Category Archives: Green Certified Homes

GreenNC and so much more!


To all my readers, I apologize for letting so much time lapse since I last posted to my blog. So much has been going on all summer and yet to come this year. Topics to cover in this post: The … Continue reading

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6th Annual Green Home Tour this weekend and next


the 6th Annual Green Home Tour sponsored by the Green Home Builders of the Triangle starts tonight with homes open Saturday and Sunday this weeekend (May 14-15) and next (May 21-22) In case you haven’t seen this already it is … Continue reading

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Fundamental changes to energy efficiency/green building needs your support NOW!


NC is poised to make history by implementing significant changes to building codes, appraisals and the Multiple Listings Services. Governor Purdue is supporting the historic initiatives that will increase the energy efficiency of new homes and value the energy efficiency … Continue reading

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Updating NC building codes to save energy


citizen input needed to urge adoption of 30% Efficiency Today’s N&O article, “Efficient Homes, Bane or Boon?” questions whether incorporating energy efficiency into new homes is cost effective and warranted during these difficult economic times. Multiple studies show that homes … Continue reading

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Insulated Concrete Form Event and others


Check my meetup site for local events, Triangle Green Homes Meetup. This month we visited a construction site to learn about insulated concrete forms (ICF).  Bradley Yoder of Carolina XWalls (formerly Triangle PolySteel) graciously offered to give us a talk … Continue reading

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1007 Cane Valley Lane, Chapel Hill, NC | Powered by Postlets


1007 Cane Valley Lane, Chapel Hill, NC | Powered by Postlets Green Jeanne is pleased to present this attractive country home with energy saving features. It’s ENERGY STAR rated so it’s qualified for the 5% lifetime discount from Duke Power … Continue reading

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Wynnbrooke – green neighbhorhood North Raleigh $15,000 savings!!


Wynnbrooke which began a couple years back as a KB home now includes MI Homes. Both KB and MI are building ENERGY STAR homes in ranch and story story plans.   Wynbrooke was featured as the second Martha Stewart development following … Continue reading

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Green Building Program Receives Recognition


PRESS RELEASE Green Home Builders of the Triangle Receive Recognition For the third year in a row, the Green Home Builders of the Triangle (GHBT) received an Honorable Mention for Program of the Year during the recent awards ceremony at … Continue reading

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Downtown Raleigh Home Tour & CityGate Sustainable Living Demo Days


Three great opportunities this weekend in downtown Raleigh! Downtown Raleigh Home Tour Saturday 11 am-5 pm – link to meetup for more information Chicken Coop Tour 10 AM to 4 PM, Rain or Shine Artsplosure Saturday and Sunday Moore Square … Continue reading

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2009 Green Home Tour – first installment


Over the top!  How can each year’s tour entries be even more exciting than the last? It’s the  excitement from the participants and the increased number of people participating!!!! My favs from Saturday are the Habitat homes, Anchorage Building Company’s … Continue reading

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