Green Homes for Everyone

From Seattle to Des Moines to New York City, anyone can have a green home. Rented or owned, affordable or market-rate, single-family or multi-unit, urban, suburban or rural: If it’s housing, it can be green. Learn the basics: Green Homes 101

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New Green Home Profiles

See what a green home can look like with new profiles of California's affordable Gish Apartments, Florida's REAL Model Home and the 2008 Southern Living Idea House in North Carolina. See all profiles...

Green Your Blog

It's easy, fun and free to spread the word about green homes with your Web site. Learn more...

Green Home Know-How

Ask An Expert: Windows that Save Energy and Cut Taxes. Which windows qualify? More questions...
USGBC Founder's Ultra-Green Home: David Gottfried's renovation of a 1915 home has won LEED Platinum certification … and then some! Read more...
15 Green Projects for Under $500: Go green at home the cheap and easy way. Read more…


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Green Home Designs - This home in the Carsten Crossings neighborhood is one of 144 in the development that use less energy and water and are healthier for their residents.This LEED-certified home is in the Carsten Crossings neighborhood in Rocklin, Calif., part of the 1,200-acre Whitney Ranch master-planned community. Each of the 144 homes planned for Carsten Crossings will aim for certification, with features expected to save homeowners $1,400 a year on utilities.

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