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Building Green: What Does It Mean?
Jody Thompson
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Publication Date: 04/10/2010

Green building construction has environmental and financial benefits by utilizing recycled resources and creating less waste during construction, as well as improving indoor air quality and water and energy efficiency during the life of the building. There are several programs that certify builders in green construction, establish green guidelines, and help homeowners select the best builder for their project. This publication explains the benefits of green construction and outlines these green certification programs.