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Cracking the Green Building Codes

Cracking the Green Building Codes. There's a trend in building these days. The trend is toward designing, Cracking the Green Building Codes in Ashevilleconstructing and operating healthy-built "green" buildings. Such buildings reduce the negative impact on natural surroundings and benefit those who work or live there by providing them with a healthier indoor environment.

More and more, developers are enrolling in NC HealthyBuilt® and/or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) programsthat set forth environmentally savvy choices. And here, the general public  can find the keys to cracking the Green Building Codes.

Both of these programs set forth, in written form, the benchmarks for the design, construction and operation of eco-friendly buildings.  My clients who invest in the buildings can find what they need in terms of  a measurable scale with which to look at sustainability when they review the guidelines and check certifications as Maggie Leslie of the Green Building Council right here in Asheville, NC recently pointed out in her article: Cracking the Green Building Codes.

A "whole-building approach to sustainability"  recognizes five key areas of human and environmental health: sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection and indoor environmental quality.

 

graphic of Blue Ridge parkway Destination Center  Asheville NCHere is a graphic I created of one noteworthy example of such buildings in the Asheville, NC area: The Blue Ridge Parkway Destination Center

 

 

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Comments

Incredible... we all need to know more about cracking the green buildling code.  Actually many current codes in towns in NH end up not being "green friendly."  It is going to take a while to get things changed.

Posted by Joan Whitebook, Consumer Focused Real Estate Services (BHG The Masiello Group) almost 9 years ago

Jane Anne, I know they're building LEED certified in the City but I haven't seen much of it on Long Island.  It's what people want and well overdue for builders to get with it; for a place that's supposed to be "progressive" I'm disappointed here in my area.

Posted by Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher (Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island) almost 9 years ago

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