Invest a Few Minutes Today to Improve Future Building Codes

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Our friends at North Carolina Building Performance Association are leading a campaign to nominate two building-performance professionals to fill key seats on the state's Building Code Council. NCBPA is advocating for one of our longtime members and close partners, Amy Musser of Vandemusser Design, to join the council, along with Chris Berg...

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GBA Fall 2020 Workshop Series Offers Continuing-Ed Credit

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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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Eighth Annual CiderFest

NOTE: Stay tuned to our website and Facebook page for updates on adapted small-group and remote versions of CiderFest to be offered throughout October 2020! Planning is underway for the eighth annual CiderFest NC fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, featuring ample tastings of hard cider, mead and apple wine, along...

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Building an Anti-Racist Community Together

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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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Give!Local 2019 Kickoff Party

The fresh chill of fall is here and with it comes the warm fuzzy feelings of Give!Local. Join Mountain Xpress and the Give!Local partner nonprofits for our big kickoff celebration at the Salvage Station on Thursday Oct. 24, for an evening of fun and fundraising! Together we are kicking off...

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Watch: The Sustainability Story Features Energy Savers Network

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Yulia Shaffer, who serves as operations coordinator for our nonprofit's Energy Savers Network wing, was recently profiled in a video by Garrett Martin of The Sustainability Story. Under the umbrella of our Blue Horizons Project, ESN is a volunteer-based initiative that provides free energy-efficiency and weatherization services to low-income homes in Western North Carolina. Thank you...

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