Tag Archives: GHBT

HBA of Raleigh-Wake County Spring Home Tour


The Raleigh-Wake County Home Builder Association Third Annual Spring Home Tour is this weekend…yikes!  It snuck up on me.  I’m so used to promoting the Green Home Builders of the Triangle Green Home Tour in May that I forgot the … 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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Right sized house at $89,900 a home run


The Go Green Cottage plunked into the middle of the Streets of SouthPoint Mall by Sun River Builders Signature Homes was a home run.  The curious and serious walked through the cozy, cute and comfortable home for 50 days.  The … Continue reading

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BuildSense understands the green market


Score two for BuildSense.  Randy Lanou and company spectacular modern designs packed with green features. 930 W. Markham Avenue Durham in Trinity Park is edgy,  sleek and true to it’s intent is a shining example of universal design.  The empty … Continue reading

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