IBS to Host Green Education Sessions

By Anuradha Kher, Online EditorOrlando, Fla.–The National Association of Home Builders will have more than two-dozen green-themed educational events at the International Builders’ Show from today through February 15. Most will occur on February 14, which NAHB has declared as Green Day.On Green Day, the association will celebrate the launch of the new National Green Building program and the Certified Green professional designation“NAHB has been preparing its members for the day that green building takes center stage in the marketplace,” says association president Brian Catalde, a homebuilder in Southern California. “That day is almost here, and our builders are getting ready.”Six of the 10 most popular education sessions so far are devoted to green issues as attendees continue to sign up for an introduction to the NAHB National Green Building Program, sessions on sustainable architecture and even Green Building 101.NAHB’s National Green Building Program, an interactive green scoring tool, at www.nahbgreen.org as well as other tools and educational materials for builders and buyers, will be available at the event.More than 170 companies have listed their products and services under the green category for IBS exhibitors.