May 15, 2007 — Ward Hubbell, president of the Green Building Initiative™ (GBI), testified at a special hearing of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works about the opportunities to leverage sustainable construction principles to help curb climate change.
Hubbell joined industry representatives from the National Association of Home Builders, U.S. Green Building Council, Healthy Schools Network and others, who testified during the special hearing, titled "Green Buildings: Benefits to Health, the Environment and the Bottom Line."
To view highlights of Hubbell's testimony, please click here.
To view a press release with additional details about the testimony and the GBI, please click here.
ABOUT THE GREEN BUILDING INITIATIVE: The mission of the Green Building Initiative is to accelerate the adoption of building practices that result in energy-efficient, healthier and environmentally sustainable buildings by promoting credible and practical green building approaches. A not-for-profit education initiative, the GBI is supported by a broad cross section of organizations and individuals with an interest in residential and commercial construction. For more information on the Green Building Initiative, please visit www.thegbi.org.