July 11 2008

GBI Partners with New Homes Directory

-- Partnership Provides Easy Access to New Green Home Listings; Green Building Education --

Murrieta, CA (July 11, 2008) - Today the Green Building Initiative (GBI), a not-for-profit education and marketing initiative dedicated to accelerating the adoption of green building practices, announced a new partnership with New Homes Directory .com, an online listing service for new homes and communities.

Through this new partnership, GBI is offering Home Builder Association members within its network free listings for new green homes on the NewHomesDirectory.com site, which is searched by thousands of home buyers every day. The site will also include information on the benefits of green homes, including energy savings, links to green tax credit resources, and improved indoor air quality.

“We’re thrilled to partner with NewHomesDirectory.com and bring a great resource for builders to help showcase their sustainable homes,” said Ward Hubbell, president of the GBI. “Resources like NewHomesDirectory.com are critical to help spur the demand for green homes, as well as help educate prospective buyers about the benefits of green homes.”

“We want to contribute what we can to incentivize builders to move forward with building green,” said Jim Adams, CEO of NewHomesDirectory.com. “That’s why we’re excited to partner with the GBI, as well as their local home builder association partners, to give consumers a central listing location for green homes in their area.”

For more information about the GBI or the partnership with NewHomesDirectory.com, visit www.thegbi.org or www.newhomesdirectory.com.

ABOUT THE GREEN BUILDING INITIATIVE: The mission of the Green Building Initiative is to accelerate the adoption of building practices that result in energy-efficient, healthier and environmentally sustainable buildings by promoting credible and practical green building approaches. A not-for-profit education initiative, the GBI is supported by a broad cross section of organizations and individuals with an interest in residential and commercial construction. For more information on the Green Building Initiative, please visit www.thegbi.org.

ABOUT NEWHOMESDIRECTORY.COM:New Homes Directory.com is a leading Internet listing service for new home builders, delivering thousands of home buying prospects to builders every day. A pioneer of new home marketing on the Internet, New Homes Directory.com is part of a comprehensive new home network that includes NHDBuzz.com, the Internet's first Home Building Industry only press release and public relations web media source.


Posted by: Jayson | January 13 2009 2:26 PM

Congratulations! that's a great partnership and a nice incentive for home builders building greener homes. Over the past year I've noticed several builders picking up green practices and building homes that leave smaller carbon footprints. Hopefully, lower energy costs won't halt the movement.

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