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March 23, 2012

Home Innovation Research Labs Recognizes Outstanding Green Certification Program Partners for 2011

Upper Marlboro, MD. - Today Home Innovation Research Labs recognizes 40 of its Green Partners for their outstanding contributions to advancing green building in their communities and commitment to voluntary, market-driven, third-party certification of high-performance homes. Our 2011 Green Partners of the Year include 21 residential building companies, 12 accredited verifiers, and 7 program advocate organizations.

“This is the first year since Home Innovation Labs began offering certification services to the ICC-700 National Green Building Standard that we have presented awards to our program partners.” said Home Innovation President Michael Luzier. “After administering the program for three years, we felt compelled to recognize the significant commitment to green certification, innovation in building science, and leadership in the residential construction industry that our partners have displayed. We are awed by what these companies and individuals are achieving in the field and the market transformation they are accomplishing.”

The 2011 Home Innovation Research Labs Green Partners of the Year Recipients are:

Builders & Remodelers

Accredited Green Verifiers

Program Advocates

Since the National Green Building Standard became the first and only residential green building rating system to be approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) in January 2009, Home Innovation Research Labs has certified nearly 2,600 single-family homes, over 150 multifamily buildings representing nearly 4,700 apartments, and 17 residential land developments representing close to 1,000 lots. For more information on the Standard or Home Innovation Labs’s certification program, visit www.nahbgreen.org/Certification.

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