Local homebuilder now certified "Green"

Montgomery, Ala. (WSFA) -- Lowder New Homes has earned two green building certifications. It is now a certified Green Professional and a green Energy Key Builder.

Those recognize builders with expertise in green building methods and certifies builders qualified to lower utility costs.

Lowder currently makes many green features standard and dozens more like tankless water heaters, extra wall and ceiling insulation, and water filtration systems can be added.