EarthCraft Virginia will host an EarthCraft Builder Training on Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 at the Virginia Housing Center in Glen Allen, VA. Click here to register. (This training is designed for both single family builders and multifamily developers – however, anyone is welcome to attend)
Senator Mark Warner showed his support for EarthCraft Virginia and green building by writing personal letters to all of the award winners from this year’s Sustainable Leadership Awards. High performance builder and EarthCraft Board Member, Mark Waring of Bain-Waring Builders, shares with us his letter.
June 4, 2013 News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Stuart Raper, Director of External Affairs EarthCraft Virginia 804-212-1943 Stuart.firstname.lastname@example.org 10,000 Dwelling Units Certified in Virginia through the EarthCraft Multifamily Program EarthCraft Virginia Reaches Milestone in Providing Residents with Energy Efficient, Affordable Homes Richmond, VA – June 4, 2013 – More than 10,000 multifamily dwelling units representing 147 projects across the state of Virginia have… Read More
By Lorraine Woellert on May 15, 2013 http://www.businessweek.com/news/2013-05-15/homebuilder-confidence-in-u-dot-s-dot-climbs-on-improving-outlook-1 – Confidence (USHMIDX) among U.S. homebuilders improved in May for the first time in five months as buyers rush to take advantage of near record-low mortgage rates. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo index of builder confidence rose to 44 from a revised 41 in April, the Washington-based group reported today. The median forecast in a Bloomberg survey called for… Read More
BY HOLLY PRESTIDGE Richmond Times-Dispatch | Posted: Sunday, April 21, 2013 12:00 am Julian and Alex Moya eagerly grabbed handfuls of dirt and began filling their hand-painted plant boxes. When asked what sorts of plants they’d like to grow in them, Julian, 5, asked for a tomato plant, while his brother, 6, chose a pepper plant. The dirt and plants were courtesy of Backyard Farmers,… Read More
This Saturday, April 20th 2013, EarthCraft Virginia will be at Earth Day in Richmond, Virginia. Check out our featured commercial for more information. Come by our booth to find out about everything we have going on and to enter in our raffle. It’s a great prize; you won’t want to pass it up!
Listen to this two-part interview with EarthCraft Virginia’s Executive Director, KC McGurren, from VHDA’s blog. Part 1 Part 2
Click here for link to article. Sylvia Hallock and Rosa Jimenez-Vazquez will soon move into their new home on Orchard Drive in Crozet, the first in Virginia to be certified by three programs that promote environmentally sustainable, universally accessible, and super-durable construction. They showed off their 2,200-square-foot home, built by Craig Builders, to the public March 16 with an open house. The house is based on a popular one-level… Read More
Beckstoffer’s Mill in Church Hill might be the first net-zero apartment building in the city. BY CAROL HAZARD Richmond Times-Dispatch | Posted: Saturday, March 30, 2013 12:00 am The Better Housing Coalition is giving green building a new meaning. The housing group will open seven net-zero energy apartments Monday for low-income people 55 and older at Beckstoffer’s Mill on the 1200 block of North 28th Street in… Read More