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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 27, 2007
Contact: Mary Prier, APR, Katie Marcum or Valerie Myers
(757) 305-9064
 
Tidewater Builders Association to host EarthCraft House Training

A one-day training session for builders interested in becoming certified in EarthCraft House building will be held from 8:45 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday, May 22 at Tidewater Builders Association.

Sponsored by the Home Builders Association of Virginia (HBAV), Virginia Sustainable Building Network (VSBN) and Southface Energy Institute, Inc. (a program of the Atlanta HBA), the EarthCraft House program will allow home builders to deliver new homes to the public that assist in protecting the environment and are verified to be energy efficient and durable.

The training session is open to HBAV and TBA members only and satisfies the first requirement for a homebuilder to become a certified EarthCraft house builder. The registration fee is $150.00. Visit www.tbaonline.org to download a registration form and fax it to VSBN at (703) 486-8213 or, mail it with payment to VSBN, P. O. Box 6539, Arlington, VA 22206. For more information contact Pamela Vosburgh at (703) 486-2966 or [email protected], or Barb York of TBA at 420-2434 ext. 215 or [email protected]. You may also visit the EarthCraft House Web site at www.earthcrafthouseva-sf.org.

Click Here to view a video of The Earthcraft Home at Homearama 



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