• Hampton_Roads_Mag

    Eco Abode

    John Porter and Whitney Haussmann enjoy a modern shade of green living in their Norfolk home. Among the old Victorians and bungalows that line the streets in Norfolk’s historic neighborhoods, a new breed of homes (...)
    Posted: Nov 19, 2010

  • hr-logo

    Builders take ‘leed’ in going eco-friendly

    By Nora Firestone The 1,712-square-foot house near Norfolk State University awaits final review this summer by the U.S. Green Building Council for official Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification. Meeting the council’s required energy/resource-saving (...)
    Posted: Nov 1, 2010

  • inside-business

    LEEDing The Way

    DEVELOPMENT COMPANY Green Build It is at it again with its latest endeavor – in Norfolk at 439 W. 30th St. The ecofriendly home, where company co-owner John Porter, 31, currently resides, hopes to earn (...)
    Posted: Apr 30, 2010

  • altdaily

    Changing the Way We Live

    Once upon a time, two girls had a plan to turn a downtown space into a really cool residence and media headquarters. It didn’t work. But it did introduce AltDaily to the very forward-thinking team (...)
    Posted: Apr 22, 2010

  • wvec

    Norfolk Developer Wins Award

    NORFOLK — A Norfolk developer has struck gold building “green.” Green Build It’s Lead Street home was the first to win a national LEEDS Certification for green concepts in building. From passive solar energy to (...)
    Posted: Apr 19, 2010

  • gbi

    New Construction Achieves LEED Certification

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Affordable Home in Norfolk built by Green Built It Named First Residential Property in Hampton Roads to Achieve LEED Certification from U.S. Green Building Council Green Build It recently completed a second (...)
    Posted: Apr 15, 2010