May 22, 2017
New PACE Legislation, and Why Build It Green Supports It
By Don KnappProperty Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing is in the spotlight again. Right now, two pieces of state legislation...
May 22, 2017
New Energy-Water Calculator Released
Help Build It Green beta-test our new tool to estimate whole-building energy and water use to support utility allowances and zero net energy projects
January 9, 2017
Build It Green’s Top 10 Stories of 2016
Build It Green’s quest to grow the market for healthy and efficient homes continued its forward progress in 2016. BIG bolstered its reputation...
December 22, 2016
Charting a Course to Healthier, High-Performance Homes
Build It Green is excited to share the findings of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) groundbreaking new report that documents...
October 27, 2016
GreenPoint Rated 7.0 Pushes the Edge of Green Home Design
GreenPoint Rated Version 7.0 was released today, setting a new standard in California for green and healthy homes. The updated...
October 5, 2016
Deliver Energy Efficiency, Motivate with Health
As you know, energy upgrades often improve indoor air quality. When you’re assessing a home, be sure to point out health hazards, like...
July 28, 2016
Energy Ordinance Toolkit
California has adopted ambitious climate-related policy goals, including reducing GHG emissions levels to 80% below the emissions in 1990.
As part of that goal,...
August 31, 2016
Build It Green Wins Research Grant to Advance Multifamily Zero Net Energy
Our goal? To solve challenges to constructing apartment buildings that produce as much energy as they consume.By...
We envision a healthy housing ecosystem that fosters well-being in individuals, communities and bioregions.