Leighann Morris | Headline News
Home builders seeking green building certifications has increased due to fuel prices, droughts and climate change, reports Builder magazine.
Out of the top 100 builders in the US, 149 reported meeting green building standards such as LEED – up from 100 last year.
Other results include:
Topping the list of top 10 green builders was Fulton Homes, which built all of its 376 homes to LEED, Energy Star, and a regional green building program.
Savvy Homes built 100 percent of its homes to a regional certification program, 100 percent to LEED, and 50 percent to Energy Star.
The Warmington Group built 100 percent to regional, 100 percent to Energy Star, and 50 percent to LEED.