About Us

Green Building Blocks is the leading online business resource for green residential design and building professionals who are committed to environmentally-sustainable best practices. It's a one-stop source for everything you need to succeed — whether you’re a veteran or in the early stage of building your green business.

We offer a comprehensive collection of resources:

  • Product Guide: In-depth information on over 1,500 environmentally-preferred building materials, reviewed by the experts at BuildingGreen Inc.
  • Case Studies: Start-to-finish explorations of nationwide green building projects, ranging from new single-family homes and multi-unit buildings to renovations, restorations, and remodels.
  • Professional Directory: A unique showcase for your own business that also makes it easy to connect with fellow professionals.
  • Solutions: Topic-specific, practical step-by-step guides, road-tested by other green practitioners—designed to help you tackle common—and not so common—green building tasks and challenges.
  • Ask the Experts: A network of green building experts, ready to answer your questions.
  • Video How-Tos: Up-close views of problems and solutions.
  • Events Calendar: Upcoming opportunities to learn and to network.
  • Reference tools: Regional climate data that informs building choices in your region, certification standards and guidelines, and specialization descriptions to help you enhance your expertise.