"Working with GreenPoint's system and the rater helped us learn a lot about sustainable design and if I had to do it again, I would," says Ian.

The spacious eat-in kitchen features bamboo cabinetry and walnut work surfaces. The white subway tile behind the counter is by Heath. Appliances are by Jenn-Air (EnergyStar-rated fridge), Kitchen Aid (oven), Thermador (hood) and Kenmore (induction range).  Building Green in Albany by Diana Budds