Do You Incorporate Green Building Principles Into Your Development Work?

Last week, we asked if you about adhering to green building principles in your development work and the response was unanimous: you do, and you told us why! See selected reader responses at the break

You said:

“Yes. We incorporate those principles for health, design, and durability.” — Robert

“Yes. Because we are a community land trust building permanently affordable homes for low-income homebuyers. These homes must be energy-efficient to help our homebuyers with energy cost savings and built to last for generations of low-income homebuyers.” — Jill

“Yes for all development and rehab. We are committed… to retrofit all of our properties.” — Michael

“Yes. It’s great for the environment and it makes operations more affordable, resulting in giving owners the opportunity for sustaining jobs.” — Saundra

Matthew Brian Hersh served as senior editor at Shelterforce from March 2008 to October 2012. He studied English at Rutgers University and has spent his professional career in journalism, policy, and politics.


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