Green Construction May Help Builders Overcome the Blues

Krizan, William G.
February 2008
ENR: Engineering News-Record;2/25/2008, Vol. 260 Issue 7, p14
Trade Publication
The article reports that the National Association of Home Builders has launched a green building program, is working on an American National Standards Institute standard for rating and certifying green homes, and is developing a professional certification program for builders. The U.S. Department of Energy also has challenged builders to produce at least 220,000 green homes by 2012. The NAHB Green Building program is designed to be voluntary, flexible and effective at multiple levels of entry.


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