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Green Built Blog Tops Green Construction Websites List

Green Built BlogConstructionManagementDegree.com recently compiled a list of the ‘Top 100 Construction Sites on the Web,’ and Green Built Blog came in at no. 1 in the Green Construction section. The Green Built Blog keeps consumers and builders alike up-to-date with the latest green housing news. Their articles often feature builders with green programs and incentives for green retrofits as well as information about the latest green trends and communities.

ConstructionManagementDegree.com is an online resource that was created in 2010 for students considering a career in construction management. The site compiles comprehensive lists of campus and online degree information for those considering this career path as well as offering them an unbiased database to find articles, information and trends in the construction management industry.

The Construction Management Degree website describes the Green Built Blog as a place, “You can get current green housing news that touches on topics such as energy-efficient homes, green building legislation, green design trends, and green events at this blog.”

They comment about the Green Built Blog further by saying, “From residents to commercial building owners and contractors, you can learn about the latest environmentally-sound news here.”

Check out the Green Built Blog online today and see why it has topped the ‘Green Construction’ section of the Top 100 Construction Sites on the Web.

For more information on green Atlanta new homes, visit Atlanta Real Estate Forum.

How Energy Code Changes Affect Atlanta Home Building

energy code changesWondering how current and future energy code changes could affect your construction or renovation plans? Attend the Greater Atlanta HBA Green Building Council‘s expert energy code panel on Thursday, September 27 at 11:30 a.m. at the Southface Energy Institute (241 Pine Street, Atlanta 30308).

The panelists will discuss current, upcoming and future building and energy code requirements for construction in the Atlanta metro area and the state of Georgia. They will also provide insight into the reasoning behind energy efficiency code requirements as well as tips and tricks for implementing these requirements and designs in the field. This is a great opportunity for industry professionals to network and learn about green Atlanta new home building.

Panelists include Chris Laumer-Giddens of LG Squared, Lande Beaton of Vis Viva Energy & Service, Ryan Taylor of Ryan Taylor Architects and Rick Logan who is the head building official for the city of Decatur.

Lunch will be provided at this event. Registration for council members is $25 and the cost for non-members is $35.

The Atlanta Green Building Council is devoted to uniting professionals who work with green building and related products and services within the housing industry. The council aims to provide and promote green certification programs and educational as well as networking opportunities.

For more information, please contact Janel Grant at jgrant@atlantahba.com or 678-775-1446. For more on the Greater Atlanta HBA, please visit their website.