The Housing Chronicles Blog: June 6th edition of BuilderBytes out

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

June 6th edition of BuilderBytes out

From the latest edition of BuilderBytes, a bi-monthly newsletter emailed by Peninsula Publishing to nearly 100,000 subscribers:

How Green Are America’s Top Home Builders?
The environmental and sustainable practices of the United States' largest publicly traded homebuilders were recently ranked in a major new report by the mutual fund company Calvert, one of the nation's leaders in the field of sustainable and responsible investing. Calvert designed the research into homebuilder sustainability with support from the Boston College Institute for Responsible Investment.

USGBC Announces Recipients of Excellence in Green Building Curriculum
Recognition Awards & Incentive Grants
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has awarded twelve programs its inaugural Excellence in Green Building Curriculum Recognition Awards and Incentive Grants. The awards and grants program is a central component of USGBC's commitment to identify and disseminate innovative green build curricula to educators across the country.

Green Home Building Market Has "Tipped" and Is Expected to Double by 2012,

According to New Report from McGraw-Hill Construction
McGraw-Hill Construction
McGraw-Hill Construction, a part of The McGraw-Hill Companies, today presented the findings of its latest market research investigating “green” home building, focusing on changes in green building activity between 2001 and 2007; the impact of the down market on green home building; opinions and preferences of builders for green materials and processes, and triggers and obstacles affecting green building expansion.

The Builder and Developer magazine 2008 Resource Directory and Buyer's Guide has been released

Use the guide online to find a product or service, get in touch with a builder directly, get the contact information for a state or government agency or trade association or review hundreds of the latest new innovative homebuilding products. You can also peruse the advertisers web sites and send e-mails to the by lines authors directly.

There are over 2,000 live links and industry listings making this a remarkable industry resource for your ongoing use. Bookmark the link or paste it into your browser.

Hard copies of the Buyer's Guide are available directly from Peninsula Publishing at 949.378.9997 or by contacting

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