About Tess Orlev

Writer, journalist, world traveler, and Marketing Manager at Build It Green. Tess is a green home enthusiast and lover of playing with her cat Luna.

GreenPoint Rated Home Presented to Deserving Family on HGTV’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition”

Photo: Darren Keefe, left, and Carrie Locklyn, right, design team members of “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” after the unveiling of the Clovis Home. After only 96 hours of construction, CalFire captain and widower Nick Reeder and his family now have … Continue reading

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Beautiful Energy-Efficient GreenPoint Rated Home, Showcases the Health and Comfort Benefits of Green Homes

This recently listed energy-efficient home received a GreenPoint Rated Elements Existing Home Label, GreenPoint Rated’s new existing home label that represents the gold standard in green homes. It proves that your home remodel was built to trusted environmental standards and … Continue reading

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