Build Green

A beautiful environment starts with you and your home.

The growth and development of our communities has a large impact on our natural environment. The manufacturing, design, construction and operation of the buildings in which we live and work are responsible for the consumption of many of our natural resources.

What can you do to build green?

Find a Green Builder

Check out the Builder category of our membership directory to find local buildings who use sustainable practices and certify Green Built Homes.

Certify a Green Home

Green Built Homes use building science guidelines, a streamlined process, and third party inspection to certify homes that benefit the environment.

Register for Green Building Classes

We offer accredited continuing education and Regenerative Professional Accreditation for green building professionals.

Read Articles in our Green Building Blog

Our blog includes news about the sustainable building industry and case studies on Green Built Homes and other sustainability projects.

Find More Green Building Resources

We’ve compiled resources, videos, and case studies on green building, energy tax credits, and other financial incentives to help you build green.

Become a Member & Network with Us

Members of Green Built Alliance get exclusive benefits like discounts on certifying Green Built Homes, listings in our magazine, and networking events.

View our Green Building Magazine

The Green Home & Living Guide includes articles and case studies about green building, as well as a directory of WNC green building professionals.

View Green Builder Certifications

39% of new single-family homes built in Asheville in 2022 were Green Built certified! See a list of every builder who has certified a Green Built Home.

View All Members by Category in our Directory

No matter what your sustainable project is, we have a member that can help — from air quality specialists to permaculture designers to realtors.