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Green Built Guide | April 2020

Share Your Projects and Expertise in 2020 Green Building Directory

We are starting the process of planning our 2020 Green Building Directory. With 25,000 copies distributed at 100 spots in Western North Carolina, this directory is a great way to share your company's offerings in the broader community and market your brand for high visibility in a targeted demographic.

We include listings for all members at the business level and higher, and there are several ways you can benefit from even more visibility in our 2020 issue.
  1. Contribute content. Each year, our directory is enriched with article features and case studies written by our members and about their projects. This year's directory will explore the intersection of affordable housing and green building, and how sustainability can be made more accessible to all. To be included, email story ideas to
  2. Place an ad or enhance your listing. Click here to review ad rates, then save your space by emailing
  3. Become a member. Whether you're joining for the first time or renewing after a lapse, there's no better time to become a member  and benefit from the marketing exposure.

These unusual times present an unparalleled opportunity to position your company for future growth and increase market share. Confirm your presence in our directory and help our organization continue advancing community awareness of green building, sustainability and your company's services.

Last Call to Join Tomorrow's Webinar on Current Business Best Practices

2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 15
Free Online Webinar via Zoom

Tune in as our members at Capua Law explore how businesses in the building industry can protect themselves in contracts and avoid potential lawsuits, with added discussion relevant to COVID-19 including employee management, layoffs, and other business and employment law issues.


Blue Horizons Project Offers  Energy Education Resources

Through the COVID-19 crisis, Blue Horizons Project is continuing to drive action toward our community's clean-energy future. Check out our energy education resources page for articles and slides authored by our team covering a range of energy-related topics from solar to advanced metering infrastructure.

Program Update: 
Green Built Alliance Assumes Management of Energy Savers Network

Green Built Alliance is taking over management and operation of Energy Savers Network’s efforts to offer energy-efficiency upgrades to low-income homes in Western North Carolina, with intentions of continuing to expand the program's impact and reach.

In becoming the exclusive implementer of Energy Savers Network in Western North Carolina, Green Built Alliance assumes responsibility for fundraising, staff hiring and management, operational protocols, client recruitment and service, volunteer recruitment and retention, community outreach, website and promotions management, and bookkeeping.

The name Energy Savers Network will continue to be used to represent the weatherization work. An advisory board will be set up to help guide the management and volunteer engagement so critical to this effort. The board will also have a goal of teaching and inspiring  other organizations outside of Western North Carolina to implement this model of using volunteers and staff to perform weatherization upgrades.


Partner Plug:
The Collider Hosting Webinar About Radon

In collaboration with the Asheville Museum of Science, The Collider is hosting its first virtual Science Pub from 5:30 to 7 p.m. this Thursday, April 16 to teach about radon, a dangerous gas that is more common to find in homes than many people think. At-home radon testing kits will also be given away via mail to the first 50 attendees.


Member Spotlight: Buchanan Construction

Many thanks to one of our longtime platinum members, Buchanan Construction, 
for their ongoing support.

Buchanan aims to build green homes that bring together the features of an environmentally friendly structure, while maintaining the function and design of a custom built, upscale home.


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