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Green homes in Houston said to be a priority for home builders

Certification program puts a priority on green features that address Gulf Coast environmental concerns
Published on Feb 1, 2016
  • Third-party verification is key to consumers when looking for a "green" home.
  • Green features that address extreme heat, humidity and foundational issues are sought after in Houston.
  • GBGC certification adheres to the National Green Building Standard ICC 700.

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