The term “greenwashing” has entered the lexicon to mean giving the appearance of being green without providing substantive environmental benefit. Before you hire a architect or residential designer educate your self
- Ask to see example of past green projects they have designed.
- Ask if they have designed any Energy Star or LEED H designed homes.
- Ask what continuing education they have taken to educate themselves on green building practices .
- Ask if they're member of any green or sustainable organization.