green valley: Fayetteville Arkansas to Get "Greener" - 11/12/10 10:57 AM
The Home Depot Foundation's Sustainable Cities Institute has awarded the City of Fayetteville $500,000 to increase long-term solutions for green planning and development. The grant will be spread over three years and will flow through National Center for Appropriate Technology. Weekly updates will be available to the public.  
Initial plans are to build 40 ENERGY STAR-certified homes in the Walker Park neighborhood.
These homes, for low- to-moderate-income families, will advance goals for healthy, affordable housing, improve access to alternative transportation corridors, and increase economic opportunity in the area.
It really is quite a deal. In addition to building to meet LEED … (0 comments)