Delaware's new super green program sets a higher environmental bar on land use...

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On a recent Friday afternoon, some residents of Delaware celebrated a first...

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The Silver woods beach community blends habitat preservation with traditional-style homes that go green without sacrificing popular amenities.

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Local builder Thornton receives another green first

The Homebuilders Association of Delaware (HBADE) presented its top honor, the Builder of the Year award, at its annual Leadership and Legacy Ball on Nov. 20, and the award […]

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Bob Thornton – Green Builder Interviewed on WHYY

Recently Bob Thornton was featured on WHYY TV.


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Thornton develops nation’s first Gold Certified ‘green’ home

These days West Pittston native Bob Thornton is the greenest man in Delaware. No he’s not envious or sick. He’s the developer of Silver Woods, a housing development […]

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Green Amenities


(From Builder November 2008):  Builders and developers are eschewing traditional amenities for natural features:  At Silver Woods in Ocean Vie, Del., builder/developer Robert Thornton chose to […]

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Green Home Business Brisk in Slow Delaware Market

(From Nation’s Building News Online article July 14, 2008):   In a beach resort market that is afflicted with the same cyclical doldrums slowing home building activity in […]

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