Wednesday, June 25, 2008
Article in this a.m.'s Asheville Citizen-Times about the new trendiness in our western mountains to "build green." A voluntary statewide green building certification program reports that the number of "HealthyBuilt" homes in western NC more than doubled between June 2007 and January 2008. The totals are still low, compared to non-green new building, but there's at least a nascent trend that will accelerate. The number of green homes in progress more than tripled during the same time period.