Bay Area Build It Green provides a searchable Bay Area green building materials database which is searchable by product category, by product name, or by which specific elements of the Alameda County Green Building Guidelines and GreenPoints Checklists (for either new home, remodeling or multi-family) that it fulfills.
CIWMB provides an overview of green building materials and links to green product directories such as EPA’s Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Guide and their Comprehensive Procurement Guideline, San Mateo County’s Green Building Materials Resource Guide, Environmental Building News’ Green Spec Directory, the oikos® Green Product Directory, and CIWMB’s own Recycled-Content Products and Recycled-Content Construction Products Manufacturers.
The Materials Handbook: Guidelines for Sustainable Affordable Housing has been created and published by the San Francisco Mayor's Office of Housing and Asian Neighborhood Design. The purpose of the Handbook is to share knowledge about building materials and design strategies that have been used to create healthy, high-quality, and sustainable affordable housing in San Francisco and the Bay Area.
Start at the Source Bay Area Stormwater Management Agencies Association’s (BASMAA) latest document on the topic of development standards and stormwater quality. This manual comprehensively guides you through the design process.