A Custom Builder's Journey to Green — Part 5: Comparing the major national green rating systems. LEED's spreadsheet is fast and easy; NGBS's online checklist was cumbersome at first. But they both have similar point structures.
A Custom Builder's Journey to Green: Part 4. After Energy Star and EarthCraft, builder Danny Kelly was ready to kick it up a notch, but the market was kicking back and customers were losing interest.
In the journery to build green homes, Energy Star is square 1. Now, it was time to jump beyond energy efficient homes and into green building certification.
A Custom Builder's Journey to Green — Part 2. The foundation of most green building programs, an Energy Star home is a great first step towards green home building.
Part 1: Green building won’t seem as scary if you start with a small step — perhaps an Energy Star home
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