DIY Green Home Projects

We are spending more time than ever at home. The silver lining is we have time to address some of those home improvement projects we had on the back-burner to help make our homes healthier, efficient, and comfortable. It also … Continue reading

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Green Multifamily Financing Opportunities

Whether you’re building from the ground up or planning to retrofit an existing property, going green has proven benefits, from lower utility costs and increased affordability for tenants to lower maintenance costs and attractive financing options for owners. Check out … Continue reading

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How California Utility Customers Can Save in 2020!

It’s the start of a new decade. The long wish list of home improvement projects may seem daunting, and lack of time and money can prevent us from taking that first step.  We’ve compiled a list of available local utility … Continue reading

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Historic California Hotel to Get GreenPoint Rated

One of Oakland, CA’s most historic hotels has just celebrated a grand reopening — and will soon boast an impressive GreenPoint Rated certification. On May 15, 2014, the GreenPoint Rated team joined the East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation (EBALDC), … Continue reading

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Financing Makes It Easy to Green Your Next Home

It’s easy to fall in love with a fixer-upper, especially if you’re a first-time homebuyer on a budget.  You see the character, charm, and potential of a home, but worry about the costs to modernize and upgrade it, right? You’ve … Continue reading

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KB Home: The Leading GreenPoint Rated Home Builder in 2013

In December 2013, the nonprofit Build It Green honored KB Home with a GreenPoint Rated Award for its leadership and dedication to residential green building. By committing to build all of its Northern California homes to the high standards of … Continue reading

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Congrats to Our GreenPoint Rated Award Winners for 2013

Congratulations to the City of Palo Alto for winning a GreenPoint Rated Award in the Public Sector category. Seven organizations win GreenPoint Rated Awards in recognition of their dedication to residential green building and reducing the impacts of climate change … Continue reading

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