The state home builder associations of Connecticut, Delaware, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New York and Oklahoma have affiliated with the NAHB National Green Building Program, the association’s Chairman Sandy Dunn announced.
“I'm delighted to welcome the home builders in these seven
states to the certification services offered through NAHBGreen,” said Dunn, a
homebuilder in Point Pleasant, W. Va. “Our members are looking for an
authentic, cost-effective and voluntary way to offer certified green homes to
The new affiliation will make it even easier for homebuyers
in those states to find green homes and provide members additional technical
training, education and business opportunities.
In addition to serving as a gateway to green home
certification services, NAHBGreen-affiliated programs offer green building
seminars and classes to their members, including the Green Building
for Building Professionals class required for those seeking the Certified Green
Professional educational designation.
Buyers seeking homes built with resource-efficient features
can call their local home building associations to find green builders in their
area-or meet them at the Parades of Homes, Green Home Expos and other consumer
events sponsored by affiliated programs. For more information, visit
NAHBGreen Expands Through State, Local Builder Association Affiliation
October 16, 2008