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While green materials and products are not as readily available on the coast as more urban areas, we do have some local resources.  Check out:

Absolute Inspection Services    (abcomp@mcn.org)
Certified as a Building Performance Analyst, the owner James Deering will conduct an evaluation of the energy performance of your home and make recommendations to improve comfort and reduce energy costs.  He can also perform Title 24 calculations, one of the steps necessary for obtaining a building permit.

Anderson’s Alternatives  (andersonsalternatives.com)
Offers sustainably salvaged and reclaimed lumber in many species ranging from Ash to Redwood. He also does custom milling and custom furniture.  His showroom is located in Mendocino.

Architectural Woodworking   (lindleybuildingconsultants.com)
Authorized dealer for Marvin and Sierra Pacific Doors and Windows.
Authorized dealer for many sustainable flooring options, including Kahrs, Teragren, and Marmoleum. On-site consultation and delivery.

Mendocino Solar (mendocinosolar.com)
Installs both grid-tied and off-grid solar on the Mendocino coast for over 17 years.


For more general resources related to green building, check out the following:

Green Home Guide (greenhomeguide.com) Includes sections on finding a pro in your area,  question and answer forum, and basic info on a wide variety of green topics.

Building Green (buildinggreen.com). A similar format, with pages on green products, developing trends and legislation, and case studies of green homes. Includes “GreenSpec”, a comprehensive and frequently updated product database.

Build It Green (builditgreen.com). Geared more towards green building professionals. Includes a green products directory where it is possible to get info about a wide variety of green products, from adhesive to windows.

Dancing Dog Design Build
16312 Old Caspar Railroad Rd
Fort Bragg, CA  95437