International Solar Energy Society (ISES)“Aimed at the advancement of renewable energy through research, technology transfer, commercialization and education,” this organization and site provide a wealth of information about solar energy, design, and energy efficiency in businesses and residences. Links to related sites, publications, conferences, and other resources are provided.Rating: RecommendedLocation: Freiburg, GermanyRelated pages:Germany, Multi-National, Membership Group, Non-Profit Organization, Construction / Product, Design / Architectural, Environmental / SustainableKlaus Novy Institut site focuses on the Institut’s interest in housing reform, the co-operative housing movement, and contemporary issues in urban and housing research. The site also includes working papers, housing research, projects, urban ecology information, and an excellent links page. Available in English and German.Rating: RecommendedLocation: Koln, GermanyRelated pages:Germany, National, Affordable / Assisted, Design / Architectural, Environmental / Sustainable, Neighborhood / Community