Media Mentions

Recent Articles

“Asheville’s new hotel system awards points for sustainabl­e lodging” April 14, 2021

“A new solar energy campaign in Asheville, NC” April 7, 2021

“Solarize Asheville-Buncombe launches, seeks to make solar energy more affordable”  March 25, 2021

“Isaac Dickson Elementary’s solar electric system to be installed this month” March 8, 2021

“Solarize Asheville-Buncombe aims to make clean energy affordable” February 17, 2021

“Green in brief: Green Built Alliance launches new certificat­ions, Duke reaches coal ash agreement” February 10, 2021

“Reflection­s on 2020 from WNC’s environmen­tal movement” December 25, 2020

“Blue Horizons Project seeks applicants to guide region’s transition to renewables” September 14, 2020

“Upcoming cider festival adapts to pandemic, plans to host smaller, private tours” September 1, 2020

“Brew Horizons Beer Fest raises energy awareness” March 2, 2020

“Carolina Beer Guy: Popular winter beer festivals return” February 27, 2020

“The Community Foundation awards $379,787 in focus area grants” September 11, 2019

“Green Built Alliance hosts regenerati­ve design workshops” September 4, 2019

“Warren Wilson and AMOS host sustainability series at The Collider” July 10, 2019

“Co-operate WNC promotes regional resilience” April 28, 2019

“Disc golf tournament fundraiser to be held next month” April 5, 2019

“Green Built Alliance holds disc golf fundraiser May 4” April 1, 2019

“Brew Horizons Beer Festival promotes clean power” February 11, 2019

“Inaugural Brew Horizons Beer Fest set at U.S. Cellular Center” January 10, 2019

“Brew Horizons Beer Fest Coming Feb. 23” January 9, 2019

“Nonprofit Mini Profiles of 12 Regional Leaders” November 1, 2018

“5 things to taste and see at Asheville’s CiderFest NC 2018” October 10, 2018

Forbes Citation: “NYC’s Hudson Yards Looks Towards The Future of Smart Development “ October 3, 2018

“#PlanAhead: Your October Asheville events calendar” September 28, 2018

“25 Must-do Events for Fall” September 24, 2018

“Net Zero Water Workshop at Lenoir Rhyne” September 19, 2018

“Where Building Science Meets Climate Science Conference” September 12, 2018

“Party green, explore affordable housing, community EMTs on the beat”  September 9, 2018

“Certified green homes in North Carolina now number at 1,500” September 1, 2018

“Green Built Alliance celebrates certification of 1,500 homes” August 27, 2018

“Green Built Alliance Celebrates Milestone at Highland Brewing” August 15, 2018

“Letter to Editor: Asheville’s Architectural Style Should Be Green” August 14, 2018

“News 13 Investigates: Smart utility meters – costing or saving you money?” August 9, 2018

“Blue Horizons Project to Present Clean Energy Workshop” August 7, 2018

“#PlanAhead: Your August Asheville events calendar” July 29, 2018

“Asheville Workplace Challenge highlights local companies’ environmental leadership” June 30, 2018

“Energy Innovation Task Force leaders cite new marketing campaign, dedication from Duke as positive action” April 20, 2018

“Isaac Dickson Solar Project on 5% Day” April 12, 2018

“Conscious Party: Green Built Alliance Disc Golf Tournament” April 8, 2018

“Energy Savers Network Helps Climate by Helping Homeowners” April 1, 2018

“Blue Horizons Project aims to reduce Asheville, Buncombe energy use” March 21, 2018

“Buncombe Residents invited to Blue Horizons Project launch” March 20, 2018

“Disc golf tournament to celebrate improvements to Lake Julian course” March 20, 2018

“Green Built Alliance’s second annual spring Disc Golf Fundraiser” March 16, 2018

“Green Built Alliance Disc Golf Tourney Returns” March 15, 2018

“Community Foundation awards $95,768 in focus-area grants” March 6, 2018

“Hidden Hazards: Is your home making you sick?” February 23, 2018

“Asheville GreenWorks will Host a Recycled Fashion Show” February 19, 2018

“EITF/Blue Horizons Project: Asheville Shuts Door on Short-term Rentals” January 10, 2018

“EITF/ Blue Horizons Project: Asheville Poised to Strictly Limit Vacation Rentals” January 8, 2018

“Programs help residents stay warm while keeping costs down” January 5, 2018


Article Archives

“Green Building Booms in WNC” June 25, 2008

“The New Bulb: Energy bill phases out light in favor of greener devices” December 30, 2007

“Homeowners: Act to increase indoor air quality this winter” December 2, 2007

“Green Building: Explaining the labels on healthy, green homes” November 25, 2007

“Green Building: Time’s running out on energy efficiency tax credits” November 18, 2007

“Green Building: How green is your plumber and your plumbing system?” November 11, 2007

“No carbon at the Inn” July 22, 2007

“Green homes start with green building materials” July 22, 2007

“Green Building: Smaller homes are growing trend” July 8, 2007

“Green Building: Appalachian Offsets program helps the environment, local efforts” May 20, 2007

“Small steps to help planet” May 13, 2007

“Green Building: For your health, seek out low-VOC products” May 13, 2007

“Builders get help going green” May 10, 2007

“Green Building: What homeowners need to know to go solar” May 6, 2007

“Real Estate in Shape: Consider wind power for home” April 22, 2007

“Green Building: Zero-energy buildings address global warming concerns” April 22, 2007

“Time to switch off the 100-year-old bulb” April 15, 2007

“Green Building: Helping define green residential building certification programs” April 8, 2007

“Green Building: Limiting pollutants, moisture crucial to health of house” March 25, 2007

“A-B Tech building the high-tech home of the future” March 18, 2007

“Green Building: For healthy, dry home, focus on head and core” March 11, 2007

“Council did not look at all of LEED facts before vote” March 11, 2007

“Real Estate in Shape: Use gray water, rain to limit waste” March 11, 2007

“Wind Energy in North Carolina” February 24, 2007

“Radiant floor heat saves energy and keeps you warmer in winter” February 18, 2007

“Green Building: Zero-energy homes combine construction, appliance efficiencies” February 4, 2007

“Green Building: Stay warm and save energy this winter” January 21, 2007

“Wood Pellet Stoves” January 14, 2007

“Real Estate in Shape: Attic insulation helps keep house warmer in winter” January 14, 2007

“Green Building: Rating system aims to encourage green building, define critical characteristics” January 7, 2007

“Real Estate in Shape: Is your heating system ready for wintertime?” January 7, 2007

“New owners revive ex-Steelcase building” January 7, 2007

“Heating/Air Conditioning” December 24, 2006

“The Future of Modular Homes” December 11, 2006

“North Carolina Green Power” November 19, 2006

“Green Building: Designing for energy efficiency results in savings” October 29, 2006

“Green Building: Designing for Energy Efficiency” September 24, 2006

“Green Building: Building industry products go green” September 10, 2006

“‘Green Building: ‘Green’ House isn’t dream home – it’s a reality home” August 27, 2006

“Green Building: Environmentally-friendly wood revolutionized building industry” July 30, 2006

“Green Building: New wood choices are friendly to the environment” June 11, 2006

“Green Building: Home sunlight can affect energy bills, health” May 7, 2006

“Green Building: Clean, affordable water not something to take for granted” April 23, 2006

“Green Building: Structural insulated panels offer advantages” April 9, 2006

“Green Building: Smart wood choices benefit builders, local environment” March 19, 2006

“Green Building: Living green at home can make a difference” March 5, 2006

“Green Building: Mold can be green, too!” February 26, 2006

“Green Cities” February 19, 2006

“Biodiesel and the Mountains of Western North Carolina” January 29, 2006

“Green Building: Treat problem, not symptom, to improve your indoor air” December 18, 2005

“Green Building: Initiative helps promote the environmental, tax benefits of solar energy” December 11, 2005

“Pursuit of alternative energy sources isn’t a pipe dream” December 8, 2005

“Green Building: Green building in its simplest form” December 4, 2005

“Energy Efficient Lighting” November 27, 2005

“Energy Efficient Mortgages” November 06, 2005

“Commentary: Green building benefits environment, homeowner” October 23, 2005

“Radiant Floor Heat” September 25, 2005

“Green Building: Learn about tax incentives for renewable energy usage” September 4, 2005

“Commentary: Want to help WNC? Get into green building” August 14, 2005