Steps to Certify a Home

It’s easy!

  1. Contact the Green Built Alliance with questions or interest in certifying with Green Built Homes. Email maggie@greenbuilt.org or call 828.254.1995.
  2. Join the Green Built Alliance as a Business Member and receive a discount on each home registration.
  3. Visit the Webinars to to purchase the on demand Green Built Homes Orientation Course. This course must be completed before a certificate can be issued. (COMING SOON)
  4. Review the Checklist and indicate possible points. Complete the New Home Registration Form and pay per home fee
  5. Work with a Certified Green Built Homes Rater to review your checklist, perform the Green Built Homes inspections as well as the required HERS rating. List of Green Built Homes Certified HERS Raters.
  6. Sign up to become a RESNET Energy Smart Builder.
  7. Schedule an appointment with your Rater to perform the HERS modeling.
    -Schedule inspections during construction:At completion of framing and before insulation
    -After insulation
    -At the home’s completion
  8. Build your next Green Built Home!