City of Asheville's Sustainable Development Incentives presents sustainable development incentives that promote affordable housing and green building.
Innovative tools allow for enduring excellence and sturdy property values real estate buyers, sellers and investors can appreciate. As reported in an article on Transformational Development in Asheville's Mountain Express,
" The policy implements a points system: 10 points represents an economic incentive equivalent to one year of property taxes as well as a 10 percent reduction in permit and fee charges, for example. LEED Bronze Certification would net a development 10 points, with an additional 10 points awarded for each level of LEED certification with a maximum of up to 40 points for LEED Platinum."
Of special interest to Blue Ridge Parkway fans could be the Gold Certified Asheville Destination Center (see photo) we visited. Check out this link to a previous post for details!Asheville's New Leed Certified Destination Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
AIA COTE Sustainable Development
Wednesday Sept 28th @ 11:00 AM
Trinity Episcopal Church, 60 Church St. Downtown Asheville
UPCOMING LEED for Homes Courses in AshevilleNC
Homes 252: Understanding the LEED for Homes Rating System
Learn the intents and requirements of prerequisites and key credits within the LEED for Homes rating system. Support your learning by exploring strategies pursued by real world LEED for Homes projects. This course will enable you to identify the roles and responsibilities of key stakeholders and is designed to prepare you to plan for key considerations and requirements for the LEED certification process.
Ideal audience: Professionals (builders, architects, engineers, construction managers, contractors, etc.) seeking an understanding of the LEED for Homes rating system, whether pursuing GBCI's LEED AP Homes credential or simply needing to apply the rating system in their job. Professionals must already be familiar with concepts, elements, and goals of green building and LEED before taking this workshop.
WHEN: October 25th in Asheville
CEU CREDITS: 7 GBCI CE Hours (LEED Homes Specific) 7 AIA/CES (LU) 7 HSW/SD BOMI (CPD) 7 CoreNet (CPD) 7 CSI (CEU) 0.725 NARI Green (CEU) 0.7
Register Online here: http://store.ncsolarcenter.org/uslereedtr.html
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