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  • 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...

  • Green Remodeling Standards

    Builders and homeowners now have a set of green guidelines that they can apply to a remodeling project, regardless of size. The REGREEN Guidelines were announced Friday by the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) at INTERIORS 08: The ASID...

  • New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward to Get 150 Affordable and Sustainable Homes

    Actor Brad Pitt, who has called New Orleans his adopted home since the city was ravaged by 2005’s Hurricane Katrina, and Tinseltown producer Steve Bing have pledged an astonishing $10 million to help rebuild the Lower Ninth Ward of the Crescent City. The donation, which will benefit the...

  • Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Enlists Help of Builders for New Orleans Project

    One lucky family in the Big Easy will get a boost from a team of builders assembled by the popular ABC television show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition on the show's two-hour season finale on May 18.

  • New Orleans Keeps Rebuilding

    On a sweltering May day in New Orleans' Holy Cross neighborhood, Global Green USA celebrated the symbolic groundbreaking of its sustainable affordable housing community.