Sustainability and Green Building

Sustainability and Green Building

Incorporating construction and development techniques, materials and designs intended to minimize a home’s impact on the environment and conserve natural resources.

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Thrive is an award-winning builder based in Denver for which high-performance is the cornerstone of its building philosophy. Join us for a tour of its newest home design — Vitality — in Central Park, the largest residential neighborhood in Denver. Dirk Korte, vice president of national builder sales at Sunnova Energy, and Gene Myers, CEO of Thrive Home Builders, will be on hand for a live Q&A following the tour.

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Overview

Sustainability and high performance building incorporates construction techniques, materials and designs to minimize a home’s impact on the environment.

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Tools and Research

From videos to expert Q&As to checklists and toolkits, NAHB offers myriad resources to help educate and prepare builders for success in green building.

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New Videos from NAHB Highlight Keys to Disaster Preparedness

Green Certifications

A number of green building programs exist to certify the level of home’s performance. Learn more about these programs, including the National Green Building Standard.

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Engagement Opportunities
<p>NAHB offers a wealth of outlets to connect with and learn from other green building professionals.</p>

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GET INVOLVED

NAHB offers a wealth of outlets to connect with and learn from other green building professionals.

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Homeowner Education
<p>Looking to build a high-performance home? Use these resources to get a better understanding of sustainability and green building practices.</p>

Home owner Education

Home owner Education

Looking to build a high-performance home? Use these resources to get a better understanding of sustainability and green building practices.

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Selling Green
<p>Prospective buyers are interested in green building practices and are willing to spend more to invest in healthy homes. Learn how to talk to them about it.</p>

Selling Green

Selling Green

Prospective buyers are interested in green building practices and are willing to spend more to invest in healthy homes. Learn how to talk to them about it.

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Water
<p>Water efficiency has tangible environmental and cost savings benefits. Learn more about the different technologies and rating systems available.</p>

Water

Water

Water efficiency has tangible environmental and cost savings benefits. Learn more about the different technologies and rating systems available.

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Energy
<p>Lower utility bills are just one benefit using energy-efficiency practices. Learn more about how to incorporate these technologies into your homes.</p>

Energy

Energy

Lower utility bills are just one benefit using energy-efficiency practices. Learn more about how to incorporate these technologies into your homes.

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