Sustainable Communities Building Blocks

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02/04/2011

Sustainable Communities Building Blocks

 
Sustainable Communities Building Blocks aims to inform and enable.

The EPA has announced the formation of Sustainable Communities Building Blocks, a program designed to help communities adopt sustainable planning methods.  Interested communities are invited to apply for technical assistance; the application period begins on February 3 and ends February 23, 2011.

“We’re pleased to be part of this program to help communities build vibrant, healthy neighborhoods where families want to live and businesses want to invest and grow,” says EPA Deputy Administrator Bob Perciasepe. “Through this program, we’ll walk communities through the process of making smart, cost-effective investments by helping them navigate existing tools vital to securing a lasting foundation for prosperity.”

The EPA will work with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to select 20 communities.  Day-long sessions will explore sustainability, tools, zoning code review walkability assessments, parking policy analysis, climate action planning, and commuter benefits.

More information and submission instructions for the Sustainable Communities Building Blocks Program is available at www.epa.gov/smartgrowth/buildingblocks

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Visit our website today to learn about the design flexibility of a Morton building and the endless possibilities of partnering with our designBUILD team.


Wood construction is both cost and energy efficient. Check out Morton Buildings and our designBUILD team online today to discover all the benefits of post-frame construction.

Morton designBUILD is a team that works with you, from concept to completion, to create custom steel buildings and beyond.  Visit our website for design inspirations today!

 


 

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