Posted on August 3, 2010 by Danny Kelly in Guest Blogs
Having completed an Energy StarLabeling system sponsored by the Environmental Protection Agency and the US Department of Energy for labeling the most energy-efficient products on the market; applies to a wide range of products, from computers and office equipment to refrigerators and air conditioners. house, we wanted to take the next step in our “walk, jog, run” model. We were ready to jog – we decided to enroll a house in one of the many programs that certifies green homes.
By this time, our knowledge had grown, and we felt like we were up to speed on all the new products and techniques of green building. The NAHBNational Association of Home Builders, which awards a Model Green Home Certification. had formalized its Green Building Guidelines; we had read them and attended a brief seminar.