CenterPoint Home Energy Program

When everyone claims to be green, how can a buyer trust what they’re buying is legitimately good for the environment, their health and their wallet? The Greater Houston Builders Association adopted the the Green Built Gulf Coast programas our green rating system becasue we believe certifying your home as environmentally friendly should be about more than checking boxes. Our GBGC program is proof of a atruly green home!

Who Is Legitimately Green?

Not all new homes are energy efficient. Many builders claim their homes are efficient, but Green Built Gulf Coast (GBGC) builders back it up. GBGC qualified homes are verified by an independent third party to ensure they meet the required performance level. Buyers can trust green homes and products that come with the GBGC discriminating certification. We are the green building program launched by the Greater Houston Builders Association and adhere to the 2012 National Green Building Standard ICC 700. When consumers see the GBGC certification, they can be confident that the product has undergone strict, third party verification for compliance with these rigorous national standards.

Specifications for the Gulf Coast’s Unique Climate

Green Built Gulf Coast is modified to place priority on green features that address concerns specific to the greater Houston areas unique environment. Extreme heat, humidity, foundation issues and more contribute to the necessity for a program like ours, to ensure GBGC homebuyers get the green features that will make the biggest difference in our unique climate.

Save Time: All the Green Is Here

There’s no way around it. As an independent third-party verified association, the GBGC has the capacity, expertise, and credentials to ensure our green certification process stands for consistency, rigor, and credibiliity. Only the most efficient, eco-friendly homes and products can receive our certification, which makes things simple for you. There’s no longer a need to shop around… all of the city’s participating green builders are here. So get started now: Find a Green Builder, a Green Home, and Green Certified Products, and start building for tomorrow.