14 Mar '12, 11am

Green News: USGBC and Home Depot Launch Green Products Site

The U.S. Green Building Council and Home Depot have collaborated on a microsite on the retailer’s website that allows homeowners and homebuilders to search the store’s database for green products, many of which can contribute points or help meet prerequisites for LEED for Homes projects. The microsite lists more than 2,500 products sold at Home Depot that qualify as green and can be used to bring a project closer to LEED for Homes certification, according to a recent USGBC press release . Citing a McGraw-Hill Construction study that indicates the market share of green homes in residential construction is growing, USGBC and Home Depot point out that, beyond marketing their brands and services, the new website reinforces the idea that green building — or at least many of the products that go into it — is accessible to most consumers. A handy tool If the website is promoted v...

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