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GBH News

3/7/2014
WEI Green Built Home standards are a requirement for WHEDA affordable housing projects statewide. Currently WHEDA has 26 projects statewide totaling 1,006 low income housing units built or remodeled to WEI Green Built Home standards. Find out more here.

12/21/2012
Important information for Green Built Home contractors. 

12/7/2012
Important information regarding GBH program certification, verification and administration. 

11/1/2012
New changes to the Multi-Family Checklist Certification..

6/11/2012
The Kansas City Star references the Green Built Home program as a model for Kansas City as the city moves towards implementing credible green home certification.

4/13/2012
WEI Executive Director, John Imes, joined former Minnesota Environmental Initiative Executive Director, Ciaran Mannion in Toronto for the Green Living Show. This show brought together seasoned experts in diverse fields to discuss how to make the world a greener place.

GBH Updates

2011
August 2011 Update (pdf)
Major topics covered: clarification about builder and verifier submissions, builder requirements, verifier requirements, signature authorization, GBH fee structure

2010
Volume 1, 2010 (pdf)
Major topics covered: updates on the verifier online checklist, verifier re-certification requirements, remodeling checklist availability, photo requirements at rough inspection, builder participation and communication

2009
Volume 2, 2009 (pdf)
Major topics covered: clarification between builder and verifier submissions, the new verification process, verifier requirements vs. builder requirements, GBH fee structure, signature authorization and procedures

Volume 1, 2009 (pdf)
Major topics covered: comparison of GBH and NAHB National Green Building program, importance of NAHB certification, GBH certification benefits, list of current verifiers, online checklist update, verifier website listing, hiring notification