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EAT. STAY. LIVE ASHEVILLE !

This is an ever-expanding resource guide to the happy amenities in Asheville and surrounding areas. Bookmark and Check back often. THX!

GREEN-FRIENDLY LODGING::  

One of the first major hotels in the United States to include a solar water heating system atop its roof,  the Hilton Asheville will offers water that, throughout the hotel, including the pool, will be solar heated,  will eliminate 25 tons of carbon dioxide per year, the equivalent of planting 7,377 trees. The solar water heating system is just one of the hotel's many environmentally focused features. More Sustainability Features and Photos. 

Ask me about Asheville's Own Green B&B.(see photo)

 

SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES::

Read the inspiring story of the saving of one of Asheville's architectural landmarks, Helen's Bridge.  "The saving of Helen's Bridge now gives us all the opportunity to walk under the "great arched bridge" and shout up to the bridge and listen for our echo, just as Thomas Wolfe did as a young boy in the early 1900's."    

HEALTH AND WELLNESS::
Addressing the challenges of childhood obesity, healthy aging and workplace wellness UNC Asheville is poised to address these challenges through the N.C. Center for Health and Wellness at UNC Asheville.  

 

  "GREEN OPPORTUNITIES"EMPLOYMENT::

The Housing Authority of the City of Asheville (HACA) this year contracted with  Green Opportunities' (GO) Energy Team to recruit, train and place public housing residents in jobs weatherizing public housing units.  In its first four months the GO Energy Team created almost a score of jobs and weatherized approximately 1,200 units of public housing. 

EDUCATION::

Asheville Area Schools (K-12)

Warren Wilson College
hosts an annual conference of particular interest to Asheville Livability. This is the Mountain Green Conference where professionals convene annually to learn about and discuss "best practices" in sustainable and green construction, real estate, development, planning, and design. 

 

EATERIES::  Locally-Grown and Harvested Foods Delight You.

 

 

True Guide to AGING IN PALACE eBooklet Becomes Amazon Best Seller

 
Your Home for Today and Tomorrow- Smart UP-Fitting
GO HERE - for Tips & Talking Points.
 Home Decorating, New Space Design

 

Aging in PaLACE eBooklet

 

"Helpful starting points for talking about and designing
a functional and BEAUTIFUL lifelong home."

 

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Asheville is so beautiful and you do a great job capturing it in photos jane Anne

Posted by Steve and Jan Bachman, Realtors - Northern Virginia (RE/MAX Gateway, Reston, Herndon, Ashburn, Sterling, Fairfax ) over 9 years ago

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