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  • VOC-free paints and natural paints provide eco-friendly options with comparable performance

    Natural and VOC-free paints are gaining ground as Earth-friendly options that deliver comparable performance to conventional coatings.

  • Positive Outlook

    I returned from the NAHB National Green Building Conference this morning with my head swimming with new products, cool projects, and lots of new green builder contacts. Though set against a backdrop of a still-recovering New Orleans, the atmosphere was positive, with a vibe of enthusiasm coursing...

  • NAHB National Green Building Conference Green Lawsuits Bound Emerge Legal Experts

    About six years ago, attorneys who were involved in home building and construction litigation were in a frenzy as “mold is gold” lawsuits were emerging around the country. At its peak, the “mold is gold” movement was about 10,000 lawsuits strong. But, according to David Jaffe, a vice president for...

  • Custom Green Home Opens Its Doors to the World

    When you meet Anna Porter, owner and developer of a Warm Beach, Wash., custom home dubbed “Going Green at the Beach,” she doesn’t strike you as the type who would allow just anyone into her home.

  • Building with Trees

    The NAHB, in conjunction with the National Arbor Day Foundation, honored two builder/developers with “Building With Trees” Awards of Excellence in recognition of exemplary tree conservation practices. This year’s recipients were the Northland Residential Corp. of Burlington, Mass., and Parker...

  • NAHB Green Awards

    The NAHB honored 17 building industry professionals and companies who excelled in green home building practices in 2007, during the Green Building Awards ceremony at the organization’s 10th annual National Green Building Conference.

  • NAHB Opens National Green Building Conference EcoHome National Association of Home Builders

    The NAHB marked the start of its 10th National Green Building Conference by remembering the past and looking to the future.

  • Hope Among Heartache

    The NAHB National Green Building Conference kicked off with a Green Homes Tour that showcased the struggle to rebuild New Orleans--and the smart ways some are bouncing back.

  • NAHB Green Show

    Bourbon Street, beignets, beads, and, now, builders. Green building pros from across the nation will descend on New Orleans this weekend for the NAHB’s 10th annual Nation Green Building Conference. The association expects more than 1,500 builders to show up for this year’s conference, which will...

  • NAHB Lays Out Details for Green Building Program

    Voluntary. Flexible. Market driven. National. That's how the National Association of Home Builders touted the launch of its trademarked National Green Building Program during the International Builders' Show in Orlando, Fla., on Thursday. That launch includes a new Web site that builders can...