Sustainability and Green Building

Sustainability and Green Building

Explore NAHB’s dedicated section on Sustainability and Green Building. Learn about eco-friendly construction techniques, green certifications, and resources for building sustainable homes.

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Develop Business Strategies for Building Healthier, More Efficient Homes

According to NAHB research, the majority of buyers prefer to go green when provided the option, such as incorporating passive solar design and durable materials into their homes. Learn how to tap into these interests through key education sessions at the 2024 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) in Las Vegas.

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Overview of Sustainability and Green Building

High performance building incorporates sustainable construction techniques, green building materials, and designs to minimize a home's impact on the environment.

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Green Building 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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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.