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No Apparent Change

Posted by Ron Jones

Mar 13, 2014 1:38:16 PM

Nobody loves acronyms more than the military and intelligence agencies, so “NAC”, the popular abbreviation for “No Apparent Change”, is commonly used in updated reports to indicate that whatever is currently being observed or monitored has not changed much from previous versions, a convenient way to save time and space.

In this case, I am reporting that NAC applies to the newly updated official policy of the National Association of Home Builders on green building and sustainability. Allow me to explain…

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“I Love My Green Home!”

Posted by Christina B. Farnsworth

Feb 20, 2014 3:34:00 PM

Last week at IBS, GuildQuality released results from a a national survey of homeowners who purchased a National Green Building Standard (NGBS) certified green home built within the last three years.

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How Green are Homes?

Posted by Green Builder Staff

Jun 9, 2011 2:05:00 PM

A RECENT SURVEY CONDUCTED ON BEHALF OF WHIRLPOOL Corporation and Habitat for Humanity International by the NAHB Research Center showed that 74 percent of consumers believe that less than a quarter of their home can be categorized as “green.” The complete study reported opinions from consumers and builders on various topics related to green home building.

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Downsizing New Homes

Posted by Green Builder Staff

Jun 29, 2010 4:22:00 PM

THE SIZE OF NEW SINGLE-FAMILY HOMES completed declined last year, dropping to a nationwide average of 2,438 square feet, according to detailed information about the characteristics of new homes completed in 2009 that was released recently by the Census Bureau.

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Confusion With Green Programs Greater Challenge Then Cost

Posted by Ron Jones

Sep 28, 2009 3:11:00 PM

On September 15 the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) issued a news release titled, "Home Buyers Want to Save Energy—But Only at the Right Price, NAHB Survey Shows."

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