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National Association of Home Builders

(NAHB)
A third-party verified program for single-family construction, remodeling, and multifamily construction. Divided into two parts, the Guidelines cover seven areas, or guiding principles: Lot Design; Resource Efficiency; Energy Efficiency; Water Efficiency, Indoor Environmental Quality; Homeowner Education; and Global Impact. There are three levels of green building available to builders to rate their projects—Bronze, Silver, and Gold.
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Rehm currently serves as the New Hampshire state representative for NAHB.
USGBC and NAHB have always worked to increase awareness, education and better understanding of the benefits of higher-performing homes, said Kate Hurst, vice president, Community, Conferences and Events, USGBC.
Barrows has held positions on the Board of Directors of the NAHB University of Housing, the Executive Board of the New York State Builders Association Research and Education Foundation, the Board of Directors of the Long Island Builders Institute as is currently Chairman of the Long Island Green Homes Council.
In each market, 91 percent of homes sold in the third quarter were affordable to families earning the areas' median household incomes of $65,100 and $52,000, respectively, according to NAHB.
For more information on the partnership between IREM and NAHB, contact Karen Kazmierczak, Manager, Academic and Organization Outreach, at 800-837-0706, ext.
NAHB encouraged its network of 850 state and local builder associations to hold special promotions, contests, and events for members who hold or are seeking professional designations.
This is a terrific opportunity for NAHB and its affiliates, builders, real estate agents and consumers," said Stuart Wolff, CEO and chairman of RealSelect Inc.
I look forward to joining one of the largest and most influential housing trade associations in Washington and helping NAHB to strengthen its fiscal foundation so that all its members can thrive," said Ramage.
Prior to joining NAHB in 1984, Seiders was a Senior Economist at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington.
This astounding number is yet another indication that market-driven programs, not mandates, are the best way to encourage the growth of green building," said Brian Catalde, NAHB president and a Southern California homebuilder.
The NAHB survey of 2,000 households found 81 percent of homeowners believe the value of their homes will rise over the next five years.
NAHB HouseKeys offers advice from national experts on building, remodeling and caring for your most important investment, your home.