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GBA Fall 2020 Workshop Series Offers Continuing-Ed Credit

Nonprofit news
Green Built Alliance has curated a workshop series to fulfill all six elective hours required by the North Carolina Licensing Board for General Contractors, as well as being eligible for credit through the American Institute of Architects and certain other trade organizations. With discounts for members and free equitable access...

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Buying a room air filter

Amy Musser
I've had a lot of friends reach out recently asking about room air filters and whether they should buy one as a strategy for the COVID pandemic. In this blog, I'll put together my current advice on how to buy a room air filter. First, should you buy one?  Well,...

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Building an Anti-Racist Community Together

Nonprofit news
The world of green building can seem blindingly white, and Green Built Alliance is actively engaged in the work of changing that. While our programs have made commitments toward equity and our staff has participated in numerous training sessions around diversity and inclusion in recent years, we have not done...

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February is Fireplace Month

Amy Musser
In our office, we’ve nicknamed February “fireplace month” because it’s the time of year when the phone starts ringing off the hook with people whose fireplaces aren’t working right in their new home. It’s terrible for everyone when that happens, so in this blog I’ll try to help you avoid...

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Appalachian Offsets Offers Funding for 2020 Clean-Energy Projects

Nonprofit news
Green Built Alliance is welcoming fellow nonprofits and local schools to apply for funding support to complete clean-energy projects in 2020 through its Appalachian Offsets program. Appalachian Offsets funds renewable-energy projects and energy-efficiency upgrades in Western North Carolina schools, nonprofits and low-income housing by pooling money contributed by local businesses...

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