Green Building & Energy Efficiency

Are you interested in saving environmental resources – and saving money? This section will help you learn about green, energy-efficient and sustainable construction and remodeling so you can create your own green dream home. Find out about energy-efficiency tax credits, locate a Certified Green Professional builder or remodeler in your community and more.

Green Building, Energy & Water Efficiency
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Eating healthy, shopping at farmers’ markets and planting gardens are more popular than ever. Many families want to grow their own food, but are challenged by a lack of space for a full-sized garden in their yard. Think about edible landscaping: You can have an attractive-looking yard or …
6/16/2014
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Green building and remodeling offer significant benefits to home owners in terms of comfort, savings and resource efficiency. Learn how you can help the environment while helping your family.
2/26/2014
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GuildQuality, North America's leading provider of customer satisfaction surveying for the residential building industry, recently conducted a national survey of homeowners who purchased a National Green Building Standard (NGBS) certified green home built within the past three years. The study, …
2/5/2014
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New home technologies can improve your lifestyle.
9/26/2013
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High energy use not only has environmental impacts but it can hit you personally in the pocketbook. Here is a list of helpful suggestions that can help you reduce energy consumption in your household: Minimize hot water use by taking shorter showers and washing your clothes in cold water. Use …
5/31/2013
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As you begin your Thanksgiving holiday preparations, consider incorporating these environmentally-friendly choices into your holiday routine. Buy Local Food transported by truck over hundreds or thousands of miles burns fuel and produces carbon emissions that are harmful to air quality. By buying …
10/9/2012
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Know how energy efficient your home is and the steps you can take to make it better.
4/22/2011
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By incorporating some simple energy efficient technologies, home owners can save money on their utility bills.
4/22/2011
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Use the NAHB Designations Directory to find a Certified Green Professional or Master CGP near you.
4/13/2009
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