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Versatex Cellular PVC Trimboards

Versatex Cellular PVC Trimboards

Learn about this product’s features and how its use can help a builder earn points toward NGBS Green certification.

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Quick QAP Recap

Home Innovation actively advocates for third-party certified, green, affordable housing by providing input for state Qualified Allocation Plans (QAPs), which specify a state agency’s allocation of federal Low-Income Housing Tax Credits. Most QAPs include criteria for energy efficiency and green building, and nearly 30 states specify green building certification as a requirement or point-based incentive. When third-party green certification is included within a QAP, NGBS Green Certification is typically recognized alongside other credible national green building programs because it is affordable to implement, making it ideally suited for affordable housing. Check out this first in a series by Cindy Wasser on some current QAP green advocacy efforts and opportunities for NGBS Green Partners to get involved.

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