green homes

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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 […]

zHome – America’s First Zero-Energy, Market-Rate Multifamily Housing Project

zHome is a residential complex featuring 10 affordable,carbon neutral housing units that are net-zero-energy (they produce as much power as they consume). Although this daring sustainable housing project was launched at the worst possible time (in 2008, on the same day the Dow Jones┬áplummeted signaling the beginning of the economic crisis, zHome proved to be […]