31 Oct '16, 8pm

#Home #Energy [Blog] GreenPoint Rated 7.0 Pushes the Edge of Green Home Design

GreenPoint Rated Version 7.0 was released last week, setting a new standard in California for green and healthy homes. The updated version of California’s most trusted green home certification system awards points for newly built homes that incorporate the leading green building practices and save energy, water, and greenhouse gas emissions far beyond homes constructed to the minimum building code standards. A Key to California’s Climate and Energy Goals “For California to meet its long-term climate and energy goals, we need a higher standard like GreenPoint Rated to advance the residential market,” says Karin Burns, Executive Director of Build It Green, the nonprofit organization that administers the GreenPoint Rated program. “GreenPoint Rated Version 7.0 breaks new ground, with innovative new pathways to build next-generation homes, including zero net energy (ZNE) and lo...

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