Green building program launched

March 2008
Journal on Active Aging;Mar2008, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p16
Academic Journal
The article reports that the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has launched the NAHB National Green Building Program. It states that the education, verification and certification program allows builders to build green homes. In connection, the program features an online scoring tool at www.nabhgreen.org that shows builders on how to collect points in the several categories towards bronze, silver and gold levels.


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