09 Aug '11, 6pm

These three production builders use their size to green advantage:

These three production builders use their size to green advantage:

Betenbough Homes Opens Its First Community With 100% Green-Certified Homes Betenbough Homes is one of three regional production builders in the country committed to certifying 100% of homes to the NGBS, including this one in the Quincy Park community of Lubbock, Texas. Credit: Courtesy Betenbough Homes West Texas production builder Betenbough Homes is bucking the national housing slump and beating its own sales predictions with its new green-only community in Midland, Texas. At no additional cost to buyers, all homes in the Legends Park development will be certified to the National Green Building Standard.The 127-home development, which opened in February, is 90% sold out, says marketing manager Jeanna Roach. She credits the community’s appeal to the builder’s commitment to making high-performance homes available to mainstream, entry-level buyers. Those consumers, such as ...

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