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Green building Construction business information  
Gain Skills Through Volunteering - Austin Habitat for Humanity

Construction careers and jobs

Construction.com - McGraw Hill company's web site that "connects people, projects, and products across the design and construction industry". Has many resources and job listings.

Reference and local resources links

Austin Home Builders

National Association of Home Builders

National Association of Women in Construction

Austin Construction News - a monthly journal filled with news and features focusing on the construction industry in the Austin area - free subscriptions

Construction Specifications Institute

Disaster Safety - learn how to build new fortified homes and strengthen existing ones to survive disasters such as floods, tornados, hurricanes and much more.

Construction Terms (Construction Jargon)

Construction Terms Glossary (Dallas Home Builders)

International Assn. of Certified Home Inspectors
Inspector Terms Glossary

Journal of Light Construction  

Portland Cement Association

Decorative Concrete Supply - concrete supplies and training seminars in Buda

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

TEEX (Texas Engineering Extension Service) - OSHA classes and more

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Woodworking

Woodworking Fine Woodworking

Woods Library (wood photos, descriptions and sources)

Woodcraft

MLCSWoodworking

Woodcraft magazine

Wood magazine 

Beginner's Guide to WoodWorking
(suggested by the  Westwood Youth Group)

Alan's Factory Outlet Guide to Woodcarving
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Green Building References

 

Austin Energy Green Building Program

Green Builder Magazine

Green Resource Council - Resources

Green Building Inspection
Green Building Inspection Course (online)

Greenguide - a database of over 600 green building materials and products

Build It Solar

Green Building Glossary

Home Power Magazine - online and print magazine about solar, wind and hydro energy. Much information is available without subscription.

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Contractors and construction business web sites

Contractor Talk - has articles on a wide variety of construction topics, from marketing and general business issues to trade and tool specific articles. Also has classified ads, directory listings for tools, contractors and more.

Construction Contractor's Digest states "This site is for the express purpose of being a resource for construction leaders. We work as management consultants with construction firms. We are Stevens Construction Institute.Management Advisors to Construction Contractors."

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Learn homebuilding and construction skills through volunteering

Austin Habitat for Humanity

 

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