requires as part of its educational
experience, exposure to the issues facing the environment today.
Articles and links can be accessed through this unique site.
For information on Florida Power and Light BuildSmart program, which
supports construction for new energy efficient residential homes.
A commercial architecture firm in the Fort Myers area.