Extreme Makeover' Goes Green in New Orleans
Deltec Homes leads a team of builders on a four-day quest to construct a storm-proof, green home and church. (EcoHome Online)

LEED 2009: Up for Public Comment
The latest version of USGBC’s green building ratings system will focus on energy and carbon performance of buildings, and regional LEED credits. (EcoHome Online)

Energy Star as Code? Some Towns Say Yes.
There are Energy Star-labeled appliances. There are Energy Star-labeled homes. There are even “Energy Star Partner” builders. But Energy Star towns? It’s starting to happen. (Builder Online)

Editor's Viewpoint: Green Scene 
Remodelers are under pressure to meet increasing demands for green without breaking the budget. Here are the three obstacles they'll need to overcome. (Remodeling Online)

The Green, Green Grasp of Home
Green building has been most popular on the commercial level, but with today's rising energy costs and environmental concerns, the residential market in New England is coming around. (Boston Globe)

Proposed Building Permit Extensions Have Green Activists in New Jersey Seeing Red
The Permit Extension Act would enable projects permitted in past years that stalled for financial reasons to avoid having to comply with subsequent changes in environmental law, public health standards, building codes, or local zoning. (The Star Ledger)