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Green Builder Media's April 9, 2015 Vantage Enewsletter

That's Our Story and We're Sticking to It...For Now from Ron Jones. Back on March 30 a fluff piece from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) appeared in my inbox under the heading “New Homes Increasingly Offer Efficiency, Sustainable Features.” It was a retread message generated by the public affairs department giving lip service to the Association’s claim of support for sustainable building practices and energy efficiency.

As disasters go, earthquakes are one of the most intimidating. What do you do when the earth beneath your feet shifts or opens without warning?

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Code Conflict NAHB needs to get behind broad-based, widely-supported efforts to assure that American home buyers are the best housed in the world, even if it means that some of their members will have to be dragged kicking and screaming into the 21st Century.

Toledo Project Wins EPA Award Awarded the 2015 Energy Star Award for Excellence in Affordable Housing, the non-profit NeighborWorks Toledo Region project included 40 Homes, with HERS ratings in the 40-50 range.

WERS Lauded by City of Santa Fe The City of Santa Fe’s Sustainable Santa Fe Commission recently announced that the Water Efficiency Rating Score’s Development Team won a Sustainable Award.

California Restricts Water Use Except for Farmers California's mandatory water restrictions made the news, but in reality, it may be too little and way too late.

SIPS May Offer Superior Seismic Resistance As disasters go, earthquakes are one of the most intimidating. What do you do when the earth beneath your feet shifts or opens without warning?

Green Goings-On Looking to network with like-minded, green building professionals? Check out our Green Goings On listing, which is regularly updated with information about important upcoming green conferences and events.

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