National Green Building

NAHB National Green Building Program logoTo promote green building, the National Association of Home Builders developed the, the cornerstone of which is the voluntary ICC 700-2008 National Green Building Standard, or NGBS.

As a builder, you already know that NGBS provides a benchmark for designing, building and ranking green projects and communities. It also allows manufacturers to communicate the green features of their products and score their products accordingly.

The NGBS establishes a green performance standard in several areas, including:

  • Lot design, preparation, and development
  • Resource efficiency
  • Energy efficiency
  • Water efficiency
  • Indoor environmental quality
  • Operation, maintenance and building owner education

NAHB Research Center Green Approved logoIf you want help measuring the environmental sensitivity of green products used in a home, you can use the free . The score determines the green rating of your project — bronze, silver, gold or emerald.

Timberlake Cabinetry is Green Approved

Timberlake kitchen and bath cabinetry was the first cabinetry product to be Green Approved by the NAHB Research Center as part of the NAHB Research Center National Green Building Certification. We’ll provide you with three points for kitchen and bath vanity cabinets for your compliance with CARB indoor air quality requirements. To be awarded these points, 85 percent of the kitchen and bath vanity cabinets installed must be Timberlake.


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