Green Building's New Growth
Increased popularity of green building leads to new crop of products.
By Wendy A. Jordan, CAPS
The bad news, of course, is that energy costs are rising. The good news? So is the energy efficiency of houses and home building products. In fact, housing is "more efficient than it was five years ago, and twice as efficient as it was in the early 1970s," says Ray Tonjes, an Austin, Texas, custom home builder and remodeler and chair of the National Association of Home Builders Green Building Subcommittee. ...