Green Building Materials
Green Building Materials
There are a wide variety of green building materials available and the quantity and quality of these sustainable alternatives has grown to meet increased market demand. The County's Green Building Materials Display includes actual product samples of various green building materials accompanied by a brief description of each product's features and uses. Visit our Virtual Green Building Materials Display below to browse actual product samples of various green building materials, including a brief description of each product's features and uses.
Green Building Material Resources List
The Green Building Material Resource List provides names of the manufacturer of each product in the Display as well as their phone numbers and website (when available). Additionally, the List contains contact information for some local distributors that sell these products.
Search Build it Green's Green Product Directory & Database to conveniently locate suppliers of green building products within the Bay Area. Listed products must meet criteria for energy efficiency, resource conservation, water conservation, or indoor environmental quality consistent with measures referenced in various Green Building Guidelines. Their Directory may be searched based on proximity (using ZIP code) using either Product Category, Keyword or by measures referenced in various Green Building Guidelines or Bay-Friendly Guidelines.
|Green Building Materials Display
The County's Green Building Materials Display was custom-built to promote the use of sustainable building materials as well as reduce the amount of materials disposed of in landfills. This Display is usually located at our offices in the North Wing at 651 Pine Street in Martinez, however it is loaned to local cities periodically for their use temporarily. As an alternative, the following Virtual Green Building Materials Display is offered to provide individuals an opportunity to browse through these materials anytime via the internet. Click any of the below materials from the County's Green Building Materials Display to view product samples and their features & uses.
Display of these samples should not be construed as an endorsement of any specific product by Contra Costa County or as a recommendation to use one product instead of another. Information regarding the samples included in this display was obtained from the manufacturers and has not been verified.
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FSC Certified Wood
Boards & Panels
Paints, Stains & Finishes