Posts Tagged ‘ NGBS ’

Has Energy Efficiency Become an Expectation in New Construction?

Mar 6th, 2018

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) released a report in February that contained some surprising statistics – at least to me. Apparently, about 25 percent of home builders have applied enough green building products to receive certification under the National Green Building Standard (NGBS). Yet, only 11 percent actually sought the certification. Once upon […]

Congress Approves National Green Building Standard for Residential Military Construction

Dec 15th, 2014

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) released a statement applauding Congress for authorizing the ICC 700 National Green Building Standard (NGBS) for all military residential construction, which represents 16 percent of the federal real estate portfolio. Passed by the Senate, and last week by the House, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) “will provide […]