green certifications

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GreenPoint Home Rating System Becoming More Popular

The state of California has it’s own green home rating system; it’s called GreenPoint and Built It Green has recently announced it has reached the 10,000 certified houses milestone. Leed, Energy Star, Net Zero Energy, PassivHaus, earth Advantage – these are the most popular eco-friendly home rating systems, but Built It Green’s GreenPoint is quickly […]

Passive House US Introduces New PHIUS+ Certification

A new certification combining the Passive House standard with the Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Index might change the way Passive Houses are designed and built in the United States. According to Katrin Klingenberg, cofounder and executive director of Passive House Institute U.S. (PHIUS), the new standard, called PHIUS+, will make Passive House buildings more […]