Do You Incorporate Green Building Principles Into Your Development Work?
Posted by Matthew Brian Hersh on November 15, 2011
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
“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
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Matthew Brian Hersh proudly 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. He displays many of the trappings of a New Jersey sports fan: dispirited Mets fan, former Nets fan before they left the state, and normally satisfied Giants fan. Hersh lives in Highland Park, NJ with his wife and two children.