WASHINGTON — The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), will celebrate “Green Day” on Thursday, Feb. 14, at the International Builders’ Show in Orlando, FL, by officially launching the NAHB National Green Building Program and unveiling the new Certified Green Professional educational designation for home builders, remodelers and other industry professionals.

The association will also present a full day of green educational seminars on topics from market trends and consumer research to innovative design and new products.  Information about the 10th annual NAHB National Green Building Conference will also be available. Green architect and educator William McDonough is the featured speaker Thursday morning, and will also conduct a session on “Cradle to Cradle” environmentally and ecologically efficient building practices.

Four press conferences will highlight the new NAHB National Green Building Program, the National Green Building Standard and green trends, and also will offer a detailed look at The New American Home. NAHB’s official showcase home is the first show home certified by the NAHB National Green Building Program.

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