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GBCI Renamed Green Business Certification Inc.

Name change reflects organization’s growing portfolio of certification and credentialing services

Washington, D.C. – (April 16, 2015) – The GBCI Board of Directors announced today that GBCI, formerly known as the Green Building Certification Institute, has changed its name to Green Business Certification Inc. 225 more words

Green Living News

Advantages of Storage Container Homes

There are many advantages to storage container homes, especially if you buy one in Florida. When it comes to building, buying, and maintaining a home, there are a lot of factors to take into consideration, expenses to pay, decisions to be make, and stress to manage. 510 more words

Green Building

NEW HOMES & IDEAS: "Zero -- The New Hero""

The movement forward in green building.

By Jacqueline Mariotte

Stick around for seven or more decades and you’re apt to become the focal point of some stereotypes before you’re done. 280 more words

Media Coverage

A Design with the Sun in Mind

We want Rose Home to be as eco-friendly as possible, which means taking advantage of passive solar heating.  In late fall through spring, the months when we welcome extra warmth from the sun, a good passive solar design allows as much light as possible to enter the home.   1,333 more words

Planning And Research

The world’s 12 greenest buildings (Infographic)

Source: Intelligent Building Today 

09 Apr 15 | Author Leighann Morris |

Check out these twelve world-class sustainable building designs, which showcase a variety of energy saving techniques and green innovations, courtesy of Classic Window Replacements.

Green Business

Energy Code 2015 - Saving

Forever Green Concrete Forms distributes “green” building materials for sustainable, efficient, strong walls that will help you meet green, energy efficient, residential, and commercial new construction building goals and codes. 254 more words

Sustainability

House Flipping is Not For Me

Renovating the Green on Gift home has made it very clear that I would be terrible at flipping homes for maximum profits. There may be people out there who can renovate and sell homes profitably without compromising quality, but that tends to be pretty rare. 426 more words

Green Building