Homes and Commercial Buildings Seek Green Certification, Business and Industry Trends Analysis

In a growing trend, many homebuilders across the U.S. are constructing homes in accordance with the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) “green” specifications.  The NAHB’s green specifications require resource-efficient design, construction and operation, focusing on environmentally friendly materials.  An effort to save energy and reduce waste is spurring this trend.  In addition, local building codes in many cities, such as Houston, Texas, are requiring that greater energy efficiency be incorporated in designs before a building permit will be issued. There are several advantages to building along eco-sensitive lines.  Lower operating costs are incurred because buildings built with highly energy-efficient…

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