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Green Homes for Sale Rebate Program

If you know someone planning to put their home up for sale in Los Angeles County by June 1st of this year, they could get $5000 toward green home improvements and a GreenPoint Rated label for their home!

The $5,000 rebate covers the cost of the label, and will even pay for some of the green home improvements that might be necessary.

Only four homes will be chosen, and restrictions apply, so don't delay. Apply Today!

NEW: Free Online
Jobs Board

Our brand new job board
lists current employment opportunities in all aspects
of green building and home performance, including for green remodelers, crew, consultants, energy auditors, field technicians and administrative and
marketing staff.

Post a job or browse the listings!


March | 2012

Are you doing a green remodel?
We can help!

Have you visited lately? We've added lots of new resources that will help you every step of the way toward a healthier, greener home.

Today, more Californians are turning to green remodeling as a way to protect what they value the most - their families, communities, and environment. Not only does a green remodel give you a more durable, healthier, and efficient home, it can improve your quality of life and even add value to your property.

Whether you're a do-it-yourselfer or would rather work with a contractor, can help:


You'll find tips for day-to-day repairs and maintenance, how to approach a kitchen or bath remodel, and tackling a major upgrade project.

Our GreenPointers hone in on topics from windows to water heaters, from faucets to flooring, providing tips for installation and guidance on sourcing and selecting the best green alternatives for your project.


Our Ask an Expert forum allows you to ask a specific question or share a green remodeling tip. Just choose a category and ask away!


Visit the GreenPoint Rated blog regularly to see photos of beautiful remodels, read interviews with owners of GreenPoint Rated homes, and consult a regular advice column by our in-house expert.