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From Built Green® Pierce County

Mar 14, 2014

New TPCBG Checklist for New Single Family and Townhome Construction

Unified list is updated with latest energy code changes and more

After a process involving green builders and construction experts from across the state, Built Green Washington releases new checklist for local programs to use.

Jan 22, 2014

McGraw Hill Green Building Survey

The green building market share is expected to rise 29%-38% by 2016, an $87-$114 billion opportunity

Jan 16, 2014

2014 Built Green Real Estate Professional Course Series starts February 17!

Comprehensive course series that opens the world of green building to RE agents & appraisers!

Sign up for 6 separate 3 hour sessions for $25 each, or attend the full 18 hour series for only $100! Clock hours approved for both real estate agents and appraisers.

Apr 07, 2013

Proud Sponsor of 2013 Parade of New Homes May 11-12, 18-19

Go to www.mbaparade.com to find out more!

See 7 Built Green certified homes across Pierce County and learn about green building benefits at the homes

Oct 07, 2012

Proud Sponsor of the 2012 South Sound Parade of New Homes

See 8 BG certified homes Oct 13-14, 20-21 - go to www.mbaparade.com

Got to www.mbaparade.com to find out more!

Sep 20, 2012

2 day Green RE Specialist Course October 18-19

Real Estate, Appraiser, and Insurer CEU's available - register today!

Built Green is working hard to bring you the classes and networking opportunities you WANT. See below - registration forms are attached. for more information, please contact tspeir@mbapierce.com. Thank you!

Feb 21, 2012

McGraw Hill: Green Home Market to increase 500% by 2016

Summary Report Available Now - Full Report to be released 4/29

McGraw-Hill Construction, a part of The McGraw-Hill Companies, recently released findings from a new Green Home Builders and Remodelers Study at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) International Builders’ Show in Orlando.

Jan 16, 2012

Watch for Built Green at the 2012 Tacoma Home & Garden Show

Built Green at booth #1534

Whether you are an industry professional or a consumer looking to hire a contractor, come check out Built Green's booth January 25-29!

Apr 22, 2011

TPC Built Green to be at Mother Earth News Fair

Check us out at the Puyallup Fair Grounds June 4-5

Mother Earth News is holding a regional earth consious fair at the Puyallup Fair Grounds June 4-5, and Built Green will be there.

Jul 22, 2010

Summer 2010 Education Classes

Come find out how to built it right as well as comply with new code requirements!

TPCBG continues to add education opoprtunities for industry this summer and fall in conjunction with Northwest Energy Star, Kitsap Built Green and Olympia Built Green. See details below - watch for more info as more classes are added!

Jul 07, 2009

New Report Documents Superior Market Performance of Certified Homes

Price Premiums from 3 to 10 Percent in Portland and Seattle Metropolitan Areas

This investigative study is part of a larger regional effort conducted by nonprofit and local government organizations. These efforts have involved some of the leading green building organizations in the Pacific Northwest, including Built Green Washington, Cascadia Region Green Building Council, Earth Advantage Institute, Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties, Master Builders Association of Pierce County, the Northwest Eco-Building Guild, Olympia Master Builders, and Washington State Department of Ecology.

Jun 03, 2009

TNT Article: Green Home Grows on You

Why don’t we all live like this?

Why do most of us, homebuilders and consumers, behave like lemmings – building the same-old, same-old and buying them?

Apr 10, 2009

2009 Green Building Consumer Survey Released

Buyers are wanting green homes and remodels

Built Green Washington recently released the results of a state-wide consumer survey about green homes and green products. The results are promising!

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