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BetterBuiltNW is a resource center designed to support and promote energy-efficient home building in the region.

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Comfortable, Energy-Efficient Homes

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Get familiar with programs that encourage the adoption of energy-efficient building practices
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BetterBuiltNW Newsletter Q4 2017

Inspiring case studies from the region, Presentations from Home Efficiency Forum 2017 now available online, and Utilities introduce New Homes Incentive Programs



Ends: Feb 28

Case Study

A Grant, a Goal, and a Group of People Passionate About Building Better

Clark Public Utilities, forward-thinking builders, verifiers and county officials worked together to raise the bar for green building in Clark County, Washington. They formed the Green Building Council and, through education and outreach, got the National Green Building Standard (NGBS) adopted as a voluntary code in their community.

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