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National Green Building Conference Sheds Light On Green Building

green building National Green Building ExpoEveryone seems to be jumping on the green building train with eco-friendly products and services. For those who feel a bit overwhelmed, why not attend the NAHB National Green Building Conference & Expo in Salt Lake City? You’ll learn about the value of green building and more importantly, how to communicate that value to your audience.

Several important topics and courses that will be offered include:

  • Advanced Green Building: Building Science (two-day session)
  • Advanced Green Building: Project Management (two-day session)
  • Business Management for Building Professionals
  • Green Building for Building Professionals (two-day session)
  • Power Hour Breakout Sessions with product demos

People who attend the Advanced Green Building sessions will be happy to know that they count towards receiving the new Master Certified Green Professional designation. In addition to these sessions, there are networking opportunities, breakout sessions and over 100 exhibits for people to meet other green building professionals and learn about the latest trends. Attendees will also be taken on a Home Tour where they will see real-world examples of green principles. And for those who want to see who’s been making a splash in the industry, the NAHB Green Building Awards Dinner will be held at the Hilton Salt Lake City Center.

Whether you’re a builder, remodeler, developer, product manufacturer or home inspector, the National Green Building Conference & Expo can benefit you. The conference takes place at the Salt Palace Convention Center ¬†from May 1 through 3 with pre-conference courses on April 27 through 30.

For more information and to register, visit the NAHB website.

2011 National Green Building Conference in Salt Lake City

The 2011 NAHB National Green Building Conference will hit Salt Lake City May 1 -3, 2011 with more of what you want: more advanced sessions for seasoned green builders and remodelers; more content (two FULL days); more focus on the building/technical aspects of green and newly designed sessions in the exhibit hall for a richer variety of experience. And you’ll see incredible new products in our dynamic expo area.

Sign up to be notified when 2011 registration opens.

You’re guaranteed to leave the 2011 Conference with a wealth of knowledge, but if you want to take home a little something extra, enter the National Green Building Awards. NAHB will again honor excellence in green residential design, construction practices and outstanding green advocacy efforts. Get more details and enter your projects at www.nahb.org/greenbuildingawards. Deadline for entries is January 21, 2011.

Enter the National Green Building Awards Today!

National Association of HomebuildersEach year the National Association of Home Builders holds the National Green Building Awards to honor builders and developers who excel in green residential design, construction practices and outstanding green advocacy efforts through the National Green Building Awards.

If this sounds like you then make sure to get together all the necessary paperwork and forms and send them in. All applications and supporting materials must be submitted no later then February 3, 2010 on one CD. No print materials will be accepted or reviews.

Award categories include:

  • Advocate of the Year (Builder, Remodeler, Individual, Group)
  • Advocate of the Year (State or Local Government)
  • Green Project(s) of the Year (Single Family, Remodel, Multifamily)
  • Green Site Development of the Year
  • HBA Green Building Program of the Year (New and Existing)

All projects entered in the Green Project of the Year category must have been started after June 2008 and substantially completed by December 2009, in order to be eligible.

How will the projects be scored?

All project entries can be scored to the green certification program of the applicant’s choice. But in order to better facilitate the judging process, all single-family homes must be scored with the NAHB Model Green Home Building Guidelines or the ICC 700-2008 National Green Building Standard.

Multifamily and site development projects must be scored using the ICC 200-2008 National Green Building Standard.

This  Online Green Scoring Tool, provided by the National Association of Home Builders will generate checklists that can easily be saved to the submission disk.

All winners will receive one complimentary ticket to the awards dinner on May 17, 2010 as part of the 12th Annual National Green Building Conference in Raleigh, North Carolina.

So don’t delay! Make sure you fill out your forms and get your applications in as soon as possible.