New ‘green built’ program announced
The WNC Green Building Council (WNCGBC) is now the administrator of the Green Built North Carolina Certification Program, which replaces the N.C. HealthyBuilt Homes Certification Program statewide.
From 2006-2012, the WNCGBC certified 85 percent of the HealthyBuilt Homes in the state (more than 600 homes in Western N.C.). As a result of that effort, the WNC Green Building Council will continue the work certifying homes, but under a new certification name – “Green Built North Carolina.” The Green Built North Carolina Certification Program will ensure that North Carolina continues to be a leader in green residential building.
Certified homes have benefits for builders, homeowners and the environment. Research shows that Green Built N.C. Certified Homes sell faster, hold their value ...