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HOW LOCAL BUILDERS ARE EMBRACING ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY PRACTICES. Illustrations by Steve Haske An emphasis on green building has flourished in the real estate and home construction worlds. But what exactly is “green building?” Green building, also referred to as green construction or sustainable building, refers to the use of environmentally friendly materials and resource-efficient technologies.…

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Certifications, Green Washing, and How Realtors Can Help You Through it All

We welcome Nest Agent Laura Winn Smith to The Nest Report. As our latest contributor to the “What does it mean to be green?” series, she covers the importance of certifications and the challenges that “green washing” creates for the Central Virginia real estate industry. As Realtors, we’ve witnessed client interest in the green movement…

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