Making Green Communities Work
Kellenberg, Steve, Real Estate Issues
THROUGHOUT THE NATION, THE BUILDING AND COMMUNITY development sectors of the real estate industry are looking more seriously at incorporating "Green" solutions into their projects. Of course, all of these programs cost money to implement, but this isn't stopping many of the enlightened builders and developers who believe the benefits of Green far outweigh the costs. But what exactly does "Green" mean?
Also referred to as sustainable development, Green development (or Green communities) offers an opportunity to create environmentally sound and resource-efficient buildings and communities by using an integrated approach to design that is sensitive to natural resources and their …
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Publication information: Article title: Making Green Communities Work. Contributors: Kellenberg, Steve - Author. Magazine title: Real Estate Issues. Volume: 29. Issue: 1 Publication date: Spring 2004. Page number: 24+. © 2009 The Counselors of Real Estate. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.