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Congratulations to all our 2014-2015 NGBS Green Partners of Excellence!

June 11, 2015Upper Marlboro, MD

Home Innovation Research Labs Recognizes NGBS Green Partners of Excellence

Builders, Remodelers, Verifiers, Architects, Program Champions Applauded for Helping Promote High-Performance, Green Home Building

Today, Home Innovation Research Labs recognizes 39 NGBS Green Partners for outstanding contributions to advancing green building in their communities and commitment to voluntary, market-driven, third-party certification of high-performance homes. The 2014-2015 Home Innovation NGBS Green Partners of Excellence include 9 residential building companies; 18 accredited verifiers – including 4 “Rising Stars” and several sustaining partners who’ve been recognized multiple years; 8 architectural firms; and 4 exemplary program advocates from across the country.

“As the home building market continues its rebound,” said Home Innovation Labs president and CEO Michael Luzier, “dedicated partners like these prove that participating in our rigorous third-party certification program isn’t a gimmick or a passing fad – it’s a strategic business decision that is paying dividends and changing the residential marketplace. Others around the industry could certainly benefit from following the lead of these outstanding NGBS Green Partners and building on their success.”

The Partners of Excellence awards provide an opportunity for Home Innovation Research Labs to recognize the leadership, innovation, and excellence of its NGBS Green Certification Program partners and other champions of credible green building in the residential sector. This year’s NGBS Green Partners of Excellence are:

2015 Home Innovation NGBS Green Partner of Excellence

Builders & Remodelers:

Accredited Verifiers

   Verifier Rising Stars

Architects

Program Advocates

Since January 2009, when the National Green Building Standard (NGBS) became the first residential green building rating system to be approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), Home Innovation Research Labs has certified more than 51,300 green homes, and more than 1,500 lots within green residential land developments. (For more details on current certification numbers, visit www.homeinnovation.com/ngbsgreenstats.)

For more information on the NGBS or Home Innovation's NGBS Green certification program, visit www.homeinnovation.com/green.

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