Tag: Green building

Study Shows that Green Building Produces Health and Climate Benefits

A recent study conducted by Harvard University experts, examined a set of green-certified buildings in 6 countries, the U.S. included, over the past 16 years. The result: $6 billion in health and climate benefits. The study, also known as HEALTHfx, shows that the two areas benefiting, health and climate, correlate and work together to cut… Read more »

What Does It Mean to Be GreenPoint Rated?

Here at Ricks Energy Solutions, we use the GreenPoint Rating system to evaluate how energy-efficient and environmentally friendly your home is. But what exactly does that mean? GreenPoint Ratings are essentially a system put in place by the non-profit organization based in California geared at promoting healthy, energy- and resource-efficient buildings. GreenPoint Rated houses are… Read more »