Upper Marlboro, MD – February 23, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Tomorrow, Michelle Desiderio, director of green building programs for the NAHB Research Center, will present a program on “Marketing Green Building to Customers” at this year’s Pennsylvania Housing & Land Development Conference at Penn State University. Desiderio will also conduct a roundtable discussion on the National Green Building Standard and the NAHB Research Center’s national certification program based on the Standard.
The two-day conference (February 23 & 24) will focus on technical issues related to the delivery of houses and the emerging planning, design, and regulatory issues affecting the land development industry in Pennsylvania. The conference is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Housing Research Center, Pennsylvania Builders Association, Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development, York Builders Association, Pennsylvania Construction Codes Academy, and PABCO.
For more information on the NAHB Research Center’s National Green Building Certification program or the National Green Building Standard, visit www.nahbgreen.org.
ABOUT THE NAHB RESEARCH CENTER: The NAHB Research Center, located in Upper Marlboro, Md., promotes innovation in housing technology to improve the quality, durability, affordability, and environmental performance of homes and home building products. Created more than 40 years ago as a subsidiary of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), the NAHB Research Center has established itself as the source for reliable, objective information and research on housing construction and development issues. Through its various testing and certification services, the Research Center seal is internationally-recognized as a mark of product quality and an assurance of product performance.
Anne Holtz Schmick