A Pattern Language, by Christopher Alexander, Sara Ishikawa, Murray Silverstein, Oxford University Press, 1977

Patterns of Homes, The Ten Essentials of Enduring Design, by Max Jacobson, Murray Silverstein, Barbara Winslow

Designer/Builder magazine (www.designerbuildermagazine.org)

Natural Home magazine (www.naturalhomemagazine.com)

Environmental Building News (www.buildinggreen.com)

Home Power magazine (www.homepower.com)

North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association (www.ncsustainableenergy.org)

Solar Village Institute (www.solarvillage.com), expert local solar, wind, hydro systems installers–installed my system

North Carolina Solar Center(www.ncsc.ncsu.edu)

Builder’s Supply Recycling Center, corner of Roxboro and Pettigrew St. in Durham. 490-0414.