BuildingGreen, one of the oldest and most respected sources of green building information in North America, announces a partnership with The Taunton Press, publisher of Fine Homebuilding.
The partnership gives Taunton Press an ownership stake in BuildingGreen and gives BuildingGreen the ability to extend its leadership in green building information to a broader and larger audience.
Taunton, which publishes 11 magazines and websites and a wide range of books serving professionals and homeowners, brings financial resources, a long expertise in residential building and 32 years of publishing experience to the partnership.
BuildingGreen, publisher of Environmental Building News, BuildingGreen Suite and GreenSpec® Directory, will be able to better serve its existing customers in both commercial and residential building, as well as extend its reach to a wider audience that is at an earlier stage of adopting green design and construction principles.
Taunton will assume an ownership stake in BuildingGreen, alongside principals Alex and Jerelyn Wilson and Nadav Malin. "We're excited to benefit from Taunton's resources and experience as BuildingGreen grows and matures to meet the needs of an exploding market for green information," said president and founder Alex Wilson, who has been a regular contributor to Taunton’s Fine Homebuilding. “We have long admired Taunton’s integrity as a family-owned company and the authenticity of its resources, and we look forward to working together.”
For its part, "Taunton is thrilled to be joining forces with the leading voice in the green building field," said senior vice president Paul Spring, who will become CEO of BuildingGreen. “We share so many of the same values and will be terrific complements to each other in the skills, knowledge and experience we each bring to this partnership.”