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  • National Green Building Conference Comes to Raleigh, N.C., May 16-18

    Conference schedule includes an array of educational sessions, special events, and networking opportunities

  • Efficiency Upgrades, Baby Boomers Will Help Boost Remodeling Market

    The recession is fueling homeowners’ desire for changes that improve comfort, cost-savings.

  • On the Front Lines: Les Frye, Shugart Enterprises

    Innovative marketing, a commitment to green building, and a sweat equity program are keeping this North Carolina builder on top.

  • Lower Energy Costs Can Help Silence Green Building Skeptics

    When it comes to dispelling the myths about green building, the proof is in the energy bills.

  • 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...

  • 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 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...

  • Setting Standards for Green Building

    What's green? With no national green building standards to consult, and interpretations as varied as one might expect in an industry as geographically and otherwise diverse as construction, that's a question many remodelers have been asking as interest in all things green has soared.

  • Energy efficiency as a marketing hook

    The home building industry is finally embracing energy efficiency, if February's International Builders' Show (IBS) in Orlando, Fla., was any indication. It sometimes seemed like every manufacturer among the convention's 1,900 exhibitors was touting the energy-saving properties of its products...