residential architect's sister magazine EcoHome headed to the NAHB's 2009 National Green Building Conference in Dallas May 8-10, 2009 and reported back on the latest trends and business concerns in green building. Click on the article links below to read the coverage.

how to find cash back for building green: Few buyers are willing to pay more for a green home. Bring costs down by taking advantage of rebates and incentives.

12 tips for avoiding green-product litigation: Ask tough questions ahead of time—so no lawyer asks them later.

10 practical strategies for marketing green homes: Cost-effective tips for builders for getting the word out about their green homes and remodeling projects.

The NAHB also honored its "year's best in green home building," including architect Michelle Kaufman, AIA, LEED AP, as Individual Advocate of the Year. ra named Michelle Kaufmann's company Top Firm for 2008; see the story here.