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Building Science Information provides objective, high-quality information about commercial and residential buildings. This resource combines building physics, systems design concepts, and an awareness of sustainability to promote the design and construction of buildings that are more durable, healthier, more sustainable and more economical than most buildings built today.
GreenHomeGuide is provided by USGBC. The U.S. Green Building Council is a nonprofit organization committed to a prosperous and sustainable future for our nation through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings.
The Home Builders Association of the Grand Traverse Area, Inc. chartered in 1970, is a professional trade association encompassing the Michigan counties of Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska and Leelanau, whose members are license, where applicable, for the purpose of constructing quality housing, providing associated services and utilizing progressive technologies.
Many builders and remodelers are going green with the help of NAHBGreen. The suite of services was unveiled in February 2008 to provide a comprehensive set of educational resources, advocacy tools, a credible green standard, and referrals to a national green home certification system by the NAHB Research Center, a qualified and independent third party. Collectively, these offerings help home builders anywhere build green.
NAHB is a trade association that helps promote the policies that make housing a national priority. Since 1942, NAHB has been serving its members, the housing industry, and the public at large.
The U.S. Green Building Council is a 501©(3) non-profit community of leaders working to make green buildings available to everyone within a generation.
RESNET is an industry not-for-profit membership corporation and a national standards making body for building energy efficiency rating systems.
The Building Performance Institute, Inc., (BPI) is the nation’s premier building performance credentialing, quality assurance, and national standards setting organization.