Launches National, Web-Based Directory

April 2, 2007

Denver – If you're a green building pro, forget the yellow pages. With more than 2,000 names listed, recently launched, a new interactive resource for sustainable, residential green building and home improvement professionals, has already become the largest cross-industry, residential builders' directory. is an online professional services directory for architects, designers, contractors, trade workers, real estate agents and developers. The new directory helps green building professionals find resources and connect with other skilled professionals to design, build and deliver projects. enables forward-thinking professionals to connect, participate and profit from the growing residential green building and home improvement market.

Home building professionals are encouraged to register for the directory by visiting

"Integrated green design requires tight collaboration within a multidisciplinary team,"says Patti Purcell, CEO of The Beam. "Our market research consistently told us that finding resources to build out a team was a huge challenge for green building professionals. We provide a clearinghouse where professionals can easily connect with potential team members and build the integrated teams essential to green building. Our goal is to create a forum and shared knowledge base that members can use to build visibility, differentiate themselves and to tap into opportunities presented by this growing market."

National Scope, Local Focus is a national directory with a local focus. Builders, designers and other professionals who build, remodel, renovate, rent or sell homes can list their businesses in 15 different categories. Businesses can list themselves in as many categories as needed to highlight their complete portfolio of expertise and experience. affords design and building professionals of any size national visibility and marketing reach.       
"Our clients want to build eco-friendly, sustainable buildings and homes. Each project has a diverse range of requirements. The challenge has always been finding the best green products to ensure their project fits their exact vision and needs. has all these resources in one place."—Bazzani Associates, Grand Rapids, MI.

"As a designer and consultant I create healthier, comfortable and beautiful living spaces that are more energy efficient, easier to maintain and reflect the essence and core values of my clients. Since I approach each project by looking at the whole system I need to call on and rely upon other professionals. provides the network of green professionals I need to help me achieve my goals."—Healing Spaces by Design, Pasadena, CA.

About is owned by The Beam, an e-media company which believes in creating effective change through smart choices. Its goal is to provide inspiration, pathways, and solutions to enable all to live a more sustainable life. With more than 2,000 names listed, is already the largest cross-industry directory for sustainable, residential green building and home improvement professionals.

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