Greenbuild and NAHB Announce New Strategic Partnership

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Expanded residential education to be offered at Greenbuild 2015

Informa Exhibitions and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) are pleased to announce a new, strategic partnership for 2015. NAHB has signed on to become one of three Greenbuild Top Tier Partners for 2015, in addition to AIA and BOMA.

Greenbuild will feature a variety of residential offerings at the 2015 event, inclusive of a residential product pavilion; a LEED v4 Platinum, net zero electricity demonstration home on the show floor and an extensive educational track. The residential track has increased to 15 sessions focused on both multi-family and single-family that runs Nov. 18-20 at the conference. Thursday, Nov. 19, is the primary residential day with 12 sessions taking place in three different time slots.

“Greenbuild has historically featured a small residential contingency, and this is the time to expand our offerings to keep apprised of marketplace demands. NAHB is the perfect partner to provide additional support in this critical sector,” stated Lindsay Roberts, Greenbuild show director. “Their commitment to sustainable residential building is evident in their support of Greenbuild. Informa Exhibitions has a strong existing relationship with NAHB and we look forward to a mutually successful partnership.”

“NAHB has long been an advocate of sustainable, high-performance building and remodeling, and Greenbuild is a perfect venue for us to continue educating the industry about the importance of building green,” said NAHB Chairman Tom Woods, a home builder and developer from Blue Springs, Mo. “We are excited about this new opportunity, and look forward to helping build up the residential green building presence at Greenbuild.”

“USGBC and NAHB have always worked to increase awareness, education and better understanding of the benefits of higher-performing homes,” said Kate Hurst, vice president, Community, Conferences and Events, USGBC. “As the premier educational opportunity for the green building community, Greenbuild continues to expand its offerings. This partnership with NAHB allows us to further develop our residential track in a way that truly benefits attendees and our community.”

Greenbuild, owned and operated by Informa Exhibitions U.S., Construction & Real Estate and presented by the U.S. Green Building Council, is the world's largest conference and expo dedicated to green building. The three-day conference attracts 20,000+ attendees and 600 exhibitors annually from across the green building sector, spanning commercial and residential professionals, architects, building owners and operators, students, advocates and educators. This year’s conference takes place at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. from Nov. 18-20.

About Informa Exhibitions U.S., Construction & Real Estate
Informa operates at the heart of the Knowledge and Information economy. It is one of the world’s leading business intelligence, knowledge and events businesses with more than 6,000 employees in over 100 offices across 25 countries. The Dallas Exhibitions team produces a portfolio of 14 trade shows in various sectors of the construction and real estate industry. To learn more, visit

About the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)
USGBC, the presenter of Greenbuild, is committed to a prosperous and sustainable future through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings. USGBC works toward its mission of market transformation through its LEED green building program, robust educational offerings, a nationwide network of chapters and affiliates, the annual Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, the Center for Green Schools and advocacy in support of public policy that encourages and enables green buildings and communities. For more information, visit, explore the Green Building Information Gateway (GBIG) and connect on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

About the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)
The National Association of Home Builders is a Washington-based trade association representing more than 140,000 members involved in home building, remodeling, multifamily construction, property management, subcontracting, design, housing finance, building product manufacturing and other aspects of residential and light commercial construction. NAHB is affiliated with 800 state and local home builders associations around the country. NAHB's builder members will construct about 80 percent of the new housing units projected for this year. For more information, visit

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