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  • Make It Right Foundation Rebuilds Hope in New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward

    150 single-family and duplex homes offer a sustainable safe haven for residents hardest hit by Hurricane Katrina's floodwaters.

  • Industry Seeks Rapidly Renewable Materials

    Product manufacturers are looking beyond petroleum-based feedstocks to rapidly renewable or bio-based materials.

  • New Orleans Recovers From Hurricane Destruction

    New Orleans is recovering from Hurricane Katrina's Destruction.

  • Clay-Tile Roof Conserves Resources

    A clay-tile roof provides performance and a historic aesthetic to a visitor center in Covington, La.

  • World Leaders Should Fight Global Warming

    Editor in Chief, Christina Koch, discusses rebuilding communities devestated by natural disasters in a sustainable manner in order to reduce human-induced global warming.

  • Extreme Makeover Home Edition and Deltec Homes Build Hurricane-Resistant, Energy-Efficient Green House in New Orleans

    Deltec Homes leads a team of builders on a four-day quest to construct a storm-proof, green home and church.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...