Energy Efficiency IS a Selling Point

The trend toward green building seems to be garnering further support and momentum. Nation's Building News, the official online weekly newspaper of NAHB, sites statistics on the importance of energy efficiency to homeowners. They site the 2006 Energy Pulse survey by the Shelton Group. This study finds that 86-percent of Americans would choose a home based on its energy efficiency. Interestingly[...]

Atlanta SMC Wins Gold at Nationals

Atlanta Sales & Marketing Council (SMC) won the GOLD award at the Nationals for Best Sales & Marketing Council (250 - 500 members) for the 2005 - 2006 year.  This award, presented by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) during the International Builders Show, honors Sales & Marketing Councils for outstanding organization, programs, education, community involvement, promotion and membership[...]

Atlanta SMC donates $34,000 to Charity

At its 2006 Holiday luncheon, the Atlanta Sales & Marketing Council (SMC) donated $34,000 to four different charities. The funds, raised through a silent auction held in the fall, were distributed equally in $8,500 checks to Georgia Canines for Independence, CURE Childhood Cancer, Georgia National Guard Foundation and HomeAid Atlanta. Photo: Ramona Nichols with Georgia Canines for Independence receives a check[...]