Winter Learn Over Lunch: The Basics of Green Built Homes

Green building is extremely popular in Buncombe County, and the Asheville-based Green Built Homes program has been a leader in educating builders and certifying homes statewide since 2004. With 1,580 Green Built certified homes and more than 250 participating builders, this is much more than a trend—it is a movement...

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Residential 2018 NC Energy Code Workshop with Asheville HBA

Learn how to meet and exceed NC’s new residential energy code $40 Register for this workshop to learn how to meet and exceed NC’s new residential energy code requirements that become mandatory on January 1st of 2019.  Expert instructors will provide builders, code officials, contractors and others with details on...

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Energy Efficiency Business Workshop – Session 2

This free workshop is hosted by Blue Horizons. Duke Energy representatives will be on hand to discuss an array of energy efficiency programs and technical assistance available for businesses in Buncombe County. Not only will these resources help your business save energy and money, but your participation will help transition...

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Energy Efficiency Business Workshop – Session 1

This free workshop is hosted by Blue Horizons. Duke Energy representatives will be on hand to discuss an array of energy efficiency programs and technical assistance available for businesses in Buncombe County. Not only will these resources help your business save energy and money, but your participation will help transition...

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Do this…. not that (Pinterest edition)

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I'm usually the first to know about new home design trends because I spend a lot of time in new homes.  If it comes with an energy penalty, I'm the first to sound the alarm.  And if it ends up causing other problems, I get that feedback pretty quickly from...

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New Energy Code Training Materials Available

Amy Musser
The North Carolina Energy Efficiency Alliance has recently completed a study to identify commonly missed requirements of the North Carolina energy code, and they have followed that up with some training materials to help builders improve their homes.  The training materials are available online at the NCEEA web site.  What...

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