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[19 Aug 2009 | No Comment | ]
Certified Green Professional Designations on the Rise

The green building trend is exploding as the National Association of Home Builders reports that the number of home builders, remodelers and other members of the real estate and construction industry who hold the Certified Green Professional (CGP) educational designation now tops 4,000.
The NAHB Research Center, which administers the National Green Building Certification program for new homes, developments and remodeling projects, is also reporting solid growth: More than 350 homes have been certified and there are 4,500 projects in the certification pipeline.
“When the housing market returns, it will be accompanied …

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[3 May 2009 | No Comment | ]
National Green Building Standard Gains Popularity

As demand for authentic, verifiable green home construction practices continues its ascent, the National Green Building Standard is back on the presses for a second printing.
The standard is the first green rating system for new homes, remodeling projects and residential communities to be approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). The first printing was released by BuilderBooks, the publishing arm for the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), in March – and has already sold out.
More than 1,000 home building and remodeling projects are in the process of being …