The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), Washington, D.C., recently approved the National Green Building Standard, developed by the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB), Washington, D.C., and the International Code Council (ICC), Washington, D.C.

The standard will be available for purchase from BuilderBooks. Additional information about the National Green Building Program, including the Green Scoring Tool, verification, and green project certification, is available from the NAHB Web site or from the National Green Building Hotline at (877) 624-2476.